Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the global leader in healthcare communications, today released the second part of the Company's annual mobility in healthcare survey. Spok has been conducting this survey since 2011 to assess mobile workflow enablement trends in hospitals across the country. More than 300 U.S. healthcare professionals responded to this year’s questions about mobile strategy development, bring your own device (BYOD) policies, communications infrastructure, and opportunities to improve mobile communications
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Optimum Healthcare IT, a Best in KLAS healthcare IT consulting services company, announces the rebranding of their industry leading go-live support application, golivesupport.com, as Skillmarket.
Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) announced today that they have joined forces with YANMAR America Corporation’s Energy Systems division to provide financing to its Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) customers. By taking advantage of financing, YANMAR America Energy Systems customers will conserve cash, make low monthly payments, may attain immediate ROI and have flexible financing term options.
CenTrak®, the leading provider of Enterprise Location Services™ for healthcare, announced that it is now a Preferred Solution Partner within the Cisco® Solution Partner Program. The Internet of Everything (IoE) continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Program, CenTrak is able to quickly create and deploy solutions to enhance the capabilities, performance and management of the network to capture value in the IoE.
DrFirst, the market and innovative leader in delivering medication management solutions that improve clinical workflows, enable secure care collaboration and enhance patient safety, announces today that it has been selected by Eye Care Leaders (ECL), the leading provider of practice performance solutions for ophthalmologists and optometrists, to integrate its medication management and e-prescribing technology with ECL's electronic health record (EHR) platforms. With the addition of Eye Care Leaders, 70% of the ophthalmologist market now participates on the DrFirst E-Medication Management platform.
Zynx Health™, a market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, congratulates customer North York General Hospital (NYGH) for being named a 2016 HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence winner for its eCare initiative. The prestigious award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of organizations that have used health information technology (HIT) to substantially improve patient outcomes, was presented at an evening banquet during the recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2017 Conference & Exhibition in Orlando.
Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures
Doc Halo has $11 million in Series A funding Bain Capital Ventures with additional investment from Refinery Ventures. This marks the first time Doc Halo has partnered with outside investors in its seven-year history. The funds will allow the company to accelerate growth and expand functionality of its award-winning healthcare communication technology.
Halfpenny Technologies has been cited as an emerging company in the healthcare data integration space in a Gartner report entitled “Healthcare Provider CIOs need to stay on course and procure a Population Health Solution, ” February 2017, by Laura Craft.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, conducted research with HIMSS Analytics during the 2017 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, exploring how clinical and IT leaders collaborate to identify and deploy future healthcare technologies. Vocera worked closely with HIMSS Analytics to design and conduct the survey. Approximately 125 clinical and IT leaders from U.S. health systems, hospitals and outpatient facilities participated. Findings from the research will be released during a free virtual briefing on Tuesday, April 25, at 12 p.m. ET.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, successfully completed IPC implementation at its new King Abdullah Centre for Oncology & Liver Diseases – a 300-bed, state-of-the-art specialty hospital designed to care for patients with complex cancer and liver disease from all over the world.
SCIO Health Analytics today announced that the second chapter of its eBook on behavioral analytics, "Personas: Understanding the Human Drivers that Influence Health Outcomes," is now available for download.
For the second year in a row, Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI), a leading provider of perinatal software, has donated over $10,500 to the March of Dimes “March for Babies” annual fundraising walk. The contribution will help support lifesaving research and programs that work to end premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality
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.
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.