Retention More Critical than Recruitment, Say Healthcare HR Executives in Workforce Institute SurveyLOWELL, Mass. , Dec 16, 2019 A national survey conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated finds that healthcare professionals are satisfied in their current roles, but – as the current job market favors job seekers – keeping staff happy requires work. While healthcare leaders continue to focus on the widening skills gap to attract both seasoned healthcare workers... read more
SECTRA ANNOUNCES IMAGING CONTRACT WITH BJC HEALTHCAREContact: Andrea Sowitch, Vice President of Marketing Sectra, Inc. E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 203 925 0899 ext. 268 Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO Sectra AB E-mail: [email protected] Phone: +46 705 23 5227 Shelton, CT – December 16, 2019 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise imaging solution... read more
Carrier Access, Inc. Honored to Join the CHIME FoundationDECEMBER 16, 2019 – Carrier Access, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has become a member of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Foundation. As a CHIME Foundation member firm, Carrier Access, Inc. will play a vital role in CHIME’s continuing education efforts and have opportunities to interact with leading healthcare executives and thought leaders.
CynergisTek Reboots Go-To-Market Leadership TeamFormer Symantec Executive Tony Douglas to Lead Sales, Leveraging Decades of Healthcare and Security Expertise Austin, TX, December 10, 2019— CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK, a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that it has appointed Tony Douglas as its senior vice president of sales. In this role, Douglas will build and lead CynergisTek’s business development and... read more
Clearwater Debuts Best-in-Class Business Associates Cyber Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance ProgramThe Clear Advantage Program for Business Associates Provides Customers with Expert Guidance and Purpose-Built Software Tools to Protect Patient Data NASHVILLE, TN (Dec. 3, 2019) – Clearwater today announced The Clear Advantage Program for Business Associates, a special offering from the healthcare cybersecurity solutions provider, enabling its customers to implement and mature a best-in-class cyber risk management and... read more
Protenus Named a 2019 Top Workplace in Baltimore by The Baltimore SunBALTIMORE, December 6, 2019 (Newswire.com) –Protenus, the country’s leading healthcare compliance analytics platform, has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Baltimore Sun. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects... read more
PatientPing Announces Two Additions to its Enterprise Suite of SolutionsBoston, MA- December 5, 2019–PatientPing today announced the launch of two new products, Callouts and Spotlights, to its enterprise care collaboration suite. With an enterprise product suite of Pings, Stories, Callouts, and Spotlights, care teams across the continuum will get unprecedented real-time workflow guidance that improves clinical encounters and care transitions. The suite also addresses major challenges for both providers and health plans like undercompensated care, unnecessary utilization, hospital readmissions, and cross-network information silos.
Cleveland Clinic London Collaborates with Vocera to Build State-of-the-Art Communications Platform for CaregiversVocera solutions are key to an international strategy to elevate patient care, safety and experience SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that the Cleveland Clinic London will use the Vocera Platform to standardize care team communication across the hospital when it opens in 2021.... read more
Sao joins Bluetree’s Executive Partner teamMADISON, Wis. – December 2, 2019 – Bluetree Network, a fast-growing Epic consulting and strategy solutions company for healthcare providers, is excited to announce Florid Sao—a former Call Center Operations Manager at City of Hope—as the latest addition to its Executive Partner team. “It’s becoming more important than ever for organizations to provide a seamless... read more
Health System Earnings Rebounded in 2018 but Remain Well Below 2015 Levels, Navigant Analysis FindsU.S. hospital operating margins rose 13% in 2018 after significant declines; Scale was negatively related to financial performance WASHINGTON DC – Operating margins for major U.S. health systems rebounded in 2018 but remain an average of 30% below their 2015 levels, according to a new analysis from Navigant, a Guidehouse company. The study of four years... read more
