By Henry Powderly 10:25 am September 16, 2015
Hospital operator Sutter Health last week said personal information on more than 2,500 patients was improperly emailed by a former employee in 2013, representing a possible breach of patient data.
By Henry Powderly 09:12 am September 04, 2015
MedeAnalytics, which develops cloud-based clinical and business intelligence tools for providers and payers, has sold a majority stake to private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
By Henry Powderly 09:22 am August 26, 2015
Despite the many Medicare shared savings ACOs that cut enough of their spending in 2014 to merit financial incentives, the lion's share of them fell below the payment threshold, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday.
By Henry Powderly 08:09 am August 11, 2015
Already in place at one of its facilities, the hospital said it will implement Newport Health Solutions platform at other locations as well.
By Henry Powderly 10:28 am July 24, 2015
Close on the heels of Aetna's mammoth bid for Humana earlier this month, Anthem has announced plans to buy Cigna in an even bigger deal. The acquisition would leave three big payers in the United States.
By Henry Powderly 10:10 am July 23, 2015
With more than 3,500 participating hospitals, the CMS ranking carries more influence than private ratings because they can be tied to Medicare payments.
By Henry Powderly 11:04 am May 12, 2015
April proved to be a good month for healthcare jobs, after the industry added more than double the positions seen in March, signifying the largest gain in months.
By Henry Powderly 07:05 pm April 14, 2015
The news is good for developers of 'smart' healthcare devices: Consumers are willing to change their unhealthy habits.
By Henry Powderly 06:47 pm April 14, 2015
Innovation is driving a significant amount of change in the healthcare industry, Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Tuesday, putting the onus on providers to take action or fall behind.