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ICF International Awarded $14 Million in Task Orders by CDC

Fairfax, VA - ICF International, a provider of professional services and technology-based solutions to government and commercial clients, was recently awarded one new task order and one re-compete task order with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS). The task orders were issued under the CDC Information Management Services (CIMS) contract. They have a combined value of $14.4 million and each has a term of 41 months, ...

Posted on: May 01, 2016
Zillion Releases Digital Health Platform for Enhanced Consumer Engagement and Intervention

Norwalk, CT - Zillion Group has announced the broad availability of its digital health technology platform, which specializes in live video consultation. Zillion's platform features face-to-face live video conferencing - including one-to-one, group and webcast scheduled or on-demand - coupled with dynamic content delivery. Additional platform capabilities include interactive messaging, curriculum scheduling, alerts and reminders, digital workforce management and data analytics and goal tracking. "Our goal ...

Posted on: April 30, 2016
Michigan State University HealthTeam Standardizes on athenahealth's Network-Enabled Services

Watertown, MA and East Lansing, MI - athenahealth, Inc. and Michigan State University (MSU) HealthTeam have announced that the MSU HealthTeam will utilize athenahealth's athenaOne suite of network-enabled services to support its base of approximately 260 providers. Recognized as mid-Michigan's leading provider of comprehensive and sub-specialty services, MSU HealthTeam spans more than thirty ambulatory locations, including the MSU Clinical Center on its East Lansing campus. "After an extensive market ...

Posted on: April 29, 2016
Pieces Technologies Announces Strategic Initiative with Baylor Scott & White Health

Dallas, TX - Pieces Technologies has announced a major strategic initiative with Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) to deploy its Pieces Decision Support software.Additionally, BSWH has invested in Pieces Tech's recently announced Series A, providing a multi-hospital environment for further expansion, incubation and development of Pieces software and services. "Baylor Scott & White Health is one of the most innovative healthcare systems in the United States, with inspiring performance across broad ...

Posted on: April 28, 2016
Health Choice Network Board Names Romillo President and CEO

Miami, FL - Health Choice Network (HCN) has announced that its board of directors has appointed Alejandro (Alex) Romillo as president and CEO. Romillo previously held the position of COO. He succeeds long-time HCN president and CEO Kevin Kearns. Since joining HCN in 1999, Romillo has become a recognized expert in health information technology and has provided leadership and achievement in areas of meaningful use, health information exchange, behavioral health electronic records and health data management. ...

Posted on: April 27, 2016
Healthix Partners with HBI Solutions

New York, NY - Healthix, the nation's largest public health information exchange (HIE), has selected HBI Solutions to offer predictive analytics and performance analysis capabilities to its participant organizations. Healthix chose HBI as a partner based upon their successful work in providing a broad range of analytics and predictive risk services for health information exchanges across the country. HBI's analytics engine will use the entire Healthix database to provide Healthix participants with a ...

Posted on: April 26, 2016
New Patient Flow Optimization Platform Launched

ProModel, a provider of simulation software used in healthcare, pharmaceutical and aerospace organizations, launches a new patient flow optimization platform, FutureFlow Rx, according to a press release from ProModel. The platform provides clinical and management staff with the foresight to predict futures and the power to change them. Patient flow optimization can capture additional revenue by decreasing length of stay (LOS), lower costs by right sizing staffing and improve quality of care.With six in ...

Posted on: April 25, 2016
OCHWW to Host "Inaugural Electronic Health Records Apex"

Parsippany, NJ - Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide, the health behavior change specialists of Ogilvy & Mather and a WPP company, have announced the network will be hosting an invitation-only, educational conference, "Inaugural Electronic Health Records (EHR) Apex," on Wednesday, May 4 at Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide's hub in Parsippany, New Jersey. This educational, half-day event will allow attendees to hear from industry-leading experts about strategies to navigate more effectively through the dynamic ...

Posted on: April 24, 2016
Nuance Selected by CHRISTUS Health for Enterprise-Wide Speech Recognition, CDI Deployment

Burlington, MA - Nuance Communications, Inc. has announced it has been selected by CHRISTUS Health, one of the 10 largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the U.S., for an enterprise-wide physician documentation improvement initiative to improve how physicians work with inpatient and ambulatory EHRs with the additional benefit of improving financial performance. This broad implementation replaces multiple competitive systems, adding Nuance's full suite of clinical documentation solutions ...

Posted on: April 23, 2016
Infinx to Present Updated Live Demos, Special Preauthorization and ICD-10 Coding Trial Offers at RBMA Summit

San Jose, CA - Infinx, a provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions for healthcare practices, has announced expanded live demos of its advanced preauthorization and coding solutions for the radiology community. This will highlight their appearance at the upcoming RBMA 2016 Radiology Summit, April 24-27 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During the four day conference, Infinx will also offer exclusive promotions for RBMA members: a 30-day free trial of its flagship preauthorization ...

Posted on: April 22, 2016
QHI Reaches Crucial Data Processing Partnership with Switch

Suffield, CT - Compliance, resilience, customer service and sustainability were the driving forces behind Quality Health Ideas, Inc.'s (QHI) recent multi-year contract with Switch's Las Vegas based SUPERNAP-9 data center. QHI is a healthcare analytics company and the exclusive provider of CareScreen tools and services, delivering clinical insights and care coordination to its network of 10,000+ healthcare providers across the United States. According to QHI president and CEO Ben Kraus, "As our network of ...

Posted on: April 21, 2016
Interview on Continuous Electronic Monitoring with Eyal Zimlichman

Chicago, IL - The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce the release of an interview with Eyal Zimlichman, MD, MSc. Zimlichman holds dual appointments as Deputy Director General and Chief Quality Officer at Sheba Medical Center in Israel and at the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. In an in-depth discussion with the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS), Zimlichman ...

Posted on: April 20, 2016
New Hampshire Health Information Organization Selects TigerText

Santa Monica, CA - New Hampshire Health Information Organization (NHHIO), New Hampshire's network for the digital exchange of patient health information, has selected TigerText as a secure messaging provider. NHHIO will leverage TigerText's messaging platform to securely connect the New Hampshire healthcare community and streamline patient care and data sharing. NHHIO is a non-profit organization in New Hampshire facilitating the secure sharing and transmitting of protected health information (PHI) ...

Posted on: April 19, 2016
eClinicalWorks Welcomed to NPSF Patient Safety Coalition

Boston, MA -The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a voice for patient safety since 1997, recently announced it has welcomed eClinicalWorks as the newest member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition. The NPSF Patient Safety Coalition is a growing community of stakeholders from across the continuum of care aligned in the mission to make health care safer for all. eClinicalWorks, based in Westborough, Massachusetts, specializes in healthcare software designed to link physician practices to other ...

Posted on: April 18, 2016
EHR Study Shows Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Diagnosis, Treatment

Pasadena, CA - A large study from Kaiser Permanente, involving more than 7 million adults, found significant differences in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions based on the race and ethnicity of the patients. The new study published in the journal Psychiatric Services, also found that regardless of race or ethnicity, patients were more than twice as likely to receive medication for a mental health condition than formal psychotherapy. "We studied mental health diagnoses and treatment ...

Posted on: April 17, 2016
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