Navigation Links
The Valley Hospital and Webmedx Partner to Reduce DNFB, Improve Clinical Documentation and Automate Quality Reporting
Date:2/10/2011

ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Webmedx, a leading medical content provider and the third largest medical transcription service in the U.S., today announced that The Valley Hospital, a 451-bed acute care facility and member of Valley Health System in Ridgewood, New Jersey, 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.

"QualityAnalytics moves our medical record reviews from retrospective and manual to concurrent and automated," mentions Dolores Sarra, HIM Director. By identifying and reviewing cases sooner, Sarra expects to shorten the entire revenue cycle and reduce discharged-not-final-billed. "Rather than querying physicians for quality issues or coding clarification after discharge, we'll be able to immediately identify cases and take action to capture the documentation we need concurrently, while the patient is still in-house," she adds. QualityAnalytics streamlines, automates and aggregates case review thereby doubling productivity. Quality nurses and other case reviewers review 100% more cases in 40-60% less time.

Brad Haspel, Assistant Vice President of Ancillary Services at The Valley Hospital, was instrumental in naming Webmedx as the organization's new clinical documentation partner. "We selected Webmedx for their advanced technology infrastructure, extremely rapid report turnaround times and reputation for delivering on promises," Haspel mentions. The company was tied for first place in keeping promises, according to the *KLAS 2010 "Transcription Services: Competition, Technology, and Consolidation" report. Rated #1 in their category for professional services by KLAS two years in a row, Webmedx received the highest overall service score ever in 2009, and an even higher score of 92.3% in the "2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards" report available at: www.KLASResearch.com. This achievement has never been equaled in the history of KLAS Research for this category.

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.

"The future of Webmedx is clinical document intelligence through searchable text and narrative informatics," mentions Sean Carroll, CEO, Webmedx. "We are honored to partner with The Valley Hospital in these three clinical documentation areas," he concludes.

About WebmedxWebmedx, Inc. is the 3rd largest supplier of transcription and editing services and clinical documentation technology for hospitals and clinics nationally. The company designs and implements physician-centric documentation and data mining solutions using the most credentialed domestic workforce in the industry and its own enterprise-class, speech recognition and clinical content management technology platforms. Webmedx delivers the highest-quality clinical documentation possible supporting clinical data analytics, quality reporting, patient care and safety. For more information, go to www.webmedx.com, email sales@webmedx.com, or call 1-877-846-1200.

About The Valley HospitalThe Valley Hospital is a 451-bed, acute care, not-for-profit hospital. Valley is the second busiest hospital in the state of New Jersey, based on admissions.  Valley was the first hospital in the tri-state area to be recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program, and is the only hospital in the country to be recognized eight consecutive times.  Valley has been honored twice with "Magnet" designation – the nursing profession's highest honor – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  The Hospital has also earned an impressive 10 Gold Seals of Approval for healthcare quality from the Joint Commission, placing it among an elite group of hospitals to achieve this number of Disease-Specific Certifications. Valley holds Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, knee replacement, hip replacement, stroke, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic cancer and prostate cancer. The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.  For six consecutive years Valley has been designated one of the 50 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ, New Jersey's only weekly business publication.For more information call:Beth Friedman, PresidentThe Friedman Marketing Group770.335.8570beth@tfmgcom.com
'/>"/>

SOURCE Webmedx
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Global Health Research Foundation Awarded $25,000 Grant From Westly Foundation to Study Asthma in Californias Central Valley
2. Stereotaxis Receives Commitment to Increase and Extend Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank
3. Jordan Valley Semiconductors (JVS) Targets Quality Control in LED and Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing
4. Fighting Prostate Cancer With Speed and Accuracy: RapidArc(R) Radiotherapy Available at the Delaware Valley Urology Cancer Treatment Center
5. Diablo Valley Oncology First Cancer Center in Northern California to Offer NEW Radiation Device
6. Otix Global, Inc. Extends Term of Loan and Security Agreement With Silicon Valley Bank
7. Hudson Valley Physician Testifies Before House Health Subcommittee Tuesday About Incentives for Adoption of Health Information Technology
8. Salinas Valley Memorial Completes Successful Implant of Cardiac Monitor and Alert System
9. Special Event Providing Exclusive Access to Shanghais Booming Zhangjiang Pharma Valley Added to Agenda of First Annual SBS China Conference
10. Applied Seals North America Bolsters Engineering and Applications Services in Silicon Valley With Addition of Design Engineer
11. MedImmunes Motavizumab Reduced RSV Hospitalizations by 83 Percent Among High-Risk Native American, Full-Term Infants in Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... , May 25, 2016 ... Market by Type (3D, 2D, 4D), by Therapeutic Area ... by End User (Medical Device Manufacturers, Hospitals/ Clinics) - ... the global Medical Animation Market for the forecast period ... reach USD 301.3 Million by 2021 from USD 117.3 ...
(Date:5/25/2016)...  Zymo Research Corp. announced today the final ... that help researchers obtain the most accurate and ... rapid growth of the study of microbiomes has ... methods to improve the reproducibility and quality of ... every step of the measurement process including collection ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 2016 As illustrated by the ... month, the numbers and momentum of cannabis in the ... the billions, more research and development push the sector ... of Legal Marijuana Markets Report  from from ArcView Market ... of the increase in sector is attributed to adult ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Aimed at nurses ... human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in the nursing and health care industry. ... from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & Bartlett Learning. , Jones & Bartlett ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... With a team of certified experts, Validation Center is ... GMP accreditation, Validation Center is also a registered authority of the international system ... Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited and only offers its clients the latest technology, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... W.S. Badger Co. Inc ., the maker ... 2016 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase ... Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... property (IP) to its specialty academic programs. , Answering to the increasing demand ... certificate programs in health law, and environmental and land use law. ,  , ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... , ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s first Life ... living and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John Knox Village ... Empowered Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox Village as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):