In the fifth annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, more than half of healthcare providers (64 percent) reported being “unprepared” or “very unprepared” for managing and executing Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) initiatives. The survey arises as the healthcare industry approaches the end of the first quarter in the first-ever MACRA reporting year.
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Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) has promoted Statton Summers to their newly created Sales Operations Coordinator position. In his new role, Statton will be a liaison between the sales and operations staff. He will provide support in all aspects of the company sales process internally and externally. Mr. Summers will be responsible for ensuring all vendor programs and policies are processed efficiently and in accordance within the defined vendor program parameters.
QuadraMed Patient Identity Solutions, a division of Harris Healthcare, today announced the company has received the top 2016 ranking for its QuadraMed Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) software and clean-up services by Black Book™ Research. This is the company’s second Black Book award for EMPI.
Unisys Corporation today launched Active Insights™ by Unisys, a comprehensive, integrated medical device management platform providing healthcare and life sciences companies with the ability to seamlessly monitor all of the medical devices within their organization.
HealthMyne Inc., an innovator in the emerging field of quantitative imaging decision support software, today announced it will host an ongoing webinar series to provide radiologists and oncologists continuing education and counsel addressing the inconsistencies in tumor assessments.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., will present the latest enhancements made to its electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA™, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting from March 15-17, in San Diego. Event attendees can demo the company’s pledge-backed Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting and advanced analytics tools, plus its suite of products and services including Practice Management and Revenue Cycle Management.
gMed, a Modernizing Medicine company and developer of the award-winning gGastro electronic health record (EHR) system and gInsights performance measurement platform, is proud to announce that Baptist Memorial Health Care has selected gGastro as its primary Procedure Report Writer for the hospital’s 47 endoscopy units. Part of a renowned network of hospitals, physician groups, medical centers and clinics across the mid-south, Baptist’s selection of gMed for centers across Tennessee and Northern Mississippi is based heavily on the solution’s intuitive user interface, ability to meet the organization’s clinical needs for GI and respiratory procedure imaging and documentation, complete recall capabilities and comprehensive analytics tool.
Dodge Communications, an integrated communications agency serving the healthcare, financial services and life sciences industries, today announced its recognition received by numerous industry awards, including the Bulldog Reporter Awards, the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Awards and the Summit Emerging Media Awards.
Carestream Health showed its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems at the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine convention being held March 25-29. Both premium systems are designed for general diagnostic imaging use in radiology.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced the completion of interfaces enabling secure data exchange between the company's IPC platform and VistA/CPRS, the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) electronic health record system. GetWellNetwork also integrates with other technology platforms used by the VHA, including Computrition for meal ordering and Vocera for integrated communications.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the leader in healthcare communications, today announced that representatives will share the latest enhancements to its suite of clinical communication solutions at the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) annual meeting in Baltimore, March 29–April 1. The Spok Care Connect® platform features solutions such as clinical alerting and secure text messaging that help nurses mitigate alarm fatigue, improve workflows for nurse calls and patient alarms, and help route and escalate messages based on staff schedule and device preferences.
MEDITECH Associate Vice President Cathy Turner, BSN, MBA, RN-BC, will speak at the annual meeting of the American Organization for Nurse Executives (AONE), on March 31 in Baltimore, MD.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that Children's Mercy Kansas City successfully completed phase one of IPC implementation at Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas in Overland Park, Kan. Designed to enhance the pediatric care experience for patients and families, the GetWellNetwork inpatient solution went live in December 2016 and will expand to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., in 2017.
CareCloud, the platform for high-performing medical groups, today announced that Greg Shorten, formerly with Allscripts and Validic, has been named chief revenue officer (CRO) to maximize new opportunities within a rapidly growing market for cloud-based health technology.
HealthMyne Inc., an innovator in the emerging field of quantitative imaging decision support software, today launched a new website and unveiled refreshed branding as an extension of the company’s strategic vision
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is featured in Aite Group’s “Health Insurer Fraud and Payment Integrity Solutions” Impact Report as a payment integrity and fraud analytics vendor whose solutions help health plans better understand their member risk and help uncover sophisticated fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) schemes.
Gunnison Valley Hospital, a top-rated critical access hospital in Gunnison, UT, and Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics, and outcomes improvement based in Salt Lake City, UT, are excited to announce their partnership to improve health outcomes for patients in the Sanpete Valley.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., will present the latest solutions in its award-winning electronic health record (EHR) system to address value-based care and improve physician efficiency at the Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers (ADAM) Annual Meeting and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting this week.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine, Inc. and global leader in skin health, Galderma Laboratories, L.P., today announced a collaboration to deliver new capabilities in support of improved patient experiences and outcomes through healthcare provider recommended over-the-counter (OTC) treatment regimens and patient education materials. The program, designed by Modernizing Medicine, will simplify the healthcare provider process of creating materials and educating patients about treatment regimens, which often incorporates a combination of prescriptions and OTC products and requires patients to follow very specific instructions. The enhancements will streamline the dissemination of educational materials and treatment plans, with a new feature that will enable patients to easily order physician-recommended OTC products online and have the products delivered directly to them.
For the second-consecutive year Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized Nordic on its annual list of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. The list recognizes organizations committed to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures, and offering competitive benefits to their employees.