PatientKeeper and HCA Awarded U.S. Patent for Technology that Underlies Physician Workflow Automation System
Patent recognizes proprietary method for data aggregation and presentation within PatientKeeper applications
WALTHAM, MA, Feb. 20, 2018 -- PatientKeeper®, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded the company and its corporate parent, HCA Healthcare, Inc., a patent for technology they invented that underlies PatientKeeper’s physician workflow automation software.
The patent, entitled “Contextual Assessment of Current Conditions” (U.S. No. 9,779,611), describes the mechanism by which PatientKeeper aggregates disparate sources of patient data and presents the most relevant components for the patient’s current condition to individual users based on their clinical specialty and personal preferences. As implemented in PatientKeeper software, the result is an information system that enables physicians to make more informed and actionable care decisions directly at the point of care.
PatientKeeper®, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians. PatientKeeper provides highly intuitive software that streamlines physicians’ workflow to improve productivity and patient care. Currently the company is developing an innovation platform to make IT an indispensable tool for 21st century clinical care. PatientKeeper’s CPOE, physician documentation, electronic charge capture and other applications run on desktop and laptop computers and popular mobile devices. PatientKeeper’s software integrates with many existing healthcare information systems to effectively support healthcare providers in adopting technology, meeting MACRA requirements, and transitioning to value-based care. PatientKeeper has more than 65,000 active physician users today. For more information about PatientKeeper, visit www.patientkeeper.com or call (781) 373-6100.