Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that it has been named a recipient of Consulting Magazine’s Excellence in Social & Community Investment Award. The firm is being recognized for its employee-motivated volunteer project work with the Florida Hospital for Children.
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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Modernizing Medicine plans to expand operations in the historic Boca Raton Innovation Center (BRIC) in Palm Beach County and will add a total of 838 jobs by 2022. Modernizing Medicine is a Florida based company that specializes in healthcare information technology. In addition to the more than 800 new jobs being created, Modernizing Medicine anticipates making a capital investment of more than $15 million in the Boca Raton community.
The Center for Biomarker Research in Medicine GmbH (CBmed) today announced that it will implement SAP® Connected Health software to support a project to enable the processing of large-scale data sets from disparate sources, with the goal of improving healthcare. CBmed is an Austrian-funded competence center that links research infrastructure, scientific expertise, medical knowledge, and national and international industry partners for systematic medical biomarker research.
STANLEY Healthcare, a market leading provider of life safety and security solutions for the senior living and healthcare industry, today announced that it has become a proud supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association®. The company will make a financial donation to the Association on an annual basis, and for every unit sold of its WanderGuard BLUE Wander Management solution. In addition, STANLEY Healthcare will take an active role in raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease through participation in events at its principal U.S. operations in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Lincoln, Nebraska.
Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global leader in enterprise application cloud managed services, announced it will manage Southcoast Health’s PeopleSoft applications.
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, announces the appointment of Project Manager Emmem Ekorikoh, PMP, CSM, LSSGB, ITIL, MSMIS/MPH, to the board of Black Diamond Charities in Chicago.
Nordic cut the ribbon on its new space at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, followed by words from Nordic President of Managed Services Vivek Swaminathan and Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce President Zach Brandon. Local community leaders and Nordic employees were invited to take a tour of the office, which includes over 60 workstations, four conference rooms, two private offices, a spacious break room, and several open spaces for collaboration.
Agio, a leading provider of managed IT and cybersecurity services, announces it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by HITRUST. With this achievement, Agio is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations and business associates in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.
Summit Healthcare is pleased to announce a new partnership with RCCH HealthCare Partners to assist them with their interoperability goals. Based in Brentwood, Tennessee, RCCH HealthCare Partners is comprised of 17 regional health systems located in 13 states. They have more than 14,000 employees and 2,000 affiliated physicians and mid-level providers.
Avizia, powering system-wide telehealth, today announced a technology partnership with Ascom, a global solutions provider focused on healthcare information and communication technology and mobile workflow solutions. The agreement allows for the seamless integration of Avizia’s secure provider messaging application with Ascom’s Myco® smartphone — purpose built for healthcare providers
LEAD Technologies released an update to LEADTOOLS Version 19 which includes many speed and accuracy optimizations throughout the product line. In addition to more efficient OCR, file format codecs, and image display, many completely new features, tools, and support for new specifications are also included. The updates provided in the following list are available to all registered LEADTOOLS Version 19 customers, at no charge.
Carestream will showcase its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems at booth #207 of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound conference that begins on Aug. 3. These systems are currently available in the United States and Canada.
Surescripts continues to rapidly expand nationwide healthcare interoperability by adding 14 new health systems to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS), including Allegheny Health Network (Pennsylvania), The Institute for Family Health (New York), JPS Health Network (Texas), Metro Health-University of Michigan Health, St. Luke’s Health System (Idaho) and WakeMed Health & Hospitals (North Carolina). These are among the 28 health systems that now have easy access to nationwide clinical records for 230 million patients representing more than four billion potential patient visits—20 times more than any other record locator service. An additional 13 health systems are currently in the NRLS deployment pipeline, for a total of 41 that are using or will be going live with this valuable service.
The American Hospital Association’s 19th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired®benchmarking study and survey, sponsored by Clearwater Compliance, shows how technology and digital health tools play a crucial role across the healthcare and hospital industry with a major impact on driving patient engagement and improving diagnosis, safety, access to care, treatment, and communications. Technology innovations in patient care underscore the need for secure patient information exchange and wireless medical devices, with an increase in the use of sophisticated IT monitoring systems to detect patient privacy breaches and monitor for malicious activities.
Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, is pleased to announce it is the newest member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Clearwater joins 28 cybersecurity market leaders as part of the public-private industry collaboration that is focused on providing real-world, standards-based cybersecurity capabilities that address business needs. As an NCCoE NCEP member, Clearwater has pledged its award-winning cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise.
The third chapter of the eBook discusses how payers, providers, and life sciences organizations can leverage data to identify where care gaps across their population exist, prioritize the gaps that will deliver the greatest financial impact, and predict the outcomes based on different approaches to addressing the gaps. This concept is known as "impactability," and helps healthcare organizations to make better, more-informed decisions.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the expansion of eHealth Technologies in Henrietta, Monroe County. The renowned healthcare data software firm expects to create up to 160 new full-time positions and retain another 215 positions. The company is also expanding its current facility on Thruway Park Drive by 12,000-square-feet, with the project expected to be completed by September.
Availity, LLC, the nation's largest payer and provider engagement network, today announced it has closed a five year $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility. The facility includes an accordion feature which allows for an additional $100 million of capacity when exercised. The revolver will be largely undrawn at close.
In what some are calling the biggest technological advancement in the hospital’s history, Canada’s Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care (Waypoint) is now LIVE with MEDITECH’s 6.1 Electronic Health Record (EHR). After an extensive procurement process that involved hundreds of staff and stakeholders evaluating EHR options, the 301-bed psychiatric hospital located in Penetanguishene, Ontario, partnered with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) in Whitby to implement MEDITECH’s fully-integrated EHR.
As part of their mission to "Elevate the Standard of Healthcare" in their community, Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital (OVSH) announced they will be implementing MEDITECH’s Web Acute Electronic Health Record (EHR) early next year. Located in Springfield, Ohio, the physician-owned, high volume and award-winning hospital was established to provide outstanding surgical and medical care in an environment of personalized service.