Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that it has been ranked number four on Consulting Magazine’s Best Small Firms to Work For list. This is the eighth time Impact Advisors has been recognized on the list. The firm will be one of the 15 recipients honored at the inaugural Best Firms to Work For gala awards dinner at the University Club of Chicago on October 5.
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MEDHOST, Inc., a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions, announced today that Curae Health, Knoxville, Tennessee, has selected MEDHOST clinical and financial solutions, including MEDHOST Physician Experience and Perioperative Information Management System (PIMS), for two of its hospitals in Amory, Mississippi, and Batesville, Mississippi.
FormFast today announced it has launched FormFast Connect on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering healthcare organizations to engage with their customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways. Through FormFast Connect, Salesforce Health Cloud users can utilize industry-standard eForms capabilities to improve the way they interact with patients.
ScImage, Inc. and INVIA Imaging Solutions are pleased to announce their formation of a joint partnership at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology’s 22nd Annual Scientific Session. ScImage, an industry leader in scalable web-based image and information management systems, has teamed with INVIA, an industry leader in cardiology imaging software solutions, to enable users of their PICOM365 Enterprise PACS seamless access to 4DM. Users of PICOM365 will now have access to 4DM’s advanced quantification capabilities as part of their on-premises, Cloud, or hybrid enterprise solution
The billions in taxpayer dollars spent on electronic health records (EHRs) since 2009 have unfortunately generated a poor return for the nation’s healthcare system, according to a survey of more than 1,100 healthcare professionals attending the fourth annual Healthcare Analytics Summit™ (HAS 17), Sept. 12-14 in Salt Lake City.
A hospital's team of respiratory therapists had trouble keeping up with STAT orders. Sometimes the orders were buried within patient records in the EHR. Often the therapists couldn't access the EHR for hours while engaged with a patient or on a transport. Occasionally they missed orders altogether.
In response to the historic impact of Hurricane Irma on the United States, Surescripts and Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) are expanding the scope of the service available in the wake of Hurricane Harvey to provide free access to patient-specific medication history data for pharmacists in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina for a limited time. Pharmacists interested in utilizing the service should visit www.surescripts.com/irma to validate their eligibility and gain access to the Allscripts application. Once users have been authorized, they will need to obtain patient consent to see a 12-month view of a patient’s medication history. Prescribers who do not already utilize medication history data through their electronic health record (EHR) software can also download the free, cloud-based application to gain access.
Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, was selected by BestRx Pharmacy Software, a provider of elegant, easy-to-use pharmacy software solutions for independent pharmacies, to provide the Updox Pharmacy Connect solution to BestRx customers.Pharmacy Connect offers tools to engage patients, increase pharmacy revenue and securely connect with physicians and other members of the care team.
SAP SE and the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) are today announcing a co-innovation project to help clinical research in Singapore. The SAP Connected Health platform, the first of its kind in Singapore, is targeted to integrate both structured and unstructured data such as clinical and genomic data, into a comprehensive platform supported by best-in-class analysis algorithms and visualization tools. This is aimed at providing researchers and physicians/oncologists with real actionable insights that can advance the treatment and care for cancer patients.
HCS has seen tremendous growth in new client signings over the past several quarters, and has signed eight new healthcare clients, which represents 28 hospitals and 20+ additional care settings across ten states.
Supporting the conference's theme of "Changing the Digital Trajectory of Healthcare," keynote speakers will present healthcare and non-healthcare analytics case studies and will cover a diverse set of topics including leadership best practices.
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, a 20-year client of Harris Healthcare and nine-year client of Harris Healthcare’s Electronic Health Record (EHR), has elected to upgrade and expand its systems and services with Harris Healthcare.
Hurricane Irma is expected to cause catastrophic destruction across Puerto Rico, Florida, and possibly other states, even as the Gulf Coast is working to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Many healthcare facilities and pharmacies are already unavailable for extended periods, and others soon will be. As the waters subside, patients in affected areas may be displaced, many care locations will be temporarily closed, and prescribing patterns could be disrupted due to evacuations, power outages, and massive flooding across the region
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with the Center for American Indian Resources of Duluth, MN to provide their PACS Software.
Orion Health, a leader in population health management, has extended its partnership with NextGate, a company with expertise in patient and organization identity management.
The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In 2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions for care teams to text securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 120 clinical systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more. Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or information quickly.
PeraHealth announces that Yale New Haven Hospital’s recently published study in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing highlights the continued clinical value of the Rothman Index in palliative care.
Iatric Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments, today announced the successful implementation of interoperability between Union Hospital’s ICU Medical infusion pumps and the hospital’s MEDITECH EHR. The integration is made possible via Iatric Systems Accelero Connect® integration solution and ICU Medical’s MedNetTM safety software. ICU Medical acquired the Hospira Infusion Systems business from Pfizer in February of this year.
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (TeleTracking), the leading provider of patient flow solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its team of patient flow experts―Neil Griffiths, Managing Director, UK and Bill Griffith, Vice President, Process Improvement.
Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine adoption. Designed from the ground up explicitly for telemedicine applications, Univago HE™ has patentpending technologies that ensure reliability and quality in every critical connection between patient and clinician, all with “touch-of-a-button” simplicity.