NTT DATA Study Finds Medicare Advantage Online Enrollment Process May Create Confusion for Baby BoomersAPRIL 30, 2018 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today released its latest Customer Friction Factor (CFF℠) assessment. The new study examined digital customer service transactions in the health insurance industry, specifically grading insurers as Leaders or Laggards based on how easy or difficult it was for Baby Boomers to shop for Medicare Advantage plans online. Of the 42 health plans analyzed, the Blue Cross Blue Shield plans for Alabama, Northeastern New York and Western New York ranked highest with the least amount of customer friction, earning leading scores in customer engagement and transaction process.
Kroll’s Risk Management, Investigations, and Cyber Security Expertise Rated Best By Corporate Counsel ReadersNew York, NY – April 27, 2018 – Kroll (“the Company”), a global leader in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security, and incident response solutions, today announced that the recently released “Corporate Counsel Best of 2018 Reader Choice Report” names Kroll as “Best Global Risk & Investigations Consultant”, “Best Cyber Security Provider”, “Best Corporate Investigations Provider”, “Best Litigation Dispute Advisory Services Consultant”, and “Best Managed IT Service Provider”.
Protenus CEO at Health Datapalooza: Ability to Audit Every Access to Patient Records Will Help Us Use Data to Solve Healthcare’s Biggest ChallengesWashington D.C. - April 26, 2018 - (Newswire.com) - In a panel discussion at the annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, DC, Protenus CEO and Co-Founder Nick Culbertson today spoke about how healthcare organizations can work to close the gap between two conflicting mandates: Sharing data to glean critical insights that will improve patient care, reduce costs, and enable innovation, while protecting the data and the privacy of the patients in their care.
National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare to Release Business Case for Well-being at CXO RoundtableSan Jose, CA - April 24, 2018 - Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, and the company’s Experience Innovation Network will host its 14th Chief Experience Officer (CXO) Roundtable April 25-26, 2018, in San Francisco. During this two-day event, The National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare (NTH) will release its position paper, which outlines the business case for clinician resilience and well-being.
DrFirst’s Vice President of Product Strategy and CHIME Opioid Task Force Member to Speak at Critical Connections’ Opioid Crisis SymposiumRockville, MD - April 24, 2018 - DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and medication management solutions, announced today that Linda Fischer, the company’s vice president of product strategy, will be a presenter on the panel entitled “State of the Opioid Crisis: Moving Forward. What’s at Stake Now?” at the Critical Connections’ Opioid Crisis Symposium, to be held April 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium is organized and moderated by Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data.
Another Paragon Inpatient EHR Hospital selects eClinicalWorks Acute Care EHR & Revenue Cycle ManagementWESTBOROUGH, MA - April 10, 2018 - eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Waverly Health Center is expanding its relationship with the company by deciding to transition from the Paragon Inpatient EHR system to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Acute Care EHR and Revenue Cycle Management platform for its 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. Scheduled to go live in 2018, the acute care platform will reduce overall implementation costs while creating unified patient records in inpatient and outpatient communities that ensure the seamless exchange of information.
Surescripts Leverages Interoperable Network to Deliver Patient Clinical History to Providers at the Point Of CareApril 9, 2018 – Surescripts is tapping the strength of its interoperable network, including access to clinical records for more than 230 million patients, to provide a growing group of clinicians nationwide with actionable patient intelligence directly in their electronic health record (EHR).
Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa & its 84 Providers Transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric EHR SystemWESTBOROUGH, MA - April 3, 2018 - eClinicalWorks®, a leader in healthcare IT solutions, announces that Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI), one of Iowa’s largest, private specialty medical groups, will transition to the eClinicalWorks cloud-centric Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution for its 84 providers. eClinicalWorks will improve PCI’s ability to fulfill its growth plans while providing excellent patient care.
Protenus CEO, Former HHS Chief Privacy Officer to Host Panel on Ethical Concerns Around Manual Patient Data Breach DetectionBALTIMORE, MD - March 26, 2018 - (Newswire.com) - Data sharing, interoperability and health exchanges have provided unfettered access to patient data by hospital employees and anyone else who has access to a health system’s electronic health record (EHR) system. Nick Culbertson, CEO and co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform detecting inappropriate activity within EHRs, will host a panel with Matt Olsen, the former HHS chief privacy and data sharing officer, about ethical concerns that arise when health organizations only have the ability to audit a portion of accesses to patient data.
Clearwater Compliance Offers Virtual Chief Information Security Officer to Help Hospitals Stay Ahead of Cyber ThreatsNASHVILLE, TN - March 20, 2018 - To help hospitals facing a dangerous combination of mounting cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities to connected medical devices and a widening gap in the skills required to establish, implement and mature a cybersecurity program, Clearwater Compliance, a top-ranked, award-winning healthcare cyber risk assessment and cyber management solutions platform, has expanded its cyber capabilities to include a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO). This professional service addresses the demand and critical needs that healthcare organizations face for expertise in identifying and analyzing threats, creating strategic security plans, ensuring compliance, and securing the environment from threats and cyberattacks.