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(NEW ORLEANS) — Dr. Vinod Nair, President and Chief Software Architect of Objective Medical Systems (OMS), and Dr. Peter Fail, Chief Privacy Officer, have been selected as New Orleans CityBusiness Health Care Heroes for 2016, placing them among the top medical professionals in the Greater New Orleans area.

SALT LAKE CITY--()--The Board of Trustees of Intermountain Healthcare has selected Dr. A. Marc Harrison, 52, as the new president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare when Dr. Charles W. Sorenson, 64, retires on October 15, 2016.

ATLANTA--()--Ridgewood, N.J.-based Valley Emergency Room Associates (VERA) has chosen McKesson Business Performance Services (McKesson) for assistance in strengthening the group’s cash flow, analytics reporting and regulatory compliance.

NORWALK, CT – May 3, 2016 – Health care merger and acquisition activity began to slow down in the first quarter of 2016. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2015, deal volume decreased 7%, to 351 transactions. Deal volume was also down 7% compared with the same quarter the year before. Combined spending in the first quarter reached $79.5 billion, an increase of 87% compared with the $42.5 billion spent in the previous quarter, according to Health Care M&A News. 

LONDON, UK (GlobalData), 3 May 2016 - The global market for contrast media injectors is set to increase from $830 million in 2015 to almost $1.8 billion by 2022, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

IRVINE, Calif., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.

INDIANAPOLIS--()--Zotec Partners (Zotec), the industry leader in radiology revenue cycle and practice management services, announces an exclusive revenue cycle management (RCM) agreement with Medical Administrative Professionals, LLC (MAP), the management services organization of Denver-based Diversified Radiology of Colorado, PC (DRC). DRC is a 55-radiologist practice that has undertaken billing in-house for several decades. In the new arrangement, MAP will employ Zotec’s RCM expertise, services and analytical tools to monitor data and contribute to the growth of the radiology practice.

SAN FRANCISCO--()--McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) will release financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2016 on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, following the market close at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time (1:00 PM Pacific Time). The company has scheduled a conference call for 5:00 PM Eastern Time (2:00 PM Pacific Time), during which John Hammergren, chairman and chief executive officer, and James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will review these results.

INDIANAPOLIS--()--As part of its Gold Sponsorship with The Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA), Zotec Partners (Zotec), a leading provider of revenue cycle management services for emergency medicine physicians and emergency department practices, announces it will provide guests with three unique experiences during the 2016 EDPMA Solutions Summit.

INDIANAPOLIS--()--As part of its Platinum sponsorship with Becker’s Healthcare, Zotec Partners (Zotec), a leading provider of revenue cycle management services for health systems and multi-specialty groups, announces it will provide guests with three unique experiences during the 2016 Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting.

TIFTON, Ga., April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tift Regional Health System (TRHS) has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management system across its acute and ambulatory facilities.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, and Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the largest hospital management companies in the nation, have entered into an agreement to implement Cerner’s clinically driven Millennium Revenue Cycle.   

New York, NY (April 6, 2016) – Spreemo, a leading healthcare platform providing evidence-based quality metrics and predictive analytics to facilitate high-quality patient care, has named Aleksandar Beric, MD, as its Senior Medical Advisor and Director of Neurophysiology. Currently Director of Clinical Neurophysiology at NYU's Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Beric will help oversee Spreemo’s clinical research and quality-focused efforts in neurophysiology and electrodiagnostic testing.

FAIRFIELD, Conn.--()--GE (NYSE:GE) announced today the appointment of four new Company officers. Effective April 4, 2016, GE will have 190 officers globally who lead large revenue-generating businesses or are in critical technology or functional roles, helping to drive growth.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (March 7, 2016) vRad (Virtual Radiologic), an affiliate of MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD) and the leading national teleradiology services and telemedicine company, today announced that it will showcase insights and best practices learned from a successful ICD-10 transition of 2,100+ client facilities during a live webinar on March 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm CT. 

LAS VEGAS--()--GE Healthcare announced today the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has selected the company’s Centricity Practice Solution as the official electronic medical record (EMR) to be used by the medical teams of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This marks the first time that all athletes and spectators at the Olympic Games will have their health interactions managed by an electronic medical record. The announcement was made at the 2016 Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Las Vegas.

SAN FRANCISCO & TORONTO--()--McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), a leading international healthcare services and information technology company, and Katz Group, one of Canada’s largest privately-owned enterprises, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Rexall Health from Katz Group for $3 billion CAD ($2.2 billion USD*, or approximately $1.9 billion USD* net of the present value of incremental cash tax benefits). 

Scrypt, Inc. (OTC Pink: SYPT) developers of secure and compliant productivity tools for regulated industries, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based DocbookMD®, a HIPAA secure patient care team collaboration platform.
 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) and Allianz Worldwide Partners entered a partnership focusing on connected health solutions and services in Germany. The personal health programs* are designed for and tailored to motivate people to make healthy choices in their lifestyle, as active health management is necessary to stem the rising tide of chronic diseases. The health programs leverage Philips’ deep healthcare and consumer expertise are offered across employers as an instrument for occupational health, insurers and consumers.

AUSTIN, Texas, February 25, 2016 – Scrypt, Inc. (OTC Pink: SYPT) developers of secure and compliant productivity tools for regulated industries, announced today that it is launching Stak, a document management platform built expressly for the healthcare industry. Stak comes with powerful functionality that can be used in organizations of all sizes from a single physician to enterprise-level hospital groups.

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