DrFirst, a pioneer in electronic prescribing, integrated medication management and secure communication for healthcare, announced today the acquisition of VisibilityRx, a leading provider of clinical trial recruitment services to life sciences, clinical research organizations and pharmacies. This acquisition provides DrFirst’s 60,000 physician clients the ability to easily identify and refer their patients to the latest clinical trials. Additionally, by offering this service directly to physicians, it expands VisibilityRx’s capacity for connecting patients to clinical trial recruitment beyond its traditional pharmacy-centric approach. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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CTG, an information technology (IT) solutions and services company, announced today that it has been named “2017 Best in KLAS” in the Partial IT Outsourcing category. KLAS Enterprises, LLC (KLAS), a global research and insights firm, unveiled its “2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report today, which recognized CTG as a 2017 award winner. The annual Best in KLAS rankings recognize vendor solutions that received the highest provider scores for software and professional services.
Dodge Communications, an integrated communications agency serving the healthcare industry, today announced its partnership with five leading companies. Dodge’s level of expertise and knowledge of the industry helps clients develop and execute strategic, integrated communications plans that are tied to their key business objectives. The additions to its growing client roster include AccessOne, Gateway Foundation, Lucro, Omnicell and ReedGroup.
Wellsoft Corporation has been recognized once again as the #1 Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) software vendor, with a score of 90.6, in the recently released report: 2017 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services.
CenTrak®, healthcare's leading provider of Enterprise Location Services™, announced today the launch of Edge™ – a program that empowers healthcare providers to maximize the financial and clinical benefits of CenTrak's Real-Time Location System (RTLS). Through its extensive partner ecosystem, Edge emphasizes the importance of an open location platform enabling the integration of existing legacy applications and new RTLS focused solutions.
The key achievements during year 2016 is iPatientCare being honored by IHE and HIMSS as one of the Health IT Industry Leader at IHE NA Connectathon Leadership Conference on January 27, 2016 at Cleveland, Ohio. HIMSS and IHE understands the challenges faced by the health care providers in connectivity among disparate EHR Systems and Health Information exchanges (HIEs) and hence decides the interoperability thresholds that are higher than those defined by Meaningful certification. iPatientCare, after its rigorous testing to technical specifications, was named with such an award.
iPatientCare, cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Revenue Cycle Management services, announced today its plans to demonstrate and exhibit the Interoperability capabilities of its product suite which includes Peer to Peer Portal, Provider Portal and Patient Portal at HIMSS17.
In a move to adopt a single vendor information and image-sharing platform for its system-wide collaborative needs, South Carolina’s Greenville Health System (GHS) recently signed an agreement with Agfa HealthCare for its Enterprise Imaging platform. The suite of solutions will allow it to seamlessly connect its facilities with patient imaging and textual data across the Upstate of South Carolina. Agfa HealthCare’s North American headquarters is located right in GHS’ backyard, in downtown Greenville.
While the expectations of healthcare providers from their vendor neutral archive* (VNA) and universal viewer vendors have risen in the past year, says a new report by KLAS, Agfa HealthCare customers are increasingly satisfied with the company’s Enterprise Imaging solution. These were amongst the findings of the “Enterprise Imaging 2016: Early Leaders in a Growing Market” report. The report speaks to Enterprise Imaging having “the potential to revolutionize patient care across the continuum by consolidating critical patient images and integrating them into the clinician workflow”.
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has earned Frost & Sullivan's 2016 Healthcare Identity Management Technology Innovation Award. The award identifies a leading vendor of identity and risk management products and services as part of Frost & Sullivan's research into the market for information technology solutions for healthcare organizations.
Carestream Health will demonstrate a zero-footprint enterprise imaging platform that can easily enable new use cases and modules at the upcoming HIMSS conference (Booth #661). Leveraging the latest interoperability standards such as FHIR, IHE-IOCM and IHE-XDS, the CARESTREAM Clinical Collaboration Platform \ is future-proof by consolidating legacy proprietary systems as well as forming the foundation for advanced imaging analytics services. The company’s powerful enterprise image data management solution makes patients’ clinical data and images available to physicians and other stakeholders.
Modernizing Medicine, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Nadeem Dhanani, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Urology, as the newest member of the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) Executive Committee, and Ida Mantashi, PMP, LSSGB, Senior Product Manager, as the Chair of the EHRA’s Quality Measurement Workgroup.
Next Wave Health Advisors, LLC (NWHA), a Huntzinger Management Group company, announced today that Greg Walton has joined the firm as its newest advisor.
Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced that it has acquired Veris Group, a highly-regarded provider of cyber risk advisory, compliance assessment, technical testing, and engineering services since its inception in 2005. The acquisition further strengthens Coalfire’s leading position in the cyber security market and enhances Coalfire’s breadth and depth of services and industry knowledge in commercial markets and the public sector.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced today that it has achieved silver-level Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) certification for their product, the GetWellNetwork All-In-One PatientLife Console (PLC).
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, has been named one of the 30 Best Workplaces in Technology by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work®. Health Catalyst ranked No. 9 on the annual list among companies with fewer than 1,000 employees, and is the only healthcare technology company to make the 2017 list.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the leader in healthcare communications and collaboration, today announced the company's expansion of its Minneapolis/St. Paul presence by approximately 45 percent, with the addition of more than 60 employees over the next two years, the majority of which will be added in 2017. As part of Spok's ongoing capital allocation strategy, which includes making key strategic investments in its product solutions and infrastructure, the company is increasing its world-class team to enhance Spok Care Connect®, a unique healthcare communications platform that is transforming how hospitals coordinate care.
OnRamp Access, LLC, a leading high security and compliant hosting provider, announced today the completion of a SOC 3 audit confirming that OnRamp’s solutions fulfill the necessary controls to protect sensitive data and ensure the privacy of that information in accordance with the standards set by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that John Muir Health has purchased an archive to store radiology and cardiology studies in the cloud. All images in the enterprise will be archived in three geographically separate areas with fail-over capabilities. Integration with the Epic EMR will allow physicians to access comprehensive patient records through the Sectra Universal Viewer.
From the floor of HFMA’s Western Region Symposium, Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, announced today the launch of its new automated solution, AuthInitiate, which eliminates the need for providers to employ large teams to obtain prior authorizations from insurers.