NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CredenceHealth has been selected by the Texas Hospital Association as an endorsed solution for hospitals throughout Texas and Oklahoma. The endorsement comes following a rigorous evaluation by THA and its marketing subsidiary, HealthSHARE. The THA-endorsed company seal of approval is given to companies delivering leading-edge products and services that increase the quality and efficiency of care, and is only granted to those companies that have met or exceeded the requirements of the THA and HealthSHARE independent evaluation.
For over 40 years, HealthSHARE has partnered with companies in the industry to bring Texas and Oklahoma the best available products and services. As a THA-endorsed company, CredenceHealth adds health care information technology solutions to the portfolio of endorsed company offerings. CredenceHealth's Web-based solutions leverage existing HIT investments in hospitals and provide immediate value in both quality and efficiency by translating clinical data into clinical intelligence. The value and functionality that the CredenceHealth suite provides enhances both the immediate and long-term quality initiatives of hospitals throughout the region.
"It is imperative, in today's market, that hospitals be able to actively monitor and measure the quality of the care that they give and be able to act upon the information that is captured within various systems effectively. CredenceHealth solutions provide that capability in a way that can easily be integrated into the operational routine within hospitals, resulting in improved care and reduced costs," said Jim Dixon, President and CEO of HealthSHARE.
CredenceHealth began working in 2007 to develop and implement this system and today marks a major milestone in the life of the company. "It's always special when two organizations with aligned missions work together toward a common goal. THA, through this endorsement, is taking innovative steps to improve the quality of care and reduce costs. The formation of this partnership will help to achieve those goals and to deliver tremendous capabilities to burdened health care providers," said Justin Lanning, President & CEO, CredenceHealth.
About Texas Hospital AssociationFounded in 1930, the Texas Hospital Association is the leadership organization and principal advocate for the state's hospitals and health care systems. Based in Austin, THA enhances its members' abilities to improve accessibility, quality and cost-effectiveness of health care for all Texans. One of the largest hospital associations in the country, THA represents more than 85 percent of the state's acute-care hospitals and health care systems, which employ some 355,000 health care professionals statewide. Learn more at www.tha.org.
About CredenceHealthCredenceHealth applies dynamic, evidence-based clinical research to real-time patient information (e.g. laboratory, radiology, medications, vital signs, etc.) to provide hospital clinicians across varying disciplines with actionable views, alerts, and notifications, resulting in major improvements, including: avoidable bed days, patient throughput, patient quality outcomes, avoidance of hospital acquired complications, and workflow efficiencies. CredenceHealth real-time clinical surveillance enables clinicians to return to care, allows hospitals to move to concurrent Core Measure compliance, and alerts clinicians to emerging complications within their patient population. More at www.credencehealth.md.Media Contact:Silas DeaneDeane*Smith Media(615) 319-6007
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