This user group is a phenomenal way to learn new ways organizations are using Orion Health technology to solve the complex issues of health information exchange and public health reporting.
San Francisco, CA (Vocus) May 19, 2010
Orion Health, a leading provider of clinical workflow and integration technology for the healthcare sector, kicked-off its seventh North American Rhapsody User Group at The Sir Francis Drake Hotel today in San Francisco. The event includes 3 days of specialized training sessions and concludes on the 21st with a user group conference and reception.
Rhapsody Integration Engine enables healthcare organizations to seamlessly transfer information both internally and externally, without the need to replace existing information systems. Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), medical device manufacturers, hospitals, and both public and private healthcare providers rely on Rhapsody’s accuracy and ease of use for managing millions of messages per day. Cost effective, easy to use and easy to maintain, Rhapsody is a top-rated solution meeting hospital and healthcare organization integration needs.
As always, the Rhapsody User Group attracts various users from all over North America to share best practices, understand the latest product updates and attend training sessions. The Rhapsody Integration Engine is a top-rated data integration solution that was recently tested showing the ability to process over 1.3 million HL7 messages per hour.
Joe Surkin, Director NEDSS/PHIN at Mississippi DOH will be one of the customer presenters at the user group this year. “This user group is a phenomenal way to learn new ways organizations are using Orion Health technology to solve the complex issues of health information exchange and public health reporting.”
“By automating our public health reporting process, we have been able to eliminate the heavy burden of manual reporting by health care providers and better respond to the health needs of our state’s residents.”
Presentations will also be given by fellow Rhapsody users Virtual Radiologic Consultants and the Michigan State Department of Health.
This year’s West Cost User Group includes the following training sessions:
- Rhapsody Basic User Training
- Database Connectivity Workshop
- Advanced Symphonia Mapper Training
- Rhapsody for Decision Makers
- Rhapsody User Group
- Web Services/SOA Workshop
More information about the conference and detailed information on the event sessions can be found at http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=838851.
Art Ramos, Rhapsody Services Director, Orion Health North America says, “Our Rhapsody User Groups are focused on maximizing the return on investment for customers by connecting them with other users and our partners to share knowledge. In addition to benefiting the customers, we benefit by having the opportunity to hear unique implementations and foster feedback for product improvements”.
About Orion Health™ Rhapsody® Integration Engine
Orion Health Rhapsody is a powerful integration engine that delivers advanced inter-system messaging capabilities to health sector organizations of all kinds. Rhapsody is designed for rapid, effortless installation and use, and enables quick accurate and efficient exchange of electronic data. For more information please see http://www.orionhealth.com/products.
About Orion Health Inc.
Orion Health™ is a leading provider of clinical workflow and integration technology for the healthcare sector. Orion Health’s easy-to-use solutions and applications improve patient care and clinical decision making by providing integrated health data in a single, unified view. By enhancing existing healthcare information systems, the Orion Health Rhapsody® Integration Engine, Concerto® Physician Portal, and workflow solutions provide healthcare workers with easy access to patient data and trends, and reduce errors and omissions by streamlining information transfer.
Worldwide, Orion Health implements health information communities involving over 35 million patients with tens of thousands of active users including Maine’s HealthInfoNet, Alberta Health Services and Spain’s IB Salut. Orion Health’s partners include leading health system integrators and IT vendors such as Accenture, Allscripts, IBM, Oracle, Phillips and others. Orion Health is a Canada Health Infoway Preferred Solution and has more than 1,000 clients around the world, including Lahey Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several UK NHS Trust Hospitals. More information can be found at http://www.orionhealth.com.