By Henry Powderly 09:11 am January 08, 2016
Healthcare businesses added 39,000 jobs in December, finishing out a banner 2015 that saw the industry add an average of 40,000 jobs a month, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday. Overall, the U.S. economy added 292,000 jobs in the month and the unemployment held flat at 5 percent.
By Henry Powderly 09:49 am December 17, 2015
Martin Shkreli, the infamous pharma CEO who drew widespread scorn for hiking the price of AIDS drug Daraprim from $13.50 a pill to $750, was arrested by federal agents Thursday morning on charges of securities fraud.
By Henry Powderly 10:45 am December 15, 2015
The public health system will also use Cerner's patient engagement tool, which takes patient data and uses it to suggest wellness tools and other health tracking options.
By Henry Powderly 03:03 pm December 03, 2015
Nearly 100 hospitals were singled out by The Leapfrog Group this week for performing at the highest levels of quality and safety: lower infection rates, higher high-risk procedure survival rates, shorter lengths of stay and fewer readmissions.
By Henry Powderly 09:27 am November 03, 2015
In a $2.7 billion deal, MedAssets, maker of revenue cycle and performance improvement tools, will be sold to Pamplona Capital, which will sell off one half of the company while merging the other with its Precyse subsidiary.
By Henry Powderly 03:35 pm October 29, 2015
This list shows all the hospitals that earned a failing grade in patient safety.
By Henry Powderly 03:11 pm October 29, 2015
The list shows all hospitals that got top marks in patient safety.
By Henry Powderly 12:16 pm October 29, 2015
When it comes to patient safety at U.S. hospitals, 34 facilities may be putting patient's lives at risk, according to the Leapfrog Group's Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score rankings.
By Henry Powderly 11:20 am October 19, 2015
The revenue cycle vendor said that claims are flowing successfully. That means it's time to look toward the next set of challenges, notably timely reimbursements.
By Henry Powderly 12:30 pm October 01, 2015
Healthcare IT News and sister site Healthcare Finance reported on the changeover throughout October 1, using this live blog to highlight the latest news, real-time reactions and frequent updates from our cadre of volunteer ICD-10 correspondents.