Dr. Ellen Swartwout, a nursing leader dedicated to healthcare best practices and quality initiatives, has been selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Swartwout, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, is the Vice President for Research and Analytics at the O'Neil Center, the research arm of GetWellNetwork. She will be inducted with 173 other colleagues at a ceremony to be held during the AAN's annual policy conference, October 5-7, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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PatientKeeper, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that five hospitals in Ontario, Canada – the four sites of the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA), and the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital (AMGH) – will add PatientKeeper CPOE™ and PatientKeeper Medication Reconciliation™ to their existing PatientKeeper clinical automation solution. The hospitals also will expand their use of PatientKeeper NoteWriter™ physician documentation software.
PatientKeeper®, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that University of Toledo Physicians, LLC (UTP), a multispecialty faculty practice group affiliated with University of Toledo Medical Center(UTMC) in Toledo, Ohio, has deployed PatientKeeper Charge Capture™ software to streamline inpatient professional charge capture at UTMC and its affiliated skilled nursing facilities.
Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital and health system cybersecurityand compliance solutions, today announced it will be the recommended cybersecurity provider for all the hospitals in the state of Georgia under an exclusive, multiyear endorsement agreement. Clearwater was awarded the exclusive endorsement and preferred provider status by Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA). GHA serves more than 170 hospitals and health systems representing 100 percent of the acute care hospitals in Georgia. Clearwater’s solutions are already exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association.
Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, and ScriptDrop, a prescription delivery service that encourages care intended to make the delivery process easier for both the pharmacist and patient, are partnering to offer the most comprehensive care coordination solution for medication adherence. This partnership combines advanced adherence technologies with a complete care coordination solution to provide ongoing engagement with patients and the ability to collaborate with physicians to ensure adherence. The partnership leverages both Updox Pharmacy Connect, a web-based care coordination suite that supports pharmacists communicating with providers and engaging patients to encourage better care, new revenue opportunities and lower costs, and Mary the Medication Reminder, an artificial intelligence-powered prescription assistant that reminds patients to take their medication and can answer questions about their therapy.
Hospitals seeking to increase revenue and market share while reducing denials are invited to meet Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based single-platform revenue cycle management solutions, at HFMA's ANI conference, Booth #1017. The company will be featuring its automated revenue cycle management solutions, including AuthInitiate, Recondo's authorization tool that initiates authorization requests to payers at unprecedented speed and volume.
ZirMed Inc., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced that Novant Health leveraged the company's proven Charge Integrity solution to rebill $7.5M in net revenue in just 15 months. The announcement was made from the floor of the Healthcare Financial Management Association's (HFMA) 2017 Annual National Institute (ANI) in Orlando.
Kaiser joins MedeAnalytics with more than a decade of experience working with payers and providers. His proven business acumen and extensive knowledge of the issues impacting the healthcare industry have enabled him to foster commendable organizational and team growth. Most recently as president of TriZetto Provider Solutions, Kaiser led teams to record setting sales and double digit revenue growth overseeing all aspects of the business including financial performance, business intelligence, sales and product management. Prior to joining TriZetto, Kaiser was the director of sales for Cerner Corporation's managed services portfolio and directed the launch of Cerner's global managed services solution. As an accomplished leader, Kaiser believes that creating a culture of integrity and trust through transparency and accountability leads to a productive, engaged workforce and more impactful customer outcomes.
The SSI Group, a leading provider of revenue cycle management solutions and analytics, announces the new Analytics 2.0 product. SSI Analytics 2.0 helps providers gain access to, analyze, and take action on the information available to their business operations and practices. With mounting pressure on healthcare providers’ margins, it has become increasingly important for facilities to fine-tune revenue cycle performance. Analytics 2.0 delivers real-time information via a web-based dashboard, meaning more time can be spent working on the most pressing issues, while keeping an eye on the big picture.
PeriGen, Inc, the global leader in innovative software for perinatal clinical decision making, announced the release of HUB, its latest software module for labor & delivery units. HUB consolidates key data in an easy-to-read interactive dashboard and uses PeriGen’s proprietary algorithms to highlight patients requiring expedited attention.
Market leading Natural Language Processing (NLP) text analytics provider Linguamatics today announced the implementation of the Linguamatics Health enterprise NLP platform, powered by I2E, at the University of Pennsylvania Health System for the extraction of actionable insights from unstructured patient data.
DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and delivering intelligent medication management solutions that improve patient safety, today released survey findings identifying key medication reconciliation challenges faced by hospitals today.
Iatric Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments, and Think Research, a leading provider of clinical decision support tools, reached an agreement to bring together integration services from Iatric Systems and Think Research’s MedRec application.
Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, named Tim Chapman to the Updox Board of Directors. Tim joins current Updox Board members Mark Shary, partner, Tamarind Hill; Ryan Engle, principal, TT Capital Partners; Kevin Scalia, executive vice president, Netsmart Technologies; and Michael Morgan, chief executive officer, Updox
DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and delivering intelligent medication management solutions that improve patient safety, today announced that attendees of the 2017 Annual Physician-Computer Connection Symposium can learn about real-world results of intelligent medication management at DrFirst's table. The 26th annual medical informatics event, hosted by the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS), will take place on June 20-23, 2017, at the Ojai Valley Inn in Ojai, California.
Nucleus Medical Media, Inc. has partnered with GetWellNetwork to distribute its medical animations to hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the United States and the Middle East. GetWellNetwork will offer these educational videos through its Interactive Patient Care (IPC) platform, offered via tablet or patient room television.
Health Catalyst®, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that CEO Dan Burton has won a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 in the U.S. among companies with fewer than 1,000 employees
Innovaccer Inc., one of the leading Silicon Valley-based healthcare analytics companies, unveils a free tool, 'Healthcare Model Evaluator' to assist providers in quantifying the financial benefits, calculating their risk-bearing capabilities, and maximizing their outcomes under various value-based reimbursement models.
CoverMyMeds, a leader in electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions, and Modernizing Medicine, the specialty-specific health IT leader, today announced an agreement to bring electronic prior authorization (ePA) functionality to the over 7,500 providers using EMA™, the award winning electronic health record (EHR) system in Modernizing Medicine’s suite of services.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association Annual National Institute (HFMA ANI 2017) starts Sunday, June 25 in Orlando. Given that it is the largest gathering of healthcare financial professionals in the U.S., it's a sure bet that one of the biggest topics of conversation throughout the event will be revenue loss—and how to stop it. With healthcare organizations of all sizes continually being squeezed on margins while also being asked to take on more risk, it has become more important than ever for providers to capture all the revenue that is due to them.