Protenus CEO, Former HHS Chief Privacy Officer to Host Panel on Ethical Concerns Around Manual Patient Data Breach DetectionBALTIMORE, MD - March 26, 2018 - (Newswire.com) - Data sharing, interoperability and health exchanges have provided unfettered access to patient data by hospital employees and anyone else who has access to a health system’s electronic health record (EHR) system. Nick Culbertson, CEO and co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform detecting inappropriate activity within EHRs, will host a panel with Matt Olsen, the former HHS chief privacy and data sharing officer, about ethical concerns that arise when health organizations only have the ability to audit a portion of accesses to patient data.
Clearwater Compliance Offers Virtual Chief Information Security Officer to Help Hospitals Stay Ahead of Cyber ThreatsNASHVILLE, TN - March 20, 2018 - To help hospitals facing a dangerous combination of mounting cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities to connected medical devices and a widening gap in the skills required to establish, implement and mature a cybersecurity program, Clearwater Compliance, a top-ranked, award-winning healthcare cyber risk assessment and cyber management solutions platform, has expanded its cyber capabilities to include a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO). This professional service addresses the demand and critical needs that healthcare organizations face for expertise in identifying and analyzing threats, creating strategic security plans, ensuring compliance, and securing the environment from threats and cyberattacks.
University of Maryland School of Dentistry and DrFirst Team Up to Combat Opioid Abuse Using Innovative e-Prescribing and Communications TechnologyROCKVILLE, MD - March 16, 2018 - The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has joined with DrFirst, the leading independent provider of e-prescribing and medication management systems in the U.S., to fight the opioid crisis that is afflicting Maryland and the country. The school’s adoption of DrFirst’s mobility suite, including iPrescribeSM and Backline®, puts academia at the forefront of the fight against opioid addiction by providing tools and education for future oral health practitioners and UMSOD alumni to access more accurate patient medication history and opioid prescribing data.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Rutherford to Meet with Healthcare Leadership at DrFirst to Tackle the Opioid Crisis through Compliance with the Coming PDMP MandateROCKVILLE, MD - March 14, 2018 - DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, members of the governor’s office, MedChi leaders, the Maryland State Medical Society, and Dr. Mark Reynolds, dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) and periodontist at the school’s clinics, will meet at the company’s Rockville headquarters on March 16. During the visit, Lt. Gov. Rutherford will learn how DrFirst is fighting the opioid epidemic in conjunction with MedChi, Maryland’s medical society, UMSOD, and CRISP, the state’s Health Information Exchange and authorized agent for its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
DrFirst Showcases Its 4th Generation Intelligent E-prescribing Mobile App, iPrescribe, with Secure EPCS, PDMP Opioid Visibility and Market-Leading Benefit Check at HIMSS18LAS VEGAS, NV - HIMSS Conference, Booth #1668 - March 6, 2018 - DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and medication management solutions, will feature its new mobile e-prescribing solution, iPrescribeSM, at HIMSS18, the health information technology industry’s premier annual conference. This newest innovation joins DrFirst’s best-in-class line-up of solutions that help healthcare facilities and providers
Orion Health Unveils New Predictive Intelligence Using Machine Learning to Help Save Billions in Healthcare CostsLas Vegas – March 6, 2018 – Orion Healthä today announced its machine learning service, Amadeus Intelligence, designed to help the health sector reduce operating costs and improve patient care. Led by ground-breaking research in machine learning, Orion Health is exploring meaningful ways to minimize waste in the healthcare sector and help clinicians make more accurate decisions at the point of care.
Nuance Dragon Medical One Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification for Third-Party Privacy, Security and ComplianceBurlington, MA. and Las Vegas, NV - March 6, 2018 - Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Dragon Medical One cloud platform has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Nuance’s Dragon Medical One cloud platform has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.