Sterling Healthcare Logistics | November 06, 2020
Sterling Healthcare Logistics reported today that it has obtained Aggregate365, a clinical gathering purchasing association. Sterling, a Las Vegas Nevada organization was established in 2013 and provides supply chain the board innovation solutions for the healthcare industry all through North America.
Aggregate365, established in 2017, specializes in arranging contracts from wellbeing systems to autonomous providers including physician purchasing groups, giving acquirement support and agreement the board. With the acquisition of Aggregate365, Sterling is improving its arrangement of contracts and services that can be offered to all Sterling members.
Sterling Healthcare Logistics has obtained the whole arrangement of Aggregate365 contracts including all Aggregate365 customers. The new acquisition will work under the Sterling ACXSS brand as ACXSS365. The organization objective is to quicken its customers access to a dependable and transparent arrangement of contracts as well as give spend the board solutions and services to each Sterling member.
"The acquisition of the Aggregate365 portfolio of contracts will provide a major advantage to our customers by giving them access to lower costing for the products and services that they purchase every day," said Jay Monaco, President of Sales and Business Development.
With this acquisition, Sterling aims to increase the quantity of totaled contracts and services offered to thousands of Sterling members. Sterling plans to proceed with these strategic acquisitions and ceaselessly be hoping to add important solutions for its members. Sterling will likely be a finished source of smart and inventive tools to help healthcare organizations increase their proficiency and ultimately improve their member's bottom line.
CareCloud | January 24, 2022
CareCloud, Inc.,a leader in healthcare technology solutions for medical practices and health systems nationwide, today announced the launch of its abridged business intelligence platform, PrecisionBI Lite (PBI Lite), to expand the company’s addressable market and extend powerful, financial analytics and business insights to small, independent practices.
PBI Lite is a financial analytics platform thoughtfully designed to give cross-functional leaders of independent practices a powerful, holistic view of their financial data through a decluttered dashboard experience. The platform empowers administrators and physicians to make data-backed business decisions without bogging them down with complex reports.
“PBI Lite has helped our organization achieve operational transparency, from our providers to our front desk. The platform has given us insights we would never have discovered on our own, like finding ways to reduce the payment lag times for minor insurance carriers. These insights have helped us increase profitability and productivity.”
Michael Saunders, CEO, Associated Physicians Group
PBI Lite is positioned to meet a growing market need. Independent practices are looking to unpack their financial data in the same way that large medical groups have for years, yet complex enterprise-level solutions don’t compliment their nimble, high-growth workflows. PBI Lite is economized to deliver business-critical data quickly and easily for smaller, independent practices.
“Our PrecisionBIproduct has been implemented by the industry’s leading, third-party EHR and practice management systems, proving the technology indispensable for large practices. This is why we are so excited to release PBI Lite as a purpose-built solution dedicated to small practices,” said Adeel Sarwar, Chief Technology Officer, CareCloud. “This release speaks to our mission to empower all of our clients with products that keep them moving forward. We believe that practices, large and small, deserve manageable access to key insights that drive revenue and growth opportunities.”
CareCloudbrings disciplined innovation to the business of healthcare. Our suite of technology-enabled solutions helps clients increase financial and operational performance, streamline clinical workflows and improve the patient experience. More than 40,000 providers count on CareCloud to help them improve patient care while reducing administrative burdens and operating costs.
Royal Philips | November 23, 2021
Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, today announced a collaboration with USA-based MedChat to integrate MedChat’s live chat and AI-driven chatbot services into Philips Patient Navigation Manager, helping improve call center efficiency and speed the time to resolve patient inquiries. With the combined offering, Philips now enables its customers in North America to create automated communication workflows that function seamlessly alongside patient access and call center operations. Hospitals and outpatient clinics can also digitally navigate patients from the time an order is placed, to when it is scheduled and completed through follow-up.
Patient Navigation Manager automatically guides patients through their care journey using HIPAA-compliant SMS, email, and voice messages. With the new MedChat capabilities, patients now have the ability to perform complex tasks by linking directly with live agents using MedChat’s advanced chatbot services. Medchat’s natural language processing (NLP) reads and understands patients’ messages, while its machine learning algorithms adapt over time to provide the most relevant information. It’s symptom checker and triage bot – now embedded within Patient Navigation Manager’s core communications technologies – evaluates 125,000 evidence-based references to diagnose patients and recommend the appropriate care setting.
Since its introduction a year ago, Philips Patient Navigation Manager has experienced widespread adoption among health systems in the USA, generating early success for customers including an 86% reduction in same-day cancellations, a 45% reduction in no-shows, and a 30% increase in referral conversion efficiency. Philips Patient Navigation Manager easily scales across the enterprise, and is conveniently accessible through a mobile device or computer without the need for patients to download an app.
“Philips continues to demonstrate our ongoing commitment and leadership in patient management and engagement with fully integrated solutions into our suite of smart connected imaging systems,” said Brent Berthy, General Manager of Precision Diagnosis Solutions at Philips. “By combining MedChat’s technology with Philips Patient Navigation Manager, we can help healthcare enterprises deliver streamlined diagnostic workflows that meet the quadruple aim of better patient outcomes, enhanced patient and staff experiences, and lower operational costs due to the elimination of burdensome manual outreach task.”
“Philips Patient Navigation Manager does a great job helping providers communicate with patients while improving outcomes, while MedChat helps make that HIPAA-compliant conversation two-way, real-time, and an enhanced experience. We are excited to bring our integrated solution to Philips customers and also see an enormous need for Patient Navigation Manager among our hundreds of customers.”
Matt Yagey, Founder and CEO at MedChat
The Philips-Medchat collaboration follows a similar enhancement to digitally connect patients to practitioners outside the hospital or clinic. Earlier this year, Philips teamed with openDoctor to integrate real-time patient self-scheduling capabilities into Philips Patient Navigation Manager. The customizable, single-vendor solution for radiology patient management aims to reduce lost slots, improve speed of scheduling, optimize appointment preparation, and improve patient and staff satisfaction.
About Royal Philips
Royal Philipsis a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and well-being, and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2020 sales of EUR 17.3 billion and employs approximately 78,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries.
MedChat, LLC (Charlotte, NC) Hundreds of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations use MedChat’s communication and automation platform to improve engagement, quality & safety, productivity, and revenue growth.