Three female tech entrepreneurs get real – from self-doubt to breast cancer
Three female tech entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journeys Monday evening, from dealing with self-doubt to running a business during breast cancer treatment. The local entrepreneurs who spoke as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week:  Dr. Kim Gandy is CEO and founder of Play-it Health, which developed an adherence platform with incentives for transplant patients and those with chronic conditions. Linda Van Horn is CEO and founder of iShare Medical, wh ich provides secure, HIPAA-compliant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Three female tech entrepreneurs get real – from self-doubt to breast cancer
Three female tech entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journeys Monday evening, from dealing with self-doubt to running a business during breast cancer treatment. The local entrepreneurs who spoke as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week:  Dr. Kim Gandy is CEO and founder of Play-it Health, which developed an adherence platform with incentives for transplant patients and those with chronic conditions. Linda Van Horn is CEO and founder of iShare Medical, wh ich provides secure, HIPAA-compliant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools
Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Blue Spark wins CE Mark for wearable, wireless TempTraq monitor
Medtech developer Blue Spark Technologies said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for the TempTraq bluetooth wearable temperature monitor. The TempTraq system is a disposable, wearable continuous temperature monitoring patch that wirelessly delivers temperature readings, the Cleveland-based company said. The system includes the ability to set alerts, which are sent to mobile devices, when patients reach user-set temperatures. Blue Spark said it also provides the TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service which allows the TempTraq system to be integrated directly into hospital central monitoring systems and e...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diagnostics Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance bluesparktechnologies Source Type: news

MouthWatch Redefining Teledentistry During GNYDM 2018
Company Will Be Demonstrating its Upgraded TeleDent ™ Platform and Announcing the Winners of the First Annual “Tellie” Awards Metuchen, NJ – October 23, 2018 –MouthWatch, LLC aleader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, will be redefining teledentistry during the Greater New York Dental Meeting.First, with the GNYDM debut of its newly-enhanced TeleDent all-in-one teledentistry platform and also by announcing the winners of the first annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards – A.K.A. “The Tellies.” Mo...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 30, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

abc360 Conference Offers Treasure Trove of New Information
The Page, Wolfberg and Wirth (PWW) abc360 Conference kicked off on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania, offering a robust audience a treasure trove of new information on several key EMS administrative areas. Up first were the reimbursement, compliance and privacy updates from PWW partners Doug Wolfberg, Steve Wirth and Ryan Stark, which was packed with the latest about what’s going on with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cost data collection requirements, Medicare appeals, and some interesting air ambulance news. “We aim to not only inform attendees about the latest in...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - October 26, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Exclusive Articles Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

HIPAA lets providers text patients, but is it secure?
As texting between patients and providers becomes more common, it ’s imperative that providers consider the right platform to use and other security features to protect patient data. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Doc ApprovED: Chatting with Your Team (Even HIPAA Approves)
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - October 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Doc ApprovED Source Type: news

“ Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles ” Guest Essay
One of the more popular courses we at the NNLM offer is called “Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles“.  This nation-wide course “explains the role big data plays in clinical patient outcomes, explains current/potential roles in which librarians are supporting big data initiatives, and illustrates the fundamentals of big data from a systems perspective”.  The assignments in the course build over the nine weeks until the participants can use them as the basis for a final essay.  The essays are really wonderful thought-pieces both about how librarians can enter the big data w...
Source: Dragonfly - September 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Glusker Tags: Data Science big data EHR Patricia Brennan Source Type: news

BlueIQ Increases Team Huddle Effectiveness By Providing Key Appointment and Scheduling Data for Review and Action
September 2018, Bountiful Utah - BlueIQ, developers of the practice analytics platform that gathers data from multiple sources, announced the release of Insights, a new graphical display of scheduling data specifically designed for team huddles, helping dental teams drive production by focusing on key appointments.Insights provides dental teams with a simple display of the day ’s schedule to review key metrics and specific appointments that need attention in order to preserve or boost production. When the team meets regularly, BlueIQ’s Insights helps every member understand what appointments need additional att...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 24, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical Could Help Usher in a New Era for Medtech
More than a decade ago Amazon recognized that it needed mass-cloud computing power, but didn't believe there was a third party service available to meet their needs, so they built their own cloud computing infrastructure. The online retailer also realized early on that this problem that it had solved for itself was the same problem that people and organizations all over the world were also facing, so they created the Amazon Web Services (AWS) subsidiary. Santa Barbara, CA-based InTouch Health is following Amazon's example in an effort to offer medical device companies an ability to connect to their products after they've b...
Source: MDDI - September 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical taps InTouch Health to develop platform-connected IoT
Telehealth developer InTouch Health said today it inked a multi-year licensing service agreement with Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) to deepen the robotic surgery giant’s Internet of Medical Things network connecting its da Vinci systems. Santa Barbara-based InTouch Health said that its proprietary IoMT network is intended to allow healthcare companies to connect their surgical systems globally to allow for real-time data exchange, improved clinical insights, collaborative efforts between disparate locations and service and maintenance monitoring. “Hospital firewalls and security requirement...
Source: Mass Device - September 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Robotics Software / IT Surgical InTouch Health Intuitive Surgical Source Type: news

