HIMSS Corporate Member News
Iatric Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments, today announced the successful implementation of interoperability between Union Hospital’s ICU Medical infusion pumps and the hospital’s MEDITECH EHR. The integration is made possible via Iatric Systems Accelero Connect® integration solution and ICU Medical’s MedNetTM safety software. ICU Medical acquired the Hospira Infusion Systems business from Pfizer in February of this year.
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (TeleTracking), the leading provider of patient flow solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its team of patient flow experts―Neil Griffiths, Managing Director, UK and Bill Griffith, Vice President, Process Improvement.
Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine adoption. Designed from the ground up explicitly for telemedicine applications, Univago HE™ has patentpending technologies that ensure reliability and quality in every critical connection between patient and clinician, all with “touch-of-a-button” simplicity.
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today introduced the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™), a breakthrough engineering approach that combines the features of data warehousing, clinical data repositories, and health information exchanges in a single, common-sense technology platform.
Orion Health today announced the appointment of Terry Macaleer as president of Orion Health in the U.S. A health IT veteran, Macaleer helped build two successful health IT enterprise software companies from the ground up and achieved multimillion dollar sales. He was a co-founder of Eclipsys, a publicly traded electronic health records company that later merged with Allscripts. After retiring from Eclipsys Macaleer went on to found Carefx, a software company that streamlines and simplifies clinical and business workflow and connects care providers to the information they need. From 2008 to 2014, Macaleer had a stellar career at Allscripts where, as SVP of sales, he spearheaded a new strategic initiative to sell the Ambulatory EHR system to hospitals, generating over $35 million in sales. He then spearheaded a new effort to revitalize the Acute Care EHR business and generated over $70 million is sales in just 24 months. Seeking a new challenge, he left Allscripts to join Anthelio Healthcare Solutions. As SVP of client engagement and sales, he helped turn the organization around and positioned it for a successful acquisition.
Vocera partners with providers of sepsis and other clinical surveillance solutions to deliver accurate, reliable and actionable alerts. Deploying the right workflows and technology, driving care team engagement, and managing performance improvement against a defined set of goals are keys to a successful sepsis program. Do it right, and you can significantly improve patient outcomes.
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that Temple University Health System (TUHS) will install Sectra PACS throughout their multi-hospital system. The Sectra enterprise imaging solution will provide an integrated master patient index with linking capabilities. By joining an unlimited number of patient identifiers, all TUHS healthcare providers will have access to the complete patient record, regardless of its origin.
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Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Diagnostic Medical Group of Arcadia, California. Novarad will provide PACS and RIS software as part of an effort to upgrade the facility’s imaging capabilities.
Through its relationship with orthopedic HCIT solutions leader SRS Health, Universal Research Solutions, LLC (a.k.a. OBERD) has partnered with Chicago-based Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) to electronically collect patient reported outcomes data and report MIPS quality data to CMS. Through this partnership, IBJI will have access to OBERD’s nationwide data sets, the world’s largest orthopedic database, with the goal of supporting evidence-based care and improving patient health outcomes.
SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare Triple Aim solutions for providers and health plans, today announced that Jim McCormick has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to SPH CEO, Amy Amick, and based in the company’s headquarters in Alpharetta, GA, Jim will oversee the finance and accounting organization, as well as the legal and human resource departments. As an experienced financial executive in the IT and SaaS space, Jim brings a history of strategic and operational excellence to the SPH executive team during a significant growth period for the company.
Given the opportunity to improve capacity, accelerate performance, increase accessibility, and drive resiliency, Renown turned to Trace3, a NetApp Professional Services Certified Partner. By implementing a NetApp® Data Fabric solution that included workflow automation for Epic, All Flash FAS arrays, ONTAP®, and SnapMirror® replication technology, Renown quickly moved their data from a single onsite space-constrained location to two redundant off-site data centers.
Kno2™, the company that optimizes patient document exchange for everyone in healthcare, today announced that it is joining CommonWell Health Alliance® as a Contributor Member to help break down barriers to nationwide data exchange. CommonWell is a not-for-profit trade association made up of diverse health IT stakeholders dedicated to creating universal access to health data via a person-centered, nationwide network.
Before and during HIMSS2017, Vocera worked with HIMSS Analytics to survey 124 clinical and IT leaders at health systems, hospitals, and outpatient facilities. Vocera issued a report with research conducted by HIMSS Analytics, called "Research Findings: Strong Collaboration between Clinical and IT Leaders Supports Better Safety and Quality."
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that UC San Diego Health will install Sectra PACS for its breast imaging workflow. The Sectra solution will provide true, multi-modality display of all breast images, including digital breast tomosynthesis, with the end goal of improved cancer care.
Lightower Fiber Networks, the premier provider of all-fiber, high-performance networking solutions delivered over its own network, announced the availability of a newly constructed, all-fiber Potomac River crossing near Ashburn, VA. Wholly owned and operated by Lightower, the crossing serves as a strategic route that bypasses the greater Washington D.C. area, allowing for superior network connectivity to data centers, cloud providers, and other service locations in northern Virginia, including the Ashburn area.
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Smart Choice MRI of Mequon, Wisconsin to install its PACS software as an effort to improve the facility’s imaging capabilities.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, has collected and donated 5,308 personal care products to Operation Support our Troops – America, a quantity that more than tripled the firm’s original collection goal. Associates were encouraged to collect the toiletries as part of their inaugural IMPACT CARES month, an annual initiative encouraging staff to donate, serve and volunteer.
Orion Health, a leader in population health management, has extended its partnership with NextGate, a company with expertise in patient and organization identity management.