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HID Global, Phunware Collaborate To Improve Wayfinding For Hospital Patients and Visitors

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, February 06, 2019.

HID Global, a provider of trusted-identity solutions, and Phunware, an integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile technologies that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, have announced a collaboration to improve the experience for hospital patients and visitors, to help them find their way within medical facilities via a wayfinding app on their mobile phones. Wayfinding is indoor navigation to guide a person step-by-step on the way to a desired destination.

 

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New HID-Phunware App Makes It Easier to Find Your Way Through a Hospital

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, February 06, 2019.

It can be easy to get lost inside a hospital, but a new partnership between HID Global and Phunware is aimed at making it a bit harder.

 

The companies are putting their heads together to develop a wayfinding app for mobile devices. The aim is to deliver a user-friendly app that gives smartphone users clear, step-by-step instructions to navigate a given hospital and get to their appointments. It will leverage HID Location Services together with Phunware’s mobile wayfinding technologies to make that happen.

 

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HID Global and Phunware Collaborate to Improve Wayfinding for Patients and Visitors within Hospitals

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, February 05, 2019.

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), a fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, today announced their collaboration to improve the experience for hospital patients and visitors to find their way within medical facilities, using wayfinding on their mobile phones. Wayfinding is indoor navigation to guide a person step-by-step on the way to a desired destination.

 

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HID Global and Phunware Collaborate to Improve Wayfinding for Patients and Visitors within Hospitals

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, February 05, 2019.

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), a fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, today announced their collaboration to improve the experience for hospital patients and visitors to find their way within medical facilities, using wayfinding on their mobile phones. Wayfinding is indoor navigation to guide a person step-by-step on the way to a desired destination.

 

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5 Things Healthcare Organizations Need to Know about Triggering a Duress Alert

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, January 28, 2019.

A doctor or a nurse can find themselves under duress in an instant. A patient unexpectedly attacks a doctor in a room. A nurse, who is leaving her shift at 3 a.m., is jumped by a masked assailant in the hospital parking lot. A patient’s angry family member confronts a doctor about the care protocol or frustration over a lack of response to the treatment. Each of these examples can create threatening situations that generate concern and could pose a risk to the safety of hospital personnel.

 

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Optimizing Frontline Response To The Opioid Epidemic: The Role Of Nurses Moves Front And Center

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 11, 2019.

A 21-year-old male patient goes into respiratory and cardiac arrest at a bar. A 32-year-old female who has a history of chronic pain from a motor vehicle accident two years ago, collapses on the street. An 18-year-old female who went to a football game and is found unresponsive and apneic in the bathroom. A 36-year-old male who has chronic back pain from a construction accident three years ago, is found unresponsive by his children in the bedroom.

 

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VirtualHealth Promotes Sue Powers to Chief Growth Officer

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 08, 2019.

NEW YORK – January 8, 2019 – VirtualHealth, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, announced today the appointment of Sue Powers to the position of Chief Growth Officer. Building on nearly two decades of experience as a healthcare executive, Powers will lead the company’s plans for growth and expanded market share following a year of record-breaking customer expansion that culminated in VirtualHealth being ranked 39th on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™.

VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children’s Partner to Commercialize a Real-Time Solution to Minimize Acute Kidney Injury in Pediatrics

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 29, 2018.

MINNEAPOLIS & CINCINNATI – (November 29, 2018) – VigiLanz and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center today announced a collaboration that leverages Cincinnati Children’s ground-breaking research on pediatric nephrotoxic kidney injury and VigiLanz’s capabilities to commercialize a solution for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in pediatric patients. Dubbed NINJA, or Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-in-time Action, the solution enables real-time identification and monitoring of patients at risk for AKI due to exposure to nephrotoxic drugs.

Voice Technology: A Disruptive Force in Healthcare

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

Voice technology is a disruptive force across many industries, and healthcare is no exception. In sync with tools like Amazon Alexa and Echo, voice-user interfaces (VUI) have the potential to take care management to the next level, and the advantages extend far beyond simple conveniences for patients.

 

The world of healthcare lives in siloes: patients, family members, doctors, care managers, and health aides, just to name a few. All are inputting valuable health information from disparate systems, devices, and other sources—resulting in a fragmented view of the patient’s health.

 

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VirtualHealth Ranked 39th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Attributes 3336 percent revenue growth to the rapid adoption of its leading care management platform across the healthcare industry

NEW YORK – November 15, 2018 – VirtualHealth, the leading SaaS platform for care management and population health, today announced it ranked No. 39 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. The company also ranked within the top 10 fastest growing companies in New York City.

Quality Data Key To New Payment Rule

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

In early August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its new payment rule with provisions aimed at advancing patient-centered care. The good news is that the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System (LTCHPPS) includes changes to existing requirements and new specifications 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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