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FacilityONE Technologies Taps Cathy Powell-Voigt as Executive Chair

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 08, 2016.

FacilityONE Technologies, LLC, which provides a cloud-based Facility Information Solution (FIS) that enhances a building’s functional and economic lifespan and boosts employee productivity, announced today the appointment of Cathy Powell-Voigt as Executive Chair. She brings more than two decades of executive experience in managing and growing technology operations and value-based business strategies to her role with the asset management solutions firm.

FacilityONE Relaunches as FacilityONE Technologies

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, November 07, 2016.

FacilityONE has relaunched as FacilityONE Technologies, LLC following its acquisition by RainMaker Partners. The Louisville, Ky.-based facility asset management software company will leverage the resources available as one of Rainmaker’s portfolio companies to expand its reach in the healthcare sector.

VUCA Health Offers Complimentary Access to Medication Therapy Management Information in Recognition of National Pharmacists Month

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, October 14, 2016.

VUCA Health announced today that it has created a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) video that will be available at no cost to pharmacists and health plans through the month of October - National Pharmacists' Month. The video, which can be accessed by visiting http://rxtips.medsoncue.com/mtm, highlights the importance of scheduling an annual comprehensive medication review for those patients dealing with chronic conditions.

Wolters Kluwer’s POC Advisor Receives Top Recognition in Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a unique awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare, FierceHealthIT and FierceMobileHealthPayer. Wolters Kluwer’s clinical surveillance product, POC Advisor™, received top honors in the “Clinical Information Management” category as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Fiercest Cost-Saving Solution.”

Just Associates’ Experts to Address Access and Amendments, Patient Matching at the 2016 Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Just Associates, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in patient matching and health information data integrity and management, announced today that two experts from Just Associates will be presenting as part of the 88th Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, taking place in Baltimore October 15-19, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer to Acquire Emmi

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Emmi Solutions (Emmi), one of the leading U.S. providers of patient engagement solutions, for $170 million in cash.

Wolters Kluwer Helps Improve Patient Education and Boost HCAHPS Scores by Adding Quizzing to the Patient Teaching Content Set in Lippincott Advisor

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the addition of an innovative quizzing component for its recently released Patient Teaching Navigator add-on to Lippincott Advisor. By helping bedside clinicians more effectively communicate with and educate patients and families about their hospitalization and treatments, Lippincott Advisor Patient Teaching Navigator increases patient satisfaction and, subsequently, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores.

OncoTAb Awarded National Cancer Institute Contract to Develop a Targeted Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, October 05, 2016.

OncoTAb, Inc., a University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) spin-out company, announced it has been awarded $300,000 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to initiate development of a targeted radionuclide therapy for triple negative breast cancer. In addition to preclinical work, the company will continue developing its patented antibody for therapeutic use in humans under this award.

Why Curing Patient Matching Issues Won’t Be Easy

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Unless you’re off the grid, your email box is full of newsletters and news stories focused on the patient matching conundrum. Trying to solve our country’s patient identification woes has many highly respected healthcare experts talking about this billion-dollar problem—some even going so far as to put their money where their mouth is.

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Patient Matching Peril: Why Unique Patient Identifiers are a Unique Problem for Hospitals

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

In 2016, it's not uncommon for individuals to juggle dozens of social media accounts and provide information ranging from email to home address and phone number with many transactions — some even unlock their smartphones with thumbprints. In a climate where individuals so readily link themselves to digital identities in so many ways, it's surprising that hospitals still have a such a difficult time properly identifying patients and matching them to medical records.

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Investing in Medicaid IT

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

As the nation’s largest public insurance program, Medicaid provides health insurance to 1 out of every 5 Americans. The program supports individuals from birth to end-of-life, paying for approximately 45 percent of births nationwide and more than 50 percent of long-term care services and support, including nursing home care and home and community based services.

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VUCA Health Launches American Sign Language (ASL) Medication Information Video Library

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

VUCA Health announced today that it has created and launched a medication education video library that is exclusively available in American Sign Language (ASL). The videos, which will be available free-of-charge to all healthcare organizations, provide on-demand, medication-specific information for deaf patients and their families, enabling them to properly administer medication that is critical to positive outcomes.

KG Health Partners, Inc. Acquires Access Foot Care, Inc.

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

KG Health Partners, Inc. (KGHP), a leading mobile podiatric care provider serving Florida's long-term care (LTC) facilities as a partner in the care continuum, announced today that it has acquired Access Foot Care, Inc., a group podiatry practice based in Tarpon Springs, Fla. With this acquisition, KGHP doubles the size of its physician and clinical support staff, allowing the company to better support its partner organizations across the state.

MagMutual Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Provide UpToDate Clinical Decision Support to All Policy Owners

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, September 09, 2016.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today a new partnership with MagMutual Insurance Company, one of the United States' largest medical professional liability mutual insurers, to provide UpToDate®Anywhere at no cost to all MagMutual policy owners. The new partnership ensures clinicians have access to the most current evidence-based clinical content when making treatment decisions for their patients.

What makes Medicaid important?

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, September 09, 2016.

The U.S. healthcare system is undergoing a rapid transformation, the goal of which is to maximize value of the dollars spent on providing higher quality care with better outcomes to improve overall population health. While the trends associated with this transformation impact all payers and providers, it is Medicaid – the nation’s largest source of public health coverage – that is often taking the lead.

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