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5 Steps for a Successful Joint Commission Infection Control Survey

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, October 05, 2011.

The Joint Commission has upped the ante on infection prevention, a move that has many hospitals scrambling to prepare for surveys that now encompass more than just a review of historical outcomes data.

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Carson-Tahoe Regional Healthcare to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, October 04, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – October 4, 2011 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Carson-Tahoe Regional Healthcare has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as its electronic order set solution.

Just Associates to Provide Remote Duplicate Record “Repair” Services to Sharon Regional Health System

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, October 03, 2011.

The data integrity consulting firm is featuring its innovative, comprehensive outsourced MPI management service in Booth #325 at the 83rd AHIMA Convention & Exhibit

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Oct. 3, 2011 – Just Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in data integrity and data quality solutions for healthcare organizations, announced today that Sharon Regional Health System has extended its relationship to include Repair™, the firm’s remote master patient index (MPI) maintenance service. Part of Just Associates’ comprehensive outsourced patient identity management suite, Repair leverages the firm’s highly trained staff and proprietary IDMaster® Duplicate Workflow Software for cost-effective ongoing management of the duplicate validation and reconciliation process.

 

 

HealthPlan Services Launches EDGE Dashboard, Providing Carrier Clients with Real-Time Reporting Tools

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.

TAMPA, Fla. – Sept. 28, 2011 – HealthPlan Services (HPS), the nation’s leading technology and administrative services provider for the insurance and managed care markets, announced today the launch of its EDGE (Enhanced Data Graphing Enrollment) tool.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Selects ProVation® Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —September 28, 2011 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation and coding in its GI labs.

ASCs Face Unique Meaningful Use Challenges - Understanding the 50% Rule and How to Respond

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, September 26, 2011.

Twenty-seven billion dollars in potential incentive payments would make any industry take action. When coupled with steep future penalties for noncompliance, the stakes for achieving meaningful use (MU) go even higher.

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State HIEs Face Assessment Deadline to Maintain Federal Monies

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, September 26, 2011.

A critical deadline is looming for states and state-designated entities awarded monies under the State Health Information Exchange (HIE) Cooperative Agreement Program: Progress Assessments and updated Strategic and Operational Plans.

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Highline Medical Center to Deploy ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 20, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – September 20, 2011 – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Highline Medical Center has selected ProVation® Order Sets, powered by UpToDate® Decision Support, as the organization’s electronic order set solution.

Wolters Kluwer Health Releases ProVation® MD Module to Streamline American College of Cardiology NCDR® CathPCI Registry® Reporting

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, September 13, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —September 13, 2011— Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today the release of a module to support participation in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) CathPCI Registry. Part of ProVation® MD for cardiology procedure documentation and coding, the ACC-certified module automates collection of required data and simplifies the submission process.

Avatar International Acquired by The Riverside Company

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, September 07, 2011.

ORLANDO, Fla. – (Sept. 7, 2011) – Avatar International announced today that it has been acquired by The Riverside Company, a move that will enable the healthcare quality improvement firm to expand its offerings to current and future health system partners. Avatar’s existing management team will continue to lead the business.

Lancaster General Hospital Selects ProVation Medical Software for Procedure Documentation and Coding

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN —August 31, 2011 — Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Lancaster General Hospital (LGH) has selected its ProVation® MD software for gastroenterology procedure documentation, coding and image integration.

First Service Administrators, Inc. Selected as Preferred Partner by Florida Hospital Association Management Corporation

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, August 30, 2011.

LAKELAND, Fla. – Aug. 30, 2011– First Service Administrators, Inc. (FSAI) today announced that it has been selected by Florida Hospital Association Management Corporation (FHAMC) as its preferred third-party administrator of healthcare benefits services.  FSAI (www.myfsai.com) is a premier third-party benefits and risk management administrator for hospitals, healthcare systems, and public entities.

HealthPlan Holdings Appoints Michael Hudson as CFO

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 29, 2011.

TAMPA, Fla. – Aug. 29, 2011 – HealthPlan Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced solutions to insurers in the individual, union trust and voluntary benefits markets, has appointed Michael Hudson as CFO and executive vice president. In this role, he will manage the financial and accounting functions for the company’s businesses.

Heat Biologics to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 13th Annual Healthcare Conference

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, August 29, 2011.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – (Aug. 29, 2011) – Heat Biologics, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, announced today that it will be a presenting company at the Rodman & Renshaw 13th Annual Healthcare Conference, taking place in New York City, Sept. 11-13, 2011.

MedHOK, NYCHSRO/MedReview Enter Strategic Alliance to Provide Health Plans with an End-to-End Solution to Improve HEDIS® Scores

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

MedHOK’s NCQA-Certified 360Measures® combined with NYCHSRO/MedReview’s comprehensive chart review services provide holistic solution for improving HEDIS® scores

TAMPA, Fla. – (Aug. 24, 2011) – MedHOK (www.medhok.com), a leading provider of cloud-based quality, care management and compliance software to the healthcare industry, announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with New York County Health Services Review Organization (NYCHSRO)/MedReview.  This alliance will provide health plan clients with a comprehensive solution that combines advanced integrated technologies with hands-on chart review to drive measurable improvements in HEDIS® scores.