DrFirst, the market leader in ePrescribing and medication management solutions, announced that it was selected by the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to capture state prescription information and deliver it to Nebraska'senhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) which began January 1, 2017
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In this newly created position, Wallace will lead PerfectServe’s national sales team, supporting unprecedented expansion of the company’s secure healthcare communication solutions at physician practices, hospitals and health systems. Her responsibilities include spearheading strategic regional sales planning, market and competitive analysis and innovative sales strategy implementation.
Agfa HealthCare will display the new DR 800* Multi-Purpose Digital Imaging System with MUSICA for dynamic image processing at AHRA 2017. The DR 800 delivers radiography, fluoroscopy and advanced clinical applications. Agfa HealthCare developed MUSICA for dynamic image processing for customers focused on value-based care who require solutions that assure every image counts.
ClearDATA, the trusted managed cloud provider designed for today's healthcare security needs, announced today that accomplished marketing executive Jennifer Rouse has joined the company as VP of Marketing. Rouse is a sales and marketing leader with a proven track record of creating and executing marketing strategies for multi-billion dollar companies such as IBM, Cisco Systems, SAS Institute and Misys Healthcare Systems.
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.
A survey conducted by Availity, the nation's largest real-time health information network, found that while payers and providers want to collaborate more closely on value-based care initiatives, such partnerships remain vulnerable to poor data transparency, competing business goals, and significant administrative burdens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ZirMed Inc., a recognized leader in cloud-based revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, today announced a major milestone for its Claims Management solution. ZirMed's advanced technology has earned the HFMA Peer Review designation which provides healthcare financial managers with an objective, third-party evaluation of solutions used in the healthcare workplace
SCIO Health Analytics today announced the launch of SCIOClarity™ Chart Validation, a new service for Medicare Advantage health plans that ensures complete and accurate documentation of ICD-10 diagnosis codes via a retrospective analysis of member medical records. Health plans can use the service as a part of their overall efforts to ensure optimal performance in their risk adjustment and quality programs.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Impact Advisors to its 2017 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue.
Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from some of the nation’s leading health systems gathered at the recent Scottsdale Institute (SI) Annual CIO Spring Summit to examine how electronic health records (EHRs) are providing value to their organizations; discuss the challenges and barriers to realizing success; and share best practices to ensure health systems are maximizing their EHR investment.
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.