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Prime Healthcare Services acquires St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron

Prime Healthcare Services acquires St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron

Prime Healthcare Services, the fastest growing hospital system in the nation, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. As a result, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron will now be known as Lake Huron Medical Center. [More]
Voalte secures $17 million in Series D funding

Voalte secures $17 million in Series D funding

Voalte, the leader in healthcare communication technology, today announced a new capital infusion of $17 million by Ascension Ventures, Cerner Capital, Inc., an affiliate of Cerner Corporation, and Bedford Funding. Series D funding closed on July 27, 2015, bringing the total capital Voalte has raised to nearly $60 million in three years. [More]
New $6.25 million NIH grant to help investigators launch research center to slow and stop HIV

New $6.25 million NIH grant to help investigators launch research center to slow and stop HIV

A new five-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help investigators from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and others across the city of Chicago work together to slow and stop HIV. [More]
Prime Healthcare Services named 5th Largest For-Profit Hospital System in the U.S.

Prime Healthcare Services named 5th Largest For-Profit Hospital System in the U.S.

Prime Healthcare Services has recently been named the 5th Largest For-Profit Hospital System in the United States by Becker's Hospital Review and is listed in its 2015 10 Largest For-Profit Hospital Systems based on number of acute-care hospitals. [More]
Global 'Call to Action Summit 2015' adopts DELHI DECLARATION to end preventable maternal and child deaths

Global 'Call to Action Summit 2015' adopts DELHI DECLARATION to end preventable maternal and child deaths

The two-day global 'Call to Action Summit 2015' concluded today with Health Ministers and heads of country delegations from 22 countries adopting the DELHI DECLARATION on 'ending preventable maternal and child deaths'. The declaration was developed as an outcome of the high-level ministerial conclave held yesterday during the summit. [More]

Recondo, Epic Systems collaborate to improve price transparency, patient collections with new service

A historic rise in high-deductible health insurance plans has US hospitals struggling to give newly price-conscious patients an accurate estimate of their share of healthcare costs. At the same time, with an increasing share of their revenue dependent on patients, hospitals are accelerating efforts to collect patient payments up front to prevent bad debts. [More]
Proxsys Rx launches medication-focused transition of care program for hospitals, health systems

Proxsys Rx launches medication-focused transition of care program for hospitals, health systems

Proxsys Rx, the nation's largest Integrated Outpatient Pharmacy Provider (IOPP) is expanding its population health management services with the launch of a medication-focused transition of care program for hospitals and health systems. [More]
Virtua to bring high-quality wellness services to residents of Brandywine Senior Living at Haddonfield

Virtua to bring high-quality wellness services to residents of Brandywine Senior Living at Haddonfield

Virtua has partnered with Brandywine Senior Living at Haddonfield to bring high-quality medical care, rehabilitation therapy, and wellness services to residents of the new assisted living community located at 132 Warwick Road. [More]
ViiMed Surgical Coordinator Console now available through Greenway Marketplace

ViiMed Surgical Coordinator Console now available through Greenway Marketplace

Greenway Health is a provider of clinical systems for primary doctor practices, with over 75,000 doctors subscribing to their EMR system and financial tools. ViiMed, the leader in workflow-enabled asynchronous telehealth, is now available through the Greenway Marketplace. [More]
CEO of Prime Healthcare named to Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list

CEO of Prime Healthcare named to Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list

Prem Reddy, M.D., FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, has been named to Modern Healthcare's prestigious list of the "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" for 2015. [More]
TUHS, GE Healthcare collaborate to provide high-quality radiologic imaging services

TUHS, GE Healthcare collaborate to provide high-quality radiologic imaging services

Academic medical centers across the U.S. are experiencing increasing pressure to enhance value - deliver higher quality at lower cost - as they continue to face challenges related to outcomes, cost control, market competition, and other dynamics. Initiatives to promote value typically involve reimbursement arrangements between health insurers and providers that align financial, efficiency and quality incentives. [More]
Meridian Health chooses Avantas' labor management technology and services to manage workforce

Meridian Health chooses Avantas' labor management technology and services to manage workforce

Avantas, a leading provider of labor management technology, services, and strategies for the healthcare industry, today announced that Meridian Health, a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, selected the company's labor management technology and services. [More]

Impact Advisors selected as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the sixth consecutive year, as one of Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Specific rankings will be revealed during Modern Healthcare's awards gala in Nashville on October 14. [More]

Cedars-Sinai adds PatientTrak Kiosks to improve patient flow, reduce wait times and increase staff efficiency

Cedars-Sinai, one of the largest health systems in the country located in Los Angeles, CA, has expanded its PatientTrak system through the addition of PatientTrak Kiosks. Patient kiosks improve flow and reduce wait times while significantly improving Patient Access staff efficiency. [More]

Health 2.0 announces confirmed speakers at inaugural Innovating Care Delivery Symposium

As the 9th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference rapidly approaches, Health 2.0 is excited to announce confirmed speakers at the inaugural Innovating Care Delivery Symposium. The day-long session features an agenda with executives and providers from some of the most progressive health systems in the nation, including UCLA, UCSF, Stanford, Henry Ford, and many others. [More]

Health Catalyst named to Inc. magazine's list of fastest-growing companies for third consecutive year

For the third year in a row, Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named to Inc. magazine's list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. [More]
Advanced liver damage in hepatitis C patients grossly underestimated and underdiagnosed

Advanced liver damage in hepatitis C patients grossly underestimated and underdiagnosed

The number of hepatitis C patients suffering from advanced liver damage may be grossly underestimated and underdiagnosed, according to a study led by researchers at Henry Ford Health System and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [More]

CVS Health data shows high patient satisfaction with quality of care delivered via Minuteclinic telehealth

New data from the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute demonstrates very high levels of patient satisfaction with the quality of care delivered via telehealth at MinuteClinic retail medical clinics. [More]

Proxsys Rx provides end-to-end solution to help hospitals comply with all 340B program

Proxsys Rx, the nation's largest Integrated Outpatient Pharmacy Provider (IOPP), now provides an end-to-end solution to hospitals to help them comply with all aspects of the 340B program. Under the federally mandated 340B program, drug makers must provide eligible organizations with certain prescription drugs at significantly reduced prices. [More]
USF Health, FORCE receive $1.45 million from PCORI to advance and expand clinical research network

USF Health, FORCE receive $1.45 million from PCORI to advance and expand clinical research network

A team led by the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and the leading national hereditary breast and ovarian cancer advocacy organization, FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) received a $1.45-million funding award for a three-year project from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to continue to advance and expand the ABOUT Network as part of the second phase of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. [More]
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