As the healthcare industry continues to be a major cybercrime target, compliance has gained even more significance. HITRUST certification has emerged as the benchmark for healthcare organizations to demonstrate sound security policies and a commitment to patient privacy. Specialized Healthcare Partners (SHP), a preeminent receivables management company that engaged Armor to establish stringent cloud security policies, achieved HITRUST certification on the first attempt, which is only obtained by a small percentage of initial applicants. This certification positions SHP as one of the only companies in its space to have HITRUST recognition.
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A graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Doctor of Nursing Practice program, Dr. Newton brings 25 years of clinical experience to the role, including work as a field paramedic, helicopter flight nurse, and emergency department nurse in urban, suburban, and rural areas as well as internationally. Dr. Newton most recently served as the Director of Nursing for the Emergency Department and Lifeline Critical Care Transport Program at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. While in that role, he played an integral role in the development of the Capacity Command Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital, which came out of a capstone project he undertook as part of his doctoral work.
Santa Rosa Consulting, Inc., today announced the general availability of its proven “Jump Start” Contingency Planning for hospitals and health systems using Paragon technology. This one-day executive workshop assists healthcare providers to quickly define a high-level replacement strategy including an accelerated selection process. This workshop previously has been reserved for existing Santa Rosa clients across the country. Santa Rosa now brings this proven process to all hospitals and other Paragon customers.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the global leader in enterprise critical communications, today announced that it was selected by Union Hospital, in Maryland, to implement the latest version of its Spok Care Connect® enterprise communications solutions. Used in both the contact center and in clinical areas, the software platform is designed to evolve with the organization’s changing needs.
Lexmark International, a global technology leader, today announced the launch of several new solutions and updates specifically designed to help healthcare provider organizations connect disparate content silos to deliver true patient centered care.
MAP Health Management, LLC, the facilitator of the MAP Recovery Network Behavioral Health Population Management Platform, announced today that Turning Point of Tampa has joined the Premier Outcomes-Driven Provider Network. By joining the MAP Recovery Network, Turning Point of Tampa expands its potential to differentiate itself as a quality treatment provider by optimizing and extending the care continuum for clients seeking treatment for Chemical Dependencies, Eating Disorders, and Dual Diagnoses.
VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a global leader in digital solutions including identity, security and business productivity, announced today that it has become a certified full-service Credential Service Provider in the SAFE-BioPharma Trust Framework, a unit of the global SAFE-BioPharma™ IT security standard used in the life sciences.
Netsmart, the nation’s leading provider of addiction management and treatment software, is doubling its focus on solutions and expertise to help addiction services providers mitigate the impact of the growing opiate addiction epidemic. The company is adding to its suite of solutions, providing leadership from nationally-recognized addiction management and treatment expert Bill Connors, MSW, and advocating on Capitol Hill for improved coordination of care for individuals with substance use disorders.
Sunquest Information Systems Inc. today announced the general availability of Sunquest VUE™ 1.0, a new, intuitive solution designed to improve decision-making and efficiency challenges in the anatomic pathology workflow.
Inc. magazine today ranked Health Catalyst No. 384 on its 35th annual Inc. 500 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Inc. magazine today ranked Optimum Healthcare IT NO. 491 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its small independent businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, announced today the appointment of Michael Gordon as director of strategic accounts. In this role, Gordon will focus on forging and strengthening healthcare provider client relationships throughout the Southwestern U.S., aligning healthcare organizations with staffing solution for EHR system implementations, go-lives and training, optimizations and legacy and help desk services. His breadth of experience across diverse technology environments provides a dynamic ability to bridge the gap between clinical and information technology needs.
FormFast, the leading provider of electronic healthcare form solutions, today announced the product launch of FormFast Capture. FormFast Capture offers easy-to-use functionality to convert paper forms into electronic documents that offer capabilities not possible with traditional documentation. Documents are instantly archived in the EHR, giving healthcare staff an easier, more efficient way to capture data and electronically archive healthcare documents.
Agfa HealthCare, a leader and innovator in the medical imaging and healthcare IT space, today announced that the U.S. government has awarded the company its DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communication System) contract. The contract term includes one five-year base period and one five-year option period. According to a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of Defense, the potential maximum value for Agfa’s contract is up to US $768 million over the ten years.
“Celebrating our 10th year anniversary gives us the opportunity to not only celebrate what we have been able to accomplish so far but also to get energized for the continuous growth of the company,” said Ken Rosenfeld, CEO, President and co-Founder of eHealth Technologies. “We now support the majority of the top 100 hospitals in the country with almost 200 employees, after starting in 2006 with only 4 employees. A lot changes when any company expands at that pace, but one thing remains the same: our employees are fully committed to helping hospitals across the country care for their patients.”
Specialty-specific health information technology company Modernizing Medicine, Inc. today announced the next steps in the company’s national growth strategy with the expansion of its Roseville, Calif., office. Dedicated to transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase efficiency and improve outcomes, Modernizing Medicine plans to add more than 20 medical billing analysts to its West Coast Revenue Cycle Services team to drive client success, retention and account development
Equicare Health Inc., a leading provider of care coordination software, is pleased to announce a partnership with The Samfund, a nonprofit organization that provides financial support for young adult cancer survivors. Equicare will incorporate The Samfund into their booth at the ASTRO 2016 Annual Meeting to increase awareness of local resources for cancer survivors. Equicare will also make a corporate donation to the organization.
HealthGrid is poised to advance healthcare providers’ ability to increase value and return on investment (ROI) by strengthening their MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) and MIPS (Merit-based Incentive Payment System) readiness. The company is one of the few mobile-first patient engagement platforms to offer this functionality, increasing its appeal to both physician groups and hospitals.
Today, Agfa HealthCare announces that UMass Memorial Health Care (UMass Memorial) will implement a comprehensive suite of software solutions on their Enterprise Imaging platform. With Enterprise Imaging, health systems can consolidate hardware, storage and software, and enable clinicians to access, use and collaborate on all imaging data that they need, no matter where they are practicing.
Netsmart has announced that Dawn Iddings has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager of Netsmart Homecare™.