ProMedica Health System to Deploy PeriGen Artificial Intelligence Solution Focused on Improving Outcomes in ChildbirthCary, NC and Toledo, OH - Oct. 2, 2018 - PeriGen, an innovator of perinatal early warning systems, today announced that ProMedica, a not-for-profit integrated health care organization serving 30 states, plans to deploy the company’s PeriWatch™ VigilanceTM, an artificial intelligence-based maternal-fetal early warning system (EWS), in all of its labor and delivery hospitals. Vigilance is designed to help clinicians identify troubling trends earlier and more consistently than manual assessments and creates a common language for nurses and physicians to assess cases.
Santa Rosa Consulting Chosen by Berkshire Health Systems to Provide Meditech Expanse Implementation ServicesFranklin, TN - October 2, 2018 - Santa Rosa Consulting, Inc., a leading provider of management consulting and information technology services for the healthcare industry and a MEDITECH READY-certified firm, announced today that Berkshire Health Systems, a leading not-for-profit provider of superior and comprehensive healthcare services, has selected the firm to lead its MEDITECH Expanse system implementation.
Centric Home Health & Hospice Advances Care Coordination with Backline, DrFirst’s Secure Communication PlatformRockville, MD. - September 26, 2018 - DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, today announced that Centric Home Health & Hospice has successfully implemented Backline, DrFirst’s secure messaging application that supports HIPAA and Joint Commission compliance for secure texting. Backline allows Centric’s large mobile home health and hospice staff to deliver optimal patient care through efficient and secure communication and collaboration across onsite and remote clinical care teams, family members, and caregivers.
emids Taps Seasoned Healthcare Information Technology Executive Tim McMullen to Lead Provider Solutions BusinessNashville, TN - September 19, 2018 - emids, a global leader in digital solutions for healthcare, today announced key leadership appointments for its Provider business, including proven growth agent Tim McMullen as president and Dan Critchley as vice president.
Introducing MEDITECH Greenfield, a New App Development Environment to Fuel the Building and Adoption of Mobile AppsWestwood, MA - September 18, 2018 - Embracing the changes that continue to shape healthcare, MEDITECH, a leading Enterprise Health Record (EHR) vendor, is launching a new app development environment, MEDITECH Greenfield. Supported by RESTful APIs including FHIR, Greenfield is an open space for MEDITECH customers and third-party developers to cultivate homegrown applications that increase the value of their Expanse EHR via interoperability.
Survey: Physician I.T. Leaders Say Recent Improvements to Medication Management in Hospitals Make Patients SaferRockville, MD - September 6, 2018—Nearly 100 percent of chief medical information officers (CMIOs) in U.S. hospitals believe medication management improvement initiatives are having a positive impact and that patient safety issues are less likely to occur today, as compared to 5 years ago, according to a new survey from the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS). The survey of physician leaders, sponsored by DrFirst, also revealed that CMIOs believe there is more work to be done to address gaps that could potentially impact patient safety.
University of Louisville Hospital, Physicians Select Health Catalyst to Drive Cost Reduction, Patient Safety InitiativesSalt Lake City, UT AND Louisville, KY - September 6, 2018 - As part of an ongoing initiative to strengthen patient safety and reduce costs, University of Louisville Hospital and University of Louisville Physicians have partnered with Health Catalyst® to implement the Data Operating System (DOS™) and leverage the company’s outcomes’ improvement professional services.