The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has joined with DrFirst, the leading independent provider of e-prescribing and medication management systems in the U.S., to fight the opioid crisis that is afflicting Maryland and the country. The school's adoption of DrFirst's mobility suite, including iPrescribeSM and Backline®, puts academia at the forefront of the fight against opioid addiction by providing tools and education for future oral health practitioners and UMSOD alumni to access more accurate patient medication history and opioid prescribing data.
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The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, through its for-profit subsidiary HAPevolve, has selected Tunstall Americas as an endorsed partner to exclusively support Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems in the improvement of patient access solutions to engage patient populations.
Access today announced that Bermuda Hospital Board has deployed its eForms on demand solution. This enables the board’s facilities, which include the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, to generate electronic forms when patients come to the front desk to register.
DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, members of the governor's office, MedChi leaders, the Maryland State Medical Society, and Dr. Mark Reynolds, dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) and periodontist at the school's clinics, will meet at the company's Rockville headquarters on March 16. During the visit, Lt. Gov. Rutherford will learn how DrFirst is fighting the opioid epidemic in conjunction with MedChi, Maryland's medical society, UMSOD, and CRISP, the state's Health Information Exchange and authorized agent for its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
HCS, a leading provider of enterprise-wide and easy-to-use, clinical and financial technology solutions to LTACH, senior living, and behavioral health facilities, is proud to be a President Exhibitor at the 2018 NAPHS Annual Meeting. This year’s conference will be taking place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. on March 19th through March 21st.
HLN released a new version (v1.11.1) of the Immunization Calculation Engine (ICE) on March 9, 2018. ICE is a state-of-the-
SPH Analytics received two awards from Black Book Research at the recent HIMSS18 annual IT conference – 2017 Highest Client Satisfaction for a Population Health Vendor for the second year in a row and the 2017 Highest Client Satisfaction for Value Based Care Support. These prestigious honors are awarded to organizations with the highest client satisfaction ranking for 2017 as determined by a random sample of U.S. based providers.
Divurgent, a nationally recognized healthcare IT consulting company, announced today that the company is expanding its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions with the strategic hire of Jeff Sassenscheid, Principal, who brings more than 20 years of experience in this space.
Availity, the nation's largest real-time health information network, praised the recent announcement by physicians, pharmacists, medical groups, hospitals and health plans to streamline the prior authorization processes.
Last week at HIMSS 2018, SecurityMetrics, a leading innovator of data security and compliance solutions, announced the release of their Health Network Portal. The SecurityMetrics Health Network Portal is the company's newest HIPAA product, designed to help health networks manage and track completion of specific HIPAA requirements.
Specialty-specific health information technology leader Modernizing Medicine®today announced that Northwell Health will begin using the gGastro enterprise Endoscopy Report Writer (ERW) at over 20 hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in its network. Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare provider and private employer, has already begun implementing the endoscopy solution by gMed®, a Modernizing Medicine company, at Staten Island University Hospital with more locations to follow.
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will offer cloud-based products powered by Microsoft Azure.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the Precision Engagement™ health care company, announced today that its Chief Clinical and Nursing Officer, Karen Drenkard PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, has been selected co-chair of the Beryl Institute Nurse Executive Council (NEC).
DrFirst, Imprivata and Forward Advantage today announced their collaboration to deliver new enhancements to the controlled substance e-prescribing workflow for MEDITECH users. The MEDITECH-recommended solution brings enhanced security and in-workflow PDMP access to the e-prescribing process, helping MEDITECH prescribers combat the opioid crisis while recognizing new workflow efficiencies.
GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the Precision Engagement™ health care company, announced today that its founder and CEO, Michael O'Neil, will speak on March 17 at the GI Roundtable, the annual health policy and practice management conference for GI physician leaders and practice administrators, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. O'Neil will lead the session "Greater Than the Diagnosis" from 1:50-2:30 p.m. and will participate in the ensuing panel discussion (2:30-3:00 p.m.) titled "The Five-Star Practice – How Are You Getting to 'Wow!' With Your Patients?"
UPMC and Health Catalyst today announced that they have been named joint recipients of Microsoft Corp.'s 2018 Health Innovation Awards. The awards, which were announced at the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas recognize health organizations and their technology solution partners for using Microsoft's intelligent health technologies in innovative ways that help engage patients, empower care teams, optimize clinical and operational effectiveness, and transform health.
Carestream Health’s Vue Cloud, a healthcare imaging cloud service based on the CARESTREAM Clinical Collaboration Platform, now manages more than 26 billion images in public and private cloud data centers around the world. Carestream is showcasing this powerful technology at the HIMSS conference(Booth #4829).
Carestream Health will demonstrate advanced artificial intelligence and imaging analytics software tools that are designed to enhance both the quality and speed of diagnosis and reporting for radiology imaging exams at the HIMSS 2018 tradeshow (Booth #4829).
Dolbey and Company, Inc. (Dolbey) Best in KLAS for Speech Recognition 2012-2016 and Category Leader – Front-end Speech Recognition for Imaging 2018 announces its new cloud-based speech recognition product – Fusion Narrate™ powered by nVoq™. Providers can dictate directly into any application, without the need for integration, and immediately benefit from many of Dolbey’s robust platform features, including the Fusion Narrate CAPD™ module, which ensures patient records are accurate and complete while improving patient care.