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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and the The National Decision Support Company (NDSC) today jointly announced a new integrated set of clinical decision support and collaboration capabilities that utilize the American College of Radiology's (ACR) Imaging 3.0™ tools to enable radiologists and healthcare provider organizations to comply with current and emerging value-based payment models.

GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Lee Cooper as president and CEO of GE Healthcare’s United States and Canada (USCAN) region, effective January 1, 2016. 

As healthcare moves from a fee-for-service model to a value-based care (VBC) model, many providers are having to reengineer aspects of their business.  "Value-Based Care. Making the Shift: Who Can Help?" is the first report published about this market segment by KLAS. Researchers from KLAS interviewed more than 100 c-level executives, most of whom have extensive experience in VBC.

Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced several new innovations for its diagnostic imaging solutions designed to help radiologists enhance patient care. 

Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new research report examining how healthcare organisations around the world meet the sector’s key challenges with smart finance. 

The global market for women’s health devices is forecast to grow from an estimated $1.8 billion in 2014 to approximately $2.4 billion in 2021, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3.7%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Kevin W. Williams, a former senior executive at General Motors (GM) from Nashville, Tenn., was elected today to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees at the organization’s Interim Meeting.

Royal Philips and Mackenzie Health, a regional healthcare provider serving Southwest York Region in Ontario, Canada, today announced a CAD 300 million (approximately EUR 210 million), 18-year large scale alliance that will advance Mackenzie Health's medical technology procurement and maintenance programs for the existing Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and the future Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, which will be completed in 2019.

Following their recent election, 13 new Fellows will be inducted into the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) on Nov. 15 at ceremonies during the AMIA 2015 Annual Symposium.

Intelerad Medical Systems™, a leader in cross-enterprise medical imaging solutions, today announced the release of their Technologist Portal. Integrated directly into IntelePACS and InteleOne®XE, the solution facilitates case assignment to technologists and allows them to add the information required to fill orders.

IASIS Healthcare LLC ("IASIS") announced today that it has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement an integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle system across its health care provider operations, which serve over 1.1 million patients annually.

The American Medical Association (AMA) partnership with MATTER reached a new phase today to enhance support for startup companies seeking to have a transformational impact on health and medicine.

Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical device company for aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmic applications, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of Pollogen Ltd.

 

MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDAS) and Pamplona Capital Management today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Pamplona will acquire MedAssets for $31.35 per share in cash.

 Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), the leading mobile healthcare communications company, today announced that its industry leading communication platform, in use at over 1,000 healthcare facilities, has earned two new certifications for security and privacy.

Cooper University Health Care (Camden, New Jersey) selected eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, to provide intelligent health record aggregation and analytics to help deliver timely and clinically appropriate treatment to each referred patient.  

Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced that Pillsbury United Communities, Regions Hospital Foundation and the HealthFinders Collaborative have been selected by Medtronic Philanthropy to implement the HealthRise U.S. program in Minnesota.

Committed to reducing lung cancer morbidity around the world, Medtronic's (NYSE: MDT) Minimally Invasive Therapies Group recently launched a 2,500-patient, international study to assess real-world impact of its superDimension(TM) navigation system. 

AdvancedMD, the pioneer in cloud technology for physician practices, today announced that it began operations as a standalone company following the completion of its sale to Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over $3 billion of capital under management. 

Phynd Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Kearney, NE, with executive offices in Dallas, TX, announced recently the signing of six new health systems, representing 48 hospitals and 136,000 physicians.

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