The respected healthcare technology research firm KLAS has rated Health Catalyst the highest among early "preliminary data" population health companies profiled in its new report, "Population Health Management 2016: The Training Wheels Are Off," released Jan. 3.
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Medical Center Health System (MCHS) in Odessa, Texas has selected QuadraMed, a division of Harris Healthcare, to resolve all existing Patient Identity Integrity issues prior to going live with their new Cerner system in the spring of 2017. MCHS will use QuadraMed’s Professional MPI Clean-up Services to ensure accuracy and timeliness as patient information is transitioned between the systems.
Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading healthcare communications company, announced that it was awarded a $14 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and deployments will begin in January 2017 in U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) facilities around the world. This agreement with the DoD marks the largest contract in Vocera’s history. Under the terms of the contract, Vocera will equip care team members with its unique wireless, hands-free communication solution in 23 facilities across MEDCOM.
Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP, has been named Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). Prior to joining Vocera, Dr. Kanter worked as an industry consultant and thought leader with innovative healthcare IT companies, including Extension Healthcare, where he was the CMIO. In 2013, while the CMIO of Palomar Health in San Diego, Dr. Kanter worked with Extension Healthcare to create a reverse look-up smartphone app that allows physicians to search for patients and immediately identify and contact their assigned nurse.
Anderson Regional Medical Center (Meridian, MS) was one of several organizations to share their financial success story during MEDITECH’s recent Revenue Cycle Summit. The event highlighted strategies our customers can take to maintain profitability while navigating industry regulations and new reimbursement models.
Orion Health announced today that John Halamka, MD, MS, has joined the company as an independent director.
“We are thrilled to have someone of Dr. Halamka’s caliber join the Orion Health Board of Directors (BOD). He is one of the pre-eminent thinkers in healthcare information technology, having been a key advisor for 10 years to two U.S. presidents, in addition to advising China, Japan, Canada, England and Sweden,” said Andrew Ferrier, Chair, Orion Health. “Dr. Halamka is uniquely positioned to provide insights to Orion Health both from our largest market as well as other current and potential markets.”
STANLEY Healthcare, a market leading provider of visibility solutions and analytics for the healthcare industry, today announced four new groundbreaking services to assist customers with managing its solutions to increase efficiency and improve patient safety.
NextGate, the leading healthcare technology company for patient and provider identity management, announced the release of Version 9.2 of its Intelligent Data Aggregation Server (iDAS), a multi-registry product suite that matches, aggregates, and links enterprise data to support insightful and truly panoramic views of patient centered care. iDAS masters and correlates enterprise data – external to data silos and EHRs – by building centralized source of truth registries of patients, providers, clinical documents, and events, and then defines their relation to one another. The version update includes enhancements to usability, system monitoring, integration, 3rd party software support, and most notably, an enriched Event and Relation Registry to manage the relationships across all data.
Cybernet Manufacturing, a market leader in high-performance, all-in-one medical grade PC technology, is proud to announce a distribution agreement with Ci Distribution, one of the largest and most acknowledged UK distributers. Cybernet has extensive experience in designing, manufacturing and marketing ergonomic All-in-One medical PCs and tablets for the healthcare organizations and long-term care facilities. Ci Distribution has a uniquely profound market reach in the UK and worldwide.
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced it has been named the leading vendor in two recent surveys conducted by the independent market research and opinion research company, Black Book™ Research. Nuance ranked #1 for Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) for the third consecutive year, and ranked #1 for End-to-End Healthcare Coding, CDI, Transcription and Speech Recognition Technology for the second consecutive year. Black Book interviews healthcare executives about their current technology and services partners and awards top-performing vendors based on indicators of client experience and customer satisfaction.
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that it has enhanced its PowerShare Network capabilities in collaboration with Coordinated Care of Oklahoma (CCO) to make image awareness in Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) now a reality. CCO is the leading health information network of hospitals, health systems and physicians in Oklahoma.
"We have been developing this one-of-a-kind platform for the last 18 months. Security is built into the DNA of all of our cloud offerings. We are proud to be able to include this value added feature to all of our business customers," said Mark Amarant, CEO and founder of WHOA.com. This new patent pending proprietary technology allows customers using the WHOA.com cloud to view external threats in real time.
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced two important commitments to helping wishes come true for pediatric patients who will have a wish granted by Make-A-Wish®. On a national scale, Nuance will connect Make-A-Wish kids to the largest pediatric image sharing network in the U.S., Nuance PowerShare, to help them get the best care possible when traveling on wish experiences. Additionally, Nuance is donating $15,000 to Make-A-Wish Illinois to support children like Shane, an 11-year-old, who has wished to go to San Diego and take in all the local attractions this summer.
8K Miles Software Services, Ltd. (“8K Miles”, “Company”), the leading provider of Secure Cloud Managed Services for highly regulated industries and Enterprise IT Business Transformation solutions — announced today that the Company’s US-subsidiary 8K Miles Software Services, Inc. has entered into a definitive Agreement (“Agreement”) to acquire Cornerstone Advisors Group, LLC. (“Cornerstone”), a leading US Healthcare Information Technology company. This acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in quarter ending March 31,2017.
Iatric Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments, and Hospira, a Pfizer Company and leading provider of infusion technologies, today announced a formal partnership to develop interoperability between Hospira’s smart infusion devices and Iatric Systems Accelero Connect® integration software solution. Hospira and Iatric Systems have signed a development agreement and are currently piloting smart pump-EMR interoperability (a/k/a IV-EMR interoperability) at an undisclosed U.S. hospital.
TelmedIQ, a leader in healthcare communication solutions, is proud to be featured as a platform vendor by KLAS Research. TelmedIQ achieved an overall performance score of 91.4* out of 100 in the recent Secure Communication 2016 report from KLAS. KLAS identified more than 120 vendors and reviewed over 15 for their Secure Communication 2016 report and rated TelmedIQ for having one of the strongest platform options for improved care team communication based on objective scoring and interviews with existing customers.
As part of its commitment to social responsibility, HealthMyne pledged to make a $25 donation to Gilda’s Club of Madison, Wisconsin, for each demo given of the Quantitative Imaging Decision Support (QIDS)™ software platform at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Ill.. Named for original “Saturday Night Live” cast member Gilda Radner, Gilda’s Club provides emotional support, education and hope for children and adults affected by cancer.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced today that the company will be participating in the 2017 Telehealth Education Delivered (TED) Program. TED is a mobile demonstration vehicle created by Iron Bow Technologies to increase the use of telehealth within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by raising awareness of how these technologies can improve overall efficiency while enhancing patient access, outcomes and experiences.
Orion Health announced today that it has signed a new expanded agreement with Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE) in Pennsylvania. KeyHIE is an existing customer that currently uses Orion Health's platform to enable information to be shared between healthcare providers.
Medicomp Systems (Medicomp) announced today that Marathon Health has selected the company's Quippe to optimize its electronic medical record (EMR) and provide better information for clinicians at the point-of-care. Quippe will allow Marathon Health to continue to deliver the highest quality patient care, while also improving clinical documentation and increasing clinician productivity.