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Onyx News: 98% of Hospitals Avoid Meaningful Use Payment Adjustments

As the Obama Administration continues to push for implementation of and better adherence to EHRs (electronic health records), exciting news has just been released from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: 98% have avoided meaningful use payment adjustments as a result of complying with federal regulations. The push...

Report: Major Health Data Breaches On the Rise in 2016

A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights’ on July 7th showed that the number of healthcare data breaches for 2016 has already surpassed 2015 numbers, making this year an unfortunate new record in terms of hackers and data breaches within the...

The Growing Crisis in VA Hospitals

When it comes to issues within the healthcare industry, much of media tends to focus on the growing demands placed on healthcare as a result of retiring Baby Boomers. However, not enough attention is provided to the latest crisis to hit the world of U.S. health – the growing...

How Onyx Healthcare is Innovating Product Design

By now, you probably already know that Onyx Healthcare is among the leaders in the medical device manufacturing industry. But did you know that Onyx Healthcare has also been celebrated for its innovative product design? Onyx Healthcare is building medical devices for the future – and that means accommodating...

Why Onyx Healthcare is Different

Think that Onyx Healthcare is similar to any other medical device manufacturer on the market today? Think again: Onyx Healthcare works directly with hospitals, medical clinics, and healthcare providers to develop the innovative technologies they need. That means every healthcare provider gets a perfectly tailored medical device solution, making...

Why Sanitary Medical Devices Matter

For many medical device companies, success is measured by their outputs, not their seamless integration into a medical environment. This means that their medical devices may meet industry standards, but they rarely hold up to real-world scenarios where germs, diseases, and communicable diseases can easily spread from patient to...

Why The Latin Healthcare Market is Growing

When it comes to the healthcare market, many experts tend to point to the burgeoning growth currently happening within the United States. As Baby Boomers retire, more healthcare professionals, hospitals, and technologies will be needed to support this aging population. However, perhaps the most exponential example of healthcare growth...

More Hospitals Are Going Paperless – Here’s Why

As technology grows and advances, more industries are taking advantage of all the benefits that come with going “paperless” – that is, cutting out the need for records, documents, and other paper trails. As a result, more industries are discovering the benefits that come with going paperless, including: Better...

How Long-Term Care Facilities Can Reduce Readmission Rates

  Readmission rates – the rate at which patients are readmitted to a hospital soon after a previous stay – is an important marker of the quality of care that a long-term care facility provides. When readmission rates are high, it suggests that the long-term care facility is unable...