Health Insurance, Facilities & IT

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Health care industry news for insurers

AHIP Solutions SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

ABIM weighs issues with MOC grandfathering

8/26/2014

  • Clinical Endocrinology News

The American Board of Internal Medicine says it is looking at problems with its Maintenance of Certification language and reporting with respect to grandfathered physicians who can opt out of MOC requ… Read More

AHIP Agents and Brokers SmartBrief

Health insurance product and policy news

AHIP Agents and Brokers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: AHIP America's Health Insurance Plans

How to build meaningful customer connections

8/26/2014

  • MediaPost Communications

This article by marketing consultant Patti Minglin contains advice for nurturing meaningful relationships with your customers. Her first tip: Ask questions and listen to what your customer has to say. Read More

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Workplaces have reach, influence for successful wellness programs

8/26/2014

  • MedCityNews.com

The workplace offers a unique environment for wellness programs because it has the influence and reach to communicate its wellness message, according to Cortney Rowan and Karuna Harishanker of the con… Read More

AMSUS SmartBrief

News for federal health professionals

AMSUS SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association of Military Surgeons of the United States

New PTSD diagnostic standards might leave some vets out in the cold

8/20/2014

  • Bloomberg

One-third of soldiers diagnosed with PTSD under the old American Psychiatric Association standards would not be diagnosed with PTSD under the new standards released in May 2013, according to a study p… Read More

CHIME's Healthcare CIO SmartBrief

News for health care CIOs

CHIME's Healthcare CIO SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

U.S. list of fastest-growing companies includes 3 EHR vendors

8/26/2014

  • Government Health IT online

Three EHR vendors -- CareCloud, drchrono and eClinicalWorks -- were among Inc.'s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing firms in the U.S. this year. Overall, 377 on the list were health care-related compan… Read More

Health IT SmartBrief

Health care IT news

Health IT SmartBrief

HIMSS Analytics projects continued high demand for HIT employees

8/26/2014

  • Healthcare IT News

A study by HIMSS Analytics predicts that the high demand for qualified health IT employees will continue in the near future, with 82% of survey participants saying they will recruit at least one full-… Read More

NADP SmartBrief

Dental Benefits News

NADP SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Dental Plans

Some dentists lack evidence-based clinical knowledge about sealants, study finds

8/20/2014

  • DrBicuspid.com (free registration)

Most dentists use dental sealants in their clinical practices for caries prevention and have positive attitudes about using dental sealants, but some lacked a high level of evidence-based clinical kno… Read More

AABB SmartBrief

News about transfusion and cellular therapies

AABB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Association of Blood Banks

Timing of admission linked to differences in pediatric leukemia care

8/25/2014

  • HealthDay News

According to a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, admission on weekends was associated with greater risk of respiratory failure, longer hospital stays and longer waiting times for chemotherapy amon… Read More

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief

News and information about wound care

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Advanced Tissue

Researchers ID vascular proteins potentially critical to wound healing

8/19/2014

  • Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

When signaling from endothelial cell fibroblast growth factor receptors FGFR1 and FGFR2 was turned off in mice, wounds healed more slowly and the density of blood vessels surrounding wound sites was d… Read More

NHCAA SmartBrief

Health care anti-fraud news

NHCAA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association

Nursing home repays $2.2M to N.Y.

8/26/2014

  • Journal News (White Plains, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model), The

Ralex Services, conducting business as Glen Island Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, and its owner Leah Friedman, agreed to repay the Medicaid program $2.2 million to resolve overpayment allegati… Read More

Accountable Care SmartBrief

News about accountable care

Accountable Care SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Hawaii HIE welcomes first insurer, Hawaii Medical Service Association

8/25/2014

  • American City Business Journals

The Hawaii Health Information Exchange has expanded with the recent addition of the Hawaii Medical Service Association, a move that will facilitate the flow of data between providers and Hawaii's larg… Read More