Healthcare IT Leaders Again Ranks Among Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms In USJuly 31, 2017 - Healthcare IT Leaders is again ranked among the fastest-growing staffing firms in the US, according to a new report from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).
Healthcare Cybersecurity Execs Cite Surge in System Breaches, Data Loss Since 2015: KPGM SurveyJuly 31 - The KPMG 2017 Cyber Healthcare & Life Sciences Survey of providers and health plans found a dramatic rise in computer system breaches and data compromises, which include patient records, over the past two years. Despite that increase, more executives, who oversee protecting patient records and other information, say they are better prepared than two years ago to protect themselves against cyber-attacks, according to the survey by KPMG LLP, the US audit, tax and advisory firm.
Nordic expands Madison office by 6,000 square feetJuly 27, 2017 – Nordic debuted the 6,000-square-foot expansion of its Madison office today, gathering local community leaders and employees to celebrate the growth of the company’s Managed Services and Data & Analytics business lines.
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is LIVE with MEDITECH’s EHRJuly 26, 2017 - Canada’s Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is now LIVE with MEDITECH’s 6.1 EHR. After an extensive procurement process that involved hundreds of staff and stakeholders evaluating EHR options, the 301-bed psychiatric hospital located in Penetanguishene, Ontario, partnered with Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby to implement MEDITECH’s fully-integrated EHR.
The Most Wired Survey Shows That Growing Demand of Technologies Paves the Way for Transformation in Healthcare Delivery & Charts Course for Heightened Cybersecurity in Nation’s HospitalsJuly 19, 2017 - The American Hospital Association’s 19th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired® benchmarking study and survey, sponsored by Clearwater Compliance, shows how technology and digital health tools play a crucial role across the healthcare and hospital industry with a major impact on driving patient engagement and improving diagnosis, safety, access to care, treatment, and communications.
New KLAS Results Rate S&P Consultants as a Select Firm in the Latest Implementation Services 2017 ReportJuly 13, 2017 - The latest KLAS Report, Implementation Services 2017, has just been released, and as mentioned on the KLAS website, one provider stated that “S&P Consultants’ tools are actually a little more mature and seasoned... I think it is a very good model.”1 S&P Consultants deploys InTegritySM methodology—used in implementing Cerner HIS solutions. This marks the second time this year S&P has been rated in a KLAS report, having also been included in the prestigious “2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services” report, in January.
Pursuit Healthcare Advisors Announces Inclusion in KLAS Report Implementation Services 2017July 13, 2017 - Pursuit Healthcare Advisors is proud to be included and recognized in three segments of the KLAS report for Implementation Services 2017.
Vocera Earns Additional Security Credentials with Latest SOC 2 Type II AuditJuly 12, 2017 - Vocera Communications announced today the company’s secure texting application for smartphones and its patient engagement solutions have earned Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type II validation. This designation follows the successful completion of an extensive audit performed by one of the nation’s leading independent SOC 2 auditing firms.
Clearwater Compliance Joins National Institute of Standards and Technology’s National Cybersecurity Excellence PartnershipJuly 11, 2017 - Clearwater Compliance is pleased to announce it is the newest member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Excellence Partnership (NCEP) at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Clearwater joins 28 cybersecurity market leaders as part of the public-private industry collaboration that is focused on providing real-world, standards-based cybersecurity capabilities that address business needs. As an NCCoE NCEP member, Clearwater has pledged its award-winning cyber risk management software, methodology and expertise.
PerfectServe’s July & August Webinars Highlight Proven Methods for Clinical Integration and Physician Network ManagementJuly 11, 2017 - PerfectServe® hosts two complimentary webinars for hospital and health system IT, physician, nurse and clinical management leaders grappling with clinical integration and physician enterprise coordination.
The Nebraska Health Information Initiative Selects DrFirst to Aggregate Statewide Prescription RecordsJuly 11, 2017 -- DrFirst announced that it was selected by the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to capture state prescription information and deliver it to Nebraska’s enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) which began January 1, 2017.
Opportunities Abound for Vital Customers through Vitrea® IntelligenceJuly 10, 2017 - When it comes to managing a medical imaging practice – either as a business, or as an integral part of a busy hospital – leaders want insight into how their operation functions.
Merrie Wallace Joins PerfectServe as Chief Revenue OfficerJuly 10, 2017 - In this newly created position, Wallace will lead PerfectServe’s national sales team, supporting unprecedented expansion of the company’s secure healthcare communication solutions at physician practices, hospitals and health systems. Her responsibilities include spearheading strategic regional sales planning, market and competitive analysis and innovative sales strategy implementation.
Vital’s Practice Management Tool Coming to AHRA 2017July 10, 2017 - Vital Images, Inc., is showcasing a new version of its Practice Management analytics tool at the annual meeting of the Association of Medical Imaging Management (AHRA), July 9-12, in Anaheim, California, at booth #105.
CynergisTek Announces Over $2 Million Professional Services Engagement with Nationally Recognized Health SystemJuly 6, 2017 - CynergisTek today announced that it has closed three deals, equating to over $2 million, to provide a large health system with specialized security implementation and remediation services. CynergisTek’s highly-trained IT security experts will support the health system in the areas of biomedical, web application, network security and payment card consulting over the next year.
Vital Images Highlighting latest version of Vitrea® Advanced Visualization at SCCT Scientific MeetingJune 29, 2017 - Vital Images is highlighting the benefits of its Vitrea solutions as it participates in the 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, July 6-9, in Washington, D.C., at booth 401.
GetWellNetwork’s Ellen Swartwout Selected as Fellow in the American Academy of NursingJune 28, 2017 - Dr. Ellen Swartwout, a nursing leader dedicated to healthcare best practices and quality initiatives, has been selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Swartwout, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, is the Vice President for Research and Analytics at the O’Neil Center, the research arm of GetWellNetwork. She will be inducted with 173 other colleagues at a ceremony to be held during the AAN’s annual policy conference, October 5-7, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Paul Kaiser Joins MedeAnalytics as Chief Executive OfficerJune 26, 2017 - MedeAnalytics today announced the appointment of Paul Kaiser as Chief Executive Officer.
CHIME Survey Finds 3 Out of 4 Hospital Executives are Concerned that Medication History Data is Incomplete and/or InnacurateJune 22, 2017 - DrFirst today released survey findings identifying key medication reconciliation challenges faced by hospitals today.
Glassdoor Ranks Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton a Top 10 US CEO for 2017June 21, 2017 - Health Catalyst announced today that CEO Dan Burton has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 in the US among companies with fewer than 1,000 employees.