Recent Press Releases

AHIMA Endorses Learning Health System's Core Values

CHICAGO – June 16, 2014 – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) announces its endorsement of the core values of a learning health system (LHS) that supports an...

ONC staff announcement from Karen DeSalvo

From: DeSalvo, Karen (OS/ONC) Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2014 9:16 AM To: OS - ONC ALL (HHS/OS) Subject: Staff Announcement Dear ONC, I wanted to let you know that Joy Pritts will be leaving ONC...

AMDIS and CHIME Form Strategic Alliance to Further Adoption and Transformation of Health IT

ANN ARBOR, MI, June 9, 2014 -The Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) have expanded their...

NantHealth Unveils World's First Fully Integrated Genomic, Transcriptomic Super Computing Engine for Cancer

NantHealth Unveils World's First Fully Integrated Genomic, Transcriptomic Super Computing Engine for Cancer

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New Review of Evidence On Connected Care Shows High-Quality, Lower Cost Services for Chronic Care Management

WASHINGTON, DC -- Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, and former senior Senate Finance Committee member Senator John Breaux, along with leading experts on telemedicine, today...

NEW SURVEY: COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS MAKE SUBSTANTIAL GAINS IN HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY USE, REMAIN CONCERNED ABOUT ABILITY TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND FOLLOWING ACA COVERAGE EXPANSIONS

Federal Investment Still Essential as Health Centers Adapt to Post–Health Reform Environment New York, NY, May 16, 2014—Use of electronic health records increased 133 percent in...

PrescribeWellness Upgrades Preventive Healthcare Platform

LinkWellness Dashboard 3.0 streamlines workflow, improves patient-provider relationships

PrescribeWellness Upgrades Preventive Healthcare Platform

AHIMA Reacts to CMS ICD-10 Implementation Date

CHICAGO, May 1--AHIMA applauds the announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of an expected interim final rule with an October 1, 2015 implementation date for...

PatientPoint® to Provide Digital Check-in Technology Through athenahealth Marketplace

Integrated EHR and patient engagement technology to enhance revenue cycle management, streamline providers' operations, and help improve clinical outcomes

2014 U.S. EHR Governance Study

APRIL 2, 2014 Chicago - HIMSS Analytics continues its series of strategic industry reports with the release of the 2014 U.S. EHR Governance Study. The study represents unique Voice of Customer (VOC)...

Landmark Medical Imaging Provisions in SGR "Patch" to Help Usher in New Era of Evidence-based Medicine

What may be first of their kind requirements included in the newly passed "Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014," (H.R. 4302) would make health care more efficient, raise medical...

CHIME Statement on Passage of SGR Patch, ICD-10 Delay

ANN ARBOR, MI, March 31, 2014 – This evening, the Senate joined the House in approving legislation that delays ICD-10 implementation until 2015, as part of a broader bill that prevents Medicare...

AHIMA: Disappointed with Another ICD-10 Delay, Seeks Clarification on Date of New Implementation Deadline

CHICAGO – March 31, 2014 – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) expressed deep disappointment that the U.S. Senate voted today to approve H.R. 4302, Protecting...

AHIMA Statement on House Passing ICD-10 Delay Bill

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) on behalf of its 72,000 members is extremely disappointed by today's vote in the House that would delay ICD-10 for a minimum of one...

32 Percent of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Primary Care Providers Working Under New Payment and Care Coordination Arrangement in 2014

32 Percent of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Primary Care Providers Working Under New Payment and Care Coordination Arrangement in 2014

Nation's Providers Recommend More Time, Flexibility for Meaningful Use in 2014

ANN ARBOR, MI, February 24, 2014 – In a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and forty-seven other of the nation's...

3M to Acquire Treo Solutions

Acquisition Expands Healthcare Analytics Product Line

3M to Acquire Treo Solutions

Introducing the Spring 2014 HIT Fellows Class

We are proud to announce the selection of 15 provider and administrator champions to join the Health IT Fellows Program! This class will increase the HIT Fellows program's ranks to 50 provider...

CalPERS Brings Health Care “Shopping” Platform to Members With Anthem Blue Cross and Castlight Health

CalPERS Brings Health Care “Shopping” Platform to Members With Anthem Blue Cross and Castlight Health

Anesthesia Business Consultants Jointly Sponsors the Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management with Tulane University School of Medicine and Medical Business Solutions in Las Vegas

Anesthesia Business Consultants Jointly Sponsors the Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management with Tulane University School of Medicine and Medical Business Solutions in Las Vegas