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MediQuant President Co-Presents CHIME College LIVE Webinar

 Tony Paparella

Tony Paparella

On February 7th, MediQuant’s President, Tony Paparella, and John Muir Health Associate CIO and VP of IT Operations, Bill Hudson, led a webinar on the CHIME College LIVE platform. The session, titled Data Stewardship & Legacy Decommissioning: A Roadmap to Cost Reduction, Data Retention, and Compliance, centered on John Muir Health’s ongoing efforts to decommission hundreds of legacy systems.

The well-attended session provided guidance for attendees who are considering undertaking an archiving initiative within their organizations. Topics covered included building a business case, identifying use cases, putting together a project team, and understanding data retention requirements. The presentation also included an in-depth review of the cost savings associated with the archiving initiative undertaken by John Muir Health. Attendees gave the presentation high marks and reported that the content was very helpful and timely.

A recording of the session can be found here.

MediQuant Named to Weatherhead 100 for 7th Consecutive Year

Winners honored during awards dinner at Cleveland Hilton on November 30th

MediQuant is honored to have been recognized by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University as a Weatherhead 100 award winner for the seventh year in a row. The Weatherhead 100 award recognizes an elite group of companies who are the best example of leadership, growth and success in Northeast Ohio. Qualified companies are evaluated based on a number of criteria, including consistent growth over the last five years and a commitment to hard work and innovation. MediQuant is ranked at #31 for 2017.

MediQuant is known as an innovator in the healthcare field, having introduced the first active archiving software, DataArk®. For over fifteen years, our legacy system decommissioning software has been used in medical centers across the country, allowing institutions to maintain interoperable access to old data while realizing significant cost savings. In addition, MediQuant is an industry leader in medical necessity compliance. Our FirstComply® software and AccuRules® files contain the information needed to determine whether a procedure is likely to meet Medicare’s medical necessity guidelines.

Tony Paparella, President and Founder of MediQuant, is thrilled to share this award with the entire team!

On November 30th, members of the MediQuant family attended the Weatherhead 100 awards dinner at the downtown Cleveland Hilton to honor the winners and recognize their accomplishments.

MediQuant Conducts CHIME Focus Group

On October 5th, MediQuant was pleased to conduct a Focus Group with CHIME CIO members. The focus group was led by MediQuant’s Corporate Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dave Lamar, and Vice President of Client Advocacy, Shelly Disser. Titled Data Stewardship & Incorporating Legacy Data Archiving into your MSO, the presenters sought to gain more information on the attendees’ legacy archiving expectations and experience.

The focus group began with attendees watching a video to illustrate the point that we focus on the things we believe are important and sometimes we miss other things that are equally important, if not more so. This led to a lively discussion of surprises attendees have encountered when attempting to decommission legacy systems. Other topics discussed included data retention policies, project planning, archiving tools, and the value of archiving.

Our thanks to everyone who participated in this enlightening session!

 Shelly Disser

Shelly Disser

 Dave Lamar

Dave Lamar

MediQuant Company Outing to Progressive Field

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Over 150 MediQuant employees and family members gathered at Progressive Field last Thursday to watch the Cleveland Indians take on the Kansas City Royals in an historic game.  

On a night when the Indians extended their winning streak to an American League record-setting 22 games, MediQuant President Tony Paparella had the honor of throwing out a ceremonial first pitch.   

The evening started in the Corner Bar where the group enjoyed a meal of ballpark classics, then moved to the stands and 10 innings of incredible play.  What a night!

Release the Chains: MediQuant CEO Podcast from HIMSS15

Tony was interviewed by Joe Lavelle of CTGHS at HIMSS 15. In this podcast Tony discusses "how one University-based organization moved off their mainframe-based legacy patient accounting system in 120 days!". He discusses the challenges of migrating data from legacy systems to new systems while needing to be functional throughout the process and how DataArk fits into this equation.