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Healthcare IT News
Nov 30, 2018

Alert fatigue: Are clinical surveillance tools making it any better?

In a recent KLAS study, PeraHealth’s Rothman Index has recently been named one of ten clinical surveillance solutions improving clinical workflow and addressing alert fatigue.

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Health Quality Innovators (HQI)
Nov 06, 2018

Announcing Our Maryland Health Quality Innovators of the Year

Sinai Hospital wanted to find a way to use data to decrease the incidence of sepsis. Seeing gaps in the ability of current electronic medical records to enable early identification of sepsis, the executive leadership team investigated and selected the Rothman Index as a more accurate predictive analytics tool.

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Charlotte Business Journal
Nov 01, 2018

New CEO at Charlotte health-care analytics firm maps out plans for future growth

Greg White, the new CEO of PeraHealth, interviewed with the Charlotte Business Journal to discuss what led him to PeraHealth, what he admires about the Rothman Index, and how he plans to position the company for future growth, both in the local Charlotte area and in the health IT space.

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Harvard Business Review
Oct 26, 2018

A Way to Detect Major Medical Complications Sooner

In the Harvard Business Review article, “An Unblinking Clinical Eye: Why Meaningful Prediction Must Go Beyond Vital Signs,” our own Michael Rothman, Ph.D., co-founder and chief science officer, PeraHealth, shares his insights on how PeraHealth’s Rothman Index is helping define meaningful clinical prediction.

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Journal Sentinel
Oct 10, 2018

Digital tool quantifies nurses’ intuition and predicts potential critical situations

Story from Froedtert: Digital tool quantifies nurses’ intuition and predicts potential critical situations through the use of PeraHealth’s Rothman Index.

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McKnight’s Long-Term Care News
Oct 02, 2018

Foundations and Granite Creek Health win Gold in Tech Awards

Our partners at Shannon Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility in San Angelo, TX have been awarded the McKnight Excellence in Technology Bronze award for their admissions process using PeraTrend!

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Healthcare Informatics
Oct 02, 2018

At the Raleigh HIT Summit, Mission Health’s CQO Shares About the Quality Journey

“Plan, Do, Study, Act” – Chris DeRienzo, M.D., Chief Quality Officer at our partner facility Mission Health discusses the pivotal role PeraHealth’s Rothman Index plays in sepsis intervention initiatives.

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Health Data Management
Aug 31, 2018

Achieving optimal sepsis sensitivity and specificity with EMR surveillance

Sepsis is the leading cause of readmissions and accounts for half of hospital deaths. See how surveillance technology like PeraHealth’s Rothman Index is achieving optimal sepsis sensitivity and specificity, as mentioned in a recent HealthData Management article

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Becker’s Hospital Review
Aug 20, 2018

250+ telehealth companies to know | 2018

PeraHealth’s Rothman Index has been named Beckers 2018 “250 Telehealth Companies to Know List

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The New York Times
Aug 09, 2018

How to Quantify a Nurse’s ‘Gut Feelings’

Theresa Brown, a hospice nurse discusses how to quantify a nurse’s ‘gut feelings’ with PeraHealth's Rothman Index.

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The Tech Tribune
Aug 08, 2018

2019 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte

The Tech Tribune staff names PeraHealth as one of the 10 best tech startups in Charlotte, North Carolina for 2019.

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Today’s Geriatric Medicine
Jul 25, 2018

Analytics in Palliative Care

Our own LeAnne Hester, Chief Commercial Officer, PeraHealth expresses the importance of leveraging clinical surveillance tools that use real-time predictive analytics to help offer greater insights into the patient’s current condition.

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Healthcare Innovation
Feb 27, 2018

Reducing clinical variation and readmissions with clinical surveillance technology

Edward Yurcisin, CIO at PeraHealth, Inc. discusses the value and insight clinical surveillance technology brings to healthcare

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DotMed
Jan 10, 2018

Three ways clinical analytics are becoming healthcare’s vital intelligence tool

Healthcare continues to undergo a major transition and while the shift from fee-for-service to value-based care is predominantly the key driver, an influx of data and technology innovations designed to create greater value out of this data are also driving this monumental shift.

