Survey: More than Half of Consumers Lack Confidence in Their Ability to Properly Take New Medications as DirectedROCKVILLE, Md.— January 23, 2019 — More than half of consumers lack confidence in their ability to properly take new medications as directed, according to a survey released today by DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing and patient medication management solutions. Among the consumers who had concerns about taking new medications correctly, two-thirds blamed their anxiety on a lack of time with physicians at the point of care.
With an Eye on Pioneering the Future of Health IT, Greenway Health Appoints Kali Durgampudi as Chief Technology and Innovation OfficerTAMPA, FL - JANUARY 23, 2019 - Greenway Health, a leading health information technology and services provider, today announced Kali Durgampudi has been named chief technology and innovation officer. Durgampudi will advance Greenway’s products and services to continue to help its customers turn data and insights into action through next-generation technologies.
MEDITECH Furthers Commitment to Interoperability as Northwestern Medical Center Goes Live with CommonWell ServicesJanuary 15, 2019 - MEDITECH, a leading Enterprise Health Record (EHR) vendor and Contributor Member of CommonWell Health Alliance®, has successfully deployed CommonWell interoperability services at Northwestern Medical Center (St. Albans, VT), taking another meaningful step forward in the goal of more connected care between healthcare organizations.
CynergisTek Executives Selected to Lead Three Presentations at HIMSS19 on Security and Compliance in HealthcareAUSTIN, TX - January 15, 2019 — (HIMSS Booth #4009) — CynergisTek, (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and information assurance, today announced that its Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation, David Finn, Vice President of Compliance Strategies, David Holtzman, and Vice President of Security Strategy, Clyde Hewitt, were selected to present three sessions at the 2019 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS brings together 45,000+ health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.
Top Three Most Common Health System Patient Data Security Weaknesses Revealed by Clearwater CyberIntelligence™ InstituteNASHVILLE, TN - December 20, 2018 - The three most critical and common high-security cyber risks facing healthcare delivery organizations and their partners have been uncovered in a first-of-its-kind analysis by the Clearwater CyberIntelligence™ Institute (CCI). CCI was formed earlier this year to leverage insights from Clearwater’s proprietary database created by IRM|Analysis™. The database, containing millions of risk records accumulated during the completion of comprehensive, NIST-based risk analyses for hundreds of Clearwater customers over the last six years, is the industry’s largest and most complete database focused exclusively on the unique cybersecurity risk profiles of hospitals, Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and business associates.
Nuance’s AI-Powered Clinical Documentation Solution Helps Advance “Joy of Johns Hopkins Medicine” InitiativeBURLINGTON, MA - December 18, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that it is honored to have its conversational artificial intelligence (AI)-powered clinical documentation solutions selected to help advance “Joy at Johns Hopkins Medicine,” a comprehensive, multi-year initiative developed and launched by Johns Hopkins Medicine to help combat clinician and caregiver burnout by enabling them to rediscover the true joy that comes from treating and healing patients.