CynergisTek Executives Selected to Lead Three Presentations at HIMSS19 on Security and Compliance in HealthcareAUSTIN, TX - January 15, 2019 — (HIMSS Booth #4009) — CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and information assurance, today announced that its Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation, David Finn, Vice President of Compliance Strategies, David Holtzman, and Vice President of Security Strategy, Clyde Hewitt, were selected to present three sessions at the 2019 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS brings together 45,000+ health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.
Novarad Named in Gartner Guide for Vendor-Neutral Archives as a Representative VendorSALT LAKE CITY, UT—January 10, 2019—Novarad Corporation announced today that it has been cited as a Representative Vendor in the 2018 Gartner Market Guide for Vendor-Neutral Archives by analyst Barry Runyon (published on 8 November). The Market Guide provides Gartner’s coverage of an emerging market and focuses on the market definition of and rationale for the market and market dynamics, according to the report.
CHARLOTTE RADIOLOGY CHOOSES SECTRA AS ITS BREAST IMAGING VENDORLINKÖPING, SWEDEN and SHELTON, CT – January 10, 2019 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise breast imaging solution throughout the fifteen North Carolina-based breast centers of Charlotte Radiology. Upon project completion, radiologists will experience enhanced workflow productivity through multi-modality viewing on one workstation with the end goal of improved cancer care.
Divurgent and Gevity Announce Strategic Business AllianceVirginia Beach, VA, and Vancouver, B.C. - January 8, 2019 – Today, Divurgent and Gevity announced that they have formalized a strategic business alliance to mutually benefit their clients by expanding their services across the United States and Canada. Divurgent and Gevity both offer strengths in healthcare information system design, implementation, and optimization and bring to this partnership proven methodologies and innovative practices.
Vocera Introduces New Wearable Smartbadge Purpose-Built for HealthcareSAN JOSE, CA - January 7, 2019 – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced the launch of a new category of wearable communication devices that enables clinician agility and accelerates patient care. The Vocera Smartbadge combines smartphone usability with the hands-free freedom of the Vocera Badge to redefine healthcare communication – again.
Protenus and RADAR Partner to Mitigate Security and Privacy Risks for Healthcare OrganizationsBALTIMORE, MD - January 7, 2019 - Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform that protects patient privacy for the nation's leading health systems announces a strategic partnership with RADAR, the award-winning provider of incident response management software, to help healthcare organizations reduce the risks associated with unauthorized disclosures of protected health information (PHI).
Vocera to Present at 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare ConferenceSAN JOSE, CA - December 27, 2018 – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that the company’s President and CEO Brent Lang and its Chief Financial Officer Justin Spencer will be presenting at the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 at 8 a.m. PT in San Francisco.
Top Three Most Common Health System Patient Data Security Weaknesses Revealed by Clearwater CyberIntelligence™ InstituteNASHVILLE, TN - December 20, 2018 - The three most critical and common high-security cyber risks facing healthcare delivery organizations and their partners have been uncovered in a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Clearwater CyberIntelligence™ Institute (CCI). CCI was formed earlier this year to leverage insights from Clearwater’s proprietary database created by IRM|Analysis™. The database, containing millions of risk records accumulated during the completion of comprehensive, NIST-based risk analyses for hundreds of Clearwater customers over the last six years, is the industry’s largest and most complete database focused exclusively on the unique cybersecurity risk profiles of hospitals, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and business associates.
3M to Acquire M*Modal’s Technology BusinessST. PAUL, MN & FRANKLIN, TN - December 19, 2018 - 3M today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the technology business of M*Modal, for a total enterprise value of $1.0 billion. M*Modal is a leading healthcare technology provider of cloud-based, conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered systems that help physicians efficiently capture and improve the patient narrative so they can spend more time with their patients and provide higher quality of care.
Nuance’s AI-Powered Clinical Documentation Solution Helps Advance “Joy of Johns Hopkins Medicine” InitiativeBURLINGTON, MA - December 18, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that it is honored to have its conversational artificial intelligence (AI)-powered clinical documentation solutions selected to help advance “Joy at Johns Hopkins Medicine,” a comprehensive, multi-year initiative developed and launched by Johns Hopkins Medicine to help combat clinician and caregiver burnout by enabling them to rediscover the true joy that comes from treating and healing patients.
Health Catalyst Named One of Utah’s Best Places to Work for 4th Year in a RowSALT LAKE CITY, UT – December 14, 2018 – Health Catalyst, Inc. has been named one of the “Best Companies to Work For” by Utah Business.
