Declining Patients Get Attention Faster; Nurses Work Smarter: How Froedtert Did It
During an era when advanced technology guides more healthcare decisions, something essential is missing from the data mix: the assessments of the providers who work most closely with patients. While other predictive tools leave most of this information buried in the EMR, the Rothman Index used by Froedtert brings it to the forefront.
A Complete Picture of Health
Shannon Medical Center uses the Rothman Index to provide exceptional patient care. Shannon first implemented the Rothman Index in 2012, and since then they have seen many areas of improvement in reduced length of stay, reduced readmissions, more informed decisions for patient transfer and discharge, increased safety, and overall improved care.
WakeMed Health Goes Live on Predictive Analytics
The analytics software is expected to help the delivery system more quickly identify patient decline and improve health outcomes. The Rothman Index, developed by software firm PeraHealth, derives one simple score from all the data in an organization’s electronic health record to create a picture of any patient’s condition over time, for any age, disease or care setting. It’s also used to help reduce length of stay and readmissions.
Recognize, Respond, Recover (Sepsis)
Explaining how the RI can speed diagnosis of sepsis, Michael Rothman, PhD, Chief Science Officer, PeraHealth, said, “The RI provides an objective ‘common language’ for gauging patient deterioration, which assists in flagging patients and helping clinicians rapidly determine sepsis risk."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
250+ telehealth companies to know | 2018
PeraHealth’s Rothman Index has been named Beckers 2018 “250 Telehealth Companies to Know List
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
224 digital health funding deals in 2017
Top digital health funding deals of 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.
50 Leading Companies of the Year 2017
PeraHealth named as one of the 50 lead companies of the year 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
2019 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte
Tech Tribune selects PeraHealth as one of the 10 Best Tech Startups in Charlotte.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 tech startups charting in Charlotte
A southern state powerhouse for centuries, Charlotte cooks up some interesting startups.
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
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.
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.
Up-and-Comers 2017: PeraHealth and its Rothman Index Tackle EHR Data
Up-and-Comers 2017: PeraHealth and its Rothman Index Tackle EHR Data
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.
Sinai Hospital is adding predictive analytics
The North Baltimore hospital has a new partnership with North Carolina-based PeraHealth.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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]
Carilion to link predictive analytics with Epic EHR for better patient safety
Perahealth technology will enable quicker interventions for at-risk hospital patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wrapping Up HIMSS15
Data analytics, cybersecurity and interoperability were some of the key themes at this years HIMSS conference.
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.
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.
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.