Renaissance Imaging Medical Associates (RIMA) of Northridge, Calif., one of the 10 largest private radiology groups in the United States, has chosen Carestream’s Workflow Orchestrator to manage its multi-site radiology interpretation workflow. Based on early results, RIMA radiologists expect Workflow Orchestrator to produce long-term operational and quality improvements as well as more responsive client service, optimal case assignment and a significant return on investment.
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Matthew Esham, a thought leader in the area of business intelligence (BI), will share his expertise on BI maturity and the unique abilities and attributes each stage of maturity represents. His presentation will identify the common stages of BI growth and the potential pitfalls of each stage, as well as identify the keys to a successful analytics effort at your institution.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that physicians at Upstate University Hospital in New York identified a unique way to improve communication and patient experience using real-time feedback captured with the Vocera Rounds solution.
Medecision, the leader in population health and care management solutions, announced today it has appointed Dan Speicher as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Speicher will drive the company’s technology vision and lead the strategy, development and deployment of innovative healthcare solutions that deliver value to Medecision clients nationwide.
International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that its enterprise imaging solution for radiology and digital pathology was ordered by Kettering Health Network (KHN). Sectra will install its solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, throughout KHN to provide a consolidated overview of patient images and information to support increased reading and reporting efficiency.
MRO, a leader in the secure, compliant and efficient exchange of protected health information (PHI), announced the expansion of its customer base with the addition of Fairview Health Services, University of Minnesota Physicians and Charleston Area Medical Center.
CynergisTek, a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information assurance, today announced that The Silicon Review Magazine has named it among the “50 Most Trustworthy Companies of the Year 2018.”
SPH Analytics, the top ranked patient satisfaction measurement firm in the Health Insurer/Managed Care Plan market, announced today that more than half of the plans receiving the highest 4.5- to 5-point ratings in the 2018-2019 ratings for private, Medicare, and Medicaid health insurance plans use SPH solutions, according to reports recently released by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Gila Regional Medical Center (Silver City, N.M.) recently implemented Carestream Health’s Clinical Collaboration Platform that features enterprise imaging, 3D viewing, lesion management, vendor-neutral archiving, multimedia reporting, analytics and its CARESTREAM Vue Motion enterprise viewer as part of a managed service.
Previously Evoke’s Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Zigo will continue to oversee strategic growth, with additional responsibility for the company's overall business and financial performance objectives. These efforts include revenue growth, program performance, customer relations, technology development, marketing, communications, employee growth and development. Mr. Zigo reports to Jim Loreto and Greg Blaisdell, Evoke’s Managing Partners.
Health Catalyst, Inc., a leader in next-generation data, analytics, and decision support, and Allina Health, a 13-hospital, 90-clinic integrated delivery network based in Minneapolis, today received the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Collaboration Award at the organization’s CHIME18 Fall CIO Forum. The award recognizes the successful long-term collaboration between CHIME Foundation firm Health Catalyst and CHIME member Allina Health, with special recognition for Allina CIO Jonathan Shoemaker.
Dr. Smith brings to GlobalMed nearly two decades of telehealth, medical informatics, and clinical and operational leadership experience from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Medical Services.
In the latest KLAS Decision Insights Secure Communication report, Telmediq received the clinical communication industry’s highest marks for quality and post-purchase reality. Telmediq, the 2018 Best in KLAS winner for Secure Communication, topped the list in this newest report for Overall Product Quality and Delivery of New Technology.
Zingbox, the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform and leader of healthcare IoT security research, today released the report of its second annual Healthcare Security Survey. The survey was expanded this year to include not only IT/IS professionals, but also clinical and biomedical engineers who play critical roles in managing and securing connected medical devices.
Dr. Noam H. Arzt, president of HLN Consulting, LLC, has been named a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). Dr. Arzt joins 129 of his colleagues in the inaugural class of fellows. The fellowship was created to recognize AMIA members who apply informatics skills and knowledge within their professional setting, who have demonstrated professional achievement and leadership, and who have contributed to the betterment of the organization.
Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., a leading healthcare IT consulting firm, announced today that Elizabeth Hunkeler, former CIO of Dayton Children's Hospital, is the 2018 recipient the Stoltenberg Future Fund Scholarship for secondary education through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) CIO Forums.
In the wake of a record-breaking $16 million data breach settlement earlier this month that put insurers and provides alike on notice that ignoring cybersecurity risks could come with a hefty price tag, a new national survey of U.S. health systems finds that only 29 percent report having a comprehensive cybersecurity program in place
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced a new partnership with QGenda, a leader in enterprise cloud-based physician scheduling automation. Vocera will be the exclusive reseller of QGenda’s product portfolio into the federal healthcare market, including the Veterans Health Administration, Department of Defense, and Indian Health Service. Interoperability between the Vocera communication system and the QGenda scheduling solutions will improve care team communication and clinical workflows with on-call providers.
PeriGen, the innovator in perinatal early warning systems, today announced northern Nevada's Renown Health has implemented PeriGen's PeriWatch labor analysis software in its childbirth unit. The software system includes PeriWatch® Cues™, the only fetal surveillance solution that is both cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and validated by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The software incorporates artificial intelligence features to help clinicians interpret fetal heart rate patterns and provides a consistent, objective and standardized assessment to enhance care collaboration.
Nearly half of consumers have abandoned a medication prescribed by their physician because it was too expensive, according to a survey released today by DrFirst, the nation's leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions. At a time when the federal government is pushing a variety of measures to make prescription drug prices more transparent to consumers, the nationwide survey revealed that fully 73 percent of consumers would change pharmacies if they knew that doing so would save them money on a prescription.