BOSTON, March 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed Zynx Health as the newest member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition.
Zynx Health specializes in providing evidence-based clinical improvement solutions, such as clinical decision support (CDS) content, collaboration tools, and a secure mobile care coordination platform, designed to leverage best practices at the point of care with the goal of reducing readmissions, minimizing medical errors, and improving safe and effective care transitions.
"Our mission is to provide vital care guidance to help health care organizations and health care professionals improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care," said Bertina Yen, MD, MPH, executive vice president, Zynx Health. "As a member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition, we look forward to working with the Foundation and our Coalition partners to further our shared goals of achieving better, safer care for all patients."
Created to align diverse stakeholders from across the continuum of care in a unifying mission of making health care safer for patients and the workforce, the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition counts myriad organizations among its members, including solutions providers working to address patient safety challenges, professional associations, advocacy organizations, and other similarly committed organizations. Coalition members gain valuable opportunities for networking, learning, and knowledge sharing through quarterly webinars, an annual member meeting, special projects and events, and other high-value activities.
"We are very pleased to welcome Zynx Health to the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition," said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president and CEO of NPSF. "I know the other member organizations join me in looking forward to working with them to share knowledge and promote advances in the field."
For more information about the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition and how to join, contact David Coletta, senior vice president, at email@example.com.
About the National Patient Safety Foundation
The National Patient Safety Foundation's vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about the Foundation's work, visit www.npsf.org.
About Zynx Health
Zynx Health, part of the Hearst Health network, is the pioneer and market leader in evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement and mobile care solutions that provide the care guidance to enhance quality, improve care coordination, and decrease variation across an individual's health journey. With Zynx Health, healthcare organizations exceed industry demands for delivering high-quality care at lower costs under value-based reimbursement models. Zynx Health partners with healthcare organizations to continuously and measurably improve care every day, for every patient, every time. To learn more, visit www.zynxhealth.com or call 855.367.ZYNX.
About Hearst Health
Zynx Health is part of the Hearst Health network, which also includes FDB (First Databank), MCG and Homecare Homebase. The mission of the Hearst Health network is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person's health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from the Hearst Health network reaches 76% of discharged patients, 133 million insured individuals, 30 million home health visits, 1.88 billion retail pharmacy prescriptions and 3.26 billion prescription claims. Extensions of the Hearst Health network include Hearst Health Ventures and the Hearst Health Innovation Lab. www.hearsthealth.com
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Source:The National Patient Safety Foundation