9 recent vendor contracts, go-lives

Here are nine recent health information technology vendor contracts and go lives affecting healthcare organizations.

1. Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health is partnering with Magnolia Medical Technologies to reduce blood culture contamination and false-positive diagnoses for sepsis.

2. As part of its partnership with Mary Free Bed hospital, Saginaw, Mich.-based Covenant HealthCare signed a 10-year agreement to extend access to its Epic EHR system to the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based hospital.

3. Pipeline Health, a Los Angeles-based private hospital ownership and management company, will implement a Cerner EHR at its facilities across the U.S.

4. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey awarded a $50,000 grant to AtlantiCare to fund a pilot project providing non-emergency medical transportation to the Atlantic City, N.J.-based health system's eligible patients.

5. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health has tapped KenSci's artificial intelligence-powered platform to provide predictive insights that will be used to improve efficiency, patient satisfaction and overall care quality and outcomes.

6. Berkshire Health Systems in Pittsfield, Mass., is investing $35 million over the next three years to transition to a Meditech EHR system.

7. Dallas-based Steward Health Care will deploy Health Catalyst's analytics solutions to apply data-driven insights to improve clinician and administrator workflows across Steward Hospital Group, Steward Medical Group and the Steward Health Care Network.

8. Eldorado, Ill.-based Ferrell Hospital and Princeton, Ind.-based Gibson General Hospital, both affiliates of Deaconess Health System, went live on Epic in October.

9. SCL Health in Broomfield, Colo., partnered with Bright.md to offer low-cost, on-demand telehealth services beginning in early 2020.

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