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Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report
Jan 09, 2018

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Adopts PeraHealth’s Real-Time Clinical Surveillance Technology to Support Quality Initiatives

Milwaukee-based Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin will deploy predictive analytics solutions from PeraHealth across its network in early 2018.

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MOBIHealthNews
Dec 29, 2017

224 digital health funding deals in 2017

Top digital health funding deals of 2017

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Becker’s Clinical Leadership & Infection Control
Dec 12, 2017

Disrupting the palliative care status quo: clinical technology for improved palliative care

Disrupting the palliative care status quo by Michael Rothman, PhD, co-founder and chief science officer, PeraHealth.

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The Silicon Review
Dec 12, 2017

50 Leading Companies of the Year 2017

PeraHealth named as one of the 50 lead companies of the year 2017

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The Silicon Review
Dec 11, 2017

Saving lives through the more intelligent use of healthcare data: PeraHealth

Saving lives through the more intelligent use of healthcare data: The story of PeraHealth

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The Tech Tribune
Nov 30, 2017

2019 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte

Tech Tribune selects PeraHealth as one of the 10 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte.

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MedCityNews
Nov 18, 2017

Predictive analytics have a critical role to play in proactive clinical care

Our own Carolyn Scott discusses the importance of making healthcare more proactive through the use of predictive analytics.

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Charlotte Agenda
Nov 10, 2017

The 47 most powerful startups in Charlotte

PeraHealth, a highly innovative, high growth company in the healthcare space has just been named by Charlotte Agenda as one of the top 34 most powerful startups in Charlotte, NC.

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CIO from IDG
Oct 30, 2017

5 companies using big data to disrupt healthcare

Big data analytics are disrupting industries everywhere, but health care is especially feeling the seismic shift in technology. See how these five companies are disrupting health care through big data.

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HealthCare IT Today
Oct 13, 2017

Visible and Useful Patient Data in an Era of Interoperability Failure

Michael Rothman sat down to share the founding story of PeraHealth and how its real-time clinical surveillance technology is making EHR data more useful to clinicians and patients by synthesizing it and visualizing deterioration trends.

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Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report
Sep 25, 2017

PeraHealth becomes Epic’s App Orchard member

PeraHealth, a predictive clinical surveillance solutions provider, joined Epic's App Orchard. This move allows PeraHealth to use application programming interfaces that enable integration into Epic’s EHR platform.

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HealthCare IT News
Sep 14, 2017

PeraHealth brings clinical surveillance tools to Epic’s App Orchard

The newest addition to Epic’s App Orchard is PeraHealth, whose real-time predictive analytics tool will be integrated through API into the electronic health record platform.

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AllNurses
Sep 06, 2017

The Need for Speed for Sepsis Care – Technology’s Benefit for Nurses

The answer to treating sepsis more effectively lies in identifying the condition sooner, particularly because the risk of death from sepsis increases by eight percent (Sepsis Annual Report) each hour that passes before treatment begins.

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HIT Leaders & News
Sep 06, 2017

The importance of speed of critical care – learnings from sepsis awareness month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and as such, its goal is to encourage clinical discussions on ways to treat sepsis more effectively, such as leveraging early warning technology to drive earlier detection for timely clinical intervention.

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Healthcare IT Today
Aug 17, 2017

Analytics Take an Unusual Turn at PeraHealth

PeraHealth identifies at-risk patients through analytics and dashboards that doctors and nurses can pull up. They can see trends over a period of several shifts, and quickly see which patients in the ward are the most at risk. PeraHealth is a tool for both clinical surveillance and communication.

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REDOX
Jul 27, 2017

70+ Companies Driving the Future of Healthcare Technology

By leveraging the Rothman Index (RI), care providers are able to visualize the patient condition and identify at-risk patients earlier, often with 24hrs warning and minimal false alerts. As a result, leading healthcare organizations are achieving significant value-based performance improvements.

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GeekTime
Jul 19, 2017

Top 10 tech startups charting in Charlotte

A southern state powerhouse for centuries, Charlotte cooks up some interesting startups.

