Physicians have long complained about the growing burden of government regulation, especially its effect of reducing time spent with patients. A 2016 study by Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and the Medical Group Management Association found that physicians and their staff spend between 6 and 12 hours per week processing and reporting quality metrics to the government – at a cost of $15.4 billion a year.
HIMSS Corporate Member News
Connexall has released a new interface to Rauland’s latest solution: All Touch®. Information on workflow events and room status can now be shared across hospital systems using this new integration of Rauland Responder All Touch® with Connexall’s clinical communication software platform.
Paragon Development Systems (PDS), a leader in information technology solutions & services announced today that Greg Werchowski has been appointed head of the organization’s health care practice.
QuadraMed Patient Identity Solutions, a division of Harris Healthcare, today announced that the company has been awarded a contract for its SmartIX® Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI) software system by Hanover Hospital, Hanover, Pennsylvania. The contract includes interfaces for the hospital’s two primary electronic medical record (EMR) systems, Meditech and eClinicalWorks.
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Orion Health™, a global technology company that provides solutions that enable healthcare to over 110 million patients in more than 25 countries, has announced another milestone: Its Rhapsody® Integration Engine, is now in use at more than 640 healthcare organizations in 36 countries worldwide. More than half of them—324—are U.S. based providers, payers, pharmaceutical manufacturers or application developers. In addition, 500 OEM partners have deployed close to 10,000 instances of Rhapsody.
ZirMed, a recognized leader in revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced that HIMSS attendees can learn best practices directly from their industry experts and customers at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, in Orlando on Feb. 19−22. These educational experiences, along with new solutions being unveiled at the ZirMed booth (#4871), reflect the company's focus on helping providers to optimize their revenue cycle across the continuum of care—and to get paid faster and more completely, with less effort.
Connexall, the industry leader in alarm management and event notification, is pleased to announce that it has been named 2017 Category Leader in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Awards for Alarm Management, ranking Number One in the market segment. Connexall was also named Category Leader in the same segment of the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS awards. Additionally, in 2016, Connexall was named Top Performer in the Alarm Management Report.
ClearDATA announced today the first fully-managed Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution to help health IT and DevOps teams quickly and securely deploy individual applications in a HIPAA-compliant cloud.
MedeAnalytics today announced that it has achieved 2017 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) certification on all Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures within its Quality Management solution. One of the first vendors to achieve certification for 2017, MedeAnalytics Quality Management empowers health plan customers with the ability to rapidly improve HEDIS® performance, ultimately improving quality care for their members. Audit and chart chase support artifacts are built into the certified logic, simplifying an often painful and time-consuming process. The certified HEDIS® measure module leverages MedeAnalytics' investment in Apache® SparkTM technology that provides increased performance gains with validated calculations in minutes.
Proximity Systems, Inc., the leading provider of innovative technology furniture solutions to healthcare, in partnership with UV Partners today announced Classic SD and Embrace SD, two new lines of self-disinfecting (SD) cabinets designed to reduce the transmission of infection pathogens in healthcare environments.
eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of image-enabled Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions, and HealtheConnections, a Syracuse-based regional health information organization (RHIO) supporting HIE for the 11 counties of central and northern New York have teamed up to share medical images across the care provider community in a way never before possible.
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced it has been named the leading vendor in two categories by the independent research company, KLAS. Nuance ranked #1 for Speech Recognition-Front End Imaging for Nuance PowerScribe® 360 as well as #1 for Quality Management for the third consecutive year. KLAS conducts independent evaluations with healthcare providers on vendor performance recognizing companies like Nuance that excel in helping providers deliver better care as top performers in the Best in KLAS: Software & Services report.
With 2017 underway, MotionMD® by DJO Global has integrated its software as a service (SaaS) solution with more than 6,000 doctors, helping these doctors and their staff to spend more time with patients and enabling the clinics to streamline claims management and inventory dispensing. The paperless software solution can help improve patient satisfaction, increase billing compliance and streamline workflow by providing seamless interoperability with clinic records.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine, Inc. today announced that its electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA™, is among the first in the United States to include built-in Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) composite score reporting, robust analytics and benchmarking reports that document healthcare providers’ performance in near real-time.
Talix, Inc., a leading provider of risk analytics solutions for value-based care, today announced its Coding InSight application now supports risk adjustment for health plans and providers participating in commercial programs such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health insurance exchanges. Coding InSight automates and streamlines risk adjustment coding processes for Medicare Advantage programs, Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs), and now commercial plans by effectively uncovering missed or incorrect codes in patient encounters to close coding gaps, improve coding accuracy and improve efficiency.
Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading healthcare communications company, today announced that several customers were selected to speak at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, Feb. 20 − 22 , in Orlando. During these sessions at HIMSS17, clinical and technology leaders from Canada and the U.S. will share how enterprise communication, intelligent alarm management, secure text messaging, and real - time rounding improve the clinical workflows and the healthcare experience for patients, families and hospital staff.
Vocera Communications, Inc., the leading healthcare communications company, today announced it has earned additional interoperability and security certification by the Department of Defense (DoD) for its latest software release and wearable communication badge. The Vocera Communication System met stringent criteria of the DoD Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL), which allows DoD facilities to purchase and operate UC systems over DoD network infrastructures. This certification is essential to the expansion and deployment of Vocera solutions in U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) facilities around the world.
Orion Health™ has signed a new agreement with Saint Francis Healthcare Partners (SFHCP), a growing network of more than 1,000 independent health care providers serving over 100,000 patients in Connecticut.
Zynx Health™, the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, today announced that ZynxOrder® received the top ranking in the prestigious Clinical Decision Support – Order Sets category in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report.