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Amphion Medical Solutions Announces Latest Release of Triton Transcription Client

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 03, 2013.

Enhanced features streamline transcription processes to position hospitals for evolving documentation and revenue cycle needs

MADISON, Wis. – Jan. 3, 2013 – Amphion Medical Solutions, an innovative provider of transcription and coding technology and outsourcing services, announced today the release of enhancements to its Triton Transcription Client (TTC). A feature of the Triton Health Document Cloud™ complete transcription solution, TTC enables higher levels of productivity and faster turnaround of fully-edited clinical documentation, resulting in cost efficiencies and ensuring important patient data is available to key stakeholders in a timely manner.

Wolters Kluwer Health Ranked Second Overall in “2012 Best in KLAS” Awards

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 31, 2012.

Quality of clinical decision support solutions powers company to the No. 2 position in the annual performance and customer satisfaction report

Minneapolis, Minn. — Dec. 31, 2012— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, ranked second overall among software vendors in the 2012 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services report. Only Epic outranked the company in the annual report from KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction.

Integration, analytics key to next-generation EMRs

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, December 28, 2012.

Despite the myriad and often complex ways of attempting to achieve it, the goal of healthcare reform is to improve care while decreasing cost. Incentives put in place as part of the HITECH Act give reimbursements to physicians who convert from paper-based records to electronic medical records (EMRs) – although the ultimate cost savings of EMRs is still being disputed.

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Kinetic Analysis Appoints Steven Stichter CEO

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

SILVER SPRING, M.D. – (Dec. 27, 2012) –Kinetic Analysis Corp., a leader in multi-model impact forecasting and risk assessment for catastrophic events, has appointed Steven Stichter as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Stichter replaces Jan Vermeiren, who will now serve as the company’s board chairman.

ProVation® Medical Software Named Best in Clinical Procedure Documentation in “2012 Best in KLAS Awards”

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Dec. 27, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its ProVation® MD software received top ranking in the Clinical Procedure Documentation Category of the 2012 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services report. This is the sixth consecutive year that ProVation MD has received the top honor in this category from KLAS, an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction.

 

Just Associates Appoints Tami Montroy as Director of Data Reconciliation Services

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Dec. 27, 2012 – Just Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in data integrity and data quality solutions for healthcare organizations, has appointed Tami Montroy, MS, RHIA, CCS, as its director of data reconciliation services. In this role, Montroy will be responsible for managing the growth and day-to-day operations of the division, as well as interacting with client executives to ensure all service level and budget projections are met and quality expectations exceeded.

How ACOs can leverage data to reduce readmissions, reap shared savings

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, December 27, 2012.

Hospital readmissions are costly and often preventable events. Yet intense efforts to decrease readmissions rates and avoid penalties under the 2010 federal healthcare reform law have yet to have a significant impact, as one in five hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries are still being readmitted within 30 days of discharge.

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Multi-Tasking Metrics

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is only as successful as the sum of its fundamental parts. Failure by just one participating provider to achieve a successful outcome on any of the 33 required quality measures could ultimately stand between the ACO and its eligibility for incentives under the Medicare Fee-for-Service Shared Savings Program.

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How ASCs Can Effectively Handle CMS Quality Reporting: Q&A With Allison Errickson of ProVation

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

Allison Errickson, CPC-H, director of coding compliance for ProVation Medical, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, discusses the biggest challenges for ambulatory surgery centers with quality reporting for The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and what to watch for in the future.

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Covenant HealthCare Selects ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, December 04, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Dec. 4, 2012— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Covenant HealthCare has selected its ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, software as its electronic order set solution.

Huntsman Cancer Institute Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Electronic Health Record and Patient Charting

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, December 03, 2012.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Dec. 3, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah has selected its ProVation® MultiCaregiver as the organization’s electronic health record and patient charting solution.

Wolters Kluwer Health, Duke University Health System Collaboration Delivers Integration Interface for Leading EMR Platform

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, November 30, 2012.

Collaboration Provides Duke EMR Users with Point of Care Access to ProVation® Care Plans

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Nov. 30, 2012) — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today general availability of its integration interface between Epic and ProVation® Care Plans. Developed in collaboration with Duke University Health System, this interface enables hospitals to create and customize care plans via the ProVation software and then make finished care plans available in the Epic inpatient clinical platform.

HealthPlan Services Grows Its Administration Relationship with Ameritas Small Group Dental, Vision Plans

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

TAMPA, Fla. – Nov. 20, 2012 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology, sales, retention and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today it has expanded its strategic relationship with Ameritas Group to include administration and sales of Ameritas’ proprietary dental and vision plans nationwide for small groups with under 25 lives.

ICD-10 Readiness and the CAC Advantage

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, November 16, 2012.

s healthcare organizations plan their ICD-10 transition strategy, many are discovering that the effort will touch nearly every area of operations. It’s an overwhelming proposition for many providers in light of the sheer number of regulatory initiatives vying for staff resources and budget line items.

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MedHOK Enriches its Integrated Care Management, Quality and Compliance Platform with the Power of HTML5

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Integrated Actionable Healthcare solution on the leading edge of the latest technology trends

TAMPA, Fla. – Nov. 13, 2012 – MedHOK, one of the healthcare industry’s fastest growing software companies, is now leveraging HTML version 5 (HTML5) to enhance the online capabilities of its integrated care management, quality and compliance platform. By tapping into HTML5’s cutting-edge features including offline application support and persistent local storage, MedHOK is able expand its platform to include highly complex web applications that were previously available only on desktops.