M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, today announced that St. Luke’s University Health Network has selected the company’s artificial intelligence powered, cloud-based speech recognition and Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) solutions. St. Luke’s University Health Network is one of central Pennsylvania’s largest healthcare systems with seven hospitals and over 200 outpatient facilities serving patients in nine counties in two states, and has received the Truven 100 Top Hospitals Award for the sixth time in 2017. With this forward-looking partnership with M*Modal, St. Luke’s University Health Network furthers its EHR strategy while improving physician efficiency and satisfaction with next-generation documentation technology
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Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of approval designates that the solution offers functionality that enables eligible providers to meet requirements in the EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use) and Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Program, to earn financial incentive dollars and avoid Medicare payment reductions. Testing for the 2015 Edition started this year and is the most current certification available through ONC.
On March 1, 2017, Thomas Health in Charleston, West Virginia went live with the MEDITECH 6.15 Electronic Health Record. Prior to their partnership with Parallon Technology Solutions (PTS), Thomas Memorial Hospital was operating on the Siemens platform and its sister hospital, Saint Francis, was operating on MEDITECH MAGIC. Migrating Thomas Health to a single MEDITECH 6.15 platform provides a foundation for a single patient record across the two hospitals. This is the first time in their 10-year history that they will be operating on a single EHR, revenue cycle and financial system platform.
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has entered into agreement to provide PACS and RIS software to Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center. Neighbors Emergency Center operates 35 emergency medical care centers throughout Texas, Colorado, and Rhode Island.
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. and the global leader in healthcare communications, announced that all 20 hospitals named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and all 10 hospitals named to the 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll rely on Spok® solutions for enterprise healthcare communications. This is the fifth consecutive year that all of the Honor Roll hospitals are Spok customers.
Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced today that Stephen R. Grossbart, PhD has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Professional Services. Dr. Grossbart's over 20 years of experience leading quality and analytics initiatives for large multi-state health systems will help Health Catalyst clients to identify opportunities for clinical outcomes' improvement and to use analytics for improved care delivery.
SRS Health, provider of data-based healthcare IT solutions for high-performance specialty practices, proudly announces its partnership with OBERD, the industry’s patient-reported outcomes leader. SRS is collaborating with healthcare technology leaders to incorporate clinical workflow efficiencies into its HCIT ecosystem; an outcomes solution is the next critical step in preparing its clients to demonstrate quality in the evolving value-based medical world.
SRS Health, a leading provider of data-based HCIT solutions for high-performance specialty practices, announces that it has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Modules Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of approval designates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers to meet MIPS/Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under ongoing government program
Advantech, a leading provider of medical computing systems and solutions, is pleased to announce iPS-M100 – a hot-swappable intelligent power system capable of supporting mobile healthcare devices.
Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) announced today that they have joined forces with Autani to provide financing to customers of its EnergyCenter suite of building management products and services. By utilizing Hitachi’s financing solutions, Autani’s customers will enjoy predictable monthly payments that allow customers to conserve cash, make low monthly payments and have flexible financing term options.
Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital and health system cybersecurityand compliance solutions, today announced it will be the recommended cybersecurity provider of MHA Ventures’ Endorsed Services Program. Clearwater was awarded the preferred provider status by MHA Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Montana Hospital Association. The new endorsement will offer education, solutions and services to the hospital members of MHA throughout Montana which includes 48 critical access hospitals, thirteen prospective payment system organizations, nine long-term care facilities, eight home health and hospice agencies, six governmental organizations, and one treatment facility.
ScImage, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise PACS solutions, has been awarded a new DIN-PACS IV (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communications System) contract by the U.S. Government. The contract is potentially valued up to $400,000,000, and the terms include one five-year base period and one five-year option period.
eQHealth Solutions was chosen by State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA), which serves the Tri-Cities Tennessee-Virginia region, to support their quality improvement program by leveraging eQSuite® Business Intelligence and Healthcare Analytics technology. Features of the technology include predictive modeling, risk stratification and the ability to assess the likelihood of future risks and co-morbidities for SoFHA’s patient population. State of Franklin, one of the largest primary care based practices in the region, manages a diverse population comprised of multiple payers including Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) lives, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and commercial lives. SoFHA anticipates the number of patients in value-based contracts to increase significantly over the next five years
Natural Language Processing (NLP) text analytics provider Linguamatics, and RealHealthData, a narrative medical records database provider, today announced their strategic partnership to combine Linguamatics’ advanced NLP technology with RealHealthData’s extensive database of detailed provider narratives, to improve the understanding of drug use, adverse events, and product switching in Real World settings.
With physicians under increasing cost pressure from commercial health insurers and government payers, Acuitas Health, LLC today announced it will provide physician groups in New York's Capital Region with technology from Health Catalyst that is used by the nation's largest health systems to lower costs while improving quality.
Altus provides world class technology workstations and now offers one of the most innovative med delivery solutions on the market. As of July 15, 2017, Altus officially launched the RediMed wall-mounted med delivery solution. RediMed provides medication delivery at or near the point of care. Clinician’s average over 5 miles of walking every shift and a large portion of that is due to the ~2.5 hours they spend retrieving supplies. RediMed is designed to focus that time back on providing care.
Optimum Healthcare IT, a Best in KLAS healthcare IT consulting services company, today announced the successful completion of level 1 call center support for The Guthrie Clinic Epic Go-Live. Beginning in January 2017, Optimum Healthcare IT provided an Epic call center staffed by experienced call center experts with direct experience supporting Epic applications. Optimum’s call center provided operational EHR application support which included receiving and recording calls, initial triaging, skill set for each Epic module, level 1 support and ticket routing based on defined policies and procedures.
Updox, the industry leader for care coordination and healthcare connectivity solutions, announced it was selected by Rx30 and Computer-Rx, the leader in pharmacy management systems, to provide the Updox Pharmacy Connect solution to Rx30 and Computer-Rx customers. Pharmacy Connect offers tools to engage patients, increase pharmacy revenue and securely connect with physicians and other members of the care team.
InteliSys Health™, pioneer of the first real-time prescription transparency platform, announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. InteliSys Health was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information Management.
More than 80 percent of healthcare executives say the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has not caused them to pause or otherwise change their approach to population health management, a cornerstone of the Obama administration's strategy to address the quality and cost of healthcare