There are 29 medically based fitness and wellness centers all over Greater Cleveland, according to the Medical Fitness Association, a nonprofit organization whose board of doctors reviews the centers and offers advice to make them more effective. They range from loose...
Dan Hobbs and Sarah Herring, for HealthLeaders Media, February 19, 2008
Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized two payment reforms in August 2007, which took effect Oct. 1. These changes could have a significant impact on your organization’s accounts receivable and medical records processing. In order to lessen their impact, it is important...
Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, February 19, 2008
I have always had serious doubts about that saying, but if misery does in fact love company, hospital leaders should now take heart. You have company in what some of you see as a Congressional witch hunt.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Medtronic’s Endeavor zotarolimus-eluting coronary stent system to be used in the treatment of coronary artery disease. It is the first new drug-eluting stent to be approved by the FDA since 2004.
HLTH Corp. has sold its 48 percent interest in medical claims processor Emdeon Business Services to General Atlantic LLC and Hellman & Friedman LLC for $575 million in cash. HLTH Corp. is the parent of online health information supplier WebMD Health Corp.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has notified its members that an employee laptop computer containing personal information for about 300,000 individuals was stolen. The insurer has sent letters to thousands of its members alerting them about the theft, which...