Atlanta, GA — M2SYS Technology announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year's Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthIT, FierceHealthcare, and FierceMobileHealthcare. M2SYS Technology was recognized as a finalist in the category of Privacy Security for their innovative RightPatient™ multi-biometric patient identification solution.
Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of CIOs and other executives from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems, including Mayo Clinic, Boston Children's Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A complete list of judges can be found at www.fierceinnovationawards.com/healthcare/2013/judges.
All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: impact on quality of care and patient outcomes; impact on care efficiency; impact on healthcare information exchange; technology Innovation; financial Impact; market validation; compatibility with existing health IT systems; end-user experience and overall level of innovation. Finalists were selected based on the judges' scores in each area.
"These finalists are a cross-section of game-changing solutions providers who are helping providers to transform healthcare delivery and improve care," said Wendy Johnson, FierceMarkets' healthcare group publisher. "This is truly an exciting time in healthcare. Disruptive changes are happening that will lead to lasting improvements and millions of saved—and improved—lives."
"It's exhilarating to be recognized as an innovator in health IT technology as we continue forward on the journey to digitizing healthcare," commented Michael Trader, president of M2SYS Technology. "Our RightPatient™ multi-biometric patient identification system is already helping many hospitals around the world to increase patient safety, reduce duplicate medical records, eliminate fraud at the point of service, streamline the registration process, and ensure healthcare organizations are sharing clean data across Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs). To be singled out as a finalist for the Fierce Health Innovation Awards is an honor and a true testament to the innovative spirit that encapsulates everything we do here at M2SYS."
About M2SYS Healthcare Solutions
With over a decade of experience and millions of end users in more than 100 countries worldwide, M2SYS Technology delivers innovative, cost-effective, scalable, and practical identity management solutions that increase security and convenience while saving money, building accountability and establishing trust for governments and businesses around the world. M2SYS Healthcare Solutions provides biometric identification solutions for the healthcare industry including; RightPatient™ biometric patient identification, RightPunch™ multi-lingual biometric time clock, and Enterprise Biometrics Suite™ - a biometrics password management, network logon and file encryption tool. The M2SYS Corporate Blog can be found at blog.m2sys.com.
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