Top Academic Medical Centers Partner with CynergisTek to Improve Security and Privacy ProgramsAustin, TX - September 24, 2018 - CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information assurance, today announced that over the past month, five large Academic Medical Center (AMC) clients have selected the company to help develop and implement programs to ensure security, privacy, and compliance alignment. CynergisTek also announced that several of its existing AMC clients have recently expanded their contracts to incorporate additional CynergisTek services to maintain and enhance security, privacy, and compliance programs.
emids Taps Seasoned Healthcare Information Technology Executive Tim McMullen to Lead Provider Solutions BusinessNashville, TN - September 19, 2018 - emids, a global leader in digital solutions for healthcare, today announced key leadership appointments for its Provider business, including proven growth agent Tim McMullen as president and Dan Critchley as vice president.
Allina Health Deploys Vocera Software to Connect Clinical and Communication SystemsSan Jose, CA - September 19, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Allina Health is deploying Vocera interoperability software to connect nurse call systems and patient monitors with the health system’s communication infrastructure. Connectivity between disparate systems will help simplify clinical workflows, improve staff response times, and reduce alarm fatigue.
Kirby Partners named to Forbes’ List of Best Executive Recruiting Firms for Second Consecutive YearLake Mary, FL - September 19, 2018 - Kirby Partners, a retained executive search firm focusing in healthcare and cybersecurity, was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms for 2018. This marks the second consecutive year that Kirby Partners has made the Forbes list, which highlights the top 250 best recruiting firms in the nation.
La Clinica de Familia & its 155 Providers Transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHRWestborough, MA - September 19, 2018 - eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that La Clinica de Familia (LCDF), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, will transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHR solution for its 155 providers across 19 locations, including five school-based clinics. Use of the cloud-based technology will support care coordination between providers, staff and patients to enhance communication and improve the delivery of care.
Introducing MEDITECH Greenfield, a New App Development Environment to Fuel the Building and Adoption of Mobile AppsWestwood, MA - September 18, 2018 - Embracing the changes that continue to shape healthcare, MEDITECH, a leading Enterprise Health Record (EHR) vendor, is launching a new app development environment, MEDITECH Greenfield. Supported by RESTful APIs including FHIR, Greenfield is an open space for MEDITECH customers and third-party developers to cultivate homegrown applications that increase the value of their Expanse EHR via interoperability.
Health Catalyst Launches Patient Safety Organization for Hospitals and Health SystemsSalt Lake City, UT - September 11, 2018 - Health Catalyst today launched its federally-certified Health Catalyst Patient Safety Organization (HC PSO) that protects all-cause-harm patient safety data derived from the company’s Patient Safety Monitor™ suite of software applications. Health Catalyst Patient safety experts will work closely with clients to collect, detect, intervene, learn, and prevent all-cause patient harm, all within the legal-protection of the HC PSO.
Survey: Physician I.T. Leaders Say Recent Improvements to Medication Management in Hospitals Make Patients SaferRockville, MD - September 6, 2018—Nearly 100 percent of chief medical information officers (CMIOs) in U.S. hospitals believe medication management improvement initiatives are having a positive impact and that patient safety issues are less likely to occur today, as compared to 5 years ago, according to a new survey from the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS). The survey of physician leaders, sponsored by DrFirst, also revealed that CMIOs believe there is more work to be done to address gaps that could potentially impact patient safety.
University of Louisville Hospital, Physicians Select Health Catalyst to Drive Cost Reduction, Patient Safety InitiativesSalt Lake City, UT AND Louisville, KY - September 6, 2018 - As part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen patient safety and reduce costs, University of Louisville Hospital and University of Louisville Physicians have partnered with Health Catalyst® to implement the Data Operating System (DOS™) and leverage the company’s outcomes’ improvement professional services.
Vocera Clinical Workflow Solutions Empower Care Teams to Make Informed DecisionsSan Jose, CA. - September 5, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions recently released a new analytics solution that aggregates data about how and when care teams communicate. Intuitive dashboards and reports from the analytics solution provide holistic insight into the number of voice calls, texts, alarms and alerts clinicians receive. This information can help hospitals and health systems diagnose workflow trends, identify root cause of sentinel events, and improve operational and clinical efficiencies.
