eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, today announced it has become one of the first Electronic Health Record (EHR) companies to be approved and to integrate with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Blue Button® 2.0 API. The Blue Button 2.0 API contains four years of Medicare Part A, B and D data for 53 million Medicare beneficiaries. eClinicalWorks will support the Consumer-Directed Exchange, covering numerous functions to improve patient access to health data and assist in informed health decisions.
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eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, today announced the debut of Prizma, a health information search engine, to facilitate care across networks. By coordinating information from interoperability networks, such as CommonWell and Carequality, as well as payers such as CMS Blue Button® 2.0 API, Prizma will establish one longitudinal view to provide the critical information providers need to make informed health decisions. Prizma is integrated directly into the eClinicalWorks Electronic Health Record (EHR), providing seamless access for providers, ensuring complete and accurate patient information at the point of care.
A multiyear study on the adoption of speech recognition technology and its impact on provider documentation in the electronic health record software at Health Quest’s flagship hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, revealed significant improvements in documentation quality, provider satisfaction, workflow, efficiency and reduced medical transcription costs. Vassar Brothers Medical Center uses Nuance Communications, Inc.’s Dragon Medical speech recognition technology.
Today, at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention and Exhibit (booth #937), Nuance Communications, Inc. introduced and demonstrated Nuance CDE One, and other new clinical documentation excellence solutions. CDE One is a cloud-based workflow management, collaboration and insight system designed for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) teams. CDE One’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered capabilities enable smarter workflows and enhanced care team collaboration, satisfaction and efficiency. Additionally, CDE One’s powerful analytics provide health system executives with key insights into staff, physician and program performance. Because of its cloud-based deployment, CDE One also reduces health system resources spent on technical support and overall maintenance. Additionally, Nuance clinical documentation excellence solutions are hosted on Microsoft® Azure, a HITRUST CSF-certified hosting infrastructure, to assist the customer with privacy, security, and compliance.
HCS, a leading provider of an all-in-one healthcare information technology platform for long-term and post-acute care providers, will be exhibiting at the 69th Annual American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo. The event is taking place October 7-10 at the San Diego Convention Center in California.
The Italian-French Concordia scientific station is located on a 10,500 foot mountain 620 miles from the coast in one of the most inhospitable places on earth — Antarctica. The station houses 80 scientists during the continent’s three-month summer and about 14 people during the nine-month winter
Zingbox, the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform, recently announced that co-founder and CTO Dr. May Wang will speak at MD Expo, the health technology management (HTM) industry’s most distinctive networking event, in Seattle October 5-7. The company will also be exhibiting in booth 213 on the expo floor.
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Hackensack Meridian Health deployed Vocera Rounds in JFK Medical Center, making it the 10th hospital in its network to implement the mobile rounding solution.
Medicomp Systems, a physician-driven provider of clinically contextual patient data solutions, today announced that Frost & Sullivan has named Medicomp as the winner of its 2018 North American Electronic Health Record (EHR) Optimization Technology Leadership Award for its Quippe suite of solutions. Frost & Sullivan selected Medicomp's Quippe based on its ability to help organizations optimize their EHRs to reduce the documentation burden for physicians at the point of care and use clinical data to improve patient outcomes.
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.”
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.