BOSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientKeeper, a leading provider of mobile computing solutions that improve patient care and curb rising costs, today announced an agreement with MedQuist , a leading provider of health information and document
BOSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientKeeper, a leading provider of mobile computing solutions that improve patient care and curb rising costs, today announced an agreement with MedQuist , a leading provider of health information and document management services, to extend MedQuist's medical transcription capability to PatientKeeper mobile solutions. Representing a customer base of over 50 percent of the nation's hospitals, MedQuist's extension of their transcription offerings will deliver high demand functionality to PatientKeeper's hospital and health system customers.
The partnership was cited by both companies as strategically advantageous, extending product functionality for MedQuist and market reach for PatientKeeper. Paul W. Brient, president and chief executive of PatientKeeper, commented on the integral role that, "medical dictation and transcription have in a clinician's daily workflow. In addition to PatientKeeper's mobile applications that address rising costs and patient safety, we've elected to offer our customers best-of-breed functionality options that will save them time and enhance workflow. MedQuist's transcription offering is an example," Brient continued.
The dictation and transcription capabilities highlighted above were unveiled recently at the HIMSS annual conference and exhibition in San Diego where hundreds of mobile enthusiasts previewed the ease and convenience of dictation and transcription through PatientKeeper handhelds. MedQuist joins some of healthcare's most respected technology companies who have successfully partnered with PatientKeeper including IBM, Cerner Corporation, and MICROMEDEX.
PatientKeeper, Inc. provides healthcare professionals with mobile computing solutions that help improve patient care and curb rising costs. The PatientKeeper Platform easily integrates with existing systems and securely delivers patient information to clinicians' mobile devices. PatientKeeper and our partners have created a portfolio of mobile applications that supports a wide spectrum of tasks, including rounding support, clinical results and charge capture. Leading healthcare institutions and vendors have already standardized on the PatientKeeper Platform. For more information, visit our web site at http://www.patientkeeper.com/ or call 617-987-0300.
MedQuist is a leading provider of electronic medical transcription, health information and document management services. MedQuist provides document workflow management, digital dictation, speech recognition, mobile dictation devices, Web-based transcription, electronic signature, medical coding products and outsourcing services. MedQuist is a member of the Philips Group of Companies.
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