University of Iowa Health Care Chooses Zingbox to Achieve Holistic Risk Visibility and Operational BenefitsMountain View, CA - December 13, 2018 - Zingbox today announced that University of Iowa Health Care has deployed Zingbox’s IoT Guardian to protect and monitor their network of connected medical devices.
Vocera Improves Clinical Workflows at a North Carolina HospitalSAN JOSE, CA - Dec. 12, 2018 – Vocera Communications, Inc. today announced that Wake Forest Baptist Health deployed Vocera technology at a second hospital, Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center, to improve clinical workflows, enhance patient surveillance, and elevate patient and staff experience.
Halifax Health Improves Physician and CDI Team Satisfaction, Productivity and Documentation Quality with Nuance’s AI-Powered SolutionsBURLINGTON, MA and DAYTONA BEACH, FL- December 11, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc and Halifax Health today announced that Nuance’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions have improved physician satisfaction and productivity, while advancing patient care. Halifax Health chose Nuance to augment its electronic health record (EHR) system with a suite of proven, AI-powered solutions to improve workflows for its physicians, CDI team and coders, while contributing to improved patient care, documentation quality, and the health network’s bottom line. Halifax Health was also ready to transition to a more clinically focused documentation improvement program to better engage physicians around quality initiatives, improve CDS team efficiency, and support its goal to achieve clinical documentation excellence.
Integration, Physician Efficiency Key Drivers for Berkshire Health Systems to Select MEDITECH ExpanseBerksire, MA - December 10, 2018 - Berkshire Health Systems (BHS) recently signed to implement the intuitive and mobile web-based MEDITECH Expanse Enterprise Health Record (EHR) system. The organization will be adding MEDITECH Ambulatory and MEDITECH Acute Care solutions across its 225 physician practices.
Nicklaus Children’s Health System Selects Health Catalyst to Uncover Opportunities to Lower Costs and Enhance EfficiencySALT LAKE CITY and MIAMI - December 6, 2018 – Nicklaus Children’s Health System has selected Health Catalyst, Inc. to improve its revenue cycle management and optimize operations. Nicklaus Children’s will initially leverage Health Catalyst’s powerful, cloud-based Data Operating System (DOS™) to facilitate appropriate payment for services, and to better understand the costs of healthcare.
Spok to Modernize Communications Throughout Veterans Affairs HospitalsSpringfield, VA - December 06, 2018 - Spok, Inc. announced a continued strategic partnership with Standard Communications, Inc. (SCI), a VA verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and trusted advisor for clinically focused solutions in the VA Healthcare System. The Spok Care Connect® clinical communication and collaboration platform improves staff efficiency and veteran care while adhering to the standards set by the VA in its Technical Reference Model (TRM).
Vocera Launches Three Leadership Councils to Accelerate Healthcare TransformationSAN JOSE, CA - December 5, 2018 – Vocera Communications, Inc. today announced that its Experience Innovation Network has co-designed a new aim within its membership to drive global sustainable change across healthcare. For more than seven years, the Vocera Experience Innovation Network and its members have changed the dialogue in the industry by putting science behind the human experience and restoring human connections to healthcare. This fall network members, patients, clinician leaders, hospital executives, military representatives, and select partners began outlining the ideal standards for a future of caring.
Nuance’s AI Marketplace Delivers AI at Scale with Industry’s First Workflow-Integrated Market for Diagnostic Imaging AlgorithmsChicago, IL - Nov. 26, 2018 - At the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 104th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that, in less than one year since its introduction, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Marketplace for Diagnostic Imaging (“AI Marketplace”), the first workflow-integrated marketplace, has mobilized a collaborative community of developers, researchers and technology leaders to build, test, validate and share algorithms for radiology. The AI Marketplace now has more than 40 developers such as NVIDIA, Aidoc, Zebra Med, Aidence, Densitas, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and their Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS). Nuance also is working with standards bodies, such as the American College of Radiology (ACR), to establish and apply application program interface (API) connectivity standards for the consumption of AI within radiology workflow, as well as electronic health records (EHRs), picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and registries.
Diabetes Management Toolkit Added to MEDITECH Expanse AmbulatoryDeveloped by clinicians, the Diabetes Management Toolkit helps physicians, nurses, and other staff to deliver care that aligns with ADA guidelines and meets CMS quality reporting payment models Westwood, MA – November 29, 2018 – According to the CDC, diabetes — the seventh leading cause of death — affects more than 30 million people in... read more