Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, announced the launch of its automated prior authorization platform, which eliminates the cost, time, and administrative burdens associated with manual authorization processes.
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Lancashire, UK) expanded implementation of Harris Healthcare’s QCPR clinical health documentation solution to include QCPR’s Integrated Medication Management (known as EPMA, Electronic Prescribing Medication Administration in the U.K.). Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTH) is now fully relying on the Harris Healthcare Electronic Health Record (EHR) QCPR as their enterprise-wide system of record. In addition, patient monitoring data from vital signs monitors is now automatically transferred to the EHR including the calculation and tracking of the National Early Warning Score.
Pursuit Healthcare Advisors, LLC (Pursuit) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Polaris Strategic Solutions, Inc. (Polaris) whose services and toolkit will complement Pursuit’s own solutions.
ClearDATA announced today that it raised $12 million to support its continued high growth. The proceeds will be used primarily to expand the company's presence in the marketplace and for continued product innovation. The financing will support a significant expansion of ClearDATA's healthcare-exclusive, HIPAA-compliant cloud.
Dodge Communications, an integrated communications agency serving the healthcare, financial services and life sciences industries, today announced the promotion of Chowning Johnson to executive vice president overseeing the company’s client relationships and account management department.
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Chief Medical Informatics Officer Carolyn Wong Simpkins MD, PhD, and Vice President of Patient Safety Products Stanley Pestotnik MS, RPh.
Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, is excited to announce an expansion of its senior leadership team with the additions of a new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Channel Sales.Experienced finance and operations executive Dan Grote has joined the firm as Chief Financial Officer, while seasoned industry veteran Tom Cooke will lead the company's indirect sales expansion. Both executives will play vital roles in driving Recondo's 2017 growth and operational initiatives.
Paragon Development Systems announced today the extension and enhancement of its contract with MSS (Mid-America Service Solutions LLC) a Midwest based Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), to provide best in class equipment pricing and service consolidation to the 180-plus-members.
Carestream Health will demonstrate the potential for gains in both productivity and profitability offered by its CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Executives annual meeting being held April 22-25.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that it has added two new Vice Presidents to its leadership team, Rob Faix and Mike Garzone. In the Vice President role, both Faix and Garzone will be responsible for multiple client relationships and the quality of results at those organizations.
eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of clinically informed referral solutions, has been named a 2017 Top Workplaces by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The company was also the recipient of the “Clued-In Senior Management” award based on employee’s reviews. The Top Workplaces awards are based solely on the results of an employee survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC.
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, is proud to announce the following team members have successfully completed a field service manager certification training course offered by Service Strategies, Inc.: Jake Chacko (CA), Philip Strang (WI), and Chris Zoellner (IL).
ZirMed Inc., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced the launch of its next generation Coverage Detection solution which includes significant enhancements that improve the overall solution and user experience, expand the healthcare provider markets it serves, and drive even more return on investment for ZirMed clients.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced today that Boston Children's Hospital successfully went live with phase one of a two-phase implementation of IPC to further enhance the hospital's renowned pediatric patient experience. Phase one went live in late August 2016 and phase two is underway.
After launching a complete evaluation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions, Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) (Lexington, Ky.) announced they will begin a partnership with MEDITECH. The large, not-for-profit, integrated delivery network that includes 11 hospitals, will begin their shift to MEDITECH's transformative, mobile Web EHR later this year.
Located in Ontario, where 58 percent of hospitals are using MEDITECH's Electronic Health Record (EHR), Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Stevenson Memorial Hospital announced a new partnership to integrate their Health Information System (HIS) and accelerate the adoption of MEDITECH's 6.1 Web EHR across all three organizations. Over the next year, Southlake and Stevenson will implement MEDITECH's latest platform which will be hosted by MSH, a current customer for over 25 years and first in Canada to implement MEDITECH's Web Ambulatory solution.
QuadraMed Patient Identity Solutions, a division of Harris Healthcare, today announced it has been awarded two competitive contracts for its Master Patient Index (MPI) Clean-Up services by Skagit Regional Health, Mount Vernon, Washington, and San Joaquin General Hospital, French Camp, California. Preliminary work has already begun on both projects by the QuadraMed clean-up services team at its centralized operations center in Plano, Texas.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the global leader in healthcare communications, today released the first of two reports on the results of the annual mobility strategies in healthcare survey. This research, conducted by Spok since 2011, is designed to assess mobile workflow enablement progress and trends in hospitals across the country. More than 300 healthcare professionals throughout the U.S. responded to this year’s questions about mobile strategy development, bring your own device (BYOD) policies, communications infrastructure, and opportunities to improve mobile communications.
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, is celebrating 20 years of success in the healthcare market. What began as a service company to the Peritronic product has evolved into the development of the OBIX Perinatal Data System that incorporates changes in technology, regulations, and standards in the obstetrical department to support hospitals’ strategic initiatives across the United States, Canada, and the Middle East.
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will install Sectra PACS in their healthcare enterprise. The Sectra solution, integrated with UPHS’s radiology information system, Epic Radiant, and the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images and information across the entire clinical pathway. Additionally, UPHS and Sectra will enter into a development and research partnership within enterprise diagnostic imaging.