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CNBC
Jul 15, 2017

The ‘unicorn’ test was always a stupid way to judge a start-up – it’s even stupider with health tech

Why valuation is a dumb way to judge digital health startups; it’s about validation

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Crain’s
Jul 13, 2017

If I Knew Then

Crain’s ongoing “If I Knew Then” series, asking executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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NursesRX
Jun 22, 2017

ER Nurses Using EHR Alerts to Screen for Sepsis

Our own Carolyn Scott, Registered Nurse, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, recently spoke with NursesRX about the need for early detection of sepsis, a condition that contributes to one in every two to three deaths.

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Healthcare Informatics
May 25, 2017

Up-and-Comers 2017: PeraHealth and its Rothman Index Tackle EHR Data

Up-and-Comers 2017: PeraHealth and its Rothman Index Tackle EHR Data

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HIT Leaders & News
May 01, 2017

Clinical analytics help create a proactive healthcare culture

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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TECHNICAL.LY
Apr 03, 2017

Sinai Hospital is adding predictive analytics

The North Baltimore hospital has a new partnership with North Carolina-based PeraHealth.

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Forbes
Feb 03, 2017

Medical Tech Or Personal Touch? PeraHealth Has Cracked The Code

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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HealthcareIT News
Jan 30, 2017

Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A Running List

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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Maryland CC Project
Jan 27, 2017

Rothman: Beyond the Early Warning Score, The Rothman Index

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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Healthcare IT News
Nov 04, 2016

New Jersey’s Newton Medical Center taps predictive data analytics to monitor patient safety

PeraHealth’s Rothman Index predicts when a patient’s health may be declining

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Health Data Management
Oct 31, 2016

Tracking technology helps nurses monitor patient conditions

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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Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report
Sep 13, 2016

Carilion Clinic, PeraHealth partner to deploy predictive analytics solutions

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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NBC Affiliate in Roanoke, VA (WSLS Channel 10)
Sep 13, 2016

New technology helping Carilion doctors spot potential health problems sooner

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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HealthCare IT News
Sep 12, 2016

Carilion to link predictive analytics with Epic EHR for better patient safety

Perahealth technology will enable quicker interventions for at-risk hospital patients.

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HealthCare IT News
Jun 09, 2016

Case Study: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh develops customized prediction indicator for children with PeraHealth

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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Becker’s Hospital Review
May 09, 2016

Enhanced communication key to reducing nurse burnout, improving care

“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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Houston Chronicle
May 05, 2016

Houston Methodist’s PeraTrend early warning system aids in patient assessment

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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Healthcare Informatics
May 04, 2016

Yale New Haven Health System Shares Lessons Learned On its Value Journey

Hospitals and health systems can glean significant lessons learned from Yale New Haven Health System’s ongoing journey to improving quality and lowering costs, including the health system’s willingness to openly share its challenges and best practices.

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Health Data Management
Mar 24, 2016

How Houston Methodist uses EHR data, assessments to save lives

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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Healthcare Informatics
Mar 23, 2016

At Houston Methodist Hospital, a Health IT Initiative Supports an Intensive Patient Safety Push

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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Health Leaders
Mar 02, 2016

How Yale-New Haven Health System cut spending by millions

Embarking on a “quest for unparalleled value,” YNHHS has pared down spending system-wide in four categories.

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HealthLeaders
Jan 26, 2016

Predictive Data Cuts Mortality by 30%

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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The Wall Street Journal
Jan 07, 2016

At the Hospital, Better Responses to Those Beeping Alarms

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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For the Record
Sep 24, 2015

Get at the Heart of Clinical Information

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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HealthCare IT News
Jul 22, 2015

Hospital slashes false-positive diagnoses with CDS platform

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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Hospitals & Health Networks
Jul 17, 2015

Wrapping Up HIMSS15

Data analytics, cybersecurity and interoperability were some of the key themes at this years HIMSS conference.

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Becker’s Healthcare
Apr 22, 2015

Caring Instead of Curing: Recognizing Palliative Care Need Before It’s Too Late

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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Healthcare Informatics
Jan 18, 2015

One South Carolina Hospital is Leveraging a Commercialized Solution that Brings the Value of the Rothman Index Directly to Nurse Managers

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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HISTALK
Jan 17, 2015

HIStalk Interviews Robert Clark, MD, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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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