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MORE (Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence) Awards Call for Entries is Now Open

Got Moving Stories? Calling all Reporters, Writers, Producers and Editors ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has opened the call for submissions to its fifth annual MORE Awards . These awards recogn...

China Medical Technologies Announces the Substantial Completion of an Independent Internal Investigation and Expected Timing of Reporting of Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter and Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2009 and the Quarter ended June 30, 20

BEIJING, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic products today announced the substantial completion of an indepe...

Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. to Begin Process to Become Fully Reporting and Up List to a Higher Exchange - As Stated on Wallstreetcorner.com

PALM CITY, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. (Other OTC: CTYX) today announced that the Company's CEO Ronn Schuman stated in an interview on Wallstreetcorner.com that "Connectyx is to begin preparations necessary to file a Form 10 with the SEC...

Patterson Companies Expands Deployment of MicroStrategy for Enhanced Reporting and Analytics

MCLEAN, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR ), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO ) has expanded its deployment of MicroStrategy software to s...

Experts Support National Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections

Stronger Efforts Needed on Drug-Resistant Organisms WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five organizations representing the nation's experts in infectious diseases medicine, infection prevention in healthcare settings, and public health and disease prevent...

New FDLI Monograph on Federal Price Reporting Requirements Provides Essential Guidance on Commercial Strategy, Compliance Issues

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Law Institute has published the first monograph in its landmark Monograph Series -- Price Reporting Basics under Medicaid, Medicare and the PHS340(b) Program: Planning for Both Compliance and Commercial Success. ...

National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Act Receives Senate Support

Senator John D. Rockefeller IV and Senator Bob Corker Endorse Universal Coordinated Prescription Monitoring Program NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) announced today that the National All Schedules Prescription Elect...

Over 300 Pennsylvania Nursing Homes in Eastern Pennsylvania Begin Reporting Healthcare-Associated Infections

Central and western region facilities will begin reporting June 15 and June 22 respectively HARRISBURG, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 300 nursing homes in the eastern region of Pennsylvania began reporting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) this week to the Patient ...

CSC Offers Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting to Health Plans

Full Service Reporting Now Available Through CSC's FirstPortfolio Offering FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC ) today announced that it has expanded its FirstPortfolio solution's business process outsourcing (BPO) capabilities to include fully integrated Medicare S...

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners Awarded Consulting Contract for State Quality and Cost Reporting Initiative

Combined Expertise to Support State Quality and Cost Council Public Reporting Mandate BOSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), a local non-profit health care quality collaborative, has been awarded the contract to provide health care data analy...

Unified Group Services Participates in Indiana Health Information Exchange's Innovative Quality Reporting and Healthcare Disease Management Service

Indiana-based payer adds value-driven Quality Health First program as a mechanism for improving patient care INDIANAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing more Hoosiers with an innovative approach to quality healthcare, Anderson, Ind.-based Unified Group Services, a third party administrato...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Announces Media Orthopaedic Reporting Excellence (MORE) Award Winners

Media competition honors journalists for orthopaedic-related coverage ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced the winners of its 2009 MORE Award competition. This is the program's fourth year and honors media effo...

Report Finds an Alarming Number of Chronically Ill Patients - Over 93 Percent - Reporting Medical Debt Crisis Issues in 2008 Have Some Form of Insurance

New trend findings of "underinsured" patients based on successful resolution of more than 48,000 cases by national, non-profit Patient Advocate Foundation in 2008 NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that...

National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Bill Receives Preliminary Funding

Hailed as Key Way to Save Lives and Millions of Dollars in 'Doctor Shopped' Prescriptions NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) announced that National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) has received ...

MARC Coalition Welcomes CMS Extension of MSP Reporting Requirements and Clarification of Reporting Thresholds

BALTIMORE, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicare Advocacy Recovery Coalition (MARC), a broad-based group advocating for Medicare Secondary Payor reform, today announced its appreciation for the federal extension of the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting requirements for liability and other n...

Triple-S Management Corporation Announces Delay in Reporting Fourth-Quarter And Year-End Results

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS ) today announced that it is delaying the release of its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008 due to an ongoing impairment analysis of certain securities in ...

Sparta Systems to Address Critical Electronic Medical Device Reporting (eMDR) Concerns with Free Webinar

HOLMDEL, N.J., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise(R) and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management software, is pleased to announce its forthcoming webinar: "Regulatory Report...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Chooses MicroStrategy for Clinical Operations and Clinical Research Reporting Applications

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR ), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has selected the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform(TM) for clinical oper...

Michigan CardioVascular Institute Selects Sage Intergy EHR to Streamline Clinical, Workflow and Reporting Efficiencies

Twenty-two location cardiovascular group practice to use Sage Intergy solutions to streamline data, drive best practices and position itself for pay-for-performance TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan CardioVascular Institute, a Saginaw-Mich.-based group practice including 33 na...

Although Interest Rates Plunge, Credit Reporting System Prevents Many Borrowers From Seizing Opportunities

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Federal Reserve announced its plan to invest up to $600 billion in mortgage backed securities owned by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae, mortgage interest rates dropped to their lowest point since February 2008. However, few borrowers may actuall...

USP transitions medication error reporting programs

Rockville, Md., December 4, 2008 In a decision to focus full attention and resources on its core standards-setting activities, USP will transfer its reporting programs, MEDMARX and the Medication Errors Reporting (MER) Program, to Quantros and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), r...

