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Industry Insights: 5 questions with Vermont Information Technology Leaders CTO Michael Gagnon

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

In 2014, Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL), operator of the Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE), undertook a successful initiative to improve data exchange with industry stakeholders as well as acquire more complete and accurate patient information for quality measures reporting.

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New Tech on Tap at ASHP Midyear Meeting

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Pharmacy technology can decrease medication errors and improve pharmacy fulfillment, patient prescribing and outcomes, as well as reduce 30-day readmissions, thus helping to lower the cost of health care in the hospital.

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Reference Data Management: The Cornerstone of Reliable Analytics

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

There is a lot of discussion about “clean” data today in healthcare. Recent movements with health IT, interoperability and data exchange hold great promise in fueling the high-level analytics needed to drive performance improvement. Yet, healthcare organizations, by and large, struggle in their quest to deploy infrastructures that support complete, accurate capture of data and ongoing management of those assets.

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VirtualHealth, SUS to Share Successful Results of Improving Care and Reducing Costs of Complex Populations at the 2017 Spring Managed Care Forum

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that one of its senior clinicians, Donna Lichti, RN, and Jayresa Sass, Behavioral Intervention Specialist of Services for the UnderServed (SUS), will present at the 2017 Spring Managed Care Forum. The presentation will highlight the extraordinary results SUS, a leading human services agency providing $185 million in services to individuals with disabilities, people living in poverty and those facing homelessness, achieved when it used the VirtualHealth platform to improve patient care and reduce costs associated with its complex populations.

VUCA Health Named One of 10 Most Promising Healthcare Communication Solution Providers for 2017

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

VUCA Health has been recognized by Healthcare Tech Outlook as one of the 10 Most Promising Healthcare Communication Solution Providers for 2017. Featured in a special edition of the magazine, VUCA was selected for its ability to provide technology solutions which enable more streamlined communications that are faster and use less resources, while keeping costs at a minimum.

Just Associates Celebrates 15 Years of Helping Healthcare Organizations Achieve and Maintain Data Integrity

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Achieving a milestone few companies ever reach, Just Associates, Inc. is celebrating its 15th year of providing industry-leading patient matching and health information data integrity and management services to healthcare organizations. Officially launched on April 23, 2002, the consulting firm has expanded from master patient index (MPI) clean-ups to comprehensive data integrity services and solutions that support delivery of quality patient care and improve financial outcomes and business processes. Its small group of MPI experts has blossomed into a team of highly experienced, credentialed professionals recognized as industry thought-leaders by both professional associations and governmental agencies.

Just Associates’ Experts to Discuss Patient Matching Challenges in California Health Information Association Webinar

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Just Associates, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in patient matching and health information data integrity and management, announced today that two of its experts will discuss Master Patient Index (MPI) data integrity issues and preventive solutions during a California Health Information Association (CHIA) webinar on “Why Patient Matching Is a Challenge: Research on MPI Data Discrepancies in Key Identifying Fields.”

VUCA Health Announces Additional States to Adopt Eco-Friendly Electronic Drug Information Delivery

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

VUCA Health today announced that its video-based medication information solution has been favorably reviewed by state board of pharmacy executives in nine additional states. In addition to receiving medication information in an on-demand, digital and eco-friendly format, participating pharmacies will also benefit from the enhanced functionality of VUCA's MedsOnCue solution.

FacilityONE Technologies Appoints Jennifer Bergman to Vice President of Sales and Account Management

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, March 09, 2017.

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 Jennifer Bergman as its Vice President of Sales and Account Management. She brings to the role more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development and diversified asset and property

HIMSS17: How Tech Tools Can Aim For Better Patient Experience

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

Another HIMSS has come and gone and while the industry decompresses in its wake, it’s important to reflect on the themes and takeaways for the conference.

For one, the theme of the conference has changed over the years. “I think four or five years ago, you’d walk around HIMSS and everything would be about population health and population health became the label for how organizations should be thinking about the industry. I think there’s been a subtle or not-so-subtle change…to value-based care,” Mike Boswood, President and CEO, Truven Health Analytics, IBM Watson, told Healthcare Dive during the conference.

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Wolters Kluwer Introduces Cloud-Based Reference Data Management Solution within the Latest Release of its Health Language Platform

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of a cloud-based Reference Data Management (RDM) solution within its Health Language® platform. The new RDM offering provides the data management infrastructure needed to establish a single source of truth, enable interoperability, and optimize analytics for regulatory and value-based programs.

LogicStream Health Deploys v6.0 of Clinical Process Measurement Platform

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

LogicStream Health, Inc. announced today that version 6.0 of its Clinical Process Measurement platform has been deployed into production at all its client sites. The latest release from the company, which delivers better processes and better outcomes, solidifies the Clinical Process Measurement framework previously available. All the functionality of the solution will be on display at Booth 875 during the HIMSS 17 conference in Orlando, Fla., February 19 to 23, 2017.

Nebraska Medicine Selects POC Advisor from Wolters Kluwer to Improve Sepsis Outcomes

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that Nebraska Medicine will integrate POC Advisor™ into clinical workflows to improve sepsis outcomes. POC Advisor uses real-time clinical surveillance and analytics to deliver highly accurate sepsis alerts and patient-specific treatment advice to clinicians at the point of care.

Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Overcoming 5 Barriers To High Performance

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Hospitals and health systems increasingly recognize the importance of antimicrobial stewardship. Concerns over the growth of antibiotic-resistant organisms are prompting unprecedented action on the national and international stage.

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University of Virginia Medical Center Implements Clinical Process Measurement Solutions from LogicStream Health

Posted in Press Releases on Friday, January 27, 2017.

LogicStream Health, Inc. announced today that University of Virginia Medical Center (UVA) will implement its Clinical Process Measurement solutions for delivering better processes and better outcomes. Understanding the impacts of clinical processes on outcomes is a key initiative for UVA in 2017 and beyond.