Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Announces Winners, RightPatient® Receives Top Recognition
RightPatient® Recognized for Leadership in “Fiercest Engagement Solution,” also takes “Best in Show” Honors
Atlanta, GA (December 16, 2014) – RightPatient® announced that is has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, a unique awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. RightPatient® received top honors in the “Best in Show” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Fiercest Engagement Solution.”
Wendy Johnson, Publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare, commented, “We continue to be blown away with the high level of innovation we see from our entrants. We are honored to showcase their innovative solutions.”
The Fierce Innovation Awards recognize pioneering technologies and solutions that will catapult healthcare delivery into exciting new realms. Winners were selected by our elite team of judges, which included CIOs and technology leaders from these distinguished U.S. hospitals and health systems:
- JFK Health System
- Mayo Clinic
- Allina Health
- Cook Children’s Health Care System
- Duncan Regional Hospital
- Aspirus, Inc.
- Beaufort Memorial Hospital
- Rush University Medical Center
Full profiles of the judges can be found at:
Judges evaluated submissions based on the following criteria:
- Quality of care and patient outcomes
- Care efficiency
- Financial impact
- Market validation
- Overall innovative “fierceness.”
Finalists were selected based on calculation of the judges’ scores in each area. RightPatient® is being recognized for its innovative, industry-leading patient identity management and engagement solutions.
“We are honored to be recognized by Fierce Markets for our innovative RightPatient® patient identity management and engagement solution,” said Michael Trader, president of M2SYS Technology. “With the rapid digitization of health records, increased access to care, and explosion of mobile computing, now, more than ever, providers need to ensure accurate patient identification from every touchpoint to prevent duplicates, increase safety, and safeguard sensitive data. With its support for multiple forms of biometrics, EMR and EMPI connectivity, and a mobile engagement app, RightPatient® is a disruptive solution that delivers on this need and much more.”
RightPatient® is the industry’s most flexible and scalable biometric patient safety, patient data integrity, and patient engagement system. Providing innovative identity management technology and enterprise solutions, our goal is to protect patient identities and provide tools and information to help increase engagement and accountability for their own care. Interfaces already exist for various EHR systems, including Epic, Cerner®, McKesson, Meditech, CPSI and more. The RightPatient® platform was built on identity management technology used to enroll over 300 million people in 100 countries. Backed by 12 years of experience in biometrics, integration and large-scale projects, we are dedicated to innovation and enabling our customers to increase patient safety, protect patient privacy, raise patient engagement, and improve performance by safeguarding patient identities from every interaction touchpoint.
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