Protenus President to Discuss the Latest Trends and Technologies Transforming Healthcare Privacy and SecurityCHAPEL HILL, NC - May 30, 2018 - Healthcare organizations increasingly find their names in the headlines. Unfortunately, it’s not because of their groundbreaking medical research, but due to data breaches that expose the sensitive information of thousands of patients, according to Robert Lord, President and Co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform detecting inappropriate activity in electronic health record (EHR) systems. Lord, who is speaking as part of a roundtable discussion at the 14th North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance (NCHICA) AMC Privacy and Security Conference, will cover this topic, as well as the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare compliance, and strategies healthcare organizations can use to get ahead of the data breaches that are affecting healthcare.
South Okanagan General Hospital Strengthens the Best Possible Medication Histories Using DrFirst’s Patient Medication History Service with PharmaNet Data in MEDITECH EHRRockville, MD - May 25, 2018 - DrFirst Healthcare Innovations, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of DrFirst, a leading provider of patient medication management solutions, announced that South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, British Columbia, has deployed MedHx, DrFirst’s electronic patient medication history service, integrated within the hospital’s MEDITECH Enterprise Health Record (EHR). MedHx allows physicians, nurses, and pharmacists to electronically retrieve patient medication histories from PharmaNet, British Columbia’s province-wide prescription network, and download the information directly into MEDITECH, creating more complete medication histories for enhanced patient safety and streamlined workflows.
DrFirst Showcases Medication Management Best Practices at the 2018 International Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) ConferenceRockville, MD - May 29, 2018 - DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the 2018 International MUSE Conference held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from May 29th to June 1st. The Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) is a non-profit organization of facilities that use the MEDITECH EHR and is the largest independent MEDITECH users group in the world. This conference offers attendees a wide variety of opportunities to network, learn, and engage with peers and experts all sharing a common connection to the same EHR solutions. DrFirst will showcase its suite of physician workflow applications that are designed to address the patient safety and workflow efficiencies of medication management. DrFirst’s solutions complement MEDITECH™ hospital information systems with nearly 900 MEDITECH facilities across North America and Canada sending almost 14 million e-prescriptions via DrFirst technology since June 1, 2017.
Health Catalyst One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2018Salt Lake City, UT - May 28, 2018 - Health Catalyst, a leader in data analytics, decision support and healthcare outcomes improvement, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication’s third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.
HCTEC AND ADVENTIST HEALTH PARTNER ON INNOVATIVE EMR APPLICATION MANAGED SERVICES SUPPORT SOLUTIONBrentwood, TN - May 29, 2018 - HCTec, a leading provider of healthcare workforce optimization solutions, announced today a multi-year electronic medical record (EMR) application managed services support agreement with Adventist Health. HCTec is providing technical and clinical support for Adventist’s EMR needs in its Oregon facilities.
Quest Diagnostics Fosters Interoperability as Blockchain Comes to HealthcareMason, OH - May 25, 2018 - There’s been a lot of hype surrounding blockchain technology. It’s being applied to many industries, from finance to healthcare. But blockchain isn’t merely the latest hot topic. People are taking it seriously. And it’s predicted that it can play a role in the future of healthcare IT.
SECTRA WINS PACS ORDER AT PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITALShelton, CT - May 24, 2018 - International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra(STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise imaging PACS at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The Sectra software will offer radiologists and clinicians a high-availability, cloud solution with fast and secure desktop access to all patient images and reports from a single application.
New Kroll CyberDetectER® : Solutions to Preempt Data Loss, Enhance Endpoint Security, and Monitor Dark Web ThreatsNEW YORK, NY – May 24, 2018 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, announces the launch of its CyberDetectER® product suite. CyberDetectER gives organizations an unprecedented continuum of solutions to proactively monitor, detect, and respond to data threats on endpoints, across the surface web, and throughout the deep and dark web.
Kroll Launches Data Protection Officer Consultancy Services Ahead of GDPRNew York, NY – May 23, 2018 – Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber security, and incident response solutions, has launched Data Protection Officer (DPO) Consultancy Services ahead of the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018. Kroll’s DPO Consultancy Services are an expansion of Kroll’s global Cyber Security and Investigations practice and are being provided in collaboration with preeminent data privacy law firms.
