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Zelis Healthcare Announces New Addition to Executive Team
October 28, 2016 12:07 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By ADVANCE Perspectives Bedminster, NJ and Atlanta, GA — Zelis Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce that John Camperlengo, Esq., is the new general counsel and chief compliance officer of Zelis Read More...
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Verisma Launches First Online Request App Tailored to Patients and Requestors
September 16, 2016 11:43 AM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By ADVANCE Perspectives Verisma , a provider of release of information (ROI) automation systems, announced this week the launch of an industry first: the Verisma Request App (VRA). This self-service online request solution is targeted to the specific Read More...
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Zelis Healthcare Adds Steven Wolinsky, MD, to Executive Team
September 2, 2016 8:36 AM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras Zelis Healthcare , a leader in health information technology, has announced that Steven Wolinsky, MD, is joining the company’s executive team as its new chief medical officer. Wolinsky’s knowledge, experience and longstanding relationships Read More...
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Surescripts Passes Amazon & Uber
August 18, 2016 9:03 AM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By ADVANCE Perspectives Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, processed 9.7 billion secure health data transactions in 2015 — a 48% increase over 2014 — according to data in the company’s 2015 National Progress Report. With an Read More...
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Population Health Management Primed for a Boom
June 20, 2016 1:30 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras According to a new report from Frost & Sullivan, population health management (PHM) — a bundle of solutions supporting value-based care delivery — may represent “ … the biggest opportunity in health information technology (IT) in Read More...
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Clarifying the Telemedicine Connection
March 18, 2016 10:45 AM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras In ADVANCE for Speech & Hearing ’s January/February 2016 Digital Edition cover story, we examined the role telemedicine and teleintervention were playing in early intervention for speech-language pathologists and other behavioral Read More...
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Unity Ticket
March 10, 2016 1:59 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras Unity is an elusive concept and a curious term in how it’s interpreted. While it is rarely substituted for genuine friendship, the context in which it is used definitely matters. A united movement of activists, for instance, is probably Read More...
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Interoperability & Learned Skepticism
March 3, 2016 12:56 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras The term “peer pressure” probably first emerges as a buzzword in early adolescence. Around that time, at perhaps age 11, you’ll recall the barrage of advice from parents, relatives, teachers and the police officers in your D.A.R.E. program Read More...
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Putting the ‘Web’ in WebMD
February 25, 2016 2:13 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras Speaking from my own perspective, it’s incredibly hard to remember what life was like before the internet touched virtually every part of mine. I don’t remember looking at paper maps for directions — or being particularly adroit when Read More...
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Big Data, Pregnancies & the Inconceivable
February 18, 2016 11:23 AM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras Have you ever wondered if the term “conspiracy theorist” perhaps gets a bad rap? That may sound strange at first, but consider all of the science fiction and futuristic films you’ve watched or books you’ve read. More often than not, they’re Read More...
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Fit for Duty
January 28, 2016 2:21 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras There’s something tragically ironic about decrying government surveillance programs like the NSA or defending encryption in 2016. In a day and age where our personal information — name, address, email, phone number, geographic location Read More...
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Politics, Privacy and Pulling the Trigger
January 8, 2016 12:01 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras On Monday, January 4, 2016, President Obama spoke to the nation, as expected, and issued an executive order regarding gun safety and measures he feels will help to curb what he called the “epidemic of gun violence.” His address was heartfelt, Read More...
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Steal Signs
November 18, 2015 3:18 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras It feels a bit like beating a dead horse, but the vulnerability of health information is a staple of the news cycle these days. Hacking happens and it’s unclear as to whether or not the wide-scale repercussions of so much data being stolen Read More...
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Senate Scores with CISA
October 28, 2015 4:44 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Tamer Abouras If you happen to be on the cybersecurity beat — health information or otherwise — you know that there’s been no shortage of timely news, almost daily, about hacking and data vulnerabilities for some time now. The numbers being what they Read More...
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Taking Action to Reduce Improper Payments
September 28, 2015 3:19 PM by ADVANCE Perspectives
By Monique Pierce, Solutions Product Development at SCIO Health Analytics Healthcare Payers are under more pressure than ever before. Industry studies have estimated that payers could be losing in excess of $100B annually, due to fraud, waste and abuse Read More...
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