According to Misys, CSMS members will be eligible for discounts on solutions from the Misys portfolio. Included are Misys software-based applications and services that enhance electronic medical records (EMRs), patient communications, revenue cycle and claims management, and other areas, contends the company.
As the first strategic solutions supplier to become an affinity partner of CSMS (New Haven, Conn.), Misys and the society will establish a closer working relationship and explore ways to better serve the needs of physicians and the Connecticut healthcare community, says Misys.
Eleven private insurers, including Aetna, Humana and Anthem, are urging the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to consider the experience of commercial insurers when evaluating the impact of telemedicine coverage in Medicare.
With the aim of improving patient safety monitoring, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is currently developing and testing an improved patient safety surveillance system.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $210 million to Seattle-based University of Washington’s Population Health Initiative, with the funds going toward the construction of a new building to serve as the initiative’s hub.
More than half (56 percent) of healthcare professionals believe their organization could be doing more to educate employees on HIPAA compliance and the rules around sharing protected health information.
The Arnhold Institute for Global Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is partnering with DigitalGlobe to create the Health Equity Atlas Initiative (ATLAS), a platform that standardizes and maps population data in order to generate insights that address health inequities.