Rochester, N.Y. November 18, 2014 – eHealth Technologies announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. eHealth Technologies was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information Management for eHealth Connect® Referral Pathways, and the category of Health Information Exchange for eHealth Connect® Image Exchange.
A distinguished panel of CIOs from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Allina Health, Rush University Medical Center, Mayo Clinic and JFK Health System, selected finalists.
The Fierce Innovation Awards recognize pioneering technologies and solutions that will catapult healthcare delivery into new realms. “Our finalists represent the exciting innovation happening in the healthcare industry today,” said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher. “These companies have developed game-changing technologies and solutions that can improve safety, efficiency and patient outcomes.”
All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation and overall innovative “fierceness.” Finalists were selected based on calculation of the judges’ scores in each area.
Dr. Chad Malone, chief strategy officer at eHealth Technologies stated “An uncomplicated, expedited and meaningful transition of a patient to a higher level care is critical, not only to the patient, but to the treating clinician as well. Our ability to optimize the referral pathway has been proven at the majority of the Top 100 hospitals in the United States.” Dr. Malone continued “Our eHealth Connect Referral Pathways solution not only streamlines this transition and optimizes clinical workflow; it allows real time analytical insight into the referral network feeding these hospital systems.”
“Our innovative approaches include our unique eHealth Connect Image Exchange solution which delivers images to the clinicians that need them, in full diagnostic quality with no software to install – all in the context of the complete patient record as delivered by Health Information Exchanges around the county,” added Ken H. Rosenfeld, chief executive officer and president of eHealth Technologies. “We are proud and honored to have both of these solutions recognized by the 2014 Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, and in particular the recognition of the innovative team at eHealth Technologies that are behind creating these solutions that simultaneously improve patient care and the clinician experience. ”
About eHealth Connect® Referral Pathways
eHealth Connect Referral Pathways provides a modern, user friendly and integrated solution designed to enable a 360° view of the referred patient. Standards-based interfaces allow the acceptance, processing, and distribution of electronic referrals into any EMR system. More importantly, the task of gathering, digitizing, indexing, and delivering physical patient records or images is done by eHealth Technologies’ professional staff. Both hospital employees and providers experience reduced workloads, and with just a few clicks can perform ad hoc queries, view dashboards, access canned reports, and analyze their own data using our powerful embedded analytics package.
About eHealth Connect® Image Exchange
Utilizing existing user authentication and patient consent infrastructure, referring and community clinicians can, with a single click, seamlessly access, view, save, and collaborate on their patients’ diagnostic-quality images—all from within the context of their patients’ medical record—simply, securely, and efficiently.
eHealth Connect® Image Exchange is integrated with many commonly available HIE platforms and has been image-enabling public and private HIEs since early 2009 – now sharing more than nine million exams and over 650,000,000 images per year.
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About eHealth Technologies™
eHealth Technologies is the industry-leading provider of continuity of care solutions, serving over half of the nation’s top 100 hospitals, including 12 of the top 18 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll Hospitals for 2013-2014, and leading health information exchanges (HIEs) across the United States. The company’s eHealth Connect® Referral Pathways solution enhances patient and physician satisfaction by streamlining transitions of care, and assuring physicians have the right healthcare information to care for their patients, right when they need it. As a critical adjunct to HIEs, eHealth Connect® Image Exchange enables the automated access to all types of medical images in the context of the aggregated patient record, in full diagnostic quality, and supports the ability for providers to meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements. For more information, follow us @eHealthTec and visit www.https://ehealthtechnologies.com/.