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.
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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.
Health Catalyst, a technology leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced a multi-year agreement with Hospital Sisters Health System to implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™).
The new solution will enable staff to quickly and conveniently capture secure electronic patient signatures on registration packet documentation, consents and other eForms. These will then be sent directly into the correct patient’s record via integration with MEDITECH’s Web EHR. Introducing electronic forms and signatures will speed up the registration process, eliminate paper, cut costs, provide a great first impression for the patient, and empower team members to focus on patients instead of paperwork.
SPH Analytics announced today the release of a new Population Care™ case study that documents the success of their quality measure solution for managing commercial risk agreements. DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization (DPHO), a major metro-Atlanta physician hospital organization with more than 500 employed and independent physicians, partnered with SPH Analytics to develop an expansion to SPH’s suite of population health and MIPS applications to resolve burdensome quality measure tracking for commercial value-based contracts.
StratiFi Health, a physician services and population health organization, is further advancing their population health management initiatives in partnership with Innovaccer, a leading San Francisco-based healthcare platform company. StratiFi Health's Population Health division now leverages Innovaccer's Care Intelligence System™, Datashop, to enhance care outcomes through accurate identification of at-risk populations and streamlined care coordination.
To help organizations protect themselves, SecurityMetrics has released the 2018 Guide to HIPAA Compliance. With new survey data from over 300 healthcare professionals, insights and tips from HIPAA security analysts, recent case studies, and recommended best practices, this 135-page guide will serve as a comprehensive reference to help practice managers, IT teams, doctors, CEOs, and others understand HIPAA compliance, become compliant with applicable HIPAA requirements, and protect patient data and privacy.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that KLAS Research featured the company in its latest report, “Secure Communication 2017: The Realities of Secure Communication Platform Adoption.” The annual report examines the performance and adoption of secure communication platforms based on technology user interviews. Among the fully rated vendors in the report, Vocera rates highest for enabling effective care team communication.
The focus for healthcare in 2018 will be on fulfilling the promise of current technology advancements rather than breaking new ground, according to experts at SCIO Health Analytics in predictions released today. The company, which offers next-generation analytics that help healthcare payers, providers, and life sciences organizations improve outcomes, lower costs, and drive value, expects that organizations in these markets will look to reap strong returns on technology investments they have already made rather than breaking new ground in 2018.
enSilo, the company that protects endpoints pre- and post-infection and stops data breaches in real time, today released high-profile cybersecurity research at Black Hat Europe revealing how cybercriminals can take advantage of Microsoft Windows features to slip malicious ransomware and other threats past most updated, market-leading AV and NGAV security products protecting corporate laptops, servers and other sensitive devices.
enSilo, the company that provides unified endpoint security with NGAV and automated EDR for real-time pre- and post-infection protection, today announced a free audit that will help enterprises determine whether their deployed security products can defeat “Process Doppelgänging” evasions taking advantage of Microsoft Windows features to slip malicious ransomware and other threats past updated, market-leading AV and NGAV security products