Hospitals

Tetricus Labs Partners with Silver Hill Hospital on Research to Advance Precision Psychiatry

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Precision psychiatry startup Tetricus Labs has partnered with Silver Hill Hospital , one of the nation’s premier psychiatric hospitals, on a two-year feasibility study to assess how machine learning can significantly improve patient outcomes.

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  • Precision psychiatry startup Tetricus Labs has partnered with Silver Hill Hospital , one of the nation’s premier psychiatric hospitals, on a two-year feasibility study to assess how machine learning can significantly improve patient outcomes.
  • “We're patient-founded, patient-owned, and patient-run,” said Dow, CEO for Tetricus Labs.
  • Andrew J. Gerber, MD, PhD, President and Medical Director of Silver Hill Hospital, will join Tetricus Labs as a Medical Advisor to ensure Tetricus’ machine learning software is designed to fit within the busy workflow of hospital clinicians and staff, maximizing its accessibility for providers and potential impact on patient outcomes.
  • “This partnership represents our continued commitment to exploring innovative methods that can enhance our understanding of psychiatric disorders and improve patient outcomes."

Performant Financial Corporation Acquires Artificial Intelligence Technology in Support of Its Scale Initatives

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

“This acquisition supports our strategic initiatives to increase scale and efficiency by leveraging technology to further automate historically labor-intensive activities.

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  • “This acquisition supports our strategic initiatives to increase scale and efficiency by leveraging technology to further automate historically labor-intensive activities.
  • RecordsOne AI technology provides a unique approach to the claims intake process, which boosts audit accuracy and efficiency.
  • Performant supports healthcare payers in identifying, preventing, and recovering waste and improper payments by leveraging advanced technology, analytics and proprietary data assets.
  • Performant also provides advanced reporting capabilities, support services, customer care, and stakeholder training programs designed to mitigate future instances of improper payments.

I-PASS Appoints Healthcare Leader and Patient Safety Expert Patricia McGaffigan to Its Board of Directors

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

With extensive experience spanning clinical practice, academia, medical technology innovation, and nonprofit leadership, McGaffigan brings an invaluable depth of healthcare leadership and patient safety expertise to the I-PASS board.

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  • With extensive experience spanning clinical practice, academia, medical technology innovation, and nonprofit leadership, McGaffigan brings an invaluable depth of healthcare leadership and patient safety expertise to the I-PASS board.
  • McGaffigan currently serves as the President of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety and Vice President of Safety at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and serves as senior sponsor for the IHI’s Lucian Leape Institute and co-chair of the National Steering Committee for Patient Safety.
  • “Advancing the safety and quality of patient care has been the cornerstone of my career for the past four decades,” said McGaffigan.
  • “As a veteran of patient safety and a distinguished healthcare leader, Patricia brings an unparalleled passion for improving the safety and quality of patient care across the healthcare continuum,” said William Floyd, CEO of the I-PASS Patient Safety Institute.

Nurse.com’s 2024 Nurse Salary and Work-Life Report Reveals Workplace Violence and Mental Health Concerns

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

For the first time in this biennial survey, nurses were asked about their experiences with workplace violence and how their job affected their mental health and wellness.

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  • For the first time in this biennial survey, nurses were asked about their experiences with workplace violence and how their job affected their mental health and wellness.
  • Many nurses also expressed a need for greater emphasis on physical and mental health.
  • “Workplace violence in any healthcare setting impacts both staff well-being and patient care quality.
  • Participation in this study increased significantly from the 2022 Nurse Salary Research Report , with 3,662 nurses surveyed this year.

Real Time Medical Systems Brings Post-acute Care Focus to NAACOS Spring 2024 Conference

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Real Time Medical Systems (Real Time), the industry leading, KLAS Rated, and HITRUST Certified post-acute analytics solution, announced today its presence at the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) Spring 2024 Conference on April 10-12, 2024.

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  • Real Time Medical Systems (Real Time), the industry leading, KLAS Rated, and HITRUST Certified post-acute analytics solution, announced today its presence at the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) Spring 2024 Conference on April 10-12, 2024.
  • Real Time joins CMS officials, ACO leaders, and policy insiders in Baltimore, MD, to demonstrate how providers can reduce hospital admissions/readmissions, minimize length of stay, and improve care coordination in the post-acute setting through Real Time’s interventional analytics platform.
  • The session takes place on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 7:30am – 8:15am.
  • “I thoroughly enjoy speaking to the NAACOS audience,” states Phyllis Wojtusik, RN.

