Clearwater, a top-ranked healthcare cyber risk management solutions company, announced today that the NIST Special Publication (SP) 1800-8: “Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps in Healthcare Delivery Organizations used Clearwater’s IRM|Analysis™ software to conduct the information risk assessment of several major infusion pumps. As stated in the NIST publication’s section on Risk Assessment and Mitigation, “we used the Clearwater IRM|Analysis™ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, a control-based risk tool, for conducting a risk assessment focused on the HDO enterprise.”
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PeriGen, an innovator of perinatal early warning systems, today announced that ProMedica, a not-for-profit integrated health care organization serving 30 states, plans to deploy the company's PeriWatch™ Vigilance™, an artificial intelligence-based maternal-fetal early warning system (EWS), in all of its labor and delivery hospitals. Vigilance is designed to help clinicians identify troubling trends earlier and more consistently than manual assessments and creates a common language for nurses and physicians to assess cases.
Updox, the first single business platform for healthcare customer relationship management (CRM), today announces the addition of new solutions that expand the nation’s most advanced patient engagement, productivity and communication platform, challenging other vendors with its unified approach.
Health Catalyst, a next-generation data, analytics, and decision-support company, has been honored for the sixth year in a row as one of Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare."
Nuance Communications, Inc.today announced important advancements in its capabilities and vision for delivering advanced conversational AI solutions to the 500,000+ clinicians that rely everyday on Dragon Medical for their clinical documentation. At Epic’s 2018 User Group Meeting (“UGM”), Nuance and Epic showcased a vision for how ambient clinical documentation can make conversational AI-powered virtual assistant capabilities widely available through Epic apps
Radiology staff at VCU Medical Center, the comprehensive care center of VCU Health located in downtown Richmond, Va., perform approximately 160,000 imaging procedures a year with six CARESTREAM DRX-Evolution Systems, nine CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems, and three room-based imaging systems that have been converted to DR with CARESTREAM DRX-1 in-room retrofits and the company’s DRX detectors.
Access today announced two significant additions to its executive leadership team. The company has appointed Davin Marceau to the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer. He brings a wealth of experience to the COO role. Marceau arrives at Access following a successful tenure as Vice President of Operations for a home services consulting firm, where he oversaw a team of 16 coaches and eight trainers and was responsible for delivering support/sustainment functions, strategic level decision making, and P&L management. Marceau also spent 16 years as a Ranger in the United States Army, serving in a variety of operations-specific roles.
DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, today announced that Centric Home Health & Hospice has successfully implemented Backline, DrFirst's secure messaging application that supports HIPAA and Joint Commission compliance for secure texting. Backline allows Centric's large mobile home health and hospice staff to deliver optimal patient care through efficient and secure communication and collaboration across onsite and remote clinical care teams, family members, and caregivers.
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., dedicated to providing solutions that improve the patient experience across the care continuum, will present three days of engaging round-table discussions, interactive workshops, product boot camps, outcomes-driven client success stories, one-on-one consultations with experts and a live operational command center at its Annual Client Conference [TeleCon18], October 14-17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, TX.
Data from Rochester RHIO is playing a major role in assisting the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to gauge the impact of HPV vaccinations. Through a CDC-sponsored project with the Center for Community Health and Prevention of the University of Rochester, Rochester RHIO has provided anonymized clinical information from around the region regarding cervical cancer screenings and trends.
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) has established a Social Determinants Committee, led by Jill Eisenstein, president and CEO of Rochester RHIO. This operating expansion will help SHIEC better focus on identifying and linking social determinants of health (SDOH) data and best practices between societal sectors across the country.
Novarad Corporation, a leader in the development of medical imaging software, has recently entered into contract with Brown University Health Services to provide its PACS and RIS software. Reasons for selecting Novarad included greater control over study information and an increased capacity for collaborative care both inside and outside of the facility, especially in regards to referring physicians.
Linguamatics, the leading natural language processing (NLP) text analytics provider, and LabKey, a provider of bioinformatics data management solutions, today announced an integrated solution designed to streamline the extraction and curation of valuable insights from large volumes of unstructured clinical notes and reports.
Patient experience and population health leader SPH Analytics recently launched a line of Express Surveys as part of its Population Engage patient experience suite. Express Surveys are short, streamlined patient experience surveys designed to efficiently gain prompt feedback from patients, giving the provider organization a wealth of strategic and tactical knowledge in order to take meaningful action. Express Surveys help an organization improve its overall patient experience, and as a result can positively impact CAHPS® survey results. Express Surveys utilize digital methodologies such as email, text messaging, and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) to reach patients within hours of their healthcare encounter and allow true census sampling
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Allina Health is deploying Vocera interoperability software to connect nurse call systems and patient monitors with the health system’s communication infrastructure. Connectivity between disparate systems will help simplify clinical workflows, improve staff response times, and reduce alarm fatigue.
Embracing the changes that continue to shape healthcare, MEDITECH, a leading Enterprise Health Record (EHR) vendor, is launching a new app development environment, MEDITECH Greenfield. Supported by RESTful APIs including FHIR, Greenfield is an open space for MEDITECH customers and third-party developers to cultivate homegrown applications that increase the value of their Expanse EHR via interoperability.
eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that La Clinica de Familia (LCDF), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, will transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHR solution for its 155 providers across 19 locations, including five school-based clinics. Use of the cloud-based technology will support care coordination between providers, staff and patients to enhance communication and improve the delivery of care.
GetWellNetwork, the Precision Engagement health care company, has appointed Peter Keating as chief people officer.
MRO, a leader in secure, compliant and efficient exchange of protected health information (PHI), is cited as the release of information (ROI) vendor with the best quality service staff and overall performance in the September 2018 KLAS report “Release of Information 2018: Who Delivers Most Consistently Across Customers?” KLAS is a research group that helps healthcare providers make informed technology decisions by reporting accurate, honest and impartial vendor performance data.
LUMEDX Corporation, a provider of wholly integrated cardiovascular data intelligence and imaging solutions, announced today that it is working with Duke Health to implement a comprehensive cardiovascular information system (CVIS) for Duke’s non-invasive cardiac labs. The implementation marks the third phase of a larger Duke-LUMEDX CVIS project, which has already been deployed in invasive cardiac and vascular areas.