Boston, MA – December 5, 2013–QPID, Inc. 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. QPID, Inc. was recognized as a finalist in the category of Clinical Information Management.
QPID, Inc. was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry leading product, the QPID clinical intelligence platform.
Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A complete list of judges can be found at www.fierceinnovationawards.com/healthcare/2013/judges.
“These finalists are a cross-section of game-changing solutions providers who are helping providers to transform healthcare delivery and improve care,” said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher. “This is truly an exciting time in healthcare. Disruptive changes are happening that will lead to lasting improvements and millions of saved—and improved—lives.”
All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on healthcare information exchange; technology Innovation; financial Impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation. Finalists were selected based on the judges’ scores in each area.
Mike Doyle, President and CEO of QPID, Inc. said: “We are pleased that the judges named QPID as a finalist for clinical information management. Clearly they recognize that QPID solves a major problem for providers: How to get the right clinical information into the right hands at the right time, so the best decisions can be made for patients. Electronic health record systems do a good job of collecting data, but it takes a lot of time and effort to piece together the relevant picture of the patient from the EHR. By contrast, QPID is designed to rapidly generate and deliver relevant patient summaries that fit the way clinicians diagnose and plan care.”
QPID delivers meaningful, clinically-significant patient information to clinicians and administrators from data stored in electronic patient records – critical information that might otherwise remain buried and go unfound. By activating this vital information, QPID increases physician productivity, improves patient safety, and drives revenue and cost savings through better decision making. QPID applications have been built for a variety of departments, including medicine, emergency, radiology, endoscopy, cardiology, anesthesiology and surgery. The platform can mine both structured and unstructured data, and incorporates thousands of conceptual queries that retrieve pertinent patient history, lab results, symptoms, and potential causes, among other data points relevant to diagnosing or planning care. QPID delivers clinical insights that go far beyond results from standard natural language processing, ontological or keyword search. To learn more about QPID, Inc. visit, www.dev.qpidhealth.com.
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QPID is a clinical insights software solution that was developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to address the persistent problem of too much data that is too hard to find. QPID, Inc. launched in February of 2013 to bring the power of the QPID clinical insights platform to health systems nationwide. The company is venture backed by Matrix Partners, Partners Innovation Fund, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) and Cardinal Partners. Visit www.dev.qpidhealth.com for more information.