The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has released a joint statement on physician-led team-based surgical care that identifies that redesigned perioperative care models should be based on what is best for the patient, individual institutions, and practitioners.
According to HHS, “One of the biggest current threats to health information privacy is the serious compromise of the integrity and availability of data caused by malicious cyber-attacks on electronic health information systems, such as through ransomware.”
Minneapolis – July 28, 2016 – Constellation, Inc., today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to sell its Health Information Technology (IT) business unit to JDL Technologies, Inc., a Communications Systems, Inc. (CSI) company. The proposed transaction is subject to due diligence and the negotiation and execution of a definitive purchase agreement. The parties expect the transaction to close in early October 2016. Terms of the proposed transaction were not disclosed.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will host a free webinar on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 1:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time, to examine the practical applications of shared decision making for the management of chronic conditions and as a facilitator in the long term care planning needs of older adults.