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Epic and Impact Advisors receive Overall Best in KLAS awards.

Health Insurance Plans and Hospitals Can Fine-Tune Marketing to Increase Consumer Trust.

Leveraging InterSystems HealthShare Platform for Interoperability with EHRs, Pulse Infoframe Offers ‘Patient Registry in a Box’.

KEPRO (Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc.) has signed a long-term agreement to continue its use of InterQual® for utilization and quality review across its state Medicaid contracts, Medicare reviews, and other commercial lines. Specifically, KEPRO has renewed its license for all of the InterQual Level of CareBehavioral Health, and Care Planning Criteria.

Collaboration will focus on advancing drug development by combining clinical research and real-world evidence.

McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced that James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the Leerink Partners 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York.

  • Advances in completeness and accuracy expected to reduce the number of claims-processing errors and appeals, improve care provider and patient experiences, avoid unnecessary costs
  • Availity will implement Optum’s Advanced Claim Editing (ACE) solution into its Availity Health Information Network; Optum will use Availity’s network to connect to commercial and government health plans nationwide

ST. LOUIS and BEST, The Netherlands, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:STXS) today announced Stereotaxis and Philips have signed an addendum pursuant to their existing Development and Cooperation Agreement to facilitate development of a new interface between each company’s most advanced systems for electrophysiology (EP) and interventional cardiology procedures. The new interface will enable interoperability of Stereotaxis’ Niobe® ES remote magnetic navigation system with the latest version of Philips’ cardiovascular X-ray system, Allura Xper FD10*. This new interface is expected to be available in major global markets in 2016.

Leica Biosystems, a global leader in anatomic pathology solutions and workflow automation, and Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD), a world leader in RNA biomarker analysis for precision medicine, today announced a comprehensive partnership to develop and commercialize tissue-based diagnostic tests based on ACD's RNAscope in situ hybridization (ISH) assays on Leica Biosystems' BOND clinical advanced staining instruments. The agreement supports Leica Biosystems' development and commercialization of fully automated RNAscope-based companion diagnostic (CDx) tests in partnership with biopharmaceutical companies.

Academic Medical Center to Serve as Development Partner for EHR in Acute Care Setting

Brandix i3, a healthcare technology company, announced today it has entered into a strategic partnership with Ambient Clinical Analytics Inc. to market and handle site implementation of Ambient Clinical's new, sepsis decision-support system.

Hitachi ID Systems today announced that NCR Corporation, a global leader in consumer transaction technologies, has successfully deployment and implemented Hitachi ID's Identity Management Suite to support its 30,000 employee, customer and partner networks. 

drchrono, Inc., the industry leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform on the web, iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch announced today that it has partnered with  National ACO.

Recognizing that healthcare providers need to transition from sick care to well care, Carolinas HealthCare System has been aggressively pursuing a technology strategy that powers more effective patient engagement, virtual care delivery and interoperability amongst providers in the Carolinas.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and the The National Decision Support Company (NDSC) today jointly announced a new integrated set of clinical decision support and collaboration capabilities that utilize the American College of Radiology's (ACR) Imaging 3.0™ tools to enable radiologists and healthcare provider organizations to comply with current and emerging value-based payment models.

GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Lee Cooper as president and CEO of GE Healthcare’s United States and Canada (USCAN) region, effective January 1, 2016. 

As healthcare moves from a fee-for-service model to a value-based care (VBC) model, many providers are having to reengineer aspects of their business.  "Value-Based Care. Making the Shift: Who Can Help?" is the first report published about this market segment by KLAS. Researchers from KLAS interviewed more than 100 c-level executives, most of whom have extensive experience in VBC.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced several new innovations for its diagnostic imaging solutions designed to help radiologists enhance patient care. 

Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new research report examining how healthcare organisations around the world meet the sector’s key challenges with smart finance. 

The global market for women’s health devices is forecast to grow from an estimated $1.8 billion in 2014 to approximately $2.4 billion in 2021, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3.7%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.