Breaking Healthcare News November 6, 2012
- Hearst to buy clinical database business
Hearst Corp., the New York-based media and information company, said it reached an agreement to acquire the care guidelines business of Milliman, a Seattle-based actuarial and consulting firm. Milliman’s care-guidelines business provides…
- McKesson to buy New Zealand’s Emendo
McKesson Corp., San Francisco, has reached an agreement to buy Emendo, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, a developer of healthcare patient-flow and staffing analytics software.
- IMedX buys Greenlight Transcription assets
Healthcare software company iMedX has acquired assets of Greenlight Transcription, a Portland, Ore.-based transcription company.
- Parkland Health names four CEO finalists
The board for Dallas-based Parkland Health & Hospital System selected four finalists for its CEO slot.
- One patient killed, three hurt in hospital fire
One patient was killed and three others suffered slight injuries in a fire at Durham (N.C.) Regional Hospital early Tuesday.
- CMS: $7.7 billion in EHR payments through September
More than 300,000 physicians and other eligible professionals have signed up to participate in the federal electronic health-record system incentive payment programs, while more than 4,000 hospitals have enrolled, according to the latest CMS data.
- AMA joins friend-of-the-court brief in Fla. ‘docs and Glocks’ case
The AMA and nine other medical specialty societies have filed a friend-of-the-court brief opposing a Florida statute that bans physicians from asking patients and families about guns in their home.
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