Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., announces the addition of Dr. Arnold G. Levy as an advisor for gMed, Inc., a Modernizing Medicine company. Dr. Levy is a renowned gastroenterologist with over 40 years of clinical experience. In his new role, he will advise the further advancement of the award-winning gGastro suite of products and services with recently announced enhancements through collaboration with current clients, the gMed product team and Modernizing Medicine’s leadership.
HIMSS Corporate Member News
Dodge Communications, an integrated communications agency serving the healthcare industry, today announced a strong close to 2017 with seven new partnerships across the healthcare market. The clients, which include players within managed care, life sciences, medical groups and healthcare technology businesses, sought out Dodge as their communications partner given the company’s depth of industry knowledge, suite of integrated communications services and creative thinking.
MDLIVE, today announced the appointment of Rich Berner as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2018. Rich joins MDLIVE to accelerate growth on the heels of MDLIVE’s successful year in 2017, where its membership more than doubled to nearly 25 million members, with a 43% increase in visits on MDLIVE’s next generation, cloud-based, highly configurable technology platform.
MEDHOST, Inc., a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental, and healthcare engagement solutions, announced that Springhill Medical Center in Springhill, Louisiana has selected MEDHOST’s Emergency Department Information Solution (EDIS) for its facility.
MEDITECH, a leading Enterprise Health Record (EHR) vendor, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Arcadia Healthcare Solutions to integrate aggregated data into MEDITECH's Web EHR and Analytics solution for improved Population Health Management. This collaboration is a major step forward in the blend of MEDITECH’s enterprise clinical database, which spans across the healthcare continuum, with claims data, other-vendor EHR data, and additional Arcadia-derived elements.
Summit Healthcare, a leader in healthcare integration and automation solutions, has announced an enhanced partnership with Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC). PRHC is a long-time client of Summit Healthcare, and has been leveraging their interface engine technology to assist with their interoperability goals. They recently requested Summit Healthcare’s services to develop additional interfaces to supplement their care coordination efforts, and enable them to successfully integrate with ConnectingOntario.
PerfectServe® is integrating its clinical communication and care team collaboration platform with Microsoft Skype for Business Server and Skype for Business Online. This will enable clinicians to launch the Skype for Business mobile application for a video conversation within the PerfectServe application.
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Allied Bone and Joint (ABJ), a division of Allied Physicians of Michiana, LLC.
GlobalMed, an international provider of telehealth solutions, today announced that its industry leading virtual health platform has earned the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Authority to Operate (ATO) on DoD networks. GlobalMed is the first provider of HIPAA-compliant clinical video collaboration to obtain an ATO. This much coveted certification enables GlobalMed to put their virtual health applications, hardware and software directly on the DoD network, making their solutions available to the DOD's integrated healthcare system known as the Military Health System. In addition to providing medical care in combat situations and at bases overseas (as well as on ships), the system has 57 hospitals and 400 clinics.
Orion Health, a leading provider of interoperability, population health management and precision medicine solutions, today announced that it will be represented in five speaking sessions at HIMSS18, the health information technology industry's leading annual conference.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Episcopal Senior Communities (ESC) is improving staff communication and resident safety by using the Vocera Communication System at all six of its multi-level living communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, ID has selected Parallon Technology Solutions (PTS) to implement a web-based solution that provides long-term storage and access to their historical MEDITECH data files for improved access to legacy patient information. The scope of this project spans across 6 separate facilities with unique mnemonics and user bases.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Hunt Regional Medical Center has improved patient engagement and satisfaction by standardizing nurse leader rounding and follow-up calls with Vocera technology. After implementing Vocera Rounds and Vocera Care Calls solutions, the 114 bed hospital reported a 13 percent increase in overall Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) rating and an eight percent increase in the “likelihood to recommend” domain.
KLAS Research gave Health Catalyst a score of 89.0* for overall performance in a report released today, "Population Health Management 2017, Part 2: Balancing Collaboration And Functionality."
DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and medication management solutions, has issued its response to the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which recently issued a report with recommendations. With the added gravity of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcing that life expectancy has fallen for the second year in a row as opioid-related deaths have surged, the company offers its support in dealing with the national crisis.
VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that WellCare Health Plans, Inc. will deploy VirtualHealth’s nationally recognized platform to support millions of members enrolled in its Medicare and Medicaid health plans across 20 states. WellCare will leverage VirtualHealth’s extensive capabilities across care management, including multi-source integration, risk stratification, trigger-based tasking, clinical automation, care planning, service management, and real-time analytics.
SPH Analytics, the top ranked MACRA and MIPS Technology vendor, announced today its approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for 2018 as both a Qualified Registry and a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR). QCDRs can report data for individual clinicians or groups on all MIPS performance categories that require data submission. Further, a QCDR can host “non-MIPS” measures approved by CMS for reporting.
Harris Healthcare through its QuadraMed Affinity Corporation entity today announces a material contract with Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), a 20-year client. Under this new multi-year agreement, Harris Healthcare will provide Affinity Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) software and support for Los Angeles County DHS.
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.
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.