Protenus Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018Chicago, IL - May 18, 2018 - (Newswire.com) - Protenus has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in alphabetical order, is available here. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring ranked lists of all the winners along with the October 1 issue.
NTT DATA Study Finds Medicare Advantage Online Enrollment Process May Create Confusion for Baby BoomersPlano, TX – April 30, 2018 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today released its latest Customer Friction Factor (CFF℠) assessment. The new study examined digital customer service transactions in the health insurance industry, specifically grading insurers as Leaders or Laggards based on how easy or difficult it was for Baby Boomers to shop for Medicare Advantage plans online. Of the 42 health plans analyzed, the Blue Cross Blue Shield plans for Alabama, Northeastern New York and Western New York ranked highest with the least amount of customer friction, earning leading scores in customer engagement and transaction process.
AT&T and Aira Announce Global Agreement to Unlock IoT for GoodDallas, TX - May 17, 2018 - AT&T* and Aira extended their agreement, and Aira made AT&T its global data provider as it begins to take the service to Australia, Canada and the U.K. This comes at a meaningful time. Today marks the 7th Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD).
Redox Recognized as a 2018 Gartner “Cool Vendor”Madison, WI. - May 16, 2018 - /PRNewswire/ -- Redox, healthcare's leading integration platform, was selected as a 2018 Cool Vendor in Healthcare Providers. Gartner Cool Vendors are recognized for innovative, impactful and pioneering work.
CUMBERLAND CONSULTING GROUP EXPANDS MANAGED SERVICES PRACTICE WITH LINKEHR ACQUISITIONNashville, TN - May 14, 2018 - Cumberland Consulting Group, a leading healthcare consulting and services firm, has acquired Madison, Wis.-based LinkEHR, an EHR-focused managed services firm specializing in Tier 1, 2 and 3 application support for health systems.
Redox Launches FHIR® API, Immediately Available at 200+ Healthcare OrganizationsMadison, WI - May 8, 2018 - PRNewswire - Today, Redox, healthcare's leading integration platform, announced that they will now offer developers and healthcare organizations the option to use FHIR®, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, for data exchange over the Redox Network: R^FHIR. This includes first-to-market messaging functionality allowing clinical data to be pushed to applications.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Expands Service Engagement with CynergisTek to Enhance Security and Privacy Program While Reducing Costs, Inefficiencies Across OrganizationMission Viejo, CA - May 10, 2018 - CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, today announced that Arkansas Children’s Hospital, one of the country’s largest pediatric hospitals, has expanded its relationship, adding on additional privacy and cybersecurity services. Specifically, Arkansas Children’s will now leverage CynergisTek’s Compliance Assist Partner Program (CAPP). The pediatric hospital already engages with CynergisTek for its Managed Print Service (MPS) program.
Northern Valley Indian Health selects eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Electronic Health Record System for its 73 ProvidersWestborough, MA - May 9, 2018 - eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Northern Valley Indian Health (NVIH), a non-profit, Tribal Health Program, is transitioning to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHR solution for its 73 providers across seven locations. Use of the cloud-based technology will support care coordination between physicians and patients to enhance communication and improve the delivery of care.
Change Healthcare Teams Up with Adobe and Microsoft to Put the “Consumer” in Healthcare Consumer EngagementLas Vegas, NV - May 8, 2018 - PRNewswire -- HLTH 2018 -- Today Change Healthcare announced its plans for a collaboration with Adobe and Microsoft that will bring providers a more effective way to give patients the exceptional experience they want. By uniting engagement orchestration proven to work in consumer marketing with industry leading healthcare IT across the continuum of care, providers can compete on the strength of their patient relationships, beyond their existing quality and cost effectiveness capabilities.
Redox Launches FHIR® API, Immediately Available at 200+ Healthcare OrganizationsMay 8, 2018 - Today, Redox, healthcare's leading integration platform, announced that they will now offer developers and healthcare organizations the option to use FHIR®, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, for data exchange over the Redox Network: R^FHIR. This includes first-to-market messaging functionality allowing clinical data to be pushed to applications.
Major Health Partners Improves Clinical Workflows and Patient Satisfaction with Vocera SolutionSan Jose, CA - May 7, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Major Health Partners (MHP) has improved emergency department (ED) throughput, surgical start times, and patient satisfaction using Vocera technology throughout its new hospital in Indiana.