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Vivify Health featured in debut of Intelligent Medical Home at HIMSS 2014 Conference: Vivify Health, Inc. has been selected to showcase their Remote Care Management Platform in the new Intelligent Medical Home (IM Home) within the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion at the HIMSS14 Conference in Orlando, FL scheduled for February 23-27. Vivify’s location ...

Vivify Health featured in debut of Intelligent Medical Home at HIMSS 2014 Conference: Vivify Health, Inc. has been selected to showcase their Remote Care Management Platform in the new Intelligent Medical Home (IM Home) within the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion at the HIMSS14 Conference in Orlando, FL scheduled for February 23-27. Vivify’s location at the IM Home on the HIMSS floor is “Hall E, Booth 8265, Kiosk 21.” The IM Home will demonstrate the continuum of health and wellness technology and will provide real-time visibility of the recovering patient through remote monitoring, medication management, and communication and alerts, with many clinical use cases. Pavilion visitors will gain a practical overview of how diverse technologies are seamlessly integrated to enhance patient care, optimize workflow and manage healthcare resources across a broad spectrum of healthcare settings — from the hospital itself to the patient’s home.

Elsevier to showcase broad set of solutions for improved care and better patient outcomes at HIMSS14: Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will demonstrate its integrated clinical solutions suite at booth #6352 at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS14) annual meeting in Orlando, FL, February 23-27. “Clinical and operational excellence are constantly top-of-mind for hospital CIOs, CMIOs and CNIOs amid the ever-evolving healthcare landscape,” said Jay Katzen, President of Elsevier Clinical Solutions. “Our integrated clinical solutions help these hospital executives effectively manage the many moving parts needed to provide quality care and run a successful business.

CAQH and major health plans launch COB Smart – a collaborative solution to improve healthcare claims processes: CAQH and a number of major health plans today announced the launch of COB Smart, a national coordination of benefits (COB) registry that enables providers and health plans to identify individuals with multiple forms of coverage before care is delivered. As a result, COB claims can be processed correctly the first time. The registry is already identifying COB for more than 100 million patients.  COB Smart is unique because it is designed to be an industry-wide, not-for-profit utility that streamlines COB processes for providers and health plans. COB Smart helps ensure that providers receive accurate payments, health plans reduce claim rework, and patients spend less time on registration forms and questionnaires.

Aria Health and Lumeris team to optimize contract performance: Aria Health and Lumeris today announced a value-based initiative to improve the quality of care for nearly 20,000 Aria Health patients in Northeast Philadelphia by optimizing Aria Health’s performance on Independence Blue Cross’ (IBC) primary and accountable care payment models. The initiative supports Aria Health’s community-based approach to population health and maximizes its investment in nearly 200 employed and affiliated physicians through clinical integration arrangements at the health system’s three hospital campuses, three emergency departments, two outpatient centers, and multiple independent practice locations.

Ricoh and InterSystems announce strategic partnership to deliver healthcare breakthroughs:Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced a strategic partnership with InterSystems to develop new information solutions for acute healthcare that can improve workflow, cost-efficiency and ultimately patient care. Both companies will be exhibiting at the upcoming HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition, Feb. 23-27 in Orlando.

Wolters Kluwer health expert to explore the critical role of analytics in successful ICD-10transitions during HIMSS14: Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Brian Levy, M.D., its Vice President of Global Clinical Operations, Health Language, will share with HIMSS14 attendees his expert insights on the critical role data analytics plays in effective transitions to ICD-10. The session, Leveraging Analytics to Capture the Full Benefit of ICD-10, will take place at 11:30 a.m. EST on February 26 in Room 304A of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Solstice Medical to Exhibit at HIMSS14 in Intelligent Hospital Pavilion: This is the first year Solstice Medical will be featuring its new Surgical Supply Chain Business Intelligence Platform in the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion, simulating the latest technologies in an expanded healthcare environment. Solstice’s healthcare information technology (HIT) platform, DOCK-to-DOC real-time inventory management solution improves patient outcomes, decreases OR time and dramatically improves provider and patient satisfaction scores through its innovative surgical workflow and proactive business intelligence applications. The system has been developed using the latest technology and is able to be deployed in a variety of healthcare supply chain environments, from patient billing through the operating room.

RemitDATA launches all new TITAN business intelligence and comparative analytics solution:RemitDATA Inc., the leading provider of comparative analytics in revenue cycle, utilization and productivity data, today announced the launch of its all new TITAN business intelligence and comparative analytics solution leveraging a cloud-based, Analytics-as-a-Service platform. The new TITAN is the only business intelligence solution designed to provide automated, actionable performance analytics enhanced with near real-time comparative analytics for credible peer-to-peer benchmarking for tracking, measuring and managing key operational and financial measures.

Aegis Living chooses Tableau to analyze data and help residents in a whole new way: Tableau Software today announced that Aegis Living has chosen Tableau to analyze its customer data. With 30 senior living communities in three states, Aegis Living embraces innovation and creativity to provide the highest level of care, comfort and service to its residents.  The ability to see and understand customer data allows Aegis to continue to ensure that residents’ and families’ needs are met with the highest possible standards.