Annual Supply Chain Savings Opportunity Reaches $25.7 Billion for U.S. Hospitals, Navigant Analysis FindsAverage supply expense reduction opportunity per hospital up 23% since 2017; savings achievable without negatively impacting quality WASHINGTON – Unnecessary U.S. hospital spending on supply chain products and related operations and procedures has reached approximately $25.7 billion a year, according to an annual analysis by Navigant, a Guidehouse company. The potential savings opportunity represents a 11.8%... read more
EHRs and Consumer Self-Pay Remain Top Revenue Cycle Challenges for Hospital and Health System ExecutivesNavigant/HFMA survey shows IT budgets growing as providers focus on revenue integrity, robotic process automation, and external collaboration CHICAGO – More than 60% of providers struggle to derive optimal value from their electronic health records (EHRs), and 85% believe the increase in consumer self-pay will continue to impact their organizations, a Navigant (NYSE: NCI) analysis based on... read more
Vital is hosting must-attend events featuring customer insights, innovation and discussions around Enterprise ImagingNovember 26, 2019 — Minnetonka, MN — Vital, a Canon Group company, will join Canon Medical in booth 1933 at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, December 1-6. Join us for special events within the Canon Medical booth 1933 for discussions around enterprise imaging, implementation and interoperability. Learn more... read more
Edward Marx and John Glaser join the board of advisors of digital transformation and growth advisory firm Damo Consulting.CHICAGO (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 14, 2019 Damo Consulting, a leading digital business enablement platform for healthcare enterprises and technology firms, today announced the addition of John Glaser and Edward Marx as Advisory Board members. John Glaser Ph.D was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Past-President of the Healthcare Information... read more
CynergisTek’s Privacy Operations Center Scales With a Multi-Year Partnership Between CynergisTek and a Top 5 U.S. Health SystemUser Behavior Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Seasoned Investigators Monitor the Privacy of Healthcare Records in CynergisTek’s Privacy Operations Center AUSTIN, Texas–CynergisTek (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that one of the nation’s largest health systems will expand its Patient Privacy Monitoring Services (PPMS) across the enterprise after completing a successful pilot... read more
Projects Are Extension of CareConnect ProgramOptimum Healthcare IT, Optimum Healthcare IT, a Best in KLAS healthcare staffing and consulting services firm, announced today that in October 2019, the firm completed the go-live of the Epic electronic health record (EHR) system at Ferrell Hospital and Gibson General Hospital. Both organizations went live on an instance of Epic through host organization Deaconess Health System’s CareConnect program, which... read more
Vaco Launches VacoLive Podcast Radio Network with Pivot Point Consulting’s “Get to the Point”NASHVILLE, TENN. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 20, 2019 — Vaco, a global talent and solutions firm, today announced the launch of its podcast radio network, VacoLive. The network will host a range of podcasts focusing on healthcare IT, accounting and finance, technology and more. VacoLive’s first show, “Get to the Point,” showcases the healthcare IT consulting expertise of Pivot... read more
Vocera and Spectralink Announce Reseller Partnership, Systems IntegrationJoint solution gives clinicians a new product choice for enterprise mobility and communication Tuesday, November 19, 2019 SAN JOSE, Calif. SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Vocera Communications, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA), a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Vocera mobile applications have been certified for use with the Spectralink Versity smartphone. Additionally, Vocera will be a select reseller... read more
InterSystems and Virtusa Corporation Partner to Enhance Patient Data Integration CapabilitiesCollaboration to create advanced platform for healthcare data management, research and analytics CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 18, 2019 – InterSystems, a global leader in information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, today announced that it is partnering with Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions, to enhance the healthcare... read more
KLAS Research Recognizes PatientPing as a High Performing Emerging Healthcare IT CompanyBoston, MA, November 14, 2019 – PatientPing is recognized as a Higher Performing Emerging Healthcare IT company in the new KLAS® Research report “Emerging Technologies for 2019.” PatientPing customers independently selected by KLAS provided KLAS Research with overwhelmingly positive feedback on their high satisfaction with the platform, reflecting PatientPing’s ability to improve care coordination and collaboration, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs across the continuum.