MEDITECH Announces Professional ServicesApril 30, 2019 - MEDITECH, one of the world’s leading providers of Enterprise Health Records (EHR), announced today the formation of a new division dedicated to offering a range of Professional Services designed to optimize and maximize its Expanse EHR. Celebrating its 50th year of providing innovative software technology, MEDITECH will expand its portfolio by offering more services to its customers.
Erin Svarvari Promoted to Vice President of OperationsCHICAGO, IL - April 29, 2019 – Impact Advisors, a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, announced today that Erin Svarvari has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. Svarvari has more than 20 years of healthcare IT experience starting as a consultant in system design and delivery.
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.
Opioid Crisis Survey: 20% of Patients Face Trouble Obtaining Controlled Substance PrescriptionsROCKVILLE, MD - April 30, 2019 - According to a DrFirst sponsored survey, 48% of consumers have been prescribed an opioid-based medication in the last five years, and, nearly two-thirds of those individuals have obtained multiple prescriptions within that timeframe. Nearly 20% of patients reported experiencing difficulty in obtaining a prescription for an opioid-based medication within that time frame, and half of the consumers who had trouble getting a prescription cited their doctor's hesitation to prescribe opioids.
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).
New Report: Vocera and Definitive Healthcare Examine Symptoms of Cognitive OverloadSAN JOSE, CA - April 29, 2019 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, will release a research report in conjunction with the research services group of HIMSS Analytics, now Definitive Healthcare, about the impact of cognitive overload on care teams and the role technology can play to mitigate cognitive burden. Vocera worked closely with research professionals to design a survey conducted during the 2019 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition and online.
RSM Wins NetSuite Partner of the Year for Seventh Straight YearCHICAGO, IL - April 29, 2019 - RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – was recently named as the 2019 Worldwide Solution Provider Partner of the Year by Oracle NetSuite. This marks the seventh consecutive year RSM has been recognized as a Partner of the Year.
Kirby Partners Named a Forbes’ “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firm” for Third Consecutive YearLake Mary, FL - April 25, 2019 - Forbes recently released their 2019 list of best executive recruiting firms specializing in filling positions with annual salaries of at least $100,000. Kirby Partners proudly announces that they have earned a spot on the list for the third consecutive year.
Censinet Raises $7.8M in Series A Funding to Transform Third-Party Risk Management for Healthcare ProvidersBoston, MA – April 23, 2019 – Censinet, the third-party risk management company for healthcare providers, today announced that it raised $7.8 million in Series A funding co-led by HLM Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai Health System with participation from seed investors Schooner Capital, LRVHealth and Excelerate Health Ventures. Censinet will use the funding to build out the Censinet Platform’s vendor risk management capabilities, scale its go-to-market team, and accelerate adoption of the Censinet Platform by healthcare providers and their vendors.
Censinet Launches Industry’s First Third-Party Risk Management Platform Designed Exclusively for Healthcare ProvidersBoston, MA – April 23, 2019 – Censinet today announced the launch of the Censinet Platform, the first and only third-party risk management platform designed and developed in partnership with more than a dozen U.S. healthcare providers to manage the threats to patient care. The launch comes in conjunction with a $7.8M Series A funding round co-led by HLM Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai with participation from seed round investors Schooner Capital, LRVHealth, and Excelerate Health Ventures (please see “Censinet Raises $7.8M in Series A Funding to Transform Third-Party Risk Management for Healthcare Providers,” issued April 23, 2019).
DrFirst Structures a New $17 Million Commercial Financing Facility with SunTrustROCKVILLE, MD - April 23, 2019 - DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, announced today that it has structured a new $17 million commercial financing facility with SunTrust Banks, Inc. The financing extends DrFirst’s strategic relationship with SunTrust Banks, a partnership which initially began in 2015.
Vocera Earns ATO to Provide Communication Solution to Air Force and NavySAN JOSE, CA - April 16, 2019 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced it received an Authority to Operate (ATO) from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that extends the potential purchase and deployment of the hands-free Vocera Badge beyond the Army to facilities in the Air Force and Navy worldwide.
Health Catalyst Enters Asia Pacific Market Through Partnership with Fullerton HealthSINGAPORE, and SALT LAKE CITY, UT - April 16, 2019 - Fullerton Healthcare Corporation Limited (“Fullerton Health”), a leading vertically integrated healthcare platform in the Asia Pacific region with a proven track record of providing clients with seamless service offerings through customized healthcare management and administration, has partnered with Health Catalyst, Inc., a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations. The partnership aims to develop a strategic plan that leverages greater use of data.
CynergisTek’s Report Reveals Continued Challenges from Healthcare Organizations on Cybersecurity PreparationAUSTIN, TX – April 11, 2019 — CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today released its annual report, Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon. The 2019 report provides a sobering analysis of how healthcare provider organizations measured against the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) and the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules, which outlines best practices for healthcare organizations to adopt to manage cybersecurity risks.
Optimum Healthcare IT Ranked in 2019 Healthcare IT Consulting Firm SurveyJACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL – April 11, 2019 – Optimum Healthcare IT, a Best in KLAS healthcare staffing and consulting services firm, announced today that it ranked second among 16 firms in the first annual Modern Healthcare survey of the largest healthcare IT consulting firms.
Canadian hospital Trillium Health Partners selects Sectra’s enterprise imaging solutionLinköping, Sweden and Toronto, Canada – April 10, 2019 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise PACS solution at Trillium Health Partners. The system will provide radiologists across three hospital sites with unified access to medical images and a complete patient overview, resulting in more effective care.
Impact Advisors Makes Modern Healthcare’s Largest IT Consulting Firms ListCHICAGO, IL - April 9, 2019 – Impact Advisors, a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Largest IT Consulting Firms for 2019. The list is included in Modern Healthcare's inaugural Healthcare IT Consulting Firms Survey, published April 1.
Nuance Supports American College of Radiology’s ACR AI-LAB™ Initiative to Democratize Artificial Intelligence in HealthcareBURLINGTON, MA - April 8, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry- leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced its support of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute’s ACR AI-LAB™ initiative to rapidly scale and democratize the use of AI in healthcare.
Impact Advisors Named to Forbes’ List of America’s Best Management Consulting FirmsCHICAGO, IL - April 4, 2019 - Impact Advisors, a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, announced today that Forbes has named the firm to its list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for 2019. This list is Forbes’ annual ranking of the highest-rated consultancies across all sectors, including IT and healthcare, in North America.
Clearwater Further Streamlines Enterprise Risk Analysis for Health Systems with Its New “Component Expert System” Technology, an Enhancement to Its IRM|Analysis™ SoftwareNASHVILLE, TN - April 4, 2019 - As the healthcare industry continues to be targeted by cyber attacks, Clearwater has released new, breakthrough technology that provides hospitals and health systems with a more intelligent view into all of the processes, people, locations, technology and components that can pose a data security risk to an information system. Clearwater’s new Component Expert System (CES), embedded in its IRM|Analysis™ software, enables hospitals and health systems to complete the security risk analysis (SRA) process more efficiently across the enterprise by logically grouping similar information system components based on their properties and associated controls. The patent-pending technology automatically identifies relevant cyber and information risk scenarios, thereby facilitating a more effective risk assessment process.