Client News Coverage

MedHOK unveils data processing software

Posted in Client News Coverage on Sunday, March 13, 2011.

MedHOK has released 360Measures 1.56, cloud-based software that has earned National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) certification.

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Reaping the Benefits of Electronic Patient Referral

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, March 07, 2011.

Approximately 22 million people are referred to another doctor by a physician each year, according to data compiled by San Francisco-based electronic health records (EHR) provider Practice Fusion. But only 16% of primary care providers surveyed said they use an electronic process to send patient records for referrals, according to poll by Growth Survey Research Practice Fusion.

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Reaping the Benefits of Electronic Patient Referral

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, March 07, 2011.

Approximately 22 million people are referred to another doctor by a physician each year, according to data compiled by San Francisco-based electronic health records (EHR) provider Practice Fusion. But only 16% of primary care providers surveyed said they use an electronic process to send patient records for referrals, according to poll by Growth Survey Research Practice Fusion.

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Outsourcing MPI Management

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, March 02, 2011.

Effective master patient index (MPI) management is a critical element of any hospital's data integrity strategy, ensuring that patient information is clean, accurate and duplicate-free when used for any aspect of care or administration. Further, high-quality data enhances care, quality and safety.

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Outsourcing MPI Management

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, February 15, 2011.

The outsourcing concept is gaining traction as a way to reduce costs, improve data integrity.

Effective master patient index (MPI) management is a critical element of any hospital's data integrity strategy, ensuring that patient information is clean, accurate and duplicate-free when used for any aspect of care or administration. Further, high-quality data enhances care, quality and safety.

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Value-Based Purchasing, RAC Fuel Drive to Improve Documentation

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, February 03, 2011.

Harnessing clinical data to advance patient care is seen as the ultimate goal

Whether it's the migration to value-based purchasing and pay for performance, increased scrutiny under the federal recovery audit contractor program or simply achieving internal benchmarks, pressure is mounting on hospitals to improve clinical documentation.

Hospitals & Health Networks»

Gold from the Mine

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 14, 2011.

Healthcare IT and Clinician Leaders Make Evidence-Based Care a Reality

Healthcare IT leaders nationwide are moving forward steadily to introduce evidence-based care tools into clinician workflows, both with regard to the development of order sets in computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems, as well as in the context of the medical diagnosis process. As they advance in these areas, they are finding that building everything from scratch is simply too labor-intensive a prospect. And as hospitals and medical groups turn increasingly to the commercially sponsored offerings available, they are finding the insertion of evidence-based decision support to be a plus in winning doctors over to CPOE adoption.

Healthcare Informatics»

The Role of Automation in Reconciling Patient Records

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 29, 2010.

Duplicate patient records have long been a serious problem for hospitals, creating the potential for missing or inaccurate patient information that can lead to life-threatening care situations. They are also a substantial drain on financial, health information management (HIM), and IT resources.

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ProVation Medical Software Receives Best in KLAS Award

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 22, 2010.

Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ProVation MD software has received top ranking in the Clinical Procedure Documentation Category of the 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report.

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Electronic order set solution for five hospitals

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

Essent Healthcare has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the electronic order set solution for the system’s five hospitals.

CardFlex, Inc. Appoints Tampa's Ed Barbara as Chief Revenue Officer

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Dec. 2010 – CardFlex, Inc., a financial services and payment solution company, has appointed Ed Barbara as chief revenue officer. In this position, Barbara will be responsible for expanding the firm’s presence in direct response marketing, establishing new vertical markets and creating new revenue streams.

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School of Pharmacy Receives $10,000 Curriculum Grant

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland is the recipient of a Facts & Comparisons “ACE” Award from Wolters Kluwer Health. The $10,000 grant will be used to develop drug information (DI) and pharmacy informatics curricula in the School of Pharmacy.

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Wolters Kluwer Health to acquire Pharmacy OneSource

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, November 29, 2010.

Wolters Kluwer Health has entered into an agreement to acquire Pharmacy OneSource, a healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider that helps hospitals manage patient safety, compliance and efficiency.

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S.C. Medical Home Targets Medicaid Patients

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, November 19, 2010.

Network utilizes cloud solution to manage patient care

In early July, Palmetto Physician Connections, a medical home network of physicians, formed with the goal of coordinating better care at a lower cost for South Carolina’s Medicaid population. According to Palmetto’s Medical Director and family physician Gerald Harmon, M.D., his goal is to recruit 2,000 OB/GYNs, internists, family physicians, and pediatricians by 2011 Q1 to bolster the around 200 providers currently in the Palmetto network.

Healthcare Informatics»

EHRs, Data Stewardship Focus Of Just Associates, Exempla Health Presentation At IFHRO 2010 Congress

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.

The data integrity and patient safety challenges confronting hospitals as they implement electronic health records (EHRs) and the evolving practice of health information management (HIM) to manage those issues are the focus of a joint presentation by Just Associates, Inc. and Exempla Healthcare at the 2010 Congress of International Federation of Health Record Organizations (IFHRO) underway in Milan.

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