Entries by amy.krane

“Don’t Homogenize Healthcare” says a New York Times Op-Ed

Amy Krane, Marketing An editorial by cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar published in the New York Times in December presents a persuasive argument for balancing evidence-based care with human judgment so as to provide “personalized” care, not “homogenized” care. Eliminating variations in practice is an important goal but is an ongoing endeavor, given the ever-changing nature of […]

Diagnostic Imaging: Tools Leverage Data, Drive Quality Improvement in Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging, Dec. 1, 2014 Bridget M. Kuehn CHICAGO — New informatics tools are emerging that can help radiologists leverage patient and other medical information to more accurately interpret images, avoid medical errors, and reduce unnecessary imaging, according to speakers at RSNA 2014. Like most physicians, radiologists are facing a growing pressure to increase efficiency and […]

MedCity News: QPID Health and Silver Hill partner in psych care

MedCity News, Dec. 2, 2014 Dan Verel Digital health startup QPID Health recently announced that its EHR augmentation software was adopted by Silver Hill Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Connecticut that hopes to glean better insights on behavioral health patterns of an often-challenging patient population. QPID, a Boston-based startup founded in 2012, said its software will […]

FierceHealthcare Innovation Awards Announces Finalists, QPID Health Recognized

QPID Health Recognized by Distinguished Panel of Healthcare CIOs Boston – November 25, 2014 – QPID Health announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. The Company’s Q-Guide product is recognized as a finalist in the category […]

HealthLeaders Media: Transforming Decision Support and Reporting

HealthLeaders Media, Nov. 13, 2014 Scott Mace The next generation of decision-support technology leverages natural language processing (NLP) and continues to evolve by scouring unstructured text and presenting evidence-based medicine to providers in new, accessible, and interesting ways. In two of the latest examples, clinicians themselves contribute via a growing set of predefined queries, as evidenced […]

Thank You to Our Clinical Staff and Customers

Amy Krane, Marketing Today we announced that Afik Gal has joined QPID Health as Vice President of Product Innovation. (Read the announcement here.) We are excited to have Afik join us because he has a unique background in innovative solutions for healthcare problems, and medical training and practice. Afik’s joining the team is indicative of two core […]

QPID Health Appoints Afik Gal as Vice President of Product Innovation

QPID Health Further Strengthens Clinical and Leadership Team Boston – November 18, 2014 – QPID Health, a leader in clinical intelligence software, today announced that Afik Gal, MD, MBA has joined the Company as VP of Product Innovation. An expert in healthcare analytics, digital health, and data mining, Dr. Gal brings over a decade of experience in healthcare product […]

mHealth News: Data mining goes mobile

mHealth News, Nov. 11, 2014 Eric Wicklund The next great mHealth innovation might not be an electronic health record platform, but a product that sits outside the box and pulls out the information that clinicians need at the point of care. As doctors and nurses grapple with legacy EHRs that are too big and clunky, companies […]