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Quality Data Key To New Payment Rule

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, October 12, 2018.

In early August, the Centers for Medicare & MedicaidServices (CMS) issued its new payment rule with provisionsaimed at advancing patient-centered care. The good news isthat the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and theLong-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCHPPS) includes changes to existing requirements and newspecifications that should advance this goal

 

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Carrot Health Named Top Healthcare Startup in 2018 Minnesota Cup

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – October 9, 2018 – Carrot Health, a leading provider of healthcare business intelligence powered by social determinants of health, was named the winner of the Life Sciences/Health IT division of the 2018 Minnesota Cup, and was runner up in the overall competition to identify the state’s top startup organizations. The recognition came after a judging process that spanned seven months and included working with experienced mentors to polish its business plan for presentation to the Grand Prize Award committee.

Novant Health Leverages Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott Solutions to Establish Nursing Care Standards and Exceed Quality Benchmarks

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 02, 2018.

October 2, 2018 – Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that Novant Health is utilizing the Lippincott® Solutions suite to advance its wide-ranging quality improvement initiatives focused on standardizing care across 15 acute care hospitals and medical centers in four U.S. states. By equipping nurses with readily available evidence-based decision support and clinical education resources, Lippincott Solutions plays an important role in helping Novant Health facilities maintain Magnet Recognition®.

SNOMED CT and the EHR: Why Should a HIM Professional Care?

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Health information management (HIM) professionals serve as the data stewards of the patient medical record. They are responsible for capturing all necessary information about a patient and managing that information over time. As such, it is vital that these professionals understand how clinical data is captured and stored in the age of electronic health records (EHRs).

 

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Prioritizing Nursing Sepsis Awareness and Compliance

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month—an opportune time to reflect on the state of industry as it relates to reducing the impact of this potentially deadly condition. In terms of reach, the numbers are sobering: 1.5 million people in the U.S. contract sepsis each year, and a quarter of a million die annually from the condition.

 

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Clinical Process Improvement Crucial to Reducing Healthcare Cost and Improving Patient Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – September 11, 2018 – Clinical process improvement (CPI) is vital to improving financial performance and patient outcomes, according to a panel of leading healthcare executives interviewed by C-Suite Resources for a report released today by LogicStream Health. The report, “The New Healthcare Imperative,” details recommendations from top clinical innovators to overcome the common challenges of eliminating waste and reducing variation in care.

Carilion Clinic Renews Contract with LogicStream Health

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 05, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS – September 5, 2018 – LogicStream Health announced today that Carilion Clinic has signed a three-year renewal for its leading clinical process improvement and control software. The self-service solution has allowed the health system’s clinical leaders to investigate and solve problems with clinical processes and streamline electronic health record (EHR) optimization efforts.

Steward Health Care Taps Wolters Kluwer Health for Solutions to Reduce Care Variation across 38-Hospital Network

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 27, 2018.

Largest U.S. private, for-profit ACO targets standardization of care throughout care continuum

August 27, 2018 – Wolters Kluwer Healthtoday announced that Steward Health Carehas selected Wolters Kluwer as the trusted source for a range of technology solutions that deliver the latest evidence and clinical surveillance within natural workflows that engage doctors, nurses, allied health professionals as well as patients. The collaboration is part of Steward’s forward-looking strategy to reduce variability in care across its large integrated care network that is projected to care for three million lives in 2018.

CORHIO Uses Wolters Kluwer Health IT to Improve Interoperability

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

August 21, 2018 - The Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) recently deployed two Wolters Kluwer health IT solutions as part of an effort to promote interoperability, improve health data standardization, and offer network participants more advanced health data analytics and reporting.

CORHIO Collaborates with Wolters Kluwer to Advance Interoperability and Drive Smarter Data Analytics Insights

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

August 20, 2018 – Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that CORHIO has deployed Health Language Interoperability and Data Normalization Solutions to drive more meaningful insights into big data for more advanced analytics and reporting. The collaboration with Wolters Kluwer Health empowers CORHIO participants with the clinical intelligence needed to inform population health initiatives around such high-profile disease states as diabetes and congestive heart failure, as well as other high-value public health indicators.

Study Links Bedside Access to Evidence-Based Nursing CDS and Increased Hospital Value-Based Care Performance Scores

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

Hospitals that arm nurses with bedside access to evidence-based nursing procedures and real-time step-by-step guides for clinical decision making at the point of care saw their Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program scores increase.

 

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Order Set Optimization: The Next Chapter for Point-of-Care Content Strategies

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

The past decade has ushered in a new day for point-of-care clinical decision making, thanks to Meaningful Use and other regulatory initiatives aimed at improving patient outcomes and costs. By and large, most of today’s hospitals and health systems have invested significant resources into computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and evidence-based order sets to align with industry quality movements and incentive programs.

 

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The Solution to Infection Prevention: Clinical Process Improvement

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

In every hospital and health system across the country, the fight against infection is a priority for improving patient safety. Clinicians know very well the negative impact of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) on outcomes.

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Why resolving patient identification issues is a top priority

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

Accurate patient identification is a fundamental prerequisite for quality care, which is why resolving the long-standing patient matching challenge has moved front and center as a top priority. Not only is misidentification expensive, but it exposes healthcare organizations to significant risks from privacy breaches, fines and litigation.

 

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Just Associates Taps Robin Gates as Vice President of Sales

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, August 09, 2018.

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – August 9, 2018 – Just Associates, Inc.,a nationally recognized leader in patient matching and health information data integrity and management, announced today that Robin Gates, RHIA, has joined its sales team. As vice president of sales for the southern region, Gates oversees business development for the firm’s comprehensive suite of data integrity consulting services and solutions.