Navigation Links
University of North Carolina Hospitals Selects Carefx Business Intelligence Dashboards To Drive Performance Improvement
Date:2/17/2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corp., a leading provider of interoperable workflow solutions, announced today that the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals has chosen Fusionfx Physician Insight Plus™, one of many performance improvement dashboards offered by Carefx and developed in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic. The performance improvement dashboards are designed to access, track, analyze and compare performance on clinical and operational outcomes, safety and utilization.  

"It was important for us to find a solution that would put comprehensive, easy-to-use analytic information into the hands of clinicians, empowering them to not only compare performance but identify opportunities for continuous performance improvement," said Glen F. Spivak, MBA, Vice President, Operational Efficiency, UNC Hospitals. "Physician Insight Plus will allow our clinicians to manage and understand their progress and potential opportunities to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and timeliness of care delivery and to increase patient satisfaction and efficiency of inpatient documentation."

As a member of University HealthSystem Consortium, UNC can use Physician Insight Plus to compare their physician performance to similar groups or other Consortium members. The transparency of the comparative data enables UNC to identify best-practice groups and collaborate with other Consortium members.

Physician Insight Plus highlights relationships between operational and quality performance in a single view, and users can select from multiple cohorts or product lines to benchmark or compare performance. Physicians can drill down to detailed comparisons and case-level data to measure their performance on Length of Stay (LOS); Hospital Cost; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) indicators; and Readmission Rate and Mortality. The dashboard also provides Chief Medical Officers the ability to identify variations in physician performance in order to improve quality and utilization, satisfying the physician oversight mandates of the Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE).

"Building on the BI innovations pioneered at the Cleveland Clinic, Carefx is pleased to provide UNC clinicians with tools to monitor, evaluate and compare clinical performance –the first step in improving patient care delivery," said Andrew Hurd, Chairman and CEO of Carefx.

Spivak will be speaking during an invitation-only breakfast briefing at the 2011 HIMSS Annual Conference.  Spivak, along with Andrew Hurd from Carefx; Tom Wadsworth, Principal, Business Intelligence, Carefx; and Michael C. Lindberg, M.D., FACP, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Hartford Hospital will discuss how to plan for, select, implement, and monitor business intelligence (BI) systems for meaningful use, accountable care and other strategic initiatives.

If interested in a demonstration of the Carefx Business Intelligence dashboards at HIMSS, please visit www.carefx.com/HIMSS11.

About UNC Hospitals

UNC Hospitals is an 803-bed public, academic medical center operated by and for the people of North Carolina. The Hospitals' mission is to provide high quality patient care, educate health care professionals, advance research and provide community service. UNC Hospitals includes North Carolina Cancer Hospital, North Carolina Children's Hospital, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital, and North Carolina Women's Hospital. Each year UNC Hospitals cares for patients from all 100 counties in North Carolina and several surrounding states.

About Carefx Corporation

Carefx supports healthcare organizations in achieving their vision of advancing the quality and safety of patient care delivery through its Fusionfx suite of interoperable workflow and analytics solutions.  Fusionfx streamlines and simplifies clinical and business workflow and connects care providers to the information they need – where, when, and how they need it.  By managing care transitions and information gaps between diverse systems, departments and facilities, Fusionfx delivers crucial patient information with speed, efficiency and logic. Carefx supports more than 700 hospitals, health systems, regional health information organizations (RHIOs) and health information exchanges (HIEs) across North America and Europe.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Carefx Corp.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. University Hospitals Selects Allscripts Electronic Health Record for 1,400 Physicians and Expands Sunrise™ Enterprise Acute Care EHR in Eight Hospitals
2. Fairleigh Dickinson University Announces Partnership with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. for New School of Pharmacy
3. University of Southampton and Inovio Pharmaceuticals Initiate Phase 2 Clinical Study to Evaluate Leukemia DNA Vaccine Using Electroporation Delivery Technology
4. Soligenix Executes Exclusive License with the University of Colorado for Vaccine Thermostabilization Technology
5. Surgeons at University of California San Diego Perform 1st TRAM Flap Procedure in an International Multi-Center Study Using TIGR® Matrix Surgical Mesh, the Worlds 1st Long-Term Resorbable Mesh
6. EDC Functionality, Ease of Data Entry, and Access to Data All Factors in University of Virginia Cancer Centers Selection of the OnCore Clinical Research Management System
7. Stereotaxis Announces Global Initial Training Site at University of Chicago
8. SurgiCount Medical Announces the Successful Implementation of the Safety-Sponge® System at the University of Michigan Health System
9. Pfizer Launches Global Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, a Network of Research Partnerships, With University of California, San Francisco
10. The University of Tennessee Medical Center and ContinuumRx Form Healthcare Joint Venture
11. D3 Radiation Oncology Solutions has Completed Collaborative Commissioning of Two Varian TrueBeam Medical Linear Accelerators at the John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack University Medical Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... 2016  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) has been recognized by ... Workplaces National Standard. To learn more about Diplomat,s ... ... ... administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a research firm specializing in organizational health ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Connecticut , 8 de dezembro de 2016  A Mederi Therapeutics ... terapia Stretta, um tratamento não cirúrgico para a doença do refluxo gastroesofágico (DRGE). ... ... Live Stretta procedure performed and ... of Endoscopy at Wuhan Union Hospital ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Pa. , Dec. 8, 2016  A new ... reports that the use of opioid therapy to treat ... increase the likelihood of more harmful consequences, including death. ... , M.D., and Zankhana Mehta , M.D., authored ... research on chronic opioid therapy. The study was published ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Groth Family Insurance, a ... Richland, is initiating a charity drive to support the family of Cindy Hendrickson, ... collision. , On October 29th of this year, Cindy Hendrickson swerved to ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Sober College, the ... the grand opening of the Sober College Robert Pfeifer Memorial Learning Center at ... 2-3, and was attended by an overwhelming amount of alumni, family, colleagues and ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... ... "I had a terrible time trying to get my grandson to use his ... had a more child-friendly design, then children would be more likely to look forward ... avoid the need to deliver medication via a nebulizer mask. The design will not ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Russ ... announced the first national #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local breast cancer organizations during ... franchise-wide Quack Gives Back initiative, and we’re very pleased with the ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... With the increasing demand for ... In Your Mouth?” (WIYM) campaign to inform dentists and patients about the safety issues ... implant and prosthetic market in the U.S. is projected to reach $6.4 billion in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):