Unlimited Innovations launches CERECONS Health IT product suite for Coast Healthcare Management
Leading provider of IT solutions for healthcare industry Unlimited Innovations has implemented and launched its CERECONS Health IT product suite for Coast Healthcare Management.
The innovative cloud-based software CERECONS’ provides Coast with powerful clinical decision support and population management tools to help them deliver quality, efficient care while automating administrative tasks and enable patient access to medical records including lab and medication history.
Philip Paul, President of Unlimited Innovations said, “The CERECONS product suite gives Coast Healthcare Management the tools and solutions they need to continue their impressive growth in total membership, while empowering their administrators to benefit from the operational efficiencies and clinical insight gained through CERECONS.”
Simon Brandon, Director of Information Systems for Coast Healthcare Management said, “We searched for a Health IT partner with a proven care collaboration solution that could help us integrate several of our existing IT systems and displace a number of other tools that did not meet our workflow efficiency and clinical insight objectives. The solution also had to meet critical deployment deadlines within a matter of weeks of project start. We project with CERECONS because of their strong commitment to deliver.” Mr. Brandon also said, “We are very pleased with our selection of CERECONS, and are grateful to them for keeping their delivery commitments.” He also added, “They are among the most professional and productive firms we’ve had the pleasure of working with.”
CERECONS is a private cloud-based platform for care coordination and patient engagement that leverages community-based Electronic Health Records to deliver clinical decision support at the point-of-care and also gives patients access to their healthcare information.
Rackspace surveys healthcare leaders' knowledge of tech
A new survey sponsored by Rackspace Technology has analysed how well healthcare leaders understand technology today, compared to five years ago.
Rackspace polled more than 1400 IT and non-IT decision makers in companies making over $300 million a year in six industries, one of which was healthcare.
The survey asked healthcare executives about the changing role of technology in their area, including the dangers of falling behind, their knowledge of the role of technology, and familiarity with what technology can do to the bottom-line.
The majority (90%) say their appreciation for application technology has grown over the past five years, and 88% now have a better understanding of technology than they did five years ago.
They were also asked about the ways technology helps drive corporate strategies. The survey found that:
* 62% say automation drives efficiencies
* 50% say they leverage innovative technologies like IoT and cloud native applications
* 48% say it allows greater employee collaboration
* 48% say it gives them real-time analysis/customer ‘pulse’
Among the technologies that benefit healthcare organisations the most financially i.e. generating revenue and reducing costs:
* 60% say AI/machine learning
* 61% say cybersecurity
* 56% say enterprise software
* 45% say e-commerce
* 44% say SaaS
* 41% say IoT
Almost half of the respondents (44%) say that if legacy applications aren’t modernised in the next two to three years, healthcare organisations may lose their ability to compete.
Other consequences of delaying modernising applications include:
* 56% say they wouldn’t be able to meet new regulations
* 46% say they wouldn’t be able to scale up IT to meet new demands
* 44% say customer service levels would be reduced
* 36% say they wouldn’t be able to integrate
* 33% say poor staff morale would result from inadequate systems
* 33% say there would be lost productivity
Jeff DeVerter, CTO at Rackspace Technology, commented on the research: “The results of our survey are further evidence that modernising applications through a user lens is not just a ‘nice to have’ from a customer satisfaction perspective, but also delivers a wealth of tangible, quantifiable benefits to organisations.
“Applications are a foundation of customer experience, and it is encouraging to see an increased focused and rising enthusiasm for customer experience improvements.”