Vendor Notebook: AeroScout and Futura Mobility partner for RTLS

By Mike Miliard
04:41 PM

Futura Mobility has partnered with AeroScout to provide real-time location system (RTLS) technology to hospitals. With the partnership, officials say Futura Mobility will leverage AeroScout’s real-time asset management solutions that deliver location and status of mobile assets and equipment. Key components of the collaboration include temperature and humidity monitoring, patient flow and safety.

Allscripts announced that Summit Medical Group, the largest physician-owned multi-specialty practice in New Jersey, has signed a long-term contract for managed IT services. With Allscripts Managed Services, Summit will focus on its core mission of providing world class patient care while using IT to improve clinical, financial and operational outcomes, officials say.

HID Global announced the production release of its next generation EDGE EVO and VertX EVO controller platform that brings intelligence and decision-making to the door for advanced and highly customizable networked access control solutions. EDGE EVO and VertX EVO offer an open and scalable development platform for the deployment of a wide range of access control functionality, including remote management options, real-time monitoring, report generation and more.

triCerat unveiled the beta version of its Scanect software, a remote scanning technology for healthcare settings that speeds scanning without sacrificing quality or security.
SRS announced that Pittsburgh Bone & Joint Surgeons has selected the SRS EHR and PM to replace the system it originally purchased for its seven physicians. PBJS provides high-quality orthopaedic care to the Greater Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania.

Allscripts announced that Evangelical Community Hospital, in Lewisburg, Pa., has selected its Sunrise EHR system. The hospital already uses Allscripts solutions for its outpatient electronic health record. The addition of the Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager solution will help the Hospital migrate its inpatient data and information to an electronic format and provide a seamless and integrated electronic information solution across the hospital, officials say.

Press Ganey Associates and the American Medical Group Association announced the launch of a survey designed to help accountable care organizations (ACOs) and high-performing health systems identify opportunities for improving both efficiency and quality. The AMGA-Press Ganey Coordinated Care Solution, assesses a patient’s entire episode of care and enables better management of population health to create positive patient outcomes and maximize shared savings.

Get Real Consulting announced the launch of the AARP Health Record. The application architected and developed by Get Real, is a secure web based solution designed to empower people over age 50 to manage and improve their own health. This application allows users to enter, store and edit their personal health information in a central location and to selectively share it with caregivers, family members, doctors and other healthcare providers.

InterSystems announced that it has entered into an agreement with Missouri Health Connection for InterSystems HealthShare to be the technology foundation for Missouri Health Connection’s (MHC) statewide health information network. MHC is the state-designated entity chartered to oversee development of Missouri’s statewide health information network.
Availity announced the launch of its suite of expanded clinical documentation capabilities, and that four major health plans, seven vendor partners, and multiple physician groups and hospitals are live and successfully utilizing these solutions across its network. The solution suite automates the costly, manual exchange of clinical information needed to support the revenue cycle, as well as emerging value-based payment models and quality improvement programs.

Outcomes Health Information Solutions
announced the launch of MA365, a solution that actively drives quality results for Medicare Advantage plans year-round. Launched from a single data platform, MA365 is an integrated suite of solutions that identifies and resolves disparities in care for Medicare Advantage members with the goal of getting needed care for members while also impacting a Medicare Advantage health plan’s Star quality ratings.

MedeAnalytics announced the launch of its Employer Reporting Resource Center. As healthcare expenses have outpaced inflation and revenue growth, companies have struggled to understand the value of their relationships with full-service health plans. Created in response to growing interest by health plans looking to better serve their group and administrative services only (ASO) customers, this resource center has been created to serve as an educational service to the healthcare industry.

Pegasystems announced its next-generation product development and management solution that enables health plans to better meet industry and customer needs by reducing time to market for new insurance and wellness products amid growing healthcare complexity. Pega Product Composer System provides a customer-centric approach to developing and managing innovative healthcare products, supporting product design, approval, operational readiness and implementation.