Recent Press Releases

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...

ATLAS to Exhibit Solutions That Support Public Health Practices and Healthier Communities at the 14th World Congress on Public Health

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Cerner completes acquisition of Siemens Health Services

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Feb. 2, 2015 — Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq:CERN) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Siemens Health Services' assets, client relationships and associates....

HHS proposes path to improve health technology and transform care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared...

Thomas Mason to join ONC as chief medical officer

ONC Team: I am pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Mason will be joining ONC as the new Chief Medical Officer, effective February 23, 2015. Tom will lead and champion clinical oversight of ONC...

Public Statement by HITRUST regarding the State of the Union Address

HITRUST applauds the President's proposals in the State of the Union Address to encourage increased cyber threat information sharing between the private sector and government. Since 2007, HITRUST...

Michael James McCoy to join ONC as Chief Health Information Officer

Dear ONC staff: I am pleased to announce that Dr. Michael James McCoy will be joining ONC as our first Chief Health Information Officer, effective January 26, 2015, and will report directly to me. In...

AHA STATEMENT ON MARILYN TAVENNER'S RESIGNATION

As both CMS administrator and deputy before that, Marilyn leaves a legacy of having played a major role in making sure that millions of Americans have access to health coverage. Moreover, she has...

ANA Statement on Resignation of Marilyn Tavenner

SILVER SPRING, MD – The American Nurses Association (ANA) expresses its sincere appreciation for the work of Marilyn Tavenner, MHA, BSN, RN, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and...

FAMILY PHYSICIANS PROVIDE INSIGHTS ON CONSUMER HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 6, 2015—Speaking today at CES 2015, a panel of family physicians shared insights and recommendations for the next generation of consumer healthtechnology. They urged...

IBM and Epic Form Advisory Group as Part of Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Bid

WASHINGTON, D.C.– 07 Jan. 2015: IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that its bid for the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) contract includes the formation of...

Nuance Receives High KLAS Rankings for Quality and Clinical Documentation Improvement Offerings

Healthcare Clients Demonstrate Confidence and Satisfaction with Nuance Driving Better Patient Care and Regulatory Reporting

FCC commissioner has much to report after JSU Medical Mall town hall

MISSISSIPPI -- Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has much to report back to Washington, D.C., after sharing ideas on "telehealth" with Jackson State University health...

Most U.S. Consumers Believe Unbiased Information Trumps Accuracy When Making Medical Decisions, says Accenture Survey

Most U.S. Consumers Believe Unbiased Information Trumps Accuracy When Making Medical Decisions, says Accenture Survey

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MyHealthDirect Achieves HITRUST Certification, Demonstrating Commitment to Secure Patient Access

Coveted security distinction reflects MyHealthDirect’s dedication to protecting users’ information across the United States

Cleveland Clinic unveils top 10 medical innovations for 2015

Cleveland Clinic today announced its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015. The list includes a mobile stroke...

CHIME and AHA/Health Forum Announce Most Wired Partnership

SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 29, 2014 - The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the American Hospital Association's Health Forum will work together to enhance the...

eClinicalWorks Chooses Exostar’s New Identity Proofing and Second Factor Credential Authentication Service

ProviderPass Meets Security and Regulatory Compliance Requirements Necessary for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances