Cumberland Consulting Group Launches Performance Improvement Practice, Adds Terrell Warnberg as PartnerFebruary 2, 2016 – Cumberland Consulting Group announces the launch of a performance improvement practice as part of the firm’s provider services portfolio. The practice will provide results-driven solutions to help healthcare providers improve margins, bend the cost curve and increase operating efficiencies. The practice’s comprehensive services will range from process redesign and workflow improvement to denial management and cash collection improvement. Initially, Cumberland will focus on the delivery of its robust revenue cycle management service offering within this practice.
Nordic receives consistently high marks in latest Best in KLAS reportFebruary 2, 2016 – Nordic has broken new ground in ranking consistently among the best in both advisory services and implementation support services in the latest Best in KLAS report, released Friday. The report, which includes data from firms across all EHR vendors, ranks Nordic among the leaders in IT Advisory Services and Implementation Support and Staffing. Nordic also earned a top-three preliminary ranking in HIT Enterprise Implementation Leadership.
Imprivata OneSign Named Category Leader for Single Sign-on in the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software and Services ReportFebruary 2, 2016 - Imprivata today announced that KLAS has named Imprivata OneSign Category Leader in its report, “2015/2016 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services.” Imprivata OneSign achieved an overall performance score of 90.6 out of 100, underscoring its position as the top SSO solution for the healthcare industry.
Imprivata Cortext Named Category Leader for Secure Messaging in the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services ReportFebruary 2, 2016 - Imprivata today announced that KLAS, the healthcare industry’s leading independent research firm, has named Imprivata Cortext Category Leader for Secure Messaging in its report, “2015/2016 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Services.” Imprivata Cortext achieved an overall performance score of 91 out of 100 in Secure Messaging, one of three new software segments made eligible to receive Category Leader awards this year.
Vital Launches Game-Changing VNA on Demand Imaging Informatics SolutionFebruary 2, 2016 - Vital Images launched “VNA on demand” to the global marketplace. While Vital continues to lead the world in advanced visualization and personalized medicine algorithms, 2016 heralds an increased focus on enterprise informatics. Evidence of this strategy will become evident over the coming weeks in a number of future solution announcements, related to leading the world in unique interoperability platforms.
NOVACAP Makes Strategic Investment to Accelerate Intelerad’s GrowthFebruary 2, 2016 – NOVACAP today announced that it has finalized a significant investment in Intelerad Medical Systems Incorporated. The transaction is being financed through the NOVACAP TMT IV Fund, which specializes in partnering with exceptional companies that have high growth potential in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.
CTG Strengthens & Expands Health Solutions & Life Sciences PracticeFebruary 2, 2016 - CTG today announced the addition of four senior industry professionals to its Health Solutions and Life Sciences practice. The appointments include Laura Momplet, chief operations officer and chief clinical officer; Marie Murphy, delivery director, optimization and implementation (OI); Scott Gildea, delivery director, strategic programs; and Amy White, quality analyst lead. These additions reflect a focused investment in CTG’s healthcare practice that will help better position the group to meet the future needs of this dynamic market.
Impact Advisors Recognized as Best Overall IT Services Firm by KLASFebruary 1, 2016 - Impact Advisors has received 2015/2016 Best in KLAS distinctions for the eighth consecutive year. Impact Advisors is ranked in the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report as the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm and the number one firm in the IT Advisory Services market segment. The firm will be recognized on February 29 at the Best in KLAS Awards Ceremony at the HIMSS conference in Las Vegas, NV. Impact Advisors has received the Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm distinction for four consecutive years.
2015/2016 BEST IN KLAS – US HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS RATE SECTRA THE #1 PACS VENDORJanuary 28, 2016 - For the third consecutive year Sectra is ranked #1 by its US customers and has been awarded the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS for PACS in the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report.
KLAS Names MRO Leader in Release of Information Services Market for Third Consecutive YearJanuary 28, 2016 – MRO announced today it has been named Category Leader for the release of information services market segment as part of the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Professional Services report. This is MRO’s third year in a row receiving this honor.
MEDITECH Recognized in 2015/2016 Best in KLAS AwardsJanuary, 28, 2016 - For the second year in a row, global healthcare research firm KLAS has recognized MEDITECH in their annual Best in KLAS:Software & Services report.
Iatric Systems Named No. 1 in “Best in KLAS” Report for Patient Privacy Monitoring for Second Consecutive YearJanuary 28, 2016 – Iatric Systems today announced that its Security Audit Managerproduct was named KLAS Category Leader in the Patient Privacy Monitoring segment of the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. Security Audit Manager, which was named Category Leader in the 2014 report as well, once again received high marks in every category.
Huntzinger Management Group Announces New Regional Sales DirectorsJanuary 26, 2016 - Huntzinger Management Group announced Jay Boylan as Regional Sales Director, Southeast and Bill Ehrman as Regional Sales Director, Midwest. Robert Kitts, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of Huntzinger, made the announcement.
Imprivata Cortext Achieves SOC 2 CertificationJanuary 21, 2016 - Imprivata announced today that KPM & Associates, P.C. has completed an in depth security audit of the Imprivata Cortext secure messaging system and has issued an unqualified opinion that Imprivata Cortext meets the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants criteria for SOC 2 Type 1 certification, recognized worldwide as one of the strictest audit standards for service providers. SOC 2 Type 1 certification offers Imprivata Cortext customers an independent verification of the infrastructure and operating controls for a highly secure and available system.
MRO Launches MROeLink®, Suite of Health Information Technology Integrations for Automating Release of InformationJanuary 21, 2016 - MRO announced today the general availability of its new suite of health information technology integrations for Release of Information called MROeLink.
Survey: Most Healthcare Organizations Unprepared for Precision MedicineJanuary 20, 2016 - When President Obama announced a $215 million precision medicine initiative in his State of the Union address one year ago, many observers predicted that healthcare would quickly jump on the bandwagon. Unlike the one-size-fits-all approach to medicine, precision medicine – often called “personalized medicine” – leverages advances in genomics and analysis of large data sets to personalize care and greatly accelerate medical research and drug discoveries.
St George Hospital Selects Spok for Timely Delivery of Radiology Results to SmartphonesJanuary 13, 2016 - Spok today announced that St George Hospital in Sydney, Australia, has selected Spok solutions for Radiology result notification and web directory to improve clinician communications and patient care. By sending all Radiology test results directly to the requesting clinicians’ smartphones, the solutions help St George improve turnaround time for communicating the findings—thus accelerating patient treatment plans and care.
Sunquest Information Systems Expands Executive Team to Support Growth and InnovationJanuary 12, 2015 - Sunquest Information Systems Inc. today announced the addition of three new leaders to the company's executive team. These additions will support acquisitions and planned growth in precision medicine and community connectivity.
Health Catalyst Leads the Enterprise Healthcare BI Market in Improving Outcomes in Latest KLAS ReportJanuary 12, 2016 - Health Catalyst was recognized as the enterprise BI vendor whose solutions make the most compelling contribution to better outcomes in a report titled “Enterprise Healthcare BI: The Search for Outcomes,” published this month by the respected research firm, KLAS.
Iatric Systems Partners with MindLeaf TechnologiesJanuary 12, 2016 - Iatric Systems and MindLeaf Technologies have partnered to offer Iatric Systems Security Audit Manager to urgent care clinics, community clinics, group practices,