GE Healthcare Holding Free Webinar on HAI | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

GE Healthcare Holding Free Webinar on HAI

February 6, 2009
by root
| Reprints

U.K.-based GE Healthcare is introducing a Web-based educational program designed to improve processes that can help prevent hospital-acquired infections and conditions.

The program, “Preventing Hospital-Acquired Complications,” covers areas for which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) no longer provides reimbursement if complications occur in the hospital.

According to the company, program objectives are to address early recognition, treatment and avoidance of the most common preventable complications.

The two free 60-minute webinars scheduled for February 17 and March 12. Visit



Appalachia Project to Study Relationship Between Increased Broadband Access, Improved Cancer Care

The Federal Communications Commission and the National Cancer Institute have joined forces to focus on how increasing broadband access and adoption in rural areas can improve the lives of rural cancer patients.

Survey: By 2019, 60% of Medicare Revenues will be Tied to Risk

Medical groups and health systems that are members of AMGA (the American Medical Group Association) expect that nearly 60 percent of their revenues from Medicare will be from risk-based products by 2019, according to the results from a recent survey.

83% of Physicians Have Experienced a Cyber Attack, Survey Finds

Eighty-three percent of physicians in a recent survey said that they have experienced some sort of cyber attack, such as phishing and viruses.

Community Data Sharing: Eight Recommendations From San Diego

A learning guide focuses on San Diego’s experience in building a community health information exchange and the realities of embarking on a broad community collaboration to achieve better data sharing.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

Email-Related Cyber Attacks a Top Concern for Providers

U.S. healthcare providers overwhelmingly rank email as the top source of a potential data breach, according to new research from email and data security company Mimecast and conducted by HIMSS Analytics.