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- Healthcare revenue cycle technology firms Waystar, Connance to merge operations
- The Brooklyn Hospital Center introduces electronic medical record system
- IHH Healthcare to divest 50% interest in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals
- Australia can save $1.5bn annually through hospital safety improvements
- US prevalence of ADHD in children reaches over 9%
Healthcare revenue cycle technology firms Waystar, Connance to merge operations
US-based healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) technology providers Waystar and Connance have signed a definitive agreement to merge their operations.
STI cases are on the rise in the US
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control show that nearly 2.3 million cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US in 2017. Figure 1 presents the diagnosed incident cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis in the US from 2013–2017.
The Brooklyn Hospital Center introduces electronic medical record system
The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) in New York has launched the electronic medical record system, known as Epic, in its ambulatory care network sites.
Saudi Arabia’s doctor recall will hit Canada where it hurts
With Saudi Arabia recalling all of its medical residents by 31 August, Canada’s medical institutions are set to receive a huge blow.
Alarming rise of type 2 diabetes in UK children
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is an escalating public health problem globally. Worldwide, 8.8% of adults aged 20 to 79 are estimated to have diabetes, and about 75% live in low and middle-income countries.
US launches first vision and eye health surveillance system
The nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS) was recently launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). This surveillance initiative aims to help health care professionals and researchers gain a better understanding of the extent of vision loss, eye disorders, and eye care services in the US.
IHH Healthcare to divest 50% interest in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals
Malaysia-based hospital group IHH Healthcare will divest its 50% interest in Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals in Kolkata and its radiology centre in Hyderabad, India, to its joint venture partner.
Australia can save $1.5bn annually through hospital safety improvements
Australia could save $1.5bn annually on health spending by boosting the safety of patient care in hospitals, according to a report by Grattan Institute.
HPI, Integris and USPI form JV to offer improved care in Oklahoma City
HPI Holdings, Integris and United Surgical Partners International (USPI) have signed an agreement to form a joint venture to offer patients and families more options in health care.