Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced today that U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) is expanding Vocera technology at three military facilities. This $2.8 million contract completes a record year of federal bookings across the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Veteran Health Administration (VA). This agreement with RHC-P, a U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) region, includes a new deployment of Vocera solutions at Brian Allgood Army Hospital in Korea and a large expansion at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic in Honolulu.
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HMS, a leading provider of cost containment and health management solutions to the U.S. healthcare market, today announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Halfpenny Technologies, a leader in clinical data exchange and business intelligence solutions, to strengthen payer-provider coordination and promote seamless care management.
Health Catalyst, a technology leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Hospital Sisters Health System to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™).
The new solution will enable staff to quickly and conveniently capture secure electronic patient signatures on registration packet documentation, consents and other eForms. These will then be sent directly into the correct patient’s record via integration with MEDITECH’s Web EHR. Introducing electronic forms and signatures will speed up the registration process, eliminate paper, cut costs, provide a great first impression for the patient, and empower team members to focus on patients instead of paperwork.
SPH Analytics announced today the release of a new Population Care™ case study that documents the success of their quality measure solution for managing commercial risk agreements. DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization (DPHO), a major metro-Atlanta physician hospital organization with more than 500 employed and independent physicians, partnered with SPH Analytics to develop an expansion to SPH’s suite of population health and MIPS applications to resolve burdensome quality measure tracking for commercial value-based contracts.
StratiFi Health, a physician services and population health organization, is further advancing their population health management initiatives in partnership with Innovaccer, a leading San Francisco-based healthcare platform company. StratiFi Health's Population Health division now leverages Innovaccer's Care Intelligence System™, Datashop, to enhance care outcomes through accurate identification of at-risk populations and streamlined care coordination.
To help organizations protect themselves, SecurityMetrics has released the 2018 Guide to HIPAA Compliance. With new survey data from over 300 healthcare professionals, insights and tips from HIPAA security analysts, recent case studies, and recommended best practices, this 135-page guide will serve as a comprehensive reference to help practice managers, IT teams, doctors, CEOs, and others understand HIPAA compliance, become compliant with applicable HIPAA requirements, and protect patient data and privacy.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that KLAS Research featured the company in its latest report, “Secure Communication 2017: The Realities of Secure Communication Platform Adoption.” The annual report examines the performance and adoption of secure communication platforms based on technology user interviews. Among the fully rated vendors in the report, Vocera rates highest for enabling effective care team communication.
The focus for healthcare in 2018 will be on fulfilling the promise of current technology advancements rather than breaking new ground, according to experts at SCIO Health Analytics in predictions released today. The company, which offers next-generation analytics that help healthcare payers, providers, and life sciences organizations improve outcomes, lower costs, and drive value, expects that organizations in these markets will look to reap strong returns on technology investments they have already made rather than breaking new ground in 2018.
enSilo, the company that protects endpoints pre- and post-infection and stops data breaches in real time, today released high-profile cybersecurity research at Black Hat Europe revealing how cybercriminals can take advantage of Microsoft Windows features to slip malicious ransomware and other threats past most updated, market-leading AV and NGAV security products protecting corporate laptops, servers and other sensitive devices.
enSilo, the company that provides unified endpoint security with NGAV and automated EDR for real-time pre- and post-infection protection, today announced a free audit that will help enterprises determine whether their deployed security products can defeat “Process Doppelgänging” evasions taking advantage of Microsoft Windows features to slip malicious ransomware and other threats past updated, market-leading AV and NGAV security products
Telmediq healthcare communication platform rated highest with an overall score of 93.3
Harris Healthcare’s newest release of Novus Meds revolutionizes the way physicians reconcile medications. Physicians can now rapidly and safely reconcile even the most complex patient medications in the palm of their hand. The mobility feature is unique in the industry and designed for physicians on the go.
Practice Fusion, the leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, announced today that the Practice Fusion EHR (Version 3.7) has achieved Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Prevalidation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for NCQA’s PCMH 2017 Program
CynergisTek, Inc., a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced that several new and existing healthcare clients have contracted with the Company for its new Professional Services offering. A few of the existing customers include The Metro Health, Hill Physicians Medical Group, Citrus Valley Health Partners and Methodist Hospital of Southern California. CynergisTek’s Professional Services offering places security and privacy resources in healthcare organizations for short and long-term remediation, program development and technology implementation projects, as well as includes the company’s Virtual CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) and Virtual Privacy Officer programs. CynergisTek expects to see continued demand for professional services as cybersecurity resources continue to be difficult for healthcare to recruit.
In an effort to further enhance quality and lower the cost of health care, Health Share of Oregon and Health Catalyst have expanded their partnership through the implementation of a data-first application platform and associated tools
In a move that signals the company's focus on building an aggressive financial apparatus in 2018, Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, has brought in Craig Niemiec as the company's new chief financial officer. Niemiec brings decades of accomplishments acquired from financial leadership positions at companies like McKesson Technology, ALLTEL, and Electronic Data Services, and specializes in building teams that relentlessly drive topline growth and cost reductions.
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with the Altus Branch of Servant Medical Imaging of Altus, Oklahoma to install its PACS.
MEDHOST®, a provider of innovative healthcare solutions is pleased to announce that Mt. San Rafael, a critical access rural hospital in Trinidad, Colorado has met the requirements to successfully attest for Meaningful Use Stage 3 objectives in 2017. The facility is expected to be one of the first in the country to attest for Stage 3 when The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) starts accepting attestations in January 2018
The Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN) announced it has signed a Software as a Service agreement with the Koble Group, a Minnesota state-certified Health Information Organization (HIO) operating on a robust platform for sharing data, powered by Orion Health. The addition of IHIN to the Koble Group Amadeus platform is a significant step forward in Koble Group's efforts to create a multi-state HIE that works to cost-effectively share resources and exchange crucial health information across borders, providing providers with access to more complete patient information. By utilizing shared core services and technology, collaboration among participating states and HIE organizations is greatly improved.