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       Posted by 2016-07-15

Lower ACA enrollment helps curb federal deficit

Projections of the 2016 federal deficit have been rounded down slightly, and the country s healthcare programs played a large part in that revision. More ...

       Posted by 2016-07-15

Healthcare stocks are flat while equity markets reach record highs

The equity markets reached record highs this week while hospital stocks remained flat. There was little movement of hospital stocks, even as the New York Stock Exchange and S&P 500 reached record highs. More ...

       Posted by 2016-07-15

400 hospitals settle DSH payment formula suit with Medicare

More than 400 hospitals have reached undisclosed settlements with the federal government over challenges to methods HHS uses to calculate disproportionate-share hospital payments. More ...

       Posted by 2016-07-15

AHRQ to regularly update treatment guide for knee osteoarthritis

The number of people with osteoarthritis of the knee is growing, but figuring out which treatment works best for an individual patient remains a challenge for doctors. More ...

       Posted by 2016-07-15

Columbia University pays feds $9.5 million over excessive research cost reimbursements

Columbia University will pay the federal government $9.5 million to settle allegations that it received excessive reimbursements under hundreds of NIH grants. More ...


       Posted by 2015-09-15


The Portland Business Journal will bring together some of the foremost national and regional leaders from across the health care spectrum to discuss the accelerating transformation in health care deli More ...

       Posted by 2015-08-31

Healthcare and Social Media Summit

For the past decade, Mayo Clinic has been a leader among healthcare providers in using social media, and in 2010 we established our Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (MCCSM) to help spread this soci More ...

       Posted by 2015-08-24

The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will take place in Milano, Italy

The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will take place in Milano, Italy, in the period August 25th-29th, 2015. It will be a remarkable More ...

       Posted by 2015-08-18

BGSW MenB and MenACWY WebEx training-18th August 2015, 13:00 to 14:00

Further to the success of recent training events the BGSW Screening & Immunisation Team is delivering four WebEx training sessions on the introduction of the new MenB immunisation programme for infant More ...

       Posted by 2015-08-17

World Drug Delivery Summit

OMICS International is organizing World Drug Delivery Summit during August 17-19, 2015 at Houston, USA. OMICS International Organizes 300+ Conferences Every Year across USA, Europe & Asia with suppor More ...


       Posted by 2015-11-19

November 1, 2015 is being touted as the “Y2K moment” for the healthcare industry

November 1, 2015 is being touted as the “Y2K moment” for the healthcare industry. As nearly everyone in the healthcare industry knows, starting in November, U.S. health providers must begin using the More...

       Posted by 2015-08-24

Hope on the Horizon For Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis

According to multiple research studies, individuals afflicted with AD tend to develop plaques in various areas of their brains in the early stages of the disease. These plaques are made up of A? pepti More...

       Posted by 2015-08-20

Endometrial cancer on the rise in US, black women most at risk

Endometrial cancer is becoming more common in the U.S. and black women appear more likely to get the most aggressive types of tumors and die from the disease, a new study suggests. Researchers anal More...

       Posted by 2015-08-17

Cardiovascular Services Compensation: Get Ready for Value-Based Care Presented on: August 17, 2015 | 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. ET

As cardiovascular services remain a leading service line, many healthcare systems are seeking to stand out from competition while improving quality and value. At the same time, reimbursement is shifti More...

       Posted by 2015-08-03

Reporters' Notebook: Aug. 4, 2015

MetroHealth to hire SVP of population health The phrase “population health” might be cliché to many working in health care today, but for The MetroHealth System, it’s a way of doing business. So mu More...

Press Releases

       Posted by 2015-09-16

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 16, 2015

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, announced that Marc N. Casper, president and chief executive officer, will present at t

       Posted by 2015-07-31

Ethan Nadelmann to Keynote at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in Los Angeles
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PARAMUS, N.J., July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Developing a responsible, safe and ethical marijuana industry will be the theme of Ethan Nadelmann's keynote speech at the Cannabis World Congress & Busine

       Posted by 2015-07-30

Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Operating Results July 30, 2015
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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EVHC) (Envision) plans to release its second quarter and year-to-date operating results for the three months and si

       Posted by 2015-07-29

INFORMS 2015 Healthcare Conference 6th Grader

NASHVILLE, TN, July 16, 2015 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading professional association in analytics and operations research, is hosting i

       Posted by 2015-06-17

Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, announced as opening keynote for Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference
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Nashville, Tenn. – Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, will deliver the opening keynote presentation at Modern Healthcare's 5th annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conf

White paper

       Posted by 2015-07-15

Best Practices in Cloud Computing for the Healthcare Industry

Best Practices in Cloud Computing for the Healthcare Industry is your roadmap to leveraging all the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring the highest standards in PHI security and HIPAA complianc More...

       Posted by 2015-06-04

Creating health
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The American healthcare system is not a health system. It’s a patchwork of government and private payers and providers that was created out of a desire to treat illness. Our insurance system More...

       Posted by 2015-02-26

Liver Cancer is on the Rise, But Doctors are Getting Better at Beating It
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The biggest internal organ in the human body, and one of the most important to life, is being threatened by the increase in unhealthy lifestyles being observed across the world. In the US, Europe and More...

       Posted by 2015-02-18

The Medicare Program: An Instrument for Change
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The Physicians Foundation released a new report, titled “The Medicare Program: An Instrument for Change.” The report examines the Medicare program as a recent “instrument” of systemic reform, and cons More...

       Posted by 2015-02-18

5 places in your hospital where enterprise content management can help

ECM provides the means to capture unstructured content, store it, and make it available as needed to the right people -- within the processes and systems they already use, like your EMR or ERP. As a.. More...

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