Agio, a leading provider of managed IT and cybersecurity services, announces it has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by HITRUST. With this achievement, Agio is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations and business associates in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.
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Summit Healthcare is pleased to announce a new partnership with RCCH HealthCare Partners to assist them with their interoperability goals. Based in Brentwood, Tennessee, RCCH HealthCare Partners is comprised of 17 regional health systems located in 13 states. They have more than 14,000 employees and 2,000 affiliated physicians and mid-level providers.
Avizia, powering system-wide telehealth, today announced a technology partnership with Ascom, a global solutions provider focused on healthcare information and communication technology and mobile workflow solutions. The agreement allows for the seamless integration of Avizia’s secure provider messaging application with Ascom’s Myco® smartphone — purpose built for healthcare providers
LEAD Technologies released an update to LEADTOOLS Version 19 which includes many speed and accuracy optimizations throughout the product line. In addition to more efficient OCR, file format codecs, and image display, many completely new features, tools, and support for new specifications are also included. The updates provided in the following list are available to all registered LEADTOOLS Version 19 customers, at no charge.
Carestream will showcase its CARESTREAM Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE Ultrasound Systems at booth #207 of the Society for Vascular Ultrasound conference that begins on Aug. 3. These systems are currently available in the United States and Canada.
Surescripts continues to rapidly expand nationwide healthcare interoperability by adding 14 new health systems to its National Record Locator Service (NRLS), including Allegheny Health Network (Pennsylvania), The Institute for Family Health (New York), JPS Health Network (Texas), Metro Health-University of Michigan Health, St. Luke’s Health System (Idaho) and WakeMed Health & Hospitals (North Carolina). These are among the 28 health systems that now have easy access to nationwide clinical records for 230 million patients representing more than four billion potential patient visits—20 times more than any other record locator service. An additional 13 health systems are currently in the NRLS deployment pipeline, for a total of 41 that are using or will be going live with this valuable service.
The American Hospital Association’s 19th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired®benchmarking study and survey, sponsored by Clearwater Compliance, shows how technology and digital health tools play a crucial role across the healthcare and hospital industry with a major impact on driving patient engagement and improving diagnosis, safety, access to care, treatment, and communications. Technology innovations in patient care underscore the need for secure patient information exchange and wireless medical devices, with an increase in the use of sophisticated IT monitoring systems to detect patient privacy breaches and monitor for malicious activities.
Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, is pleased to announce it is the newest member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Clearwater joins 28 cybersecurity market leaders as part of the public-private industry collaboration that is focused on providing real-world, standards-based cybersecurity capabilities that address business needs. As an NCCoE NCEP member, Clearwater has pledged its award-winning cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise.
The third chapter of the eBook discusses how payers, providers, and life sciences organizations can leverage data to identify where care gaps across their population exist, prioritize the gaps that will deliver the greatest financial impact, and predict the outcomes based on different approaches to addressing the gaps. This concept is known as "impactability," and helps healthcare organizations to make better, more-informed decisions.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the expansion of eHealth Technologies in Henrietta, Monroe County. The renowned healthcare data software firm expects to create up to 160 new full-time positions and retain another 215 positions. The company is also expanding its current facility on Thruway Park Drive by 12,000-square-feet, with the project expected to be completed by September.
Availity, LLC, the nation's largest payer and provider engagement network, today announced it has closed a five year $200 million senior secured revolving credit facility. The facility includes an accordion feature which allows for an additional $100 million of capacity when exercised. The revolver will be largely undrawn at close.
In what some are calling the biggest technological advancement in the hospital’s history, Canada’s Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care (Waypoint) is now LIVE with MEDITECH’s 6.1 Electronic Health Record (EHR). After an extensive procurement process that involved hundreds of staff and stakeholders evaluating EHR options, the 301-bed psychiatric hospital located in Penetanguishene, Ontario, partnered with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) in Whitby to implement MEDITECH’s fully-integrated EHR.
As part of their mission to "Elevate the Standard of Healthcare" in their community, Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital (OVSH) announced they will be implementing MEDITECH’s Web Acute Electronic Health Record (EHR) early next year. Located in Springfield, Ohio, the physician-owned, high volume and award-winning hospital was established to provide outstanding surgical and medical care in an environment of personalized service.
MEDITECH has seen strong growth in new customer bookings over the past several quarters, and the company signed five new healthcare organizations representing 16 more hospitals in Q1 2017.
ScImage, Inc. is pleased to announce WVU Medicine West Virginia University Health System has partnered with ScImage to utilize ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS throughout the eight WVU Medicine hospitals. The high security, Cloud-based PICOM365 will deliver cardiovascular image management, viewing, and reporting capabilities for seamless workflow throughout the health system.
SPH Analytics (SPH), a leader in healthcare Triple Aim solutions for providers and health plans, today announced the addition of Suzanne E. Cogan as Chief Commercial Officer. As Chief Commercial Officer, Suzanne will be responsible for the company’s commercial endeavors, including business development, sales, and marketing. Suzanne has more than two decades of professional experience leading healthcare technology and service companies to double and triple digit growth. SPH welcomes Suzanne’s expertise in driving exponential growth with rapidly-evolving products, while ensuring client satisfaction and success.
Payers, providers and life sciences companies seeking guidance on how they can turn health data into actionable insights can begin by reviewing the top 5 year-to-date posts on SCIO Health Analytics' blog, SCIOKnowTM. In the following posts, SCIO's experts cover a range of topics, from how life science companies can apply data to discover new markets of undiagnosed patients, to why today's business intelligence and analytics centers of excellence aren't getting the job done.
CynergisTek™, an Auxilio company and authority in health information security, privacy and compliance, today announced that a large, integrated health system located in the Midwest has selected its Managed Privacy Monitoring Service (MPMS). Under the terms of the three-year, $750K contract, CynergisTek’s highly-trained IT privacy and security specialists will help implement, evaluate and optimize the organization’s data privacy program.
Pursuit Healthcare Advisors, LLC (Pursuit) is proud to be included and recognized in three segments of the KLAS report for Implementation Services 2017.
Dodge Communications, an Atlanta-based, integrated communications agency serving the healthcare, financial services and life sciences industries, recently received numerous industry awards, including the Healthcare Advertising Awards and the Communicator Awards.