Healthcare ridesharing startup Circulation acquired by NEMT broker Logisticare
Atlanta-based Logisticare will fold Circulation's HIPAA-compliant software platform into its offerings. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Circulation acquired by NEMT broker Logisticare for $46 million
Atlanta-based Logisticare will fold Circulation's HIPAA-compliant software platform into its offerings. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How equipment and security software work together to make sure your business meets HIPAA compliance
The healthcare industry has some of the most stringent standards in terms of data-related regulatory compliance.   HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) applies to 18 different aspects of individual health information that could potentially be used to identify someone. HIPAA privacy rules apply to both written and visual information. Privacy rules are only one aspect of HIPAA. Whil e the entire act revolves around patient privacy, it’s not only organizations within the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brad Cash Source Type: news

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Features Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in Partner Story
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,-- Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms, featured Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in a Partner Story outlining how the company is using technology to push healthcare forward. The article highlights how Angel MedFlight's development team created an iPad medical charting application, MedLog2, and soon saw a need to explore and expand storage solutions for its digital content. After not finding a canned solution, the team opted to build their own solution and integrate Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. "In the aviation he...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance (press release) Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Features Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in Partner Story
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,-- Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms, featured Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in a Partner Story outlining how the company is using technology to push healthcare forward. The article highlights how Angel MedFlight's development team created an iPad medical charting application, MedLog2, and soon saw a need to explore and expand storage solutions for its digital content. After not finding a canned solution, the team opted to build their own solution and integrate Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. "In the aviation he...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance (press release) Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

No, a Wellness Device Can ’t Save Your Life (not Directly, Anyway)
It’s no surprise that a large number of wellness devices are being developed to allow today’s tech-savvy patient-consumers to take charge of their own health. Wellness devices are a great way to empower people by giving them access to data. However, it’s vital to remember that unlike medical devices, they are not required to be proven to be safe or effective. The responsibility and choice to claim a device as either wellness or medical lies completely with the manufacturer. It is extremely important that manufacturers understand the rules. Mistakenly seeking...
Source: MDDI - September 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nigel Syrotuck Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

MouthWatch to Debut and Demonstrate Noteworthy TeleDent ™ Upgrades During CDA San Francisco
The Latest Release of the Leading All-In-One Teledentistry PlatformRaises the Bar on Efficient Workflow ManagementMetuchen, NJ – September 4, 2018 –MouthWatch, LLC aleader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, is launching a substantially upgraded version of TeleDent ™ during CDA Presents in San Francisco. MouthWatch will be demonstrating the enhanced teledentistry platform in booth #2012.Since its launch in 2016, TeleDent has enabled the sharing of patient data, clinical information, and intraoral images in real-time or via store and fo...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Pediatric vision test GoCheck Kids launches for iPhone
The FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant app looks to offer pediatricians a lower-cost alternative to purpose-built screening devices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Video: Colorado Reporter Arrested; Police Cite HIPAA Violation
DENVER (Colorado Independent) - Police body camera footage released today shows two Denver officers told The Colorado Independent’s editor, Susan Greene, to “act like a lady” as they handcuffed and detained her in July for attempting to photograph them as they responded to a call on a public sidewalk. Greene was driving along East Colfax Avenue near the Colorado State Capitol building on the afternoon of July 5 when, by her account, she noticed Denver police surrounding a nearly naked African American man sitting handcuffed on the sidewalk, and stopped to see what was happening. (The man was later taken t...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Video: Colorado Reporter Arrested; Police Cite HIPAA Violation
DENVER (Colorado Independent) - Police body camera footage released today shows two Denver officers told The Colorado Independent’s editor, Susan Greene, to “act like a lady” as they handcuffed and detained her in July for attempting to photograph them as they responded to a call on a public sidewalk. Greene was driving along East Colfax Avenue near the Colorado State Capitol building on the afternoon of July 5 when, by her account, she noticed Denver police surrounding a nearly naked African American man sitting handcuffed on the sidewalk, and stopped to see what was happening. (The man was later taken t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: HIPAA Falls Short in Protecting Health Info
(MedPage Today) -- Also, AI-based diagnosis, drugs via drones, and speech recognition errors (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Special Publication: 1800-1, Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices
Practice guide provides IT implementers and security engineers with a detailed architecture guided by standards and best practices from NIST and others, including coverage of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How a rushed California law will change the privacy and security landscape for mobile health apps
About the Author: Adam H. Greene, JD, MPH, a partner and co-chair of Davis Wright Tremaine ’s health information practice, and former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, where he was responsible for applying the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules to health IT. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 -- Virtual assistant programs like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa are not yet in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), warns an article published in Medical Economics. While it is... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence: The Game Changer of Medtech
The year 2018 has seen a good influx of innovative medical devices. Artificial intelligence (AI) serves as a critical component in most of these novel devices. FDA has defined artificial intelligence as: “A device or a product that can imitate intelligent behavior or mimics human learning and reasoning. Artificial Intelligence includes machine learning, neural networks, and natural language processing. Some terms used to describe artificial intelligence include: computer-aided detection/diagnosis, statistical learning, deep learning, or smart algorithms.” While AI has long been relegated to perform tasks like m...
Source: MDDI - July 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Mohammed Abdul Rahman Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Decoding New York State's prescription monitoring program - Virani S, Aoun EG, Genova N, Brainch N, Gomes CA, Ahmed S, Hurley B, Bazzi L.
This column describes the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP), New York State's prescription monitoring program, and its compatibility with HIPAA and Part 2 of Volume 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The authors review use of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

