Zynx Health™, a market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, congratulates customer North York General Hospital (NYGH) for being named a 2016 HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence winner for its eCare initiative. The prestigious award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of organizations that have used health information technology (HIT) to substantially improve patient outcomes, was presented at an evening banquet during the recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Orlando.
HIMSS Corporate Member News
Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures
Doc Halo has $11 million in Series A funding Bain Capital Ventures with additional investment from Refinery Ventures. This marks the first time Doc Halo has partnered with outside investors in its seven-year history. The funds will allow the company to accelerate growth and expand functionality of its award-winning healthcare communication technology.
Halfpenny Technologies has been cited as an emerging company in the healthcare data integration space in a Gartner report entitled “Healthcare Provider CIOs need to stay on course and procure a Population Health Solution, ” February 2017, by Laura Craft.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, conducted research with HIMSS Analytics during the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, exploring how clinical and IT leaders collaborate to identify and deploy future healthcare technologies. Vocera worked closely with HIMSS Analytics to design and conduct the survey. Approximately 125 clinical and IT leaders from U.S. health systems, hospitals and outpatient facilities participated. Findings from the research will be released during a free virtual briefing on Tuesday, April 25, at 12 p.m. ET.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, successfully completed IPC implementation at its new King Abdullah Centre for Oncology & Liver Diseases – a 300-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital designed to care for patients with complex cancer and liver disease from all over the world.
SCIO Health Analytics today announced that the second chapter of its eBook on behavioral analytics, "Personas: Understanding the Human Drivers that Influence Health Outcomes," is now available for download.
For the second year in a row, Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, has donated over $10,500 to the March of Dimes “March for Babies” annual fundraising walk. The contribution will help support lifesaving research and programs that work to end premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality
Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, announced the launch of its automated prior authorization platform, which eliminates the cost, time, and administrative burdens associated with manual authorization processes.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Lancashire, UK) expanded implementation of Harris Healthcare’s QCPR clinical health documentation solution to include QCPR’s Integrated Medication Management (known as EPMA, Electronic Prescribing Medication Administration in the U.K.). Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH) is now fully relying on the Harris Healthcare Electronic Health Record (EHR) QCPR as their enterprise-wide system of record. In addition, patient monitoring data from vital signs monitors is now automatically transferred to the EHR including the calculation and tracking of the National Early Warning Score.
Pursuit Healthcare Advisors, LLC (Pursuit) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Polaris Strategic Solutions, Inc. (Polaris) whose services and toolkit will complement Pursuit’s own solutions.
ClearDATA announced today that it raised $12 million to support its continued high growth. The proceeds will be used primarily to expand the company's presence in the marketplace and for continued product innovation. The financing will support a significant expansion of ClearDATA's healthcare-exclusive, HIPAA-compliant cloud.
Dodge Communications, an integrated communications agency serving the healthcare, financial services and life sciences industries, today announced the promotion of Chowning Johnson to executive vice president overseeing the company’s client relationships and account management department.
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Chief Medical Informatics Officer Carolyn Wong Simpkins MD, PhD, and Vice President of Patient Safety Products Stanley Pestotnik MS, RPh.
Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, is excited to announce an expansion of its senior leadership team with the additions of a new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Channel Sales.Experienced finance and operations executive Dan Grote has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer, while seasoned industry veteran Tom Cooke will lead the company's indirect sales expansion. Both executives will play vital roles in driving Recondo's 2017 growth and operational initiatives.
Paragon Development Systems announced today the extension and enhancement of its contract with MSS (Mid-America Service Solutions LLC) a Midwest based Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), to provide best in class equipment pricing and service consolidation to the 180-plus-members.
Carestream Health will demonstrate the potential for gains in both productivity and profitability offered by its CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Executives annual meeting being held April 22-25.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that it has added two new Vice Presidents to its leadership team, Rob Faix and Mike Garzone. In the Vice President role, both Faix and Garzone will be responsible for multiple client relationships and the quality of results at those organizations.
eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, has been named a 2017 Top Workplaces by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The company was also the recipient of the “Clued-In Senior Management” award based on employee’s reviews. The Top Workplaces awards are based solely on the results of an employee survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC.
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, is proud to announce the following team members have successfully completed a field service manager certification training course offered by Service Strategies, Inc.: Jake Chacko (CA), Philip Strang (WI), and Chris Zoellner (IL).
ZirMed Inc., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced the launch of its next generation Coverage Detection solution which includes significant enhancements that improve the overall solution and user experience, expand the healthcare provider markets it serves, and drive even more return on investment for ZirMed clients.