Breaking Healthcare News April 25, 2012
- HITRUST announces cybersecurity center
The Health Information Trust Alliance, a Frisco, Texas-based organization focused on information security, has established a new center dedicated to cybersecurity within the healthcare industry.
- NextGen Healthcare parent buys Matrix Management
Quality Systems, Irvine, Calif., has acquired physician-founded revenue-cycle management company Matrix Management Solutions, North Canton, Ohio.
- Wishard docs group restructures
Indiana’s Wishard Health Services and more than 100 primary-care and hospitalist physicians on faculty at the Indiana University School of Medicine have formed a new organization: Eskenazi Medical Group.
- Preventive cardiology group names new president
The American Society for Preventive Cardiology has named Mayo Clinic cardiologist Dr. Stephen Kopecky as president.
- Locum Tenens doc group names Phillips president
The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations elected Interim Physicians executive Frank Phillips as the group’s next president.
- EHR adoption still lags for small, rural practices: researchers
Adoption of electronic health-record systems remains higher among large physician groups and hospitals than among smaller ones, according to two studies published Health Affairs.
- Client ends contract with Accretive over attorney general inquiry
An inquiry into Accretive Health by Minnesota’s attorney general has prompted one client to end the company’s billing and collection contract.
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