Access today announced that it has released eSignatures 8.0, the latest version of its healthcare industry-leading patient electronic signatures solution. This latest version provides unique functionality that enables hospital staff in surgical services, radiology, admissions, and any other clinical department to collect secure electronic signatures on procedural and other consents, registration packets, and any other eForm in seconds, and then send these directly into the electronic medical record (EMR). Hospitals are also using the solution to speed forms-focused processes in human resources (HR), accounts payable (HR), materials management, and other back office departments.
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EY announced yesterday that Siva Namasivayam, chief executive officer of SCIOInspire, Corp., dba SCIO Health Analytics is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the New York region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Siva Namasivayam was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 12 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
AT&T* and Aira extended their agreement, and Aira made AT&T its global data provider as it begins to take the service to Australia, Canada and the U.K. This comes at a meaningful time. Today marks the 7th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
GetWellNetwork, the Precision Engagement health care company, today announced that Healthpoint, a Mubadala company and a leading multi-specialty hospital in the United Arab Emirates(UAE), has successfully implemented its flagship Interactive Patient Care (IPC) system designed to engage patients and families with personalized support and information from check-in to discharge. Key executives from Healthpoint and GetWellNetwork attended a special launch celebration held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on May 15.
Linguamatics, the leading natural language processing (NLP) text analytics provider, today announced the latest release of its I2E AMP platform to automate the discovery of critical insights from text using NLP.
Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare strategy and implementation services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the ninth consecutive year, as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Specific rankings will be revealed during Modern Healthcare’s awards gala in Dallas on September 27.
Kronos Incorporated today announced continued customer success for Kronos Payroll. Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are selecting Kronos Payroll for its deep domain expertise, dedicated customer advocacy, and engaging employee experience to improve payroll accuracy, reduce processing time, mitigate compliance risk, and create the perfect paycheck for both hourly and salaried employees.
Equality Health, an Arizona-based organization pioneering healthcare delivery to underserved and diverse populations, announced it has appointed Dr. Jacque Sokolov and J.P. Millon to its 2018 Strategic Advisory Board. Sokolov and Millon join a respected team of national and local experts from a broad range of healthcare sectors and community leaders in aiding Equality Health with strategic development, market insights and consulting.
CynergisTek, Inc., a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced that Arkansas Children’s Hospital, one of the country’s largest pediatric hospitals, has expanded its relationship, adding on additional privacy and cybersecurity services. Specifically, Arkansas Children’s will now leverage CynergisTek’s Compliance Assist Partner Program (CAPP). The pediatric hospital already engages with CynergisTek for its Managed Print Service (MPS) program.
eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Northern Valley Indian Health (NVIH), a non-profit, Tribal Health Program, is transitioning to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHR solution for its 73 providers across seven locations. Use of the cloud-based technology will support care coordination between physicians and patients to enhance communication and improve the delivery of care.
HCS, a leading provider of an all-in-one healthcare technology platform, today announced that SUN Behavioral Health, Inc. has expanded its use of HCS Interactant across its newest facility in Kentucky. SUN is utilizing various modules of the healthcare platform including Revenue Cycle Management, Financial, Insight, and components of EHR. The opening of the Kentucky location provides much needed access to critical inpatient behavioral healthcare in this area.
GetWellNetwork®, the Precision Engagement™ health care company, and Children's National Health System have started a strategic partnership to develop a suite of innovative digital tools for families facing a new diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
AdvancedMD, a pioneer in cloud technology for independent physician practices, launches a complete cloud platform, known as AdvancedMD Rhythm, featuring a new smart EHR dashboard and flexible patient cards that transform clinical workflow. Through seamless data flow in the cloud between clinical, patient and billing applications and built-in analytics, the Rhythm platform provides the tools for prioritizing clinical workflow, treating patients successfully, and optimally meet the needs of value-based care.
Kronos Incorporated today announced a new collaboration with Microsoft that, through the Workforce Dimensions Technology Partner Program, delivers innovative, future-ready tools that empower the entire workforce – whether hourly or salaried, a manager or employee.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Major Health Partners (MHP) has improved emergency department (ED) throughput, surgical start times, and patient satisfaction using Vocera technology throughout its new hospital in Indiana.
The New York State Psychiatric Association (NYSPA), representing more than 3,800 practicing psychiatrists and residents throughout New York, has designated DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, as the vendor of choice for cost-efficient, reliable and robust e-prescribing tools for its members.
Keith MacDonald, Vice President at Impact Advisors, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, has been named one of the “Top 25 Consultants” of 2018 by Consulting Magazine. Keith is one of four to be recognized in the Excellence in Healthcare category. He will attend the Top 25 Consultants awards dinner on June 14th at The Mandarin Oriental in New York.
For the past nine years, SPH Analytics has awarded the annual National APEX Quality Award to recognize healthcare providers who demonstrate the highest level of excellence in patient satisfaction. SPH Analytics announced today that 108 healthcare provider organizations have earned its 2017 National APEX Quality Award, including six facilities who are nine-time winners of the award. This national distinction recognizes outstanding healthcare providers who have demonstrated excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. Winners include ambulatory surgery centers, catheterization laboratories, diagnostic imaging centers, endoscopy centers, physician practices, and therapy and rehabilitation centers.
gMed®, a Modernizing Medicine® company, announced that GI Partners of Illinois and GI North have switched to the award-winning gGastro® electronic health record (EHR) system and suite of solutions. Both practices faced challenges with their previous EHR and opted to utilize gMed’s gastroenterology EHR, Practice Management and Endoscopy Report Writer to help address the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)* and to have one integrated system across their practice locations.
TeleTracking Chairman and CEO Michael Zamagias announced today that Christopher Johnson, Chief Solutions Officer, has been promoted to President. Effective immediately, Mr. Johnson will have responsibility for the operational business units of TeleTracking, including sales and marketing, strategy and business development, technology and delivery services. Mr. Zamagias also formally confirmed that he will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer for the company, and that TeleTracking remains committed to its mission of ensuring that no one will ever have to wait for the care they need.