National Bank of Kuwait Children’s Hospital to improve care team communication clinical workflows and patient satisfaction with Vocera solutionJune 4, 2018 – Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Children’s Hospital at Sabah Medical District is deploying Vocera technology throughout its new oncology building to improve care team communication and create a quieter, more healing environment for patients. Physicians, nurses, managers and support staff will be using the hands-free Vocera Badge and secure texting via the Vocera mobile app in its new center for hematology, cancer, and stem cell treatments. The project was timely executed in cooperation with Al Essa Group in Kuwait, a technology reseller in Kuwait.
Impact Advisors Named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare List for Ninth Consecutive YearChicago, IL - May 15, 2018 - Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare strategy and implementation services, is pleased to announce that it has been selected, for the ninth 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 September 27.
Protenus President to Discuss the Latest Trends and Technologies Transforming Healthcare Privacy and SecurityCHAPEL HILL, NC - May 30, 2018 - Healthcare organizations increasingly find their names in the headlines. Unfortunately, it’s not because of their groundbreaking medical research, but due to data breaches that expose the sensitive information of thousands of patients, according to Robert Lord, President and Co-founder of Protenus, a healthcare compliance analytics platform detecting inappropriate activity in electronic health record (EHR) systems. Lord, who is speaking as part of a roundtable discussion at the 14th North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance (NCHICA) AMC Privacy and Security Conference, will cover this topic, as well as the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare compliance, and strategies healthcare organizations can use to get ahead of the data breaches that are affecting healthcare.
South Okanagan General Hospital Strengthens the Best Possible Medication Histories Using DrFirst’s Patient Medication History Service with PharmaNet Data in MEDITECH EHRRockville, MD - May 25, 2018 - DrFirst Healthcare Innovations, Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of DrFirst, a leading provider of patient medication management solutions, announced that South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, British Columbia, has deployed MedHx, DrFirst’s electronic patient medication history service, integrated within the hospital’s MEDITECH Enterprise Health Record (EHR). MedHx allows physicians, nurses, and pharmacists to electronically retrieve patient medication histories from PharmaNet, British Columbia’s province-wide prescription network, and download the information directly into MEDITECH, creating more complete medication histories for enhanced patient safety and streamlined workflows.
DrFirst Showcases Medication Management Best Practices at the 2018 International Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) ConferenceRockville, MD - May 29, 2018 - DrFirst, a nationally ranked provider of medication management and secure communications solutions, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the 2018 International MUSE Conference held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from May 29th to June 1st. The Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) is a non-profit organization of facilities that use the MEDITECH EHR and is the largest independent MEDITECH users group in the world. This conference offers attendees a wide variety of opportunities to network, learn, and engage with peers and experts all sharing a common connection to the same EHR solutions. DrFirst will showcase its suite of physician workflow applications that are designed to address the patient safety and workflow efficiencies of medication management. DrFirst’s solutions complement MEDITECH™ hospital information systems with nearly 900 MEDITECH facilities across North America and Canada sending almost 14 million e-prescriptions via DrFirst technology since June 1, 2017.