Stoltenberg Consulting’s Health IT Industry Outlook Survey reveals six key leadership trends for 2019PITTSBURGH, PA - March 20, 2019 - In the seventh annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, 42 percent of health IT leaders rate updating technology to improve the patient experience as the top objective for 2019, followed by measuring improvement in patient care (33 percent).
Missouri Health Connection and DrFirst Partner to Expand and Improve State-Wide Access to Life-Saving Medication History DataROCKVILLE, MD - March 12, 2019 - DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, announced today that it has successfully implemented an interoperability gateway with Missouri Health Connection (MHC) that will give clinicians easy access to the deepest, most reliable sources of medication history. As one of the largest health information exchange (HIE) networks in the United States, MHC is the only secure, statewide HIE in Missouri. Expanding into the Midwest, MHC provides over 8,000 clinicians, hundreds of clinics and community health centers and more than 75 hospitals, and health plans with access to comprehensive patient health records for more than 20+ million patients.
DrFirst Leads the Way Towards Helping EHR Companies Seamlessly Achieve NCPDP SCRIPT 2017071 CertificationROCKVILLE, MD — March 5, 2019 — DrFirst, the nation’s leading provider of e-prescribing, price transparency, and medication management solutions, today announced that its flagship Rcopia® product has been certified compliant with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) mandated NCPDP SCRIPT 2017071 (Script 2017) e-prescribing standard.
Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute Study Finds Laptops Still a Significant Data Security Risk for Hospitals and Health SystemsNASHVILLE, TN- February 27, 2019 - Endpoint data loss, excessive user permissions, and dormant accounts make up 70 percent of all high and critical risk scenarios for laptop vulnerabilities at hospitals and health systems across the country, according to new findings released by the Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute (CCI), which leverages insights from Clearwater’s proprietary database—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.
Health Catalyst Congratulates Thibodaux Regional Medical Center on Winning National Patient Safety Innovation AwardSALT LAKE CITY, UT - February 21, 2019 – Health Catalyst, Inc. a leader in next-generation data, analytics, and decision support, today congratulated Louisiana’s Thibodaux Regional Medical Center on being named the Top Innovation winner in the first annual Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) Innovation Award. The new awards program recognizes healthcare organizations that overcome quality improvement challenges related to patient safety.