Feb. 27, 2007 - Siemens Medical Solutions Tuesday introduces a new healthcare data-mining tool, Soarian Quality Measures, powered by Siemens' REMIND technology. The company has also added MedCentral (North Central Ohio) and Reading Hospital (Reading, PA) as beta sites for this tool. Additionally, St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho) has added Soarian Quality Measures to its complement of Siemens solutions. These providers are among a growing number of medical facilities who will be utilizing advanced decision support technology to create efficiencies and orchestrate clinical best practices.
Soarian Quality Measures Powered by REMIND (Reliable Extraction and Meaningful Inference from Non-structured Data) can help healthcare providers realize quality improvements by replacing time-consuming manual chart reviews with highly accurate and automated chart abstraction of quality measures. Soarian Quality Measures combines all available patient data, including free text in clinicians' notes, to capture a provider's compliance with accepted practices to help improve quality of care. The solution also supports improvements in quality assurance, guideline adherence, certification and pay-for-performance, and currently supports quality measures as defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organization's (JCAHO)