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3441 Articles Matching "healthcare"

3M's New Single-Patient Stethoscope Fills Immense Auscultation Quality Gap For Clinicians Treating Patients In Isolation

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Leading healthcare organizations recommend single-patient stethoscopes be used for patients in isolation to help prevent transmission of infectious diseases. However, clinicians report that current disposable stethoscope options can produce inadequate acoustics, lack durability and are uncomfortable......
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Israel grants $33 million to GE, Medtronic, Change Healthcare to boost R&D

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
Three multinational companies have received an Israeli government grant of 120 million shekels ($33 million) aimed at boosting the presence of large companies and establishing Israel as a hub in biotechnology and medicine....
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Embleema surfaces from stealth, uses blockchain to link patient data to researchers

Jul 19, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Blockchain is in vogue this year in the healthcare space as innovators find new uses for the technology, which makes information easy to verify and difficult to falsify.  Emerging out of stealth mode today is New York-based startup Embleema, which is launching its block chain personal health record platform designed to help link patients to life science...
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Beth Israel-Lahey merger could raise healthcare spending

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A Beth Israel-Lahey health system combination would increase the merged system's leverage with commercial payers and potentially allow it to boost prices 5% to 10%, increasing spending by up to $250 million, a new report...
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AngioDynamics to pay $12.5 million over false claims allegations: U.S. Justice Department

Jul 19, 2018 , Reuters
AngioDynamics Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations it caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to federal healthcare programs over the use of two medical devices, the Justice Department said on Wednesday....
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Tenet finds buyers for remaining Chicago-area hospitals

Jul 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced plans to sell three Chicago-area hospitals to hospital operator Pipeline Health and Chicago-based healthcare investment firm TWG...
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CMS new rule: Industry reacts to big changes to telehealth, clinical documentation, and interoperability

Jul 18, 2018 , Mobile Health News
The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry...
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4 takeaway questions as the Senate looks at healthcare costs

Jul 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held its second hearing on healthcare spending Tuesday, with lawmakers and witnesses trying to drill down on big questions that could lead to concrete health...
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$313M Medicare auditor contract goes to Noridian

Jul 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Noridian Healthcare Solutions won a seven-year $313 million contract to continue work as a Medicare auditor in region that includes about 500 hospitals and 74,000 physicians. A competitor called the selection process...
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Integrating Innovative Approaches To Dementia Care Into Traditional Healthcare Models

Jul 18, 2018 , Forbes
Here's how government and healthcare leaders can integrate innovative approaches to dementia care into traditional models of...
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CMS new rule: Experts weigh in on big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Jul 17, 2018 , Mobile Health News
The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry...
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How This Female Founder Is Making The Healthcare Industry More Accessible

Jul 17, 2018 , Forbes
Julia Cheek is the founder and CEO of the at-home lab testing company, EverlyWell. They offer a variety of regulatory-compliant, physician-mediated at-home lab tests with easy-to-understand results. We spoke about her career path and how she is making lab testing more...
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Innovaccer's new free online tool helps ACOs save

Jul 14, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Healthcare data platform company Innovaccer has launched ACO Advisor, a new free online tool that uses publicly available data to advise Accountable Care Organizations on how to reduce costs and increase...
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Docs don't drain hospital finances, systems say

Jul 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Most health systems that responded to Modern Healthcare's Hospital Systems Survey said hiring more physicians either did not materially change their financial performance or actually improved it, a surprising finding given research that...
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Digital employee wellness service Spring Health brings in $6M

Jul 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Spring Health, a digital wellness platform that connects employees to mental healthcare resources, has scooped up $6 million in seed funding, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $8 million. The round was led by Rethink Impact with additional participation from Work-Bench, BBG Ventures, and The Partnership Fund for New York City, as well as returning investors RRE Ventures and William K. Warren...
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Following 2016 deal, UnitedHealthcare members using Medtronic insulin pumps saw fewer avoidable hospital admissions

Jul 13, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
In 2016, UnitedHealthcare and Medtronic cut a deal that established the latter’s devices as the preferred insulin pumps for United members with...
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Cleveland Clinic announces collaboration with medical group in China

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Cleveland Clinic said it has formed a strategic collaboration with a medical group in China to bring value-based, patient-centered healthcare to Shanghai New Hong Qiao International Medical...
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Foxconn, Advocate Aurora launch data-driven health venture

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Foxconn and the newly formed Advocate Aurora Health announced a technology partnership Thursday to gather Foxconn employees' data to lower their healthcare costs and improve their health. If it works, they plan to expand the...
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Proposed Beth Israel-Lahey merger may boost costs, Mass. attorney general warns

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Massachusetts' attorney general is heightening scrutiny of the proposed merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health, saying she's concerned it would raise healthcare costs and impede...
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Democrats refocus fight against Trump's Supreme Court nominee on healthcare

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
Democrats on Wednesday were reorienting their uphill push to block U.S. Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, moving healthcare to the center of their strategy and putting less emphasis on abortion rights....
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