Health Level Seven and The Health Story Project Announce Publication of Diagnostic Imaging Report Guide at Annual RSNA Meeting : HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) Implementation Guide Enhances Radiology Reporting

The latest development in the standardization of information flow between radiologists and electronic health record systems was announced today at the 94th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North American (RSNA) by Health Level Seven (HL7) and The Health Story ...

MEDai Evidence-Based Guideline Reporting Provides Decision Support at Point of Care

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, FL, a leading healthcare solutions provider, has added a new module to its existing suite of predictive modeling solutions. The new stand-alone module monitors a population's compliance to evidence-based medicine guideli...

KV Pharmaceutical Company Files Form Reporting Delay in Filing Second Quarter Form 10-Q

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa ; KVb) announced that it has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a Form 12b-25 notification that its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 will be delayed. A...

Correspondent Honored for Reporting on Cardiovascular Disease

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A veteran medical correspondent has received the 2008 American Heart Association Howard L. Lewis Achievement Award for excellence in medical and science journalism. Steve Stiles of Freemont, Calif., was honored for "his enterprising, in-depth r...

Cardinal Health Formalizes Consolidation of Businesses Into Two Primary Operating and Reporting Segments

DUBLIN, Ohio, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced a consolidation of its businesses into two primary operating and reporting segments to reduce costs and align reso...

SFMS David Perlman Award For Excellence in Medical/Health Reporting Recognizes Local Reporters

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The San Francisco Medical Society (SFMS) announces the "David Perlman Award for Excellence in Medical/Health Reporting." This $1,000 award is presented each January at the SFMS Annual Dinner to recognize the good work of California reporters fro...

Data Dimensions Assists Clients With Compliance of 'Present on Admission' (POA) Indicator Reporting Requirements as Part of the April 1, 2008 Timeline

Data Dimensions announced today that they are prepared for the POA indicator reporting requirements by implementing data elements that expand patient discharge data to their workflows for submission of healthcare claims. JANESVILLE, Wis., April 1, 2008 /PR...

Greenway Medical Technologies Expands Support for Physician Quality Reporting Initiative and Pay for Performance Programs

CARROLLTON, Ga., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies announced today its expanded support for quality improvement measures such as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) and Pay for Performance (P4P) programs, both of which evolve and influence health information ...

Ohio Selects Policy Studies Inc. (PSI) to Continue Operating Its New Hire Reporting Program

DENVER, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PSI, a leading provider of child support enforcement services to government agencies, announced today the signing of a contract with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) to continue delivering new hire reporting services for the State -- a prog...

Merck to Pay More Than $650 Million to Resolve Claims of Fraudulent Price Reporting and Kickbacks

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merck & Company has agreed to pay more than $650 million to resolve allegations that the pharmaceutical manufacturer failed to pay proper rebates to Medicaid and other government health care programs and paid illegal remuneration to health care pro...

Policy Studies Inc. (PSI) Awarded Contract to Operate the Commonwealth of Kentucky's New Hire Reporting Program

DENVER, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- PSI, a leading provider of child support enforcement services to government agencies, recently contracted with the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services/Division of Child Support (DCBS/DCS) to provide new hire reporting services -- an important compone...

Allscripts Adds TeamPraxis Quality Reporting Software for Electronic Health Records

Clinical Quality Solution Automates Physician Quality Reporting for 'Pay For Performance' Programs CHICAGO and HONOLULU, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to i...

Senate Finance Committee Recommends Ways That Medicare Can Enhance Current Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI)

Highlights the Role of Certifying Boards in Quality Measurement & Improvement PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing that PQRI - Medicare's new program for rewarding physicians based on performance - needs to be improved, the Senate Finance Committee has issued recomm...

Study Finds Doctors Not Reporting Medical Mistakes

While most say it's a good idea, only a few have actually owned up for the record TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Almost two-thirds of doctors say they are willing to report medical errors, but many of them just don't do it, a new study finds. "The most important message seems ...

Crdentia Appoints Debbie Griffith to Director of Business Development, Reporting Directly to CEO

DALLAS, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Crdentia Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CRDT), a leading healthcare staffing company, today announced the appointment of Ms. Debbie Griffith, formerly Director of Operations in Houston, Texas, to Director of Business Development. In this newly created posi...

CDC Uses New Technical Approach to Enable Hospital Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections

ATLANTA, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with timely assistance from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), is developing a standards-based solution for transmission of healthcare-associated infec...

US Pharmacopeia partners with Quantros to enhance the MEDMARX patient safety reporting program

Rockville, Md., December 6, 2007 The U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) has formed a strategic alliance with Quantros, a health care information management technology provider, to enhance MEDMARX, USPs premier adverse drug event reporting program. The more robust database resulting from this alliance will p...

Florida Healthcare Agency Chooses Microsoft Technology to Heal Its Reporting Maladies

Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare will switch to Microsoft Dynamics GP to expand its capabilities for financial reporting and purchasing. REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare has selected Microsoft Dynamics GP as ...

Cancer Patients Gain From Reporting Symptoms Online

It's an effective way of connecting with doctors in real time, speeding care, study finds FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Having cancer patients report to doctors on their symptoms and side effects online may improve their care, a new study finds. Even the sickest cancer patients are will...
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