ENGLEWOOD, CO | Bernie Monegain | August 19, 2008 | 23:00 PM
The Medical Group Management Association, which represents 21,500 members, says the government's proposed Oct 1, 2011 deadline for the healthcare industry to convert from ICD-9 code sets to ICD-10 is... More
YONKERS, NY | Bernie Monegain | August 18, 2008 | 23:00 PM
Montefiore Medical Center, which serves 400,000 individuals in the Bronx, N.Y., aims to boost support for patients with chronic diseases with home-based telehealth services.Montefiore's subsi... More
WAKEFIELD, MA | Bernie Monegain | August 18, 2008 | 23:00 PM
Electronic health records and staffing shortages are on the minds of hospital executives, physicians and nurses, according to a recent poll conducted by healthcare technology company Picis.Pi... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 17, 2008 | 23:00 PM
In a move that heralds sweeping change in how medical bills are coded, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced a proposed regulation to change the ICD-9 code sets with ICD-10 code se... More
CLEVELAND | Bernie Monegain | August 14, 2008 | 23:00 PM
The Cleveland Clinic is poised to open two new facilities, a $634 million project, with state-of-the art information technology.The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Pavilion and the Glickman T... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 13, 2008 | 23:00 PM
URAC has approved revisions to nine of its healthcare management accreditation programs. The new requirements emphasize greater efficiency in the healthcare system, such as support for interoperable h... More
LOS ANGELES | Bernie Monegain | August 13, 2008 | 23:00 PM
Clinix Medical Information Services has acquired MedicWare, a provider of electronic health record software. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.The acquisition expands the Cli... More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | August 12, 2008 | 23:00 PM
PatientKeeper, Inc., a developer of physician information systems, has closed a $7.5 million round of funding, the company announced Wednesday.The funding will be used to increase the company... More
WICHITA FALLS, TX | Bernie Monegain | August 11, 2008 | 23:00 PM
The United Regional Health Care System, a 565-bed acute care facility, has launched the first phase of its electronic care documentation initiative. The health system tapped Vernon Hills, Ill... More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | August 10, 2008 | 23:00 PM
The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, has received funding from the Microsoft HealthVault Be Well Fund to develop a home-based glucose monitoring system for patients with... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 10, 2008 | 23:00 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is launching a two-state pilot program to provide online personal health records. The initiative is aimed at providing patients with better ca... More
MIAMI | Bernie Monegain | August 7, 2008 | 23:00 PM
Miami Children's Hospital will launch new technology to help engage and educate patients and their families in their healthcare process.The 289-bed hospital will install the PatientLife Syste... More