Tag Archives: Services

Tenet Healthcare expands pact with NTT DATA Services for new projects

Tenet Healthcare has worked with NTT Data Services on healthcare information technology projects for 20 years, and the organizations now are entering a new multi-year agreement. This time around, the partners are focusing on creating more efficient technology infrastructures and application systems for Tenet hospitals, physician practices and affiliated outpatient centers. Tenet will be working… Read More »

After California surprise billing law, fewer specialty services were out-of-network

Dive Brief: After a surprise billing ban went into effect in California, the share of services delivered out-of-network by affected specialties declined by 17%, according to a new analysis by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. The drop was primarily focused in the third quarter of 2017, immediately after the law was implemented. The… Read More »

The Eastern Pathology Alliance to offer Hepatitis C testing services to the wider NHS capitalising on next generation sequencing technology

First and only laboratory in the UK to use equipment from Vela Diagnostics New testing process delivers huge patient benefits in terms of speed, accuracy and reliability yet with costs significantly reduced August 12, 2019 – The Eastern Pathology Alliance (EPA) announces today that it is to offer Hepatitis C genotyping testing to the wider… Read More »

The Sad State of Indian Health Services

We usually do not report on political issues, but this problem is so important that it must be brought to your attention. Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota introduced  legislation calling for a broad investigation of the U.S. Indian Health Service. He is calling for a broad evaluation of the agency’s performance including how it… Read More »

Six innovative models for PrEP services

Zablotska IB et al. Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to the people: opportunities, challenges and examples of successful health service models of PrEP implementation. Sexual Health 15: 481-484, 2018. (Abstract.) Sullivan PS & Siegler AJ. Getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to the people: opportunities, challenges and emerging models of PrEP implementation. Sexual Health 15: 522-527, 2018. (Abstract.)… Read More »