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Today we at the University of Maryland are honored to host Michael Rothman, Ph.D., co-founder and chief science officer, PeraHealth.

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Maryland CC Project
Rothman: Beyond the Early Warning Score, The Rothman Index
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From companies created to operate in today's new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is always in flux, thanks to new approaches driven by entrepreneurs who are adept to shaking things up.

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HealthcareIT News
Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A Running List
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The quintessential 'human touch' of care is commonly substituted for complex analytics and processes ... So, what really is it, tech or touch? It seems to be that the argument has been made for both sides but an interesting option comes to us in the form of PeraHealth.

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Forbes
Medical Tech Or Personal Touch--PeraHealth Has Cracked The Code
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The North Baltimore hospital has a new partnership with North Carolina-based PeraHealth.

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Technial.ly
Sinai Hospital is adding predictive analytics
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Our own Carolyn Scott explains in an HIT Leaders and News article that combining existing information in electronic health records (EHRs), vital signs, lab results, and under-utilized nursing data with predictive analytics can help care teams attain a more proactive mindset.

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HIT Leaders & News
Clinical analytics help create a proactive healthcare culture
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Each year, Healthcare Informatics profiles six fast-growing companies who have the potential to make their annual Healthcare Informatics 100 list, and we are excited to share PeraHealth has been named one of Healthcare Informatics’ up-and-comers.

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Healthcare Informatics
Up-and-Comers 2017: PeraHealth and its Rothman Index Tackle EHR Data
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In hospitals, alarms on patient-monitoring devices create a cacophony of noise day and night - beeping, pinging and ringing so often that doctors and nurses ignore them, turn them off or just stop hearing them.

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Wall St. Journal
At the Hospital, Better Responses to Those Beeping Alarms
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Yale New Haven Hospital's nurse SWAT team goes beyond just responding to changes in patients' status. It uses predictive data to anticipate problems, and intervenes at the earliest signs of decompensation.

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HealthLeaders
Predictive Data Cuts Mortality by 30%
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After his mother died from a fatal but preventable complication of heart surgery in 2003, Michael Rothman, PhD, couldn't help but wonder why no one had noticed that her health was deteriorating before it was too late.

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Today's Hospitalist
An Early Warning System: Scoring Software Helps Detect When Patients are Deteriorating
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The use of a clinical surveillance tool powered by the Rothman Index helped 11 nursing units at Houston Methodist Hospital significantly reduce risk-adjusted mortality and sepsis mortality

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Healthcare Informatics
At Houston Methodist Hospital, a Health IT Initiative Supports an Intensive Patient Safety Push
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77 lives: That’s how many patients Houston Methodist Hospital saved over a nine-month period in 2014 and 2015 after deploying an early warning system that continuously scans the electronic health record (EHR) to identify patients whose condition is deteriorating.

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Health Data Management
How Houston Methodist Uses EHR Data, Assessments to Save Lives
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Embarking on a "quest for unparalleled value," YNHHS has pared down spending system-wide in four categories.

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Health Leaders
How Yale-New Haven Health System Cut Spending by Millions
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Last week, I had the benefit of attending the first annual National Symposium on Value Innovation at Yale, hosted by Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) leadership.

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Healthcare Informatics
Yale New Haven Health System Shares Lessons Learned On its Value Journey
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Houston Methodist, a world leader in advanced medical care, has implemented a state-of-the-art early warning system that is saving lives and drastically improving patient outcomes.

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Houston Chronicle
Houston Methodist's PeraTrend Early Warning System Aids in Patient Assessment
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"Nursing is a work of heart." It's a perfect way to describe the passion and dedication nurses have for their profession, which Americans have ranked as the most honest and ethical for 14 consecutive years.

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Becker's Hospital Review
Enhanced Communication Key to Reducing Nurse Burnout, Improving Care
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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC was the first pediatric hospital in the U.S. to achieve Stage 7 recognition from HIMSS. Leveraging data analytics has been a significant initiative and commitment of time, said Srinivasan Suresh, MD, the hospital's chief medical information officer.

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Healthcare IT News
Case study: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Develops Customized Prediction Indicator for Children with PeraHealth
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Roanoke, Virginia-based Carilion Clinic will put predictive analytics technology from PeraHealth to work spotting hospital patients who might be at risk.

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Healthcare IT News
Carilion to link predictive analytics with Epic EHR for better patient safety
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New technology is helping Carilion monitor patients more effectively thanks to a partnership with PeraHealth. The new tool gives health care providers a quick look at a patient’s overall health rather than having to sort through files. [Video]

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NBC Affiliate in Roanoke, Va (WSLS Channel 10)
New Technology Helping Carilion Doctors Spot Potential Health Problems Sooner
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Roanoke, Va.-based Carilion Clinic partnered with PeraHealth. As per the partnership, the clinic will utilize PeraHealth's predictive analytics solutions to help identify patients at risk for serious health issues.

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Becker's Healthcare
Carilion Clinic, PeraHealth partner to deploy predictive analytics solutions
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Newton Medical Center in New Jersey went live in early August with an “early warning system” that helps clinicians quickly identify patients who may be in decline, as well as patients getting better.

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Health Data Management
Tracking technology helps nurses monitor patient conditions
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New Jersey's Newton Medical Center, part of Altantic Health System, has implemented an early warning system to alert caregivers when a patient's health may be declining. The predictive analytics platform, developed by Charlotte, N.C.-based PeraHealth, is powered by the Rothman Index.

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Healthcare IT News
New Jersey's Newton Medical Center taps predictive data analytics to monitor patient safety
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One South Carolina hospital is leveraging a commercialized solution that brings the value of the Rothman Index directly to nurse managers, in order to reduce patient mortality, improve clinical outcomes, and enhance efficiency.

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Healthcare Informatics
One South Carolina Hospital is Leveraging a Commercialized Solution that Brings the Value of the Rothman Index Directly to Nurse Managers
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Ben Franklin said, “You may delay, but time will not.” In no case is this saying more appropriate than when preparing for the end of life, where ample research supports the benefits of earlier preparation.

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Becker's Healthcare
Caring Instead of Curing: Recognizing Palliative Care Need Before It’s Too Late
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The reason we gravitated to an electronic surveillance system is based on the fact that we rely heavily on information technology and the IT to keep tabs on what are very complex patients with a lot of data. We’re taking care of the sickest patients in western Pennsylvania.

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HIStalk
HIStalk Interviews Robert Clark, MD, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Data analytics, cybersecurity and interoperability were some of the key themes at this years HIMSS conference.

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Hospitals & Health Networks
Wrapping Up HIMSS15
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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's electronic surveillance framework for hospitalized kids is poised to significantly reduce false-positive identification of serious health conditions.

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Healthcare IT News
Hospital Slashes False-positive Diagnoses with CDS Platform
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Organizations are starting to see a return on investment in the form of data analytics. Unlike information stored in paper records, digital data can be manipulated and analyzed with the click of a button, providing insight into why patients get sick and how providers can prevent that from happening.

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For the Record
Get at the Heart of Clinical Information
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