National Transition of Care Coalition Continues to Build Support

The National Transition of Care Coalition (NTOCC), founded just six months ago to solve transitional care issues, continues to build support within the health care industry and continues to draw great interest from consumer groups. Originally started by 13 national leading health care industry organizations, NTOCC has expanded to include 23 groups representing participants from […]

Executive Change: Emdeon Business Services Names George Lazenby CEO

Emdeon Business Services announced that George Lazenby, 37, has been named its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lazenby has been a key member of the Emdeon Business Services management team and predecessor companies since 1996. Most recently, as Executive Vice President of Provider Services, Mr. Lazenby led Emdeon Business Services’ provider-facing businesses, which represent […]

Economists Start Muttering the S-Word

Since consumer spending eased up a bit in February (and January, for that matter) and the Commerce Department released data Friday showing inflation is advancing, some economists have broken out the MacroEcon 101 textbook and trotted out a word used only when Jimmy Carter is in the White House: stagflation. Stagflation, that ugly economic combination […]

Acxiom Acquires Harbinger Technologies Group

Little Rock-based Acxiom® Corporation announced it has acquired Harbinger Technologies Group, an ICx Technologies Company based in McLean, Va., with an office in Starkville, Miss. Financial terms were not disclosed. Harbinger Technologies is an international consulting and technology firm that develops software tools and training programs for personnel involved in homeland defense, national security and […]