Jefferson Health picks Kyruus for patients access platform

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Jefferson Health, a Philadelphia-based academic health system, will implement the provider data management and patient access platform of Kyruus to get a consolidated view of its provider network and enable call centers to match patients with the right providers. The vendor’s software also will aid in consolidating and standardizing provider data from disparate sources across the enterprise, including information on individual providers’ areas of expertise.

Banner Health, a delivery system in the Western United States, has signed a multi-year contract with analytics firm Health Catalyst to support an initiative to improve outcomes. The vendor will staff improvement specialists who will work onsite with Banner physicians, administrators and quality teams, along with using artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies. The analytics platform will integrate and analyze data from 200 sources including electronic health records, data warehouses, claims processing systems, financial systems, wearables, genomics and socio-economic indices.

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Radiology Inc., which reads 700,000 studies annually across 28 sites in West Virginia, has gone live on a central medical imaging platform from Montreal-based Intelerad Medical Systems. In addition to using the vendor’s IntelePACS platform, providers have access to a diagnostic viewer with tools to customize their reading and reporting workflow.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has selected software from SpendVu to gain transparency throughout its supply chain processes via standardized analytics. The software automates work intake and offers workflow routing, status updates and automated notifications, while connecting real and virtual teams to better track finances and milestones. Implementation has started with the rollout expected by year-end.

The Paso del Norte Health Information Exchange, known as PHIX in El Paso, Texas, has contracted for the health information exchange software of Innovaccer. The HIE will enable PHIX to access patients’ longitudinal health records from across the care continuum in an effort to improve efficiency, quality of care and patient safety.

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