For years, Rochester has been at the forefront of digitally and securely sharing essential patient healthcare data between major health systems and related providers. Now, even more organizations who take part in the well-being of the community are participating. Rochester RHIO announces that more than 500 data sources are now part of its Contribute service, representing hundreds of healthcare organizations that serve more than a million residents each year.
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GlobalMed, an international provider of telehealth solutions, announced that the U.S. Navy recently used GlobalMed's technology to conduct its first-ever portable telemedicine broadcast from a ship at sea, transmitting vital signs and ear, nose, throat, head/neck skin examinations from the U.S. Navy hospital ship Mercy.
Nikia will be responsible for expanding GetWellNetwork's domestic and international footprint through revenue generation and client satisfaction. She will lead Sales & Solutions, Marketing, Client Service/Account Management, Government, Pediatrics and International.
On April 3, 2018 Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Missouri went live with their MEDITECH Ambulatory 6.15 platform. Parallon Technology Solutions (PTS) assisted this go-live by providing project management and delivery lead resources for the implementation.
Clearwater Compliance, a top-ranked, award-winning healthcare cyber risk management solutions platform provider, has announced it is now offering technical testing services to help healthcare providers and their partners improve the effectiveness and efficacy of their controls and meet HIPAA Security Rule technical evaluation requirements at 45 CFR §164.308(a)(8). Clearwater’s newest service and methodologies are based on guidance from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and other industry standards for vulnerability scans, penetration tests, social engineering testing and web application testing. The new service focuses on helping organizations identify and remediate critical vulnerabilities and meet compliance requirements.
Medicomp Systems, a physician-driven provider of clinically contextual patient data solutions, today announced that the implementation of Quippe Clinical Documentation at Phoenix Children's Hospital's outpatient clinics has increased clinician productivity, enhanced the quality of documentation, and facilitated the delivery of better clinical information at the point of care. In addition, Phoenix Children's has virtually eliminated transcription in its ambulatory clinics, saving the organization over $1 million dollars annually on transcription costs.
Surescripts is tapping the strength of its interoperable network, including access to clinical records for more than 230 million patients, to provide a growing group of clinicians nationwide with actionable patient intelligence directly in their electronic health record (EHR).
In the sixth annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, 40 percent of health IT leaders rated measuring improvement in patient care quality as the top business objective in 2018, followed by identifying areas of cost reduction (32 percent).
eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Waverly Health Center is expanding its relationship with the company by deciding to transition from the Paragon Inpatient EHR system to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Acute Care EHR and Revenue Cycle Management platform for its 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. Scheduled to go live in 2018, the acute care platform will reduce overall implementation costs while creating unified patient records in inpatient and outpatient communities that ensure the seamless exchange of information.
Surgical Information Systems (SIS), an industry leader focused on delivering perioperative IT to ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospitals, and SPH Analytics (SPH), the leading provider of patient experience solutions for the ambulatory surgery space, announced today a partnership that delivers an integrated solution for understanding and improving patient experience in ASCs.
SPH Analytics, the top ranked MACRA and MIPS Technology vendor, announced today that 100% of its MIPS-eligible clients have successfully submitted for the 2017 MIPS reporting year, ensuring all avoided the CMS negative penalty. In addition, 50% of SPH clients achieved “Exceptional Performance”, making them eligible for bonus payments. SPH submitted MIPS data for more than 70 provider groups (TINs), representing more than a million patients and more than 1500 MIPS-eligible clinicians across primary care, urgent care, and specialty practices.
AbleVets LLC, a leading provider of advanced IT solutions for government, has been awarded a Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners (CIO-SP3) Small Business Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), NIH Information Technology Acquisition & Assessment Center (NITAAC). The CIO-SP3 Small Business contract is a 10-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $20 billion contract ceiling. The AbleVets period of performance is April 2, 2018 through April 29, 2022.
Hitachi Capital America Corp. (“HCA”) announced that its Medium & Small Ticket Finance (“MST”) group joined their Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services (HCA Vendor Services) division. In keeping with the enhanced services and client facing capabilities realized through this combination, MST has changed its name to Funding and Portfolio Services (“FPS”).
CynergisTek, Inc, a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced that an award-winning health system in the Northwest has selected its Managed Print Services (MPS) program. Under the terms of the multi-million dollar, five-year agreement, CynergisTek will evaluate the organization’s current print program and provide the healthcare system with a customized strategy to optimize its print environment, reduce costs, and enhance overall security while also alleviating constraints on internal resources.
MedeAnalytics, a pioneer in healthcare analytics, today announced the appointment of Neal Schwartz as chief operating officer (COO). Schwartz brings more than 25 years of consulting and executive leadership experience to the company. As COO, Schwartz will spearhead growth strategies, oversee daily operations and define goals and metrics while creating a culture of customer success and satisfaction. MedeAnalytics’ technology operations, client success, information security and corporate governance teams will report to Schwartz.
HCS, a leading provider of an all-in-one healthcare technology platform that is changing the way multi-site providers deliver quality care, while streamlining and consolidating business operations, is proud to exhibit as an Advocate Level sponsor at the NALTH Spring Clinical Education & Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting will be taking place at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans Hotel on April 5th - April 6th.
eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI), one of Iowa’s largest, private specialty medical groups, will transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for its 84 providers. eClinicalWorks will improve PCI’s ability to fulfill its growth plans while providing excellent patient care.
SRS Health, a leading innovator of intelligent, data-based healthcare IT solutions for high-performance orthopaedic practices, will attend the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 7–9 in New Orleans, Louisiana. SRS plans to preview its upcoming release unveiling new features that facilitate clinical decision-making and reporting compliance, guarantee data validity, improve quality, and increase patient safety. The solution takes care of the business side of orthopaedic practices while protecting the orthopaedists’ focus on patients by offering Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) checking and outcomes intelligence—with single sign-on and auto-triggered surveys—at the point of care.
Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling, WV and East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) in Martins Ferry, OH have selected Parallon Technology Solutions (PTS) to deliver MEDITECH Expanse provider training and go-live support. Migrating from MEDITECH MAGIC, both facilities will go-live with their MEDITECH Expanse environment on April 1, 2018.