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Adventist HealthCare Selects CareTech Solutions as IT Partner
CareTech Solutions has signed an eight-year agreement to provide IT outsourcing services, along with General Dynamics Information Technology, to Adventist HealthCare, Gaithersburg, Md. Adventist is an integrated, healthcare delivery network that includes five nationally accredited, acute-care and specialty hospitals, mental health services and home health agencies, serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area and northwestern New Jersey. CareTech is an information technology (IT) and Web products and ...
Posted on: February 27, 2015
Symphony Performance Health Partners with Iron Bridge Integration
Symphony Performance Health (SPH), a leader in action analytics for healthcare providers and networks, announced today that they have selected Iron Bridge Integration, Inc. (IBI) and its Nuvola Hub to provide efficient healthcare data exchange for SPH's Orchestrate™ population health software.The incorporation of the Nuvola Hub into SPH operations will streamline the interface with provider data, increasing the efficiency of SPH client implementation. Faster access to data will allow for near ...
Posted on: February 25, 2015
New CHERRY Encrypted Wireless Desktop Set Unveiled
ZF Electronic Systems Pleasant Prairie, LLC has introduced to the market its CHERRY JD-0400EU-2. The wireless 128-bit encrypted desktop keyboard and mouse bundle designed for the professional office. This new wireless desktop set combines guaranteed secure data transmission with an advanced energy supply. The set includes AES 128-bit encryption with a USB cable charging function for both keyboard and mouse, even while in use. The CHERRY JD-0400EU-2 features rechargeable NiMH batteries with a ...
Posted on: February 23, 2015
Arbor Solution HTab Terminal Offers Patient Infotainment, Communications
Arbor Solution has introduced HTab, an all-in-one bedside infotainment and communications terminal, specifically designed for the healthcare industry. The new device offers excellent multimedia entertainment and communication services, while providing a convenient environment for both clinician and patient. It features TMM Software's MultiMed Touch software preloaded on Arbor's M1012 10.1" high-definition Android terminal with a multi-touch projected capacitive 10-point LCD touchscreen, and an ...
Posted on: February 20, 2015
Explorys Expands Leadership Team to Support Client Demand
Cleveland, Ohio-based Explorys recently announced two additions to its leadership team. Aaron Cornell has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer, and Howard Schreiber has joined as Vice President of Sales and Channels. According to the company, the new executives' combined expertise in financial consulting and sales leadership will add depth to the Explorys leadership team, and support the company's growth and the expansion of its cloud-based healthcare big data solution. "We are excited ...
Posted on: February 18, 2015
Axxess Announces ICD-10 Webinars for Home Health Agencies
Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software - and the only software vendor accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, according to the company - is offering training to help home health agencies using ICD-9-CM coding to transition to ICD-10-CM coding, effective October 1, 2015. Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics, the transition to ICD-10-CM coding affects all claims covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as for ...
Posted on: February 17, 2015
EvriChart Acquires ABI Document Support Services' SecureStore Business
EvriChart, Inc. announced the recent acquisition of ABI Document Support Services' SecureStore business. EvriChart is a leading health information management company specializing in the secure storage, retrieval and electronic access to patient health information. ABI is a nationwide leader in document retrieval services and technology for the legal and insurance industries. With this acquisition, both companies are favorably positioned for continued growth. "We are pleased with this expansion and ...
Posted on: February 17, 2015
Covenant Care Selects CareTech for Cloud-Based IT Hosting, Services
Troy, Mich.-based CareTech Solutions announced that Covenant Care, owner of 57 skilled and residential healthcare centers in seven states, has contracted with the company to provide comprehensive cloud-based hosting and service for its IT infrastructure and processes.CareTech Solutions recently completed the hosting migration of Covenant Care's existing IT infrastructure and applications to CareTech's Somerset Data Center PaaS cloud. The customized PaaS environment CareTech hosts the suite of specialized ...
Posted on: February 16, 2015
Shareable Ink Releases First QCDR-Ready Mobile Quality Capture Product
Shareable Ink®, an enterprise cloud-based platform that simplifies clinical documentation at the point-of-care, announced the release of ShareQuality, the first mobile quality capture product that is QCDR ready, a new and highest level of quality distinction awarded by the Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI). ShareQuality helps anesthesia groups implement effective quality programs, participate in quality registries (such as AQI's NACOR), and ensure appropriate reimbursements. ShareQuality ...
Posted on: February 13, 2015
ZirMed Announces Successful End-to-End ICD-10 Testing Results
ZirMed announced results from its latest ICD-10 end-to-end testing efforts. After surveying its clients, ZirMed found overall that those who have started testing have gained confidence in their ICD-10 coding strategy and found additional areas for testing in 2015. End-to-end testing helps providers prepare for the impending transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 by allowing them to receive remittance advice from payers on submitted ICD-10 codes. Testing ensures ICD-10 compliance internally and externally and ...
Posted on: February 11, 2015
Dade County Medical Association Names HealthFusion EHR Vendor of Choice
The Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) has selected HealthFusion, Inc., provider of top-ranked MediTouch® EHR software, as a Vendor of Choice for electronic health records (EHRs). The DCMA, the largest county medical association in Florida, is introducing HealthFusion's MediTouch to its more than 1,000 physician members looking to implement or upgrade EHRs in their practices and avoid Medicare penalties."Selecting the right EHR is critical for our physicians to improve the daily practice of ...
Posted on: February 11, 2015
Sandlot Connect Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group
Sandlot Solutions, a leading community health interoperability and analytics provider, announced that Sandlot Connect has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. Sandlot Connect is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."Receiving ONC-ACB certification by the Drummond Group demonstrates Sandlot's ongoing ...
Posted on: February 09, 2015
2015 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study Now Open
The 2015 Most Wired Survey is now open, the American Hospital Association's Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced. Published annually by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, Health Care's Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study is a leading industry barometer that measures information technology (IT) use and adoption among hospitals nationwide. The 2015 Most Wired Survey will examine how organizations are leveraging IT to improve ...
Posted on: February 06, 2015
Smartphone App Helps Medical Center Decrease Patient Response Time
Mobile Heartbeat, a Waltham, Mass.-based provider of smartphone applications for improving clinical workflow and team communications, announced that Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., has completed a pilot and plans to fully implement its Mobile Heartbeat CURE (Clinical Urgent REsponse) app to enhance clinical communications. During the pilot, clinicians significantly reduced the number of steps it takes for them to find patient information or contact another person on a patient's care ...
Posted on: February 04, 2015
Iatric Systems Expands Patient Privacy Solution Suite
Boxford, Mass.-based Iatric Systems, Inc. has expanded its robust suite of patient privacy solutions with the launch of Auditor's Desktop™. Hospitals can achieve HIPAA compliance, save time and reduce risk with the new solution that analyzes potential privacy violations and ranks them by severity for swift action. Auditor's Desktop complements Security Audit Manager™ from Iatric Systems, which enabled hospitals and health systems since 2003 to fully audit electronic access to Protected ...
Posted on: February 02, 2015