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Status Solutions Announces New Mass Notification Services
Status Solutions announced it has added mass dialing to its Situational Awareness and Response Assistant (SARA), a universal alerting engine, to assist organizations with multiple types of mass notification via landline and mobile phones, including emergency alerts. The new mass notification service model being introduced provides an organization with the ability to make large volumes of both emergency and non-emergency calls. For example, a school, government complex or other type of wide-area campus can ...
Posted on: August 30, 2015
NTT DATA Strengthens Healthcare Offering Across Continuum of Care NTT DATA Strengthens Healthcare Offering Across Continuum of Care
NTT DATA, Inc., a Plano, Texas-based IT services provider, announced it has acquired global exclusive rights to InteHealth, Inc.'s innovative technology applications and solutions. The offering will allow healthcare payers and providers to establish a seamless connection to share information among key stakeholders. As a major component of electronic health record's (EHR) meaningful use, this exclusivity agreement will allow NTT DATA to continue offering leading comprehensive solutions that bridge the gap ...
Posted on: August 29, 2015
Home Care Software Provider ClearCare Extends Partnership With Comfort Keepers
ClearCare, provider of an administrative software solution for private duty home care agencies, announced it has extended its partnership with Comfort Keepers, one of the largest international in-home care franchise networks, to modernize and optimize the delivery of care to seniors across its network. The importance of modernizing care to seniors continues to increase as they become the largest segment of the U.S. population. According to ClearCare, its proven front-end and back-end office solution ...
Posted on: August 27, 2015
Healthcare Data of More Than 40% of Americans Already Breached
iSheriff, the industry leader in cloud-based Enterprise Device Security, today released The New Healthcare Crisis: Cybercrime, Data Breaches and the Risks to Patient Records, a new white paper revealing nearly 45% of Americans have had sensitive health information compromised via a cyberattack. In the past year, organizations such as UCLA Health Systems, Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst have announced major breaches, bringing the five year total to over 143 million compromised patient records (more than a ...
Posted on: August 23, 2015
Axxess Announces ICD-10 Training Seminars for Home Health Organizations
Axxess, a Dallas-based provider of home health management software accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, offers in-person training to help home health organizations transition to the new ICD-10 medical code set, effective October 1, 2015. In just over a month, home healthcare organizations, subject to HIPAA compliance, must begin using ICD-10-CM. Not only is the deadline fast approaching, it is also one of the most extensive changes in the healthcare industry in the last few ...
Posted on: August 22, 2015
Arena Solutions Partners With GoodData to Create Arena Analytics
Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, announced it has partnered with GoodData, a leading provider of Insights-as-a-Service, to create a highly visual solution that integrates the power of business intelligence (BI) with PLM, all delivered via cloud: Arena Analytics.Arena Analytics, powered by GoodData, is a robust BI solution that enables companies to gain meaningful insights into how their product-related business processes are performing. ...
Posted on: August 20, 2015
Evariant Announces Latest Release of Mobile App for Physician Liaisons
Evariant, the leading provider of a CRM platform based on a centralized healthcare data hub, analytics, and communications engine, announced the company's latest release of its PRM Go! mobile app. One of many Evariant solutions, PRM Go! is the only mobile app of its kind designed specifically for "on the go" physician relations managers and physician liaisons. The PRM Go! app enables physician liaisons currently using the iOS and Android platforms to quickly and easily access and log information ...
Posted on: August 16, 2015
Spok Helps Sentara Healthcare Improve Communications and Collaboration
Sentara Healthcare has enhanced operator workflows and improved the efficiency of their busy call center by more than 12% with the help of Spok Consulting Services. This is especially significant because the call center handles a heavy volume and sends more than 300,000 pages per month."From how we're set up to the operation of our systems, we wanted to know if there were functions we weren't using and if we could modify our process for better results."Sentara engaged Spok to examine the non-profit ...
Posted on: August 15, 2015
IOD Incorporated Acquires HIM Consulting and Outsourcing Provider CARE
IOD Incorporated, an innovator of HIM solutions that deliver on-demand, actionable information to operational and financial executives throughout the enterprise, today announced an agreement to acquire Chicago-based Care Communications, Inc. (CARE). The addition of CARE's leading HIM consulting expertise and outsourcing services to IOD's core HIM offerings bolsters the company's capabilities to lead hospital customers ahead of-and beyond-the ICD-10 transition. The acquisition also expands IOD's offerings ...
Posted on: August 13, 2015
eClinicalWorks' P2POpen Network Exchanges 1.5 Million Medical Referrals
eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, announced its free, electronic health record (EHR) vendor-neutral network, P2POpen, has exchanged one and a half million referrals between medical providers utilizing a variety of systems. Total communications to date is two million referrals, consults and messages for this network that ensures healthcare providers can connect with each other for patient care regardless of what EHR system is in use or if the practice is using paper ...
Posted on: August 11, 2015
AdvancedMD to be Acquired by Marlin Equity Partners
AdvancedMD®, a division of ADP® and the pioneer in cloud technology for physician practices, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners. AdvancedMD is one of the most comprehensive technology ecosystems designed for private practices and serves an expansive national footprint of more than 17,500 practitioners and 500 medical billing companies. It includes fully-integrated electronic health records, practice ...
Posted on: August 10, 2015
Health Insurance Exchange Enrollees Savvy Consumers, Report Shows
People who obtain health insurance through the public exchanges show signs of acting more like savvy shoppers versus passive patients when engaging the health system, according to the Deloitte report, "Public Health Exchanges - Opening the Door for a New Generation of Engaged Health Care Consumers."Produced by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, the study compared people who obtained insurance through an exchange with those who have it through their employer or Medicare or Medicaid. It found that ...
Posted on: August 09, 2015
AHDI Toolkit Addresses Compensation in Healthcare Documentation
Compensation policies must be fair and within the reasonable scope of industry trends and practices. It is in the long-term best interest of transcription businesses, the industry, and the healthcare community that healthcare documentation specialists and employers embrace compensation best practices principles and support industry integrity. To aid businesses and the workforce, the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) has created a toolkit, Compensation Best Practices, which ...
Posted on: August 06, 2015
GE Foundation Announces $14M in Funding for Project ECHO
As part of its goal to ensure that everyone can get quality healthcare regardless of where they live, the GE Foundation today announced a three-year, $14 million grant to support Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), and its game-changing care delivery model that exponentially increases treatment capacity for common, complex conditions in medically underserved areas. The Foundation's funding will help dramatically increase the number of U.S. federally qualified health ...
Posted on: August 02, 2015
Hospitals Continue to Struggle with Digital Health Strategies, Survey Finds
Validic, a Durham, N.C.-based provider of a cloud-based digital health platform, has revealed the results from a globa; survey of healthcare organizations to gain better insights into the current state of digital strategies across healthcare. In the survey, digital health was defined as information technology inclusive of both hardware and software solutions, which enables the managing, tracking and analyzing of an individual or population's health and wellness. Digital health strategies are focused on ...
Posted on: August 01, 2015