Navigation Links
Heritage Valley Health System Named a Finalist for Microsoft Healthcare User Group Award
Date:2/1/2008

BEAVER, Pa., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Valley Health System has been named a finalist for the 2008 Microsoft Healthcare User Group annual MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation Award for Clinical Records -- Inpatient. Heritage Valley is competing against two other finalists for the award. They are Hospital Sao Sebastiano from Portugal and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology.

Heritage Valley and their development partner Athena Technologies are being recognized for their Mobile Clinical Access Portal (M-CAP) solution which is a secure wireless handheld solution providing physicians with 3 years of on-line clinical data from any WIFI or Broadband connection point. The M- CAP solution provides a cross continuum view of their patients and their electronic health record.

Dave Carleton, chief information officer of Heritage Valley said, "We are truly honored to be selected as a finalist for this global award. Being nominated for this award validates our ability to develop and implement information technology as a critical enabling tool to achieving national leadership in patient care."

The MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation Awards showcases how organizations use technology to enhance and transform the quality of patient care, reduce costs, streamline clinical and business processes, drive interoperability, improve productivity and workflow, and enable informed decisions.

The MS-HUG Healthcare Innovation Awards are presented annually to the healthcare organization and technology solutions partner -- with which it has collaborated -- that best demonstrates industry leadership in using technology to achieve innovation excellence. Finalists are judged primarily on the following three criteria. First, does the innovation represent a breakthrough from the industry's historical approaches? Second, does the innovation go beyond incremental improvements on technologies that already exist? Third, does the innovation measurably improve significant business and/or clinical processes that positively impact patient care?

Norm Mitry, president and chief executive officer of Heritage Valley added, "The vision of our health system is to be a leader among community health systems nationally through a high quality seamless integrated delivery network. Being selected as a finalist demonstrates our board's vision and commitment, our physician's leadership, and our senior team's ability to execute and support innovative solutions that enhance patient care by providing the right information at the right place at the right time."

About Heritage Valley Health System

Heritage Valley Health System provides comprehensive health care for residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties, in Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; and the panhandle of West Virginia. In partnership with more than 500 physicians, Heritage Valley offers a broad range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services at its two hospitals, Heritage Valley Beaver, and Heritage Valley Sewickley; in physician offices; and community satellite facilities. Additional information about Heritage Valley Health System is available online at http://www.heritagevalley.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Heritage Valley Health System
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
2. In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Spanish Speakers Worldwide International Hyperhidrosis Society Publishes Important New Patient Booklet in Spanish
3. Kimberly Clark Professional Skin Care Plant Celebrates 30th Anniversary and Strong Heritage of Success in San Antonio
4. Heritage and Mission of Serving Children Reflected in Reintroduction of Boys Town Name and Look
5. Transition of Behavioral Health Services from WPIC-BV to Heritage Valley Health System
6. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
7. Shopko Express Coming to the Fox Valley
8. NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
9. IMA South American Extravaganza Dinner to Honor Coachella Valley Doctor
10. Aegis Selected by Community Medical Centers to Bring New Employer-Focused Wellness Program to Californias Central Valley
11. Valley Health System Caregivers, Members of SEIU UHW, to Announce Endorsement of Measure G
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... As directed by its board of directors during its ... support to allow certified nurse practitioners (CNP) to practice to the full scope of ... supervision for three years and 3,600 hours. , In addition, HAP supports CNPs who ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command ... care for its uniformed service members, the retired service members, their families and other ... through May 12th National Nurses Week. It acknowledges the hard work and dedication of ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... “Engineering Bubbles,” an oil painting submitted by Canadian radiology resident ... recently at the Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. The first annual art forum was ... Annual Meeting attendees. , “Through art I hope to educate people about radiology ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... , ... WestHarbor Growth Partners, a growth, expansion and turnaround ... Healthy Vending’s newly revamped brand campaign. Grow Healthy Vending is headquartered in ... North America with locations across the United States as well as internationally. ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... East Los Angeles dentist ... patients can visit Dr. Assili to receive any dental extraction treatment for $40 off ... expires June 30, 2016. With the lower price, patients can more easily afford extractions ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/2/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO , May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ...  is expected to reach USD 11.1 billion by ... Grand View Research, Inc. Major drivers of the ... in therapeutic areas and government recommendations for periodic ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150105/723757 ) ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... glyco-biology expertise, today announces the appointment of Dr. ... Dr. Zurlo is an oncologist with many years clinical ... and biotechnology industries. His last role was at Mologen ... of the Executive Board. Previously Dr. Zurlo held various ...
(Date:4/28/2016)...  Marking its one year anniversary since launching ... risk test, Color Genomics announced a ... impact the most common hereditary cancers affecting both ... analyzes hereditary cancer risks for breast, colorectal, melanoma, ... Color Test is physician ordered and includes genetic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: