N.J. Hospital, Webmedx Partner to Automate Quality Reporting | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

N.J. Hospital, Webmedx Partner to Automate Quality Reporting

February 10, 2011
by root
| Reprints

Webmedx, a Atlanta, Ga.-based medical content provider and medical transcription service, announced that The Valley Hospital, a 451-bed acute care facility and member of Valley Health System in Ridgewood, N.J., has begun an enterprise-wide implementation of Webmedx’s newest solution for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and quality reporting, QualityAnalytics. In addition, the organization recently installed Webmedx’s web-native technology, Enterprise5, for clinical documentation and is using the company’s Best in KLAS* outsourced transcription services to support over 800 physicians across all clinical departments.

An advanced NLP, text and data mining system, QualityAnalytics identifies and abstracts discrete information concurrently from narrative, free-text documents and other clinical systems, and converts it to actionable data for a variety of secondary uses. Discrete data derived from narrative reports, Narradata, can be used for upload to the EHR, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), coding reviews, RAC audits, patient safety, core measures monitoring and more. Users conduct ad hoc searches on virtually any phrase or diagnostic code using the NLP engine, without the need for custom reports or IT department intervention.


Topics

News

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

Email-Related Cyber Attacks a Top Concern for Providers

U.S. healthcare providers overwhelmingly rank email as the top source of a potential data breach, according to new research from email and data security company Mimecast and conducted by HIMSS Analytics.

Former Health IT Head in San Diego County Charged with Defrauding Provider out of $800K

The ex-health IT director at North County Health Services, a San Diego County-based healthcare service provider, has been charged with spearheading fraudulent operations that cost the organization $800,000.

Allscripts Touts 1 Billion API Shares in 2017

Officials from Chicago-based health IT vendor Allscripts have attested that the company has reached a new milestone— one billion application programming interface (API) data exchange transactions in 2017.

Dignity Health, CHI Merging to Form New Catholic Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), based in Englewood, Colorado, and San Francisco-based Dignity Health officially announced they are merging and have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.

HHS Announces Winning Solutions in Opioid Code-a-Thon

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted this week a first-of-its-kind two-day Code-a-Thon to use data and technology to develop new solutions to address the opioid epidemic.