Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii, a 20-year client of Harris Healthcare and nine-year client of Harris Healthcare’s Electronic Health Record (EHR), has elected to upgrade and expand its systems and services with Harris Healthcare.
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Hurricane Irma is expected to cause catastrophic destruction across Puerto Rico, Florida, and possibly other states, even as the Gulf Coast is working to recover from Hurricane Harvey. Many healthcare facilities and pharmacies are already unavailable for extended periods, and others soon will be. As the waters subside, patients in affected areas may be displaced, many care locations will be temporarily closed, and prescribing patterns could be disrupted due to evacuations, power outages, and massive flooding across the region
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with the Center for American Indian Resources of Duluth, MN to provide their PACS Software.
Orion Health, a leader in population health management, has extended its partnership with NextGate, a company with expertise in patient and organization identity management.
The mission of Vocera Communications, Inc. is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals and patients, while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency. In 2000, when the company was founded, we began to forever change the way care teams communicate. Today, Vocera continues to offer the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. More than 1,400 hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions for care teams to text securely using smartphones or make calls with our hands-free, wearable Vocera Badge. Interoperability between Vocera and more than 120 clinical systems helps reduce alarm fatigue, speed up staff response times, and improve patient care, safety and experience. In addition to healthcare, Vocera is at home in luxury hotels, nuclear facilities, libraries, retail stores and more. Vocera makes a difference in any industry where workers are on the move and need to connect instantly with team members and access resources or information quickly.
PeraHealth announces that Yale New Haven Hospital’s recently published study in the Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing highlights the continued clinical value of the Rothman Index in palliative care.
Iatric Systems, Inc., a healthcare technology company dedicated to helping healthcare organizations enhance their IT investments, today announced the successful implementation of interoperability between Union Hospital’s ICU Medical infusion pumps and the hospital’s MEDITECH EHR. The integration is made possible via Iatric Systems Accelero Connect® integration solution and ICU Medical’s MedNetTM safety software. ICU Medical acquired the Hospira Infusion Systems business from Pfizer in February of this year.
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. (TeleTracking), the leading provider of patient flow solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its team of patient flow experts―Neil Griffiths, Managing Director, UK and Bill Griffith, Vice President, Process Improvement.
Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine adoption. Designed from the ground up explicitly for telemedicine applications, Univago HE™ has patentpending technologies that ensure reliability and quality in every critical connection between patient and clinician, all with “touch-of-a-button” simplicity.
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, today introduced the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™), a breakthrough engineering approach that combines the features of data warehousing, clinical data repositories, and health information exchanges in a single, common-sense technology platform.
Orion Health today announced the appointment of Terry Macaleer as president of Orion Health in the U.S. A health IT veteran, Macaleer helped build two successful health IT enterprise software companies from the ground up and achieved multimillion dollar sales. He was a co-founder of Eclipsys, a publicly traded electronic health records company that later merged with Allscripts. After retiring from Eclipsys Macaleer went on to found Carefx, a software company that streamlines and simplifies clinical and business workflow and connects care providers to the information they need. From 2008 to 2014, Macaleer had a stellar career at Allscripts where, as SVP of sales, he spearheaded a new strategic initiative to sell the Ambulatory EHR system to hospitals, generating over $35 million in sales. He then spearheaded a new effort to revitalize the Acute Care EHR business and generated over $70 million is sales in just 24 months. Seeking a new challenge, he left Allscripts to join Anthelio Healthcare Solutions. As SVP of client engagement and sales, he helped turn the organization around and positioned it for a successful acquisition.
Vocera partners with providers of sepsis and other clinical surveillance solutions to deliver accurate, reliable and actionable alerts. Deploying the right workflows and technology, driving care team engagement, and managing performance improvement against a defined set of goals are keys to a successful sepsis program. Do it right, and you can significantly improve patient outcomes.
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that Temple University Health System (TUHS) will install Sectra PACS throughout their multi-hospital system. The Sectra enterprise imaging solution will provide an integrated master patient index with linking capabilities. By joining an unlimited number of patient identifiers, all TUHS healthcare providers will have access to the complete patient record, regardless of its origin.
SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare Triple Aim solutions for providers and health plans, today announced that Jim McCormick has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to SPH CEO, Amy Amick, and based in the company’s headquarters in Alpharetta, GA, Jim will oversee the finance and accounting organization, as well as the legal and human resource departments. As an experienced financial executive in the IT and SaaS space, Jim brings a history of strategic and operational excellence to the SPH executive team during a significant growth period for the company.
Given the opportunity to improve capacity, accelerate performance, increase accessibility, and drive resiliency, Renown turned to Trace3, a NetApp Professional Services Certified Partner. By implementing a NetApp® Data Fabric solution that included workflow automation for Epic, All Flash FAS arrays, ONTAP®, and SnapMirror® replication technology, Renown quickly moved their data from a single onsite space-constrained location to two redundant off-site data centers.
Managed Document Solutions and Cybersecurity Segments to Operate Under the Common CynergisTek Brand
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Diagnostic Medical Group of Arcadia, California. Novarad will provide PACS and RIS software as part of an effort to upgrade the facility’s imaging capabilities.
Through its relationship with orthopedic HCIT solutions leader SRS Health, Universal Research Solutions, LLC (a.k.a. OBERD) has partnered with Chicago-based Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) to electronically collect patient reported outcomes data and report MIPS quality data to CMS. Through this partnership, IBJI will have access to OBERD’s nationwide data sets, the world’s largest orthopedic database, with the goal of supporting evidence-based care and improving patient health outcomes.
Kno2™, the company that optimizes patient document exchange for everyone in healthcare, today announced that it is joining CommonWell Health Alliance® as a Contributor Member to help break down barriers to nationwide data exchange. CommonWell is a not-for-profit trade association made up of diverse health IT stakeholders dedicated to creating universal access to health data via a person-centered, nationwide network.
Before and during HIMSS2017, Vocera worked with HIMSS Analytics to survey 124 clinical and IT leaders at health systems, hospitals, and outpatient facilities. Vocera issued a report with research conducted by HIMSS Analytics, called "Research Findings: Strong Collaboration between Clinical and IT Leaders Supports Better Safety and Quality."