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QPID Inc., A Boston-based software provider of clinical insights solutions that was developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to make it easier for clinicians to extract, analyze, and store patient information, has received the Fierce Innovation Award for its flagship software QPID Clinical Intelligence.

The healthcare innovation award is a unique CIO-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceIT, and FierceHealthcare. The award was given under the “clinical information management” category.  “The Fierce Innovation awards celebrate the companies who are leading the charge to boldly transform healthcare delivery. We were overwhelmed by the number and the quality of the applications we received,” says, Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets’ healthcare group publisher.

The honor was awarded after an accomplished panel of chief information officers and other healthcare executives from well-known hospitals and healthcare systems including the Mayo Clinic, Boston Children’s Hospital, University of Michigan Hospitals, and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reviewed participants and competitors for creative product criteria.

The evaluation criteria included impact on quality of care and patient outcomes, impact on care efficiency, impact on healthcare information exchange, financial impact, best cost saver, market validation, technology innovation, and compatibility with existing health IT systems.

“We are pleased that the judges named QPID as the winner in Clinical Information Management and Best in Show, Best Cost-Saver. As the market evolves towards fully digital patient records, there is untapped opportunity to use clinical information to drive smart decisions that reduce costs and improve safety and outcomes. QPID’s customers have already achieved significant cost savings and productivity improvements by deploying QPID applications across hospital departments and specialties,” says Mike Doyle, President and CEO of QPID Inc.

Using QPID, providers can solicit quick and immediate feedback on a broad set of challenges relating to assessing a patient or determining the validity of a procedure or a diagnostic. Essentially it connects members of the health life cycle and treatment of patients in a way that allows transparency, efficiency, and an improved level of quality of care. Additionally QPID’s software serves as a powerful searching tool for medical records.

 

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