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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
Banner Health ACO Picks eClinicalWorks EHR, Population Health Solutions

eClinicalWorks®, a provider of ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, announced Banner Health Network (BHN), an accountable care organization (ACO) based in Phoenix, has chosen the eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for its 600 medical providers. BHN will also utilize eClinicalWorks CCMR for population health management. Use of this Cloud-based technology will aid continuity of care efforts across multiple settings, allowing critical information to be accessible at the ...

Posted on: July 30, 2015
Orion Health Named Leader in Health Information Exchange Report

Orion Health, a Boston-based population health management and healthcare integration company, today announced that it has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape report, "U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2015 Vendor Assessment." Orion Health is one of only seven vendors evaluated in the report, all of which were selected based on their market share, market penetration, and growth potential.This IDC MarketScape report, which provides an evaluation of the leading health information ...

Posted on: July 26, 2015
Care Communications Wins 'Elite Award' for Top Employers in Chicago

Care Communications, Inc., (CARE) a national healthcare data quality consulting and outsourcing firm, has received the Elite Award for "Strategic Company Performance" from the National Association for Business Resources. The honor is one of 12 elite awards presented as part of "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" 2015 awards competition. It is the eighth consecutive year the company has received an Elite Award in the competition. CARE has also been chosen as a national winner in the ...

Posted on: July 25, 2015
Chartwise Adds ICD-10-PCS Query Wizard Tool to CDI Software

ChartWise Medical Systems, Inc., the industry leader in computer-assisted clinical documentation improvement (CACDI) software, announced the integration of its new ICD-10-PCS Query Wizard technology into the ChartWise 2.0 software solution. Designed to take the complexity out of procedure coding, ChartWise's Query Wizard functionality is the only tool on the market capable of assisting in the clarification of physician procedure codes. The result is a customized query built specifically to gather the ...

Posted on: July 23, 2015
Voice of Baltimore Ravens to Keynote at Barcoding, Inc. Conference

Barcoding, Inc., a Baltimore-based leader in supply chain efficiency, accuracy, and connectivity, announced Gerry Sandusky, the voice of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens and a best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker for its Executive Forum 5: Be Efficient - Accurate - Connected, to be held Thursday, Oct. 8, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.Barcoding's Executive Forum 5 will bring together industry leaders in supply chain management to exchange best practices and proven ...

Posted on: July 19, 2015
Haugen Consulting Group Named a Company to Watch in Colorado

Officials at Denver-based Haugen Consulting Group, Inc. this week announced the organization has been named among the 2015 Colorado Companies To Watch. The award, given to 50 Colorado-based companies, recognizes businesses that create jobs, develop innovation, and contribute to their communities. Previous recipients include highly successful businesses, such as Otterbox®, NewsGator Technologies, Justin's® Nut Butter, and others.Haugen Consulting Group was chosen from among 1,024 companies to ...

Posted on: July 18, 2015
Time2Talk Earns U.S. Patent on Mobile Computing Software for Healthcare

Time2Talk, LLC announced it has received a U.S. Patent on the company's Talking Power Management Unit (TPMU) software for healthcare organizations. Several years in the making, the patent covers "unique aspects of battery and power management used for the growing number of mobile computers in healthcare," company officials said."On behalf of the entire team at Time2Talk, we are thrilled to receive protection on our IP, providing further validation to our efforts, said Dean Figlioli, Founder and CEO. Our ...

Posted on: July 16, 2015
ResMed Acquires CareTouch Patient-Provider Relationship Portal

ResMed this week announced it has acquired CareTouch, a provider of internet-based solutions and therapy-focused resupply programs for home medical equipment providers (HMEs). CareTouch enables healthcare providers to efficiently provide patients the personal attention, equipment and supplies they need to maintain therapy without interruption."With this acquisition, ResMed is further helping HMEs streamline communications with their patients about ongoing therapy needs," said Raj Sodhi, president of ...

Posted on: July 12, 2015
Novarad to Offer NextGate Enterprise Master Patient Index

Utah-based healthcare technology company Novarad has entered into an agreement with NextGate to begin distribution ofNextGate's KLAS award-winning Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI)."It's great to be part of a team that moves healthcare forward," said Andy Aroditis, CEO NextGate. "With the EMPI, Novarad is advancing the capabilities of radiology data exchange by providing cross-platforminteroperability and patient record matching, making the correct patient data available to the care team."An EMPI ...

Posted on: July 11, 2015
ADP AdvancedMD Unveils Patient Relationship Management Suite

ADP® AdvancedMD®, a South Jordan, Utah-based provider of cloud-based electronic health record, practice management, medical scheduling, medical billing services, and a self-described "pioneer of big data reporting and business intelligence for smaller medical practices," this week announced the launch of its new Patient Relationship Management (PRM) suite. The solution helps private medical practices streamline the patient intake process and the amount of time it takes to administer patient ...

Posted on: July 09, 2015
Centerstone Releases mHealth App Designed to Improve Behavioral Health

In collaboration with the D.N. Batten Foundation, Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving behavioral healthcare through research and information technology, has released appImpact, a guide to integrating mobile technology into behavioral healthcare.From selection and implementation to evaluation, appImpact offers behavioral healthcare providers the framework needed to realize improved outcomes and cost savings through the use of mobile technologies in ...

Posted on: July 05, 2015
H.I.M. ON CALL Launches ICD-10 Coder Testing and Assessment Tool

H.I.M. ON CALL, Inc., a technology and outsourced services company for health information management (HIM), coding, data quality and revenue cycle, announced the availability of Central Learning®, a web-based coder testing and assessment software tool for ICD-10. Central Learning is part of the company's AVIANCE Health™ suite of software for hospitals and healthcare providers. The announcement was made by Manny Peña, RHIA, president and CEO of H.I.M. ON CALL. According to the company, Central ...

Posted on: July 02, 2015
MedEvolve Partners with ClearDATA on Subscription-as-a-Service Offering

ClearDATA announced the company has been selected to provide HealthDATA Cloud and SaaS HIT Cloud Management platform and services to MedEvolve, a provider of practice management and revenue cycle management software and services.MedEvolve will offer secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to its clients on ClearDATA's HIPAA-compliant HealthDATA Cloud platform. This will enable MedEvolve customers to eliminate the need to purchase expensive hardware and reduce reliance on hired or contracted IT staff for ...

Posted on: June 28, 2015
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