M*Modal Expands Agreement with Johns Hopkins Medicine for Enterprise-Wide Clinical Documentation Technologies and Services
Published on October 24, 2012
Nationally renowned hospital upgrades clinical documentation workflow for improvements in productivity, quality and cost savings
Franklin, TN – October 24, 2012 – M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, today announced it will expand its long-standing relationship with Johns Hopkins Medicine to deliver extensive new transcription services and to implement M*Modal Natural Language Understanding™ (NLU) technology across all of its health facilities.
The combination of these services and advanced technologies is intended to bring greater flexibility to accurately capturing each patient’s complete story while bringing new productivity improvements throughout the health system.
M*Modal currently provides transcription services for The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Under this new agreement these services will have the ability to expand to other Johns Hopkins Medicine facilities. In addition, Johns Hopkins will implement M*Modal Fluency for Transcription™ at these locations to better manage transcription workloads, maximize its organizations’ throughput, and maintain highly consistent standards for quality across all sources of each provider’s captured narrative.
“Through the combination of technology, workflow and manpower, M*Modal offers the providers at John Hopkins the ultimate freedom to choose their dictation formats, enhance documentation management and deliver exceptional narrative accuracy and turnaround time, no matter where the physician or transcriptionist is located,” said Vern Davenport, CEO of M*Modal. “This expanded agreement provides the flexibility for front-end and back-end speech with tight integration with the health system’s electronic health record systems – for better document control and visibility across the enterprise, and ultimately better outcomes.”
Hospitals and health systems continue to be faced with the challenge of increasing documentation requirements. As the largest U.S. clinical documentation services provider, M*Modal offers the scalability and high-quality documentation to help customers maximize healthcare resources, turnaround time and return on investment. Cloud-based M*Modal Fluency for Transcription further empowers Quality Assurance and HIM personnel to monitor quality and transcription workflows. The solution also enables physicians to dictate anytime, anywhere, on any device, and perform real-time editing of their own speech recognized reports, improving speed and the entire transcription process.
M*Modal is a leading provider of clinical transcription services, clinical documentation workflow solutions, advanced cloud-based Speech UnderstandingTM technology, and advanced unstructured data analytics. Recognized as the largest clinical transcription service provider in the U.S. with a global network of medical editors, M*Modal also offers voice to text solutions to capture the complete patient story, codifies the doctor’s narrative to automatically populate EHRs and other key healthcare information systems, delivers computer-assisted coding to support ICD-9 and the transition to ICD-10, and provides highly advanced analytical tools for exploring the richness within the “unstructured” narrative for improvements in quality of care, greater physician satisfaction and lower operational costs. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.clientcreative.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.