To help payers to conduct audits earlier in the claim lifecycle, SCIO Health Analytics today announced the expansion of its prepayment auditing service for diagnosis-related group (DRG) and DRG Short Stay audit concepts. Prepayment auditing helps payers avoid, instead of recover, costly overpayments, streamline payment integrity programs, and generate increased savings on both medical and administrative costs.
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Orion Health has been ranked highly on two industry lists: #38 on the IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings 2017 and #55 on the 2017 Healthcare Informatics' (HCI) annual list of the top 100 healthcare IT companies. Both rankings were based on 2016 calendar year revenue from healthcare IT.
Surescripts, the nation’s leading health information network, has introduced CompletEPA QuickStart™, a free website specifically designed to benefit providers who do not yet have access to the CompletEPA® electronic prior authorization (ePA) solution within their electronic health record (EHR). CompletEPA QuickStart is available free to any provider to help accelerate the submission process for electronic prior authorization requests, and allows clinicians to receive medication approvals or denials in minutes or less.
Surescripts released its 2016 National Progress Report, revealing that actionable patient intelligence is taking hold across American healthcare, with more than 10.9 billion secure transactions (12 percent more than in 2015), including 1.6 billion electronic prescriptions, or 180,000 every hour. In 2016, Surescripts’ interoperable network connected 1.3 million healthcare professionals—21.5 percent more than in 2015—with secure patient data for 230 million Americans, or 71 percent of the population, to enable better decisions and deliver better health outcomes.
Medicomp Systems, a physician-driven provider of clinically contextual patient data solutions, announced today that the company has received Frost & Sullivan's 2017 Enabling Technology Leadership Award. Medicomp's Quippe was chosen because of its ability to optimize EHRs for physicians at the point of care. The solution mirrors the way physicians think and work to help them to make sense of all clinical data and enable quicker, more accurate clinical documentation.
Medical device companies CurveBeam and Carestream Health announced a collaboration to support and facilitate education and research for weight-bearing computed tomography imaging.
CynergisTek™, an Auxilio company (NYSE MKT: AUXO), and industry leader in health information privacy, compliance and cybersecurity, today announced the availability of its HIPAA Research Program Assessment. The new service provides healthcare organizations with a comprehensive, independent evaluation of its research policies, procedures and practices in accordance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as well as guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration and the Office of Human Research Protection.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., announced that as of March 31, 2017, it submitted a total of 3,438 providers’ 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The majority were submitted via the company’s PQRS qualified registry.
Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has been named one of Inc. magazine's Top 50 Best Workplaces for 2017, the publication's second annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (West Herts) located in the South East of the UK and Carestream have signed and exchanged contracts to replace the Trust's existing PACS with a CARESTREAM Vue PACS and Vue VNA. The new five-year contract will be provided as a Managed Service, including software, services, workstation and server hardware.
VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that it received Frost & Sullivan's 2017 North America Product Leadership Award in Population Health Management (PHM). The award recognizes organizations for best-in-class product and customer service offerings that optimally meet market needs and offer a compelling value proposition. The award also considers achievements in customer satisfaction, pricing, and market share to identify the single company that rises above the competitive landscape and offers customers the most well-rounded solution set.
Bitglass, the Total Data Protection company, today announced that in 2016 healthcare breaches hit an all-time high (328), surpassing the previous record set in 2015 (268). Records of approximately 16.6 million Americans were exposed as a result of hacks, lost or stolen devices, unauthorized disclosure and more. Good news, however, is that the overall number of compromised records has declined for the second year in a row and early indications suggest that those numbers will continue to decline in 2017. These and other statistics are contained in the Bitglass 2017 Healthcare Breach Report.
SCIO Health Analytics today announced it is partnering with Oracle Corporation to deliver an upcoming webinar titled "Payer-Provider Convergence: Using Data to Strengthen Partnerships & Drive Outcomes" on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT.
ClearDATA, the trusted managed cloud provider, has added another certification to its long list of rigorous data security and privacy credentials—this one aimed at protecting the data of European citizens from unwanted surveillance by commercial and government entities alike. The company announced today it has been granted EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certification.
DrFirst, the market leader in delivering intelligent medication management solutions that improve patient safety, announced today innovations that enhance data quality, improve clinical workflow and deliver stronger adherence to therapy. DrFirst has launched SmartSig℠ for MEDITECH 6.x bringing data quality and process automation advancements to MEDITECH customers. In addition, DrFirst has launched the only fully integrated PDMP Access solution, enabling state-compliant access to PDMP, seamlessly enabled within a single clinical workflow. Both the SmartSig and PDMP Access solutions simplify clinical workflows, improve data quality, increase care team efficiency and fully integrate with DrFirst's suite of intelligent medication management products.
Recondo Technology, the market leader in cloud-based automated revenue cycle management solutions, is pleased to announce The Queen's Health Systems is the latest provider organization to modernize its claim status and remediation processes with Recondo's ClaimStatusPlus™. The Queen's Health Systems will integrate ClaimStatusPlus with Epic to utilize rich payer intelligence driving workflows used every day by business office staff. The health system joins hundreds of providers around the country who use ClaimStatusPlus to accelerate the claim cycle and prevent the potential loss of millions of dollars a year in revenue.
After a successful pilot launch of MarketConnect at Health 2.0's 10th Annual Conference, Health 2.0 is announcing MarketConnect Live, a live matchmaking event designed to accelerate the health tech buying and selling process at the 11th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference on October 1st - 4th, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA. This year, Health 2.0 is enhancing the product by teaming up with Lucro, a digital platform helping healthcare organizations make better purchasing decisions. Health 2.0 will co-market the program with Lucro and allow participants to access Lucro's digital platform to share their strategic initiatives and learn more about potential solutions in advance of the event.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information services, today announced that it has been ranked on the annual Healthcare Informatics (HCI) 100 list of the highest revenue-earning healthcare IT companies.
Coalfire, a leader in cybersecurity risk management and compliance services, today announced that it has been selected as a partner for the Microsoft Security Program for Azure IoT. As a security auditor in the program, Coalfire empowers enterprises to leverage IoT, which enables them to transform their businesses while addressing security and privacy risks associated with the IoT infrastructure.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, has earned coveted spots on two national healthcare IT lists because of its financial performance and growing market share. Vocera was named to the 2017 IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings Top 50, which spotlights leading global IT suppliers to healthcare payers and providers. The company also made The Healthcare Informatics 100l ist, which marks the seventh year in a row Vocera has made this list.