The contract agreement between 1199 SEIU and the Institute for Family Health will reintegrate about 60 former NGH employees into the new facility's workforce.
The facility says poor Medicaid reimbursements endanger its survival.
The new program will enable hospitals using a mix of certified and uncertified products to qualify for financial incentives and avoid penalties.
The nation's pioneering statewide diagnostic imaging decision-support effort will use Nuance Communication's RadPort application.
After investigating CT brain perfusion overdose accidents, the watchdog agency urges manufacturers to bolster the device's safety features.
Jeffery A. Surges to replace Justin Dearborn as the company's chief executive officer.
Despite the high cost of data breaches, most health care organizations say protecting patient data is a low priority, a new study finds.
The image analysis and pattern recognition technology company received a $244,479.25 grant for its mammography software.
Investments of the new health care venture fund will range from $250,000 to $3 million.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield changed its policies to enable nurse practitioners to take part in its networks as independent primary care providers.
All nine justices took part in denying the early challenge.
New HHS report estimates health care law will save about $500 billion for Medicare over the next decade.
Steve Koch of Chicago's Sinai Health System raised more than $300,000.
By reclassifying the devices into a lower risk category, the agency is easing the pathway to market approval.
DeVry University and Practice Fusion Prepare Students for Health IT Careers
The watchdog agency pushed the company's Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer into the most potentially hazardous recall category.
The agency plans to reward states' IT models for health insurance exchanges.
David. L. Schlotterbeck led the company through its first year as a publicly traded entity.
Results of the first clinical trial using subretinal implants in humans show that a 'blind retina can be reawakened.'
More than 300 hospital staffers were victims of the fraudulent scheme.
Industry leaders in oncology, radiology, diagnostics and health care administration to advise the company's product development.
Wong returns to the company to manage the region's sales and marketing efforts.
An anonymous $30 million donation enables the school to establish a center dedicated to primary care education, research and delivery.
The state's first proton therapy center will treat about 1,500 patients annually.
Can evidence-based programs decrease the costs of cancer care?
DOTmed News looks at advanced principles to reduce injuries in this exclusive report.
The reduction in the UMass Memorial Health Care's workforce is the state's largest hospital cutback this year.
More than 40 Armenian-Americans were charged with defrauding Medicare of $35 million Wednesday.
The Defense Department earmarked $1.5M to fund infection prevention research using nanoemulsions.
A DOTmed News exclusive investigation into the impact of the latest Medicare dialysis payment rule.
A DOTmed News exclusive look at advances in dialysis.
The new Magnetom Aera 1.5T and Skyra 3T MRIs are now available on the U.S. market.
A controversy over whether nurses can deliver anesthesia unsupervised goes to court.
The medical device giant acquired exclusive U.S. rights to sell Healthpoint's surgical scrub solution products.
As the executive VP of sales and marketing, Bares will be responsible for the global go-to-market for Riverain Medical.
A DOTmed News exclusive look at trends in radiotherapy.
Pilot study of GE's 'smart' patient room set to begin.
The industry works to control fallout from radiotherapy mishaps. A DOTmed News exclusive report.
The hike in fees for 510(k) or pre-market approval for medical device manufacturers takes effect Oct. 1
A new federal report predicts an average 6.3 percent annual growth rate over the next decade.
The state's Medicaid reimbursement guidelines and loose safeguards against self-referral practices are at fault, according to a new report.
The LipiScan IVUS combines near-infrared spectroscopy and intravascular ultrasound technologies into one system.
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The new program is designed for nurse executives who want to advance their leadership skills.
Educational requirements for medical professionals are appearing on the legislative radar.
More than 800 health care facilities will be connected through a secure and fast broadband network.
From 1.5T vs. 3T to reimbursement woes and contrast agent concerns, this DOTmed News exclusive report gives you a bird's eye view of the state of the MR industry and a look at what's to come.
The Drug Safety and Accountability Act of 2010 strives to increase FDA’s power over recalls and regulation of imported drugs.
Three recipients will work together on new devices for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) setting.
The new facility will enable the company to better serve the southeast region.