Federman & Sherwood Investigates Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock for Data Breach

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

The law firm of Federman & Sherwood has initiated an investigation into Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock with respect to their recent data breach.

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  • The law firm of Federman & Sherwood has initiated an investigation into Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock with respect to their recent data breach.
  • Recently, Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information and protected health information may have been accessed and acquired.
  • Through its investigation, Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information between January 16, 2024, and February 4, 2024.
  • On March 29, 2024, Trustpoint Rehabilitation Hospital of Lubbock began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted.

Xencor Appoints Bart Cornelissen as Chief Financial Officer

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered antibodies for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases, today announced the appointment of Bart Cornelissen to senior vice president and chief financial officer.

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  • Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered antibodies for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases, today announced the appointment of Bart Cornelissen to senior vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Mr. Cornelissen has more than 20 years of experience in corporate financial planning, analysis and transaction support.
  • “Bart’s exceptional track record in financial planning and analysis, business development and organizational excellence will be of great value to Xencor as we advance our maturing clinical-stage pipeline of drug candidates and continue to explore our XmAb® platforms against novel biology,” said Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer at Xencor.
  • He began his career within the life sciences and global health sectors at Novartis, in roles of increasing responsibility within global financial planning and analysis.

Media Advisory: DoseMe Bioinformatician and Chief Science and Strategy Officer Co-Author Abstract Big Data Bayesian Truths to Be Covered in Oral Presentation at the 24th ECCMID Annual Meeting

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

ECCMID is the annual meeting of ESCMID, the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, a registered non-profit organization in Basel, Switzerland.

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  • ECCMID is the annual meeting of ESCMID, the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, a registered non-profit organization in Basel, Switzerland.
  • Abstract co-authored Dr. Sharmeen Roy, PharmD, BCPS , Chief Strategy and Science Officer and Paul Sabourenkov , Lead Bioinformatician at DoseMe.
  • What: Abstract 05305, Big Data Bayesian Truths: no vancomycin trough concentration target is sufficiently precise for safety or efficacy.
  • Details: Title: Big data Bayesian truths: no vancomycin trough concentration target is sufficiently precise for safety or efficacy.

CancerIQ CEO Feyi Ayodele Named to Modern Healthcare’s 2024 Innovators List

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

CancerIQ is proud to announce that co-founder and CEO Feyi Ayodele was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Innovators for 2024 expanding access to genetically informed cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.

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  • CancerIQ is proud to announce that co-founder and CEO Feyi Ayodele was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Innovators for 2024 expanding access to genetically informed cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.
  • The profiles of the honorees are featured in the April 8, 2024 issue of MH magazine and online at ModernHealthcare.com/Innovator-Awards .
  • “The role of innovation has always been paramount in healthcare, and our 2024 honorees as top Innovators are driving real change in the industry,” said Mary Ellen Podmolik, editor in chief of Modern Healthcare.
  • She has driven adoption of the platform across 225 diverse clinical locations and specialties to make a direct patient impact.

Prolucent Chosen by Major Texas Health System as Technology Partner to Develop a Single Systemwide Flexible Staffing Strategy

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

The system will provide an enterprise-wide MSP program and VMS across all eight Houston Methodist hospitals and numerous clinics in the greater Houston area, seamlessly integrating both internal and external flexible labor resources on a single technology platform to streamline the management and filling of temporary staffing positions.

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  • The system will provide an enterprise-wide MSP program and VMS across all eight Houston Methodist hospitals and numerous clinics in the greater Houston area, seamlessly integrating both internal and external flexible labor resources on a single technology platform to streamline the management and filling of temporary staffing positions.
  • “Many health systems like Houston Methodist are creating internal staffing pools as healthcare workers seek flexibility and work-life balance, while hospitals aim to optimize staffing costs and leverage their trained personnel,” stated Bruce Springer , co-founder and CEO of Prolucent.
  • “While reliance on external third-party agencies for temporary staffing cannot be entirely eliminated, a hybrid approach that integrates both internal and external contingent labor resources - with a prioritized staffing model that taps internal resources first - reduces labor costs and enhances staff satisfaction and employee retention.
  • Our MSP services coupled with LiquidCompass VMS+ is providing new opportunities for efficiency that is redefining the management of flexible labor.”
    To learn more about Prolucent’s flexible workforce platform and how we can help build a custom internal agency solution for your organization, please visit our website here .