December 17, 2014 -
RightPatient announced it has received top honors in the “Best in Show” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Fiercest Engagement Solution for its patient identity management and engagement platform at this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition.
The RightPatient platform provides flexible and scalable biometric patient safety, patient data integrity, and patient engagement system, with support for any form of biometrics, including fingerprint, finger vein, palm vein, iris, facial, and voice recognition
The identity management system is designed to help hospitals instantly retrieve a patient’s medical record following a fast biometric scan. Interfaces already exist for a range of EHR systems, including Epic, Cerner, McKesson, Siemens, Meditech and CPSI.
“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.”
The Fierce Innovation Awards is an awards program from the publishers of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare that recognizes innovative technologies and solutions that will help propel healthcare delivery forward.
Winners were decided by a panel of judges, which included CIOs and technology leaders from U.S. hospitals and health systems such as JFK Health System, Mayo Clinic, Allina Health, Cook Children’s Health Care System, Duncan Regional Hospital, Aspirus, Inc., Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Rush University Medical Center.
Judges evaluated submissions based on a range of criteria, including quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation and overall innovative “fierceness.”
Previously reported, the Department of Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center recently implemented a customized version of M2SYS Technology’s RightPatient patient identification solution to accurately identify patients as a safety precaution prior to receiving radiation treatment.