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Smartling, Barton Health Launch Spanish Website

NEW YORK -- Smartling has announced that it has partnered with Barton Health to provide Spanish speakers quick and convenient language access through a new Spanish website, With the launch of this new site, Barton Health is now able to directly reach Spanish-speaking patients online. Barton Health provides health care services to residents and visitors in South Lake Tahoe, California. With the area's residents comprised of approximately 25 percent Spanish speakers, Barton Health was ...

Posted on: July 28, 2014
Buena Vida y Salud Picks Sandlot Solutions to Support Clinical Integration

DALLAS, TX -- Sandlot Solutions, a leading health interoperability and analytics provider, announced its partnership with Buena Vida y Salud, a newly-formed Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in South Texas. Buena Vida's 34 physicians serve a population of more than 150,000 patients in the Rio Grande Valley region. Sandlot will construct a technology bridge to connect to Buena Vida's regional health information exchange (HIE), the Rio Grande Valley HIE. Sandlot's technology will allow Buena Vida to ...

Posted on: July 26, 2014
Cerner Sees Strong 2nd Quarter Earnings

Cerner Corp. released its second-quarter earnings Thursday, showing a 20 percent increase in revenue from the same quarter a year ago. The North Kansas City health information technology giant (Nasdaq: CERN) posted revenue of $851.8 million. Bookings reached an all-time high for a second quarter at $1.08 billion. The growth continues to be buoyed by changes in the health care landscape, including the Affordable Care Act's push toward more efficient delivery methods. "Health care providers face a growing ...

Posted on: July 25, 2014
Lynn Kuehn Wins AHIMA Triumph Award

Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA has won a 2014 AHIMA Triumph Literary Legacy Award for co-authoring the book ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach. Each year, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Triumph Awards honor professionals who have advanced the field of health information management (HIM). Awardees are chosen for demonstrating extraordinary leadership, volunteerism and talent. The Literary Legacy Award is given for a significant contribution ...

Posted on: July 24, 2014
University Health Enrolls in Louisiana HI Exchange

The University Health System, which includes Monroe's University Health Conway, has enrolled in the Louisiana Health Information Exchange. The exchange makes it easier for hospitals to share patient information and health records between care providers. Proponents believe it will allow for timely access to patient records, improved patient safety, increased security of records, better coordination of care and patient management, reduced health care costs, and improved public health reporting. "University ...

Posted on: July 23, 2014
Medicom Health Interactive Announces New CEO

Minneapolis, MN-Medicom Health Interactive, a trusted leader in online personal health solutions, announced the appointment of Will Sigsbee as CEO effective July 7, 2014. Mr. Sigsbee brings more than 20 years of leadership in the healthcare industry to his new role having previously served as President of ApeniMED, Inc., a Minneapolis-based health technology company recently acquired by IOD. At ApeniMED, Mr. Sigsbee led the development of interoperable Electronic Medical Record (EMR) technology for ...

Posted on: July 22, 2014
Geneva Healthcare Cuts ER Wait Times by 92 Minutes

SAN DIEGO, CALIF.- The Geneva Healthcare Suite, an innovative technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices, has cut emergency room wait times by an average of 92 minutes at the UC San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center, according to a recent study published in the Academic Emergency Medicine Journal. The UCSD Emergency Departments are using the suite to access data from incoming patients' implanted cardiac devices such as pacemakers or defibrillators. "Using the Geneva's technology platform we have ...

Posted on: July 21, 2014
Lawmakers Continue Harping on HIT Regulation

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee continue to challenge the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology's statutory authority to regulate HIT. At a July 17 joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and Subcommittee on Health, committee vice-chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) expressed her disappointment with ONC in failing to address the concerns of committee members sent in a June 3 letter to National Coordinator for Health IT Karen ...

Posted on: July 19, 2014
AUXILO Acquires Delphiis

Mission Viejo, CA -AUXILIO, Inc. (AUXO:OTCQB), the nation's leading Managed Print Services (MPS) company for the healthcare industry, announced today that it is acquiring California-based Delphiis, a pioneer in the information security, risk management and compliance industry. Delphiis helps organizations manage their information security through Professional Services, Managed Services and licensing of their patented SaaS platform risk assessment and management solution. AUXILIO is purchasing Delphiis ...

Posted on: July 18, 2014
DataMotion Selected by Mich HI Network to Provide Direct SMS

EAST LANSING, Mich. and FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Following a rigorous competitive evaluation, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has designated DataMotion™, an innovative Health Information Service Provider (HISP), as an Approved Direct Vendor (ADV) for MiHIN and the Direct Marketplace for Michigan (DMM).DataMotion's Direct Secure Messaging service will help qualified data sharing organizations and healthcare providers easily and inexpensively exchange health information securely ...

Posted on: July 17, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center Slected to Implement Martti

COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Anne Arundel Medical Center was recently selected from Language Access Network's (LAN) rapidly growing client base to implement its enhanced Martti(TM) (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter) interpretation system for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. Martti is LAN's state-of the-art mobile device connecting the highest quality, medically trained interpreters with doctors and patients around-the-clock via live video at the touch of its screen. ...

Posted on: July 16, 2014
LiveData Congratulates Miami VA for Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-LiveData has congratulated the Miami VA Healthcare System for receiving Health Data Management's top Award for Patient Safety Project of the Year. The award recognizes the impact that OR-Dashboard with Active Time Out, LiveData's operational intelligence and patient safety solution, has had during its first year in use at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in Miami. The U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) initiatives to ensure correct surgery and improve operating room efficiency ...

Posted on: July 15, 2014
Infirmary Health Growing with Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced that Infirmary Health has achieved rapid success deploying Nuance's clinical speech recognition technology embedded within Epic's apps, which simplifies how physicians enter clinical information on mobile devices. Infirmary Health provides care for more than 100,000 patients annually across multiple hospitals and clinics in Alabama and has found Nuance's voice-enabled clinical documentation speeds physician workflows on smartphones and tablets, expands ...

Posted on: July 14, 2014
IDS and SkyScription Reach Distribution Agreement

IDS, a provider of cloud-based healthcare information technology and services, and SkyScription, a provider of healthcare documentation solutions and services, recently announced a strategic distribution agreement.Under the agreement, SkyScription will distribute IDS AbbaDox? a powerful SaaS platform designed for the creation, distribution, safe exchange, authentication and management of healthcare information ? through their sales and support network of certified, value-added reseller partners to ...

Posted on: July 12, 2014
Royal Philips, Team Up On HIT

Royal Philips and announced a strategic alliance to deliver cloud-based healthcare information technology. Philips said that Patient relationship management will be at the center of the envisioned platform, allowing caregivers to collaborate closely in support of their patients, according to RTTNews. The platform will enable medical device and datainteroperability -- the collection of data and subsequent analysis to enhance clinical decision making by professionals and enabling patients to ...

Posted on: July 11, 2014
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