MD Anderson Cancer Center Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations MD Anderson Cancer Center Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations
The HHS Office of Civil Rights has levied a hefty $4.3 million fine on the MD Anderson Cancer Center for failing to encrypt patient electronic health records.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Are CVS pharmacies illegally sharing your medication secrets with others?
(Natural News) When you go to a pharmacy, you expect a certain level of confidentiality. Even if you don’t know the ins and outs of the law, most Americans are aware of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws that protect their privacy when it comes to medical matters. However, it appears that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Siemens, CVS, Athenahealth back new Pa.-based medtech accelerator
Siemens (NYSE:SI), CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) and Athenahealth (NYSE:ATHN) have joined on as backers of Smart Health Innovation Lab, a new Lancaster, Penn.-based medtech accelerator that opened this week. The accelerator was developed collaboratively by Aspire Ventures, Capital BlueCross, Clio Health and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, according to a press release. The incubator lab will provide a 12-week certification process to support innovative healthcare technologies. “We share a common vision with the Smart Health Innovation Lab to enhance collaboration and innovation across the healthcare eco...
Source: Mass Device - June 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Athenahealth Inc. CVS Health Siemens Source Type: news

Utah Paramedics Now Access Patient Outcome Data: A Full-Circle Success Story
Most EMS providers are familiar with the lack of closure that comes from caring for a patient on the way to the emergency department, but not finding out the patient’s outcome after care is turned over to the hospital staff. This lack of follow-up can be frustrating and may also be a missed opportunity for both EMS and hospital providers to learn from each other and their experiences. Gold Cross Ambulance, an EMS provider that has serviced Salt Lake City, Utah, for the last 50 years, has recognized this and seized the chance to improve its quality of care and create a more complete patient care record by exchanging d...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting News Source Type: news

Utah Paramedics Now Access Patient Outcome Data: A Full-Circle Success Story
Most EMS providers are familiar with the lack of closure that comes from caring for a patient on the way to the emergency department, but not finding out the patient’s outcome after care is turned over to the hospital staff. This lack of follow-up can be frustrating and may also be a missed opportunity for both EMS and hospital providers to learn from each other and their experiences. Gold Cross Ambulance, an EMS provider that has serviced Salt Lake City, Utah, for the last 50 years, has recognized this and seized the chance to improve its quality of care and create a more complete patient care record by exchanging d...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - May 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting News Source Type: news

Utah Paramedics Now Access Patient Outcome Data: A Full-Circle Success Story
Most EMS providers are familiar with the lack of closure that comes from caring for a patient on the way to the emergency department, but not finding out the patient’s outcome after care is turned over to the hospital staff. This lack of follow-up can be frustrating and may also be a missed opportunity for both EMS and hospital providers to learn from each other and their experiences. Gold Cross Ambulance, an EMS provider that has serviced Salt Lake City, Utah, for the last 50 years, has recognized this and seized the chance to improve its quality of care and create a more complete patient care record by exchanging d...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting News Source Type: news

Utah Paramedics Now Access Patient Outcome Data: A Full-Circle Success Story
Most EMS providers are familiar with the lack of closure that comes from caring for a patient on the way to the emergency department, but not finding out the patient’s outcome after care is turned over to the hospital staff. This lack of follow-up can be frustrating and may also be a missed opportunity for both EMS and hospital providers to learn from each other and their experiences. Gold Cross Ambulance, an EMS provider that has serviced Salt Lake City, Utah, for the last 50 years, has recognized this and seized the chance to improve its quality of care and create a more complete patient care record by exchanging d...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - May 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS.gov Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting News Source Type: news