Zingbox Announces Partnership With the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security ConsortiumMountain View, CA, September 5, 2018 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Zingbox, the provider of the most widely deployed healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) analytics platform, today announced a strategic partnership with the non-profit Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS). Working together, the two organizations will advance best practices for the acquisition and sharing of cyber risk data for medical devices. The partnership will deliver in real time key information to enable optimally configured and secured devices for patient safety and privacy.
Yuma Regional Medical Center Extends Vocera Technology from ED to EnterpriseSan Jose, CA - September 4, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Arizona has expanded Vocera technology enterprise-wide. Initially used in the emergency department (ED), the Vocera solution is now being deployed throughout the 406-bed hospital, enabling physicians and nurses to collaborate quickly using secure texting and hands-free voice communication. The solution is also empowering YRMC patients, connecting them directly to caregivers during their hospital stay.
Woman’s Hospital Selects Health Catalyst to Advance Quality Care and Population HealthSalt Lake City, UT - August 30, 2018 –Woman’s Hospital, a leading expert on pregnancy and childbirth, has selected Health Catalyst, a leader in next-generation data, analytics, and decision support, to help improve the health of the communities it serves. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Woman’s will implement the Health Catalyst Data Operating System (DOS™) to solve the problem of information systems that hold critical data in silos, inhibiting population-based health management and thwarting the coordinatation of care across communities.
Redox Awarded Patent for its Electronic Medical Record Integration TechnologyMadison, WI - Aug. 29, 2018 - PRNewswire/ -- Redox, healthcare's leading integration platform, announced it has been granted U.S. Patent No. 9,996,664 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its systems and methods for translating messages between healthcare delivery organizations and technology vendors. Leveraging a series of reusable configuration records, Redox standardizes how medical record content is represented and enables true interoperability between entities that exchange data. The Redox Platform streamlines data exchange between members of the Redox Network.
CitiusTech Makes Strategic Investment In FluidEdge Consulting, Expands Healthcare Consulting ServicesPrinceton, NJ - August 28, 2018 CitiusTech, a leading provider of healthcare technology solutions and services, announced today that it has made a strategic investment in FluidEdge Consulting (FluidEdge), a national healthcare management consulting company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.
Novarad Number One in Customer Satisfaction on Gartner Peer Insights VNA CategorySalt Lake City, UT - August 28, 2018 Novarad Healthcare Enterprise Imaging has taken the number one spot on Gartner’s Peer Insights technology review platform, outranking every other competitor in the Vendor-Neutral Archive (VNA) market category. Novarad has five times as many 5-Star reviews as the 2nd place vendor.
Montgomery General Hospital Signs for MEDITECH Expanse with Subscription-Based MaaS ModelWestwood, MA - August 22, 2018 Montgomery General Hospital (WV) will be the first customer to launch the contemporary, cloud-based subscription model, MEDITECH as a Service (MaaS). The modern tools, minimal hardware requirements, and streamlined implementation are some of the factors that led Montgomery to select the MaaS model to power MEDITECH’s Expanse Enterprise Health Record (EHR).
314e Leadership & Sales Team ExpansionFREMONT, CA - August 22, 2018 - 314e Corporation, a Healthcare IT solutions company is expanding its leadership roles. 314e Corporation is a full-service Healthcare ONLY Information Technology solutions and services company headquartered in Fremont, California, with a regional office in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
Health Catalyst Named to Inc. 5000 for the Sixth Consecutive YearSalt Lake City, UT - August 15, 2018 - Inc. magazine today named Health Catalyst to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies for the sixth year in a row.
Vocera Report is a Call to Action to Engage Patients Differently in the Future of CaringSan Jose, CA - August 15, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced the company's thought leadership and research collaborative, the Experience Innovation Network, has released the findings of its latest study. The research report, Co-Architecting Healthcare Transformation: How Leading Health Systems Put Patients and Families at the Forefront of Design, examines how healthcare organizations engage patients and their families as leaders in innovation design for the future of caring.