Innovative Consulting Group (ICG) founder, Wayne Kinney, today named Jeff Taylor CEO. Mr. Kinney, the previous CEO and Founder of ICG will be the Chairman of the Board for ICG and stay significantly involved with ICG strategy and client consulting. Mr. Taylor has been with ICG for more than three years as the Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.
HIMSS Corporate Member News
Clinical NLP provider Linguamatics, and Varian Medical Systems, today announced that Varian will utilize Linguamatics’ natural language processing (NLP) technology as part of the data analytics within Varian’s 360 Oncology™ care management platform.
QliqSOFT, Inc., a leading provider of clinical communications solutions today announces it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Vizient, Inc. to offer Qliq, the company’s HIPAA-compliant secure texting service for healthcare, as well as OnCall Scheduling, and the CareChannels clinical collaboration solution. The agreement provides enhanced savings to Vizient’s diverse membership and customer base, which includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.
Transcend Insights®, a health care technology company offering population health management solutions via its HealthLogix® platform, today announced the launch of its next-generation enterprise Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) offering. This service is powered by the proven Anvita Engine™, which is optimized for the cloud and available to clients through a flexible, AaaS model. The AaaS offering provides health system executives and care teams a more flexible and cost-efficient way to deploy advanced analytics tools for managing risk and quality performance as part of a population health strategy.
Transcend Insights®, a population health management company and athenahealth Inc. , a leading provider of network-enabled services and point-of-care mobile applications for hospitals and ambulatory clients nationwide, today announced a partnership to establish electronic data exchange between approximately 30,000 health care providers on the athenahealth network who provide care to Humana members.
SPH Analytics today announced that it has appointed Amy Amick as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 20. Amick will be attending the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition taking place February 19-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and will be meeting with clients and partners in SPH Analytics booth #4587. JT Treadwell, current CEO and Board Chairman, will continue to serve as chairman of SPH Analytics’ board of directors.
eVideon has integrated with the Versus RTLS to “greet” patients as part of self-rooming workflows. With self-rooming, patients receive a Versus badge when first arriving at the outpatient facility. Using real-time room status information displayed in the Versus Advantages™ Clinic software, staff immediately direct the patient to an available exam room. When the room is reserved for the patient, Versus sends that data to eVideon, which allows the patient to be greeted by name on an interactive display in the appropriate room. Patients are also welcomed with relaxation videos featuring soothing music and calming nature scenes as well as educational videos based on their condition.
CoverMyMeds, a leading electronic prior authorization (ePA) platform, today announced increased support for all RxChangeRequest transactions between pharmacies and providers.
SPH Analytics will introduce its new MIPS Max solution at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition taking place February 19-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The action analytics leader will also display its population health, predictive analytics, and patient experience solutions at booth 4587.
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technology company, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., is pleased to announce that four members of the company’s product management team have been invited to join the TECHQuality Mentorship Program by Health 2.0. Due to their proven commitment to support women in technology, encourage innovation and facilitate growth in health technology, Mandy Long, vice president of product management, Danielle MacLean, director of product management, Ida Mantashi, senior product manager and Alice Rose, product manager, have been selected as program mentors.
PerfectServe Offers Educational Webinars on MACRA and Mobile Device Optimization.
PerfectServe® is listed as a representative vendor in Gartner’s Market Guide for Clinical Communication and Collaboration. PerfectServe’s flagship solution, PerfectServe Synchrony™, is healthcare’s most comprehensive integrated system of secure, patient-centric communication services, featuring Dynamic Intelligent Routing™, which automatically identifies and provides immediate connection to the right care team member for any given clinical situation at every moment in time.
PerfectServe™ announced today its newest client is Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS has been top-ranked for both orthopedics and rheumatology in the U.S. for 25 consecutive years.
Zynx Health™, a market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, today announced an expanded relationship with Cerner to help clients optimize order sets with the latest medical research and clinical standards. Under the agreement, Cerner will have the ability to offer Knowledge Analyzer™ as part of its suite of solutions.
HealthInfoNet (HIN), Maine's Health Information Exchange (HIE), announced today it is partnering with Orion Health on the implementation of a precision medicine platform. HealthInfoNet's HIE contains 98% of all Maine residents' clinical information and is connected to all Maine hospitals and over 500 ambulatory care sites.
Lovelace Medical Center (Albuquerque, N.M.) purchased and installed a new CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Plus (video) in its radiology department to deliver rapid image access and enhanced image quality. A DRX Plus 3543 Detector is used in the wall stand, the table and for tabletop exams
Attending HIMSS17? Visit MEDITECH at booth #3279 or schedule a demo and see first-hand why there is so much buzz surrounding MEDITECH's innovative, physician-designed Web Electronic Health Record (EHR). Hear why this contemporary, mobile, and transformational EHR is driving the new generation of EHR leaders in the market to move forward with MEDITECH's latest release.
Physicians have long complained about the growing burden of government regulation, especially its effect of reducing time spent with patients. A 2016 study by Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Medical Group Management Association found that physicians and their staff spend between 6 and 12 hours per week processing and reporting quality metrics to the government – at a cost of $15.4 billion a year.
Connexall has released a new interface to Rauland’s latest solution: All Touch®. Information on workflow events and room status can now be shared across hospital systems using this new integration of Rauland Responder All Touch® with Connexall’s clinical communication software platform.
Paragon Development Systems (PDS), a leader in information technology solutions & services announced today that Greg Werchowski has been appointed head of the organization’s health care practice.