CHAPEL HILL, NC- – May 10, 2013 — M*Modal, a leading provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding™ solutions, was recognized this week for winning the top Health IT Innovation Award for Informatics and Analytics from the prestigious North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA) and Intel Corporation. M*Modal Catalyst for Quality was selected as the winner for outstanding technology applications and unique approaches to improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery in the U.S. NCHICA and Intel announced the honors at a ceremony and awards dinner in Chapel Hill, N.C. on May 7, 2013.
“We are very proud that one of North Carolina’s most respected healthcare consortiums has recognized M*Modal for our innovative contributions to healthcare improvement across the nation,” said Vern Davenport, CEO of M*Modal. “Like NCHICA, we understand the tremendous role that leading edge technology innovation can have on the quality and value of healthcare today, in particular the areas of clinical documentation.”
M*Modal Catalyst for Quality is an analytics platform used to aggregate previously inaccessible clinical data in electronic health records to produce higher quality clinical documentation. This solution helps understand the full meaning and context behind physician reports by applying Natural Language Understanding to narrative documentation, providing insights that are not apparent when analyzing only structured data. With M*Modal Catalyst solutions, healthcare providers can identify, address and prevent documentation deficiencies with immediate feedback to create complete, compliant, structured and encoded reporting. This also increases the ease of sharing patient health records between providers, improving interoperability and patient care.
For videos and additional information regarding the award and winners, visit http://www.nchica.org/Activities/HIT/finalists.htm.
About M*Modal and MModal, Inc.
M*Modal is a leading healthcare technology provider of advanced clinical documentation solutions, enabling hospitals and physicians to enrich the content of patient electronic health records (EHR) for improved healthcare and comprehensive billing integrity. As the largest clinical transcription service provider in the U.S., with a global network of medical editors, M*Modal also provides advanced cloud-based Speech Understanding technology and data analytics that enable physicians and clinicians to include the context of their patient narratives into electronic health records in a single step, further enhancing their productivity and the cost-saving efficiency and quality of patient care at the point of care. M*Modal has been recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America, placing in the top third of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 for 2012. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.