University of Maryland School of Dentistry and DrFirst Team Up to Combat Opioid Abuse Using Innovative e-Prescribing and Communications TechnologyROCKVILLE, MD - March 16, 2018 - The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has joined with DrFirst, the leading independent provider of e-prescribing and medication management systems in the U.S., to fight the opioid crisis that is afflicting Maryland and the country. The school’s adoption of DrFirst’s mobility suite, including iPrescribeSM and Backline®, puts academia at the forefront of the fight against opioid addiction by providing tools and education for future oral health practitioners and UMSOD alumni to access more accurate patient medication history and opioid prescribing data.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Rutherford to Meet with Healthcare Leadership at DrFirst to Tackle the Opioid Crisis through Compliance with the Coming PDMP MandateROCKVILLE, MD - March 14, 2018 - DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, members of the governor’s office, MedChi leaders, the Maryland State Medical Society, and Dr. Mark Reynolds, dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) and periodontist at the school’s clinics, will meet at the company’s Rockville headquarters on March 16. During the visit, Lt. Gov. Rutherford will learn how DrFirst is fighting the opioid epidemic in conjunction with MedChi, Maryland’s medical society, UMSOD, and CRISP, the state’s Health Information Exchange and authorized agent for its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
DrFirst Showcases Its 4th Generation Intelligent E-prescribing Mobile App, iPrescribe, with Secure EPCS, PDMP Opioid Visibility and Market-Leading Benefit Check at HIMSS18LAS VEGAS, NV - HIMSS Conference, Booth #1668 - March 6, 2018 - DrFirst, the market leader in e-prescribing and medication management solutions, will feature its new mobile e-prescribing solution, iPrescribeSM, at HIMSS18, the health information technology industry’s premier annual conference. This newest innovation joins DrFirst’s best-in-class line-up of solutions that help healthcare facilities and providers
Orion Health Unveils New Predictive Intelligence Using Machine Learning to Help Save Billions in Healthcare CostsLas Vegas – March 6, 2018 – Orion Healthä today announced its machine learning service, Amadeus Intelligence, designed to help the health sector reduce operating costs and improve patient care. Led by ground-breaking research in machine learning, Orion Health is exploring meaningful ways to minimize waste in the healthcare sector and help clinicians make more accurate decisions at the point of care.
Nuance Dragon Medical One Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification for Third-Party Privacy, Security and ComplianceBurlington, MA. and Las Vegas, NV - March 6, 2018 - Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that its Dragon Medical One cloud platform has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Nuance’s Dragon Medical One cloud platform has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.
Nuance and Partners HealthCare Collaborate to Accelerate Widespread Development, Deployment and Adoption of AI Applications for Diagnostic ImagingBurlington, MA. and Las Vegas, NV. - March 05, 2018 - At HIMSS 2018, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), (booth #1143) today announced the signing of a multi-year strategic agreement with Partners HealthCare. The two organizations will optimize the process for rapid development, validation and utilization of artificial intelligence (AI) for radiologists at the point of care, and Nuance intends to make the new algorithms available through the Nuance AI Marketplace for Diagnostic Imaging. The collaboration will be executed through the recently formed Massachusetts General Hospital ("MGH") and Brigham and Women’s Hospital ("BWH") Center for Clinical Data Science (“CCDS”) and will focus on improving radiologists’ efficiency and report quality, as well as patient clinical outcomes.
Harmony Healthcare IT Presents Tips at HIMSS18 on how Legacy Data Management Planning Helps Deflect Healthcare CyberattacksMarch 5, 2018 – As healthcare tops the list as the most cyberattacked industry in North America for 2017, vulnerabilities from aging systems is the number one concern for IT executives according to a recent survey by Grant Thornton and The Professional Services Council. Of the many initiatives CIO’s and IT executives are considering to shore up their cybersecurity defense, creating a legacy data management plan should be at the top of the list says Harmony Healthcare IT (HHIT), makers of HealthData Archive.
Infographic: How Your Hospital Can Curb Rework and Burnout, Enabling Staff to Spend More Time with PatientsBurlington, MA. and Las Vegas, NV. - March 5, 2018 - At HIMSS 2018, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), (booth #1143) unveiled new study data in an infographic about the importance of reducing rework. The healthcare system is built on the premise of rework with clinical documentation specialists and coders going back to the care team for specifications and clarity on clinical documentation, causing physicians to relive their day and rework documentation done previously. Rework is a root cause of staff burnout in hospitals and healthcare systems. The infographic is available for download here.
Novarad Introduces Responsive New Website with Cost-Based Enterprise Imaging Return on Investment (ROI) CalculatorSALT LAKE CITY, UT - March 2, 2018 - Novarad, a Utah-based medical software company, has announced the launch of its new website located at www.novarad.net, including richer content and a convenient, hard cost-based enterprise imaging ROI calculator.