MModal to Showcase Collaborative Intelligence Platform and Speech Understanding Technology at HIMSS 2011 Conference

Company and Partners to Highlight Robust Platform that Transforms Speech into Meaningful Action, Helps Organizations Realize Full Promise of EHR

Pittsburgh, PA – February 15, 2011 (HIMSS Booth #1637) — M*Modal, the industry leader in advanced Speech Understanding™ technology, announced today that it will be showcasing its technology and Collaborative Intelligence platform, which permits the transformation of narrative documentation into structured information that can be shared by care givers, at the HIMSS11 Annual Conference and Exhibition. M*Modal will be demonstrating its solutions along with partner Precyse Solutions, and M*Modal will also be discussing significant customer news and additional partnerships. The HIMSS11 Annual Conference and Exhibition takes place from February 20-24, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.

M*Modal aims to close the gaps created by the constrained documentation modes of electronic health record (EHR) systems.  These gaps prevent the information-rich collaborative environments that match the way physicians think and work, and that can foster optimal clinical decisions and actions.  M*Modal will show how it produces Collaborative Intelligence using its Speech Understanding technology.  Unlike commonly used speech recognition tools, M*Modal’s Speech Understanding blends advanced speech and natural language processing (NLP) technologies natively in one unified platform.  The results of this approach are superior recognition and automatic output not simply of tagged data elements, but also of structured, meaningful content that becomes an integral and readily accessible part of the patient’s record.

The company will show how its solutions match the variety of workflow requirements in today’s organizations, including full integration with EHR software to permit documentation directly to the application  Also featured will be M*Modal’s approaches to clinical content solutions that leverage NLP to answer medical questions and drive informed actions as a result.

M*Modal works with a wide variety of clinical documentation, EHR, PACS, and other solutions partners. At its booth, M*Modal will showcase partner Precyse Solutions, which specializes in health information management. The company will be demonstrating PrecyseCode™, its computer-assisted coding product that utilizes M*Modal’s NLP platform to increase revenue cycle management efficiencies. M*Modal and Precyse recently announced a partnership with Geisinger Health System that leverages this PrecyseCode solution to redesign revenue cycle workflow and significantly enhance coding effectiveness.

M*Modal will also be discussing its partnership with Greenway Medical Technologies, a leading provider of EHR, ambulatory healthcare and clinical research business solutions and services. Greenway’s PrimeSPEECH™ solution leverages M*Modal’s Speech Understanding technology to enable physicians to dictate patient information directly within the EHR’s templates and produce structured, clinically encoded data.  In addition, M*Modal will be announcing a new partnership with iMedX, a leading healthcare software and services company.

“Consistent with our commitment to providing Collaborative Intelligence, we have designed our new booth to foster education and dialogue about how our technologies and partners’ solutions contribute to the industry’s demand for connecting all constituencies involved in a patient’s care,” said Don Fallati, Senior Vice President of Marketing. “”We look forward to sharing information with attendees about how our unique platform can promote their strategic objectives.”

The HIMSS11 Annual Conference and Exhibition is an annual forum dedicated to building a better future for global healthcare through IT. HIMSS11 will bring together health professionals to discuss the nation’s most critical topics, network, collaborate and devise approaches to solving the latest health IT issues and explore innovative products and solutions. The conference runs from February 20-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

About M*Modal:
M*Modal, the market leader in advanced Speech Understanding technology, combines industry leading technology and clinical documentation services to produce highly accurate, structured, encoded and shareable medical documents to facilitate the use and adoptability of electronic health records.  More than 800 healthcare organizations nationwide utilize M*Modal’s solutions to increase patient safety and promote continuity of patient care. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.com.

About HIMSS
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a comprehensive healthcare-stakeholder membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, Singapore, and other locations across the United States, HIMSS represents more than 23,000 individual members, of which 73% work in patient care delivery settings. HIMSS also includes over 380 corporate members and nearly 30 not-for-profit organizations that share our mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its educational, professional development, and advocacy initiatives designed to promote information and management systems’ contributions to ensuring quality patient care.

   

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