4 Trends Advancing Medtech
For the past 20 years, the Medical Design Excellence Awards have celebrated medical products that improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare. Our finalists this year carry on this tradition, while also keeping in step with today’s high-tech digital and consumer trends. With the help of our esteemed jurors, we have identified four key trends in this year’s group of finalists: risk reduction; faster, more-efficient healthcare delivery; the influence of the Internet of Things; and the consumerization of healthcare. We’ve been tracking a few of these trends in past awards programs, so they’re n...
Source: MDDI - April 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: MD & M East (New York) Design Source Type: news

How to Build GDPR and HIPAA Compliant Health Apps
The adoption of cloud and mobile technologies in healthcare is disrupting the services delivery models, and responsibilities and risks for involved actors. By their very nature, eHealth applications collect and manage health sensitive data and, therefore, need to comply with security and privacy requirements defined by data protection laws such as the EU GDPR or US HIPAA. With the delivery model based on cloud and mobile technologies, developers are responsible for compliance with such laws, and this represents a huge challenge for them. For developers this transition and dealing with health data is an extremely painful, c...
Source: eHealth News EU - April 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Publications Download Source Type: news

Viz.ai wins FDA nod automated CT perfusion software
Artificial Intelligence healthcare developer Viz.ai said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Viz CTP computed tomography perfusion image processing and analysis software. The San Francisco-based company said that the software compliments its current offerings, which include automated large vessel occlusion stroke identification, stroke triage and LVO notification, patient selection, medical image viewing, transport coordination and HIPAA-compliant communications.. “In stroke, good patient outcomes can come down to a matter of minutes. We are proud to offer hospital systems a comprehensive solution...
Source: Mass Device - April 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT vizai Source Type: news

How GDPR affects personal data use in clinical trials
Lisa Wickert, Clinical Research Associate, IMARC On May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in the European Union (EU). This regulation has a broad scope beyond companies performing clinical research – all personal data falls under this jurisdiction which includes web search engines, social media, and much more. But specifically, how does this new regulation affect personal data collected during a clinical trial and what do Sponsors and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) need to do to ensure compliance?  Here we aim to address the highlights of the GDPR and its implications on ...
Source: Mass Device - April 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Through Partnership With Lyft, Acuity Link Now Offers Full Suite of Medical Transportation Options for Healthcare Providers
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Non-emergency medical transportation systems (NEMT) for hospitals and other medical care providers are expected to run more efficiently and provide expanded service options to patients thanks to a new partnership between Acuity Link and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. As part of the partnership, Acuity Link’s HIPAA-compliant NEMT logistic management dashboard will now support Lyft’s ride-hailing functionality. With the added capability of Lyft, Acuity Link’s software is now one of the nation’s l...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Through Partnership With Lyft, Acuity Link Now Offers Full Suite of Medical Transportation Options for Healthcare Providers
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Non-emergency medical transportation systems (NEMT) for hospitals and other medical care providers are expected to run more efficiently and provide expanded service options to patients thanks to a new partnership between Acuity Link and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. As part of the partnership, Acuity Link’s HIPAA-compliant NEMT logistic management dashboard will now support Lyft’s ride-hailing functionality. With the added capability of Lyft, Acuity Link’s software is now one of the nation’s l...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Through Partnership With Lyft, Acuity Link Now Offers Full Suite of Medical Transportation Options for Healthcare Providers
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Non-emergency medical transportation systems (NEMT) for hospitals and other medical care providers are expected to run more efficiently and provide expanded service options to patients thanks to a new partnership between Acuity Link and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. As part of the partnership, Acuity Link’s HIPAA-compliant NEMT logistic management dashboard will now support Lyft’s ride-hailing functionality. With the added capability of Lyft, Acuity Link’s software is now one of the nation’s l...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Through Partnership With Lyft, Acuity Link Now Offers Full Suite of Medical Transportation Options for Healthcare Providers
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Non-emergency medical transportation systems (NEMT) for hospitals and other medical care providers are expected to run more efficiently and provide expanded service options to patients thanks to a new partnership between Acuity Link and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. As part of the partnership, Acuity Link’s HIPAA-compliant NEMT logistic management dashboard will now support Lyft’s ride-hailing functionality. With the added capability of Lyft, Acuity Link’s software is now one of the nation’s l...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their pa...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their pa...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their pa...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their pa...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergenc...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergenc...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news