Vocera Smartbadge Wins 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award for Best Internet-of-Things Healthcare Wearable DeviceSAN JOSE, CA – June 5, 2019 – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced the Vocera Smartbadge won the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Internet-of-Things Healthcare Wearable Device.” More than 3,500 nominations from more than 15 countries, were submitted to this year’s MedTech Breakthrough Awards, an independent program honoring excellence in health and medical technology solutions, services, companies and leaders.
Canadian-Based Northern Health Adopts Nuance AI-powered Dragon Medical One to Revolutionize Care Delivery Across British ColumbiaBURLINGTON, MA and PRINCE GEORGE, BC - June 5, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc.(NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced Canadian-based Northern Health has revolutionized its approach to care delivery with Nuance’s cloud-based Dragon Medical One (DMO) and PowerMic Mobile (PMM).
New Report Sheds Light on Health Care’s ‘Hidden’ Epidemic – Hospital Drug Diversion – and its Role in the Opioid CrisisFRANKLIN LAKES, NJ - June 4, 2019 - BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today released a new report based on an independent national survey that examines drug diversion in U.S. hospitals, an underreported contributor to the opioid epidemic.
The Chartis Group Publishes White Paper “EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations”CHICAGO, IL - May 21, 2019 - In the five years since most U.S. hospitals reached Stage 4 on the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model scale - the stage at which clinical decision support capabilities begin to make substantial benefits possible, most hospitals have not realized these benefits. The increased costs of operating more sophisticated EHRs leave some hospitals further behind financially, leading critics to claim that EHRs have been a huge waste of time and money. This paper "EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations" compares the EHR implementation and optimization methods of health systems that do and do not achieve measurable strategic benefits and shows how any organization can drive value from their EHR investment.
Nuance Drives Tangible Results for Healthcare Customers Through Cloud-based Clinical Documentation ExcellenceBURLINGTON, MA - May 21, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced the company’s sustained momentum and strong ability to drive productivity, financial, and quality results for customers. Nuance has a proven track record of optimizing workflows and increasing collaboration between physicians, clinical documentation specialists, coders, quality directors, and case managers, thanks to its cloud-based solutions.
Impact Advisors’ Named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare List for 10th Consecutive YearCHICAGO, IL - May 16, 2019 – Impact Advisors, a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the tenth consecutive year, as one of Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. Specific rankings will be revealed during Modern Healthcare’s awards gala in Dallas on Sept. 26.
Protenus 2019 Drug Diversion Digest: 47.2 Million Doses Lost Due to Hospital Employee Theft and MisuseBALTIMORE, MD - May 7, 2019 - Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence to find anomalous behavior in our nation’s leading health systems, announced today new research that details the effects of clinical drug diversion on healthcare organizations, providers and patients. As the national conversation about opioid abuse continues, the effects of this epidemic on healthcare workers, who have easy access to controlled substances, remain underreported.