Recent Press Releases

HITRUST states support for threat information sharing legislation

Since 2007, HITRUST has endeavored to elevate the level of information protection by ensuring greater collaboration between the healthcare industry and government. We have tremendous experience as a...

eHealth Technologies Announces Integration with Box

Rochester, N.Y. -- eHealth Technologies, the industry-leading provider of continuity of care solutions, announced today a partnership with Box. The integration will expedite the delivery of eHealth...

Kaiser Permanente to bring 900 tech jobs to Georgia

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that Kaiser Permanente, a leading not-for-profit health plan provider, will create approximately 900 IT jobs by 2019,...

Delaware Health Information Network Welcomes Cecil County's Union Hospital

Dover, DE -- Delaware residents who seek medical care across state lines at Elkton's Union Hospital can rest a little easier, knowing both their Maryland and Delaware healthcare teams will have safe...

WEDI Appoints New Security and Privacy Workgroup Co-chair

RESTON, Va. — April 13, 2015 — The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation's leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare...

AMA president outlines physician leadership plan for digital health

CHICAGO - April 12, 2015 - The game-changing digital transformation of medicine is emerging into a new phase, according to Robert M. Wah, M.D., president of the American Medical Association (AMA),...

YouScript Personalized Prescribing System Improves Individual, Population Health; Reduces Healthcare Costs

YouScript Personalized Prescribing System Improves Individual, Population Health; Reduces Healthcare Costs

McKesson Introduces Conserus™ to Help Optimize Imaging Workflows and Clinical Effectiveness

The Solution Suite Fosters Interoperability, Helping to “Image Enable” the EHR

McKesson Introduces Conserus™ to Help Optimize Imaging Workflows and Clinical Effectiveness

Online tools and resources available to help states use health IT to improve health care quality and lower cost

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced today the availability of online tools and resources designed to help states participating in the State...

Partners Healthcare Receives $468,000 grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to boost use of personal health trackers

MARCH 24, BOSTON, MA -- Partners HealthCare has been awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for the development of a novel 'Engagement Engine' to support the sustained use of...

HITRUST C3 Alert: Premera Cyber-Related Breach

It was announced yesterday that Premera Blue Cross had been victim to a cyber-related breach. Prior to yesterday, the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) had published multiple threat reports...

AHIMA, HBMA Establish Partnership

CHICAGO – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Healthcare Billing Management Association (HBMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow the...

Aetna and HackensackAlliance ACO Join Forces

Aetna and HackensackAlliance ACO Join Forces

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MillerickS@aetna.com

HITRUST to Improve Patient Privacy with New Framework for De-Identification of Health Information

Frisco, TX – March 12, 2015 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the new HITRUST De-Identification Framework, developed to improve patient privacy, enhance...

CERNER TO INTEGRATE PATIENT-GENERATED DATA USING VALIDIC DIGITAL HEALTH PLATFORM

DURHAM, NC – Validic, the health care industry's leading digital health platform, announced today an alignment with health information technology supplier Cerner Corp. to enable their...

Alliance Statement on "Next Generation" Accountable Care Organization Initiative

Washington, DC, March 11, 2015 – The Alliance for Connected Care (the Alliance) applauds the decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand Medicare...

Annual DataMotion Survey Reveals Shortfalls in Healthcare Security & Compliance Policy and Major Mobile Vulnerabilities

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – March 4, 2015 – DataMotion™, an experienced email encryption and health information service provider (HISP), today announced results of its third annual survey...

AHIMA Joins New Information Governance Coalition

CHICAGO – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the leader in driving a collaborative effort to adapt and operationalize Information Governance (IG) for the...

Bringing 24/7, Concierge-Style Care to Home Health

SmartCare by Medline saved facilities over $1 million in total healthcare dollars

Bringing 24/7, Concierge-Style Care to Home Health

AMA, MATTER Partner to Create Transformative Health Care Innovation and Technology-enabled "Physician Office of the Future"

CHICAGO – With a shared commitment to meeting the evolving needs of the health care marketplace, the American Medical Association (AMA) and MATTER, Chicago's new health care technology...