Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Epic Systems Corporation is one of the healthcare industry's leading information technology companies, serving many of the world's largest hospitals and healthcare systems. The company's software applications fall into a number of broad categories, including e-health and handhelds, enterprise foundation, clinical, decision support, access, revenue cycle, health plan, and connectivity.
According to Epic, its software applications help healthcare providers to "improve the patient experience, provide more effective care, streamline administrative tasks, and strengthen their financial health."
Healthwise is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. People have turned to Healthwise information two billion times to learn how to do more for themselves, ask for the care they need, and say no to the care they dont need. They partner with hospitals, electronic medical record (EMR) providers, health plans, care management companies, and health websites to provide up-to-date, evidence-based information to the people they serve.
Healthwise, an industry leader in developing patient education, is known for its attention to quality, usability and accuracy. They have won numerous awards from AVA Digital Awards, Digital Health Awards and the Center for Plain Language. Healthwise content supports current health education requirements, including Meaningful Use and clinical and standard-of-care accreditation guidelines. Learn more about Healthwise at www.healthwise.org.
Phynd has partnered with Healthwise to use their taxonomy of specialty, subspecialty, clinical and consumer-friendly terms to help health systems organize their providers to ensure patients are able to find and been seen by the appropriate providers to address their care needs.