The Chartis Group Publishes White Paper “EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations”CHICAGO, IL - May 21, 2019 - In the five years since most U.S. hospitals reached Stage 4 on the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model scale - the stage at which clinical decision support capabilities begin to make substantial benefits possible, most hospitals have not realized these benefits. The increased costs of operating more sophisticated EHRs leave some hospitals further behind financially, leading critics to claim that EHRs have been a huge waste of time and money. This paper "EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations" compares the EHR implementation and optimization methods of health systems that do and do not achieve measurable strategic benefits and shows how any organization can drive value from their EHR investment.
Nuance Drives Tangible Results for Healthcare Customers Through Cloud-based Clinical Documentation ExcellenceBURLINGTON, MA - May 21, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced the company’s sustained momentum and strong ability to drive productivity, financial, and quality results for customers. Nuance has a proven track record of optimizing workflows and increasing collaboration between physicians, clinical documentation specialists, coders, quality directors, and case managers, thanks to its cloud-based solutions.
Impact Advisors’ Named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare List for 10th Consecutive YearCHICAGO, IL - May 16, 2019 – Impact Advisors, a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the tenth consecutive year, as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Specific rankings will be revealed during Modern Healthcare’s awards gala in Dallas on Sept. 26.
Protenus 2019 Drug Diversion Digest: 47.2 Million Doses Lost Due to Hospital Employee Theft and MisuseBALTIMORE, MD - May 7, 2019 - Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence to find anomalous behavior in our nation’s leading health systems, announced today new research that details the effects of clinical drug diversion on healthcare organizations, providers and patients. As the national conversation about opioid abuse continues, the effects of this epidemic on healthcare workers, who have easy access to controlled substances, remain underreported.
Protenus Announces Former Chief Privacy Officer of HHS Office of the National Coordinator to Keynote 3rd Annual PANDAS Conference in BaltimoreBALTIMORE, MD - April 30, 2019 - The privacy and security of patient data continues to be increasingly important as access to this data increases and threats to this sensitive information continue to grow. At the same time, several new federal health information policies will make electronic health information about individuals more widely available to individuals and their caregivers and health care professionals. Lucia Savage, Former Chief Privacy Officer of HHS Office of the National Coordinator, will provide the opening keynote for the Privacy and Analytics (PANDAS) conference, focusing on innovation that equips privacy teams to effectively navigate the shift that occurs when organizations begin to more frequently utilize consumer tools to deliver healthcare.
Health Catalyst Named a Preferred Analytics Vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)SILICON SLOPES, UT - April 30, 2019 – Health Catalyst, Inc., a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced today that it has been designated as a Preferred Analytics Vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP).