SOURCE: Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

April 09, 2015 14:49 ET

Konica Minolta to Exhibit Innovative Healthcare Solutions at HIMSS 2015 and Announces New Feature Designed to Eliminate Costs

Showcase Includes Interoperability Improvements, Compliance Enhancements and Connecting the Community of Care and Will Feature Industry Expert Ali Pabrai, CEO, ecfirst/HIPPA Academy

RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - April 09, 2015) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces participation in the 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, April 13-15 in Chicago. Highlighting its healthcare solution portfolio, Konica Minolta will showcase our clinical document exchange and document management solutions, 3D print, enterprise content management solutions, diagnostic imaging and managed IT services. We are also excited to participate in the Interoperability Showcase in collaboration with our clinical document exchange solution partner, Inofile.

Located at booth #3977, Konica Minolta will feature its Healthcare portfolio of integrated solutions designed to meet compliance, innovate and improve existing processes, and maximize workflow efficiency and security. Additionally, we will feature free educational talks on privacy and security from noted HIPAA expert, Ali Pabrai, CEO of ecfirst / HIPAA Academy, and interoperability/Direct messaging from Therasa Bell, President and CTO of Inofile, finalist in the Fierce Health IT 2014 most innovative product awards. Please visit our booth to learn how we are addressing the following challenges:

Complying with Meaningful Use Stage 2 Transition of Care requirements:

Konica Minolta offers secure clinical document exchange solutions with Inofile Kno2TM a cloud-based solution positioned to replace fax in the exchange of protected health information. Konica Minolta is proud to offer exclusive integration to Kno2 from our bizhub® multifunctional printers (MFPs), supporting the adoption of direct messaging, and assisting with the compliance of interoperability standards. In addition, we will demonstrate how we are improving the capture, routing and storage of clinical, administrative and business-related documents for healthcare providers.

Management of complex HIPAA and HITECH compliance:

To address HIPAA privacy and security regulations, Konica Minolta offers advanced security solutions and services that healthcare customers can use to control and manage access to sensitive data and mitigate potential breaches, including HIPAA risk and vulnerability assessments, gap analysis and mitigation and a myriad of managed IT services. In addition to these services, our new 4750MD and 4050MD healthcare MFPs offer true solutions to healthcare workflow and compliance challenges, including the Silex Wi-Fi adapter, adding medical grade, HIPAA enabled Wi-Fi capability.

Rapidly advancing imaging technology:

Konica Minolta Medical Imaging is a leader in Primary Imaging Solutions, providing Digital Radiography, Ultrasound and IT & Services that deliver economic value, clinical confidence and worry free operation. Primary imaging is the first look in imaging diagnostic point-of-care tools that give the clinician information about the patient to make an initial diagnosis, or determine a patient's next steps. Primary Imaging Solutions can help reduce costs by providing the information clinicians need to rule in or rule out the medical necessity of advanced imaging exams, meeting the needs of today's healthcare environment. 

"From physician offices to large healthcare providers, Konica Minolta plays a crucial role in delivering an innovative and comprehensive approach to HIPAA compliance solutions for document management and electronic health records," says Sam Errigo, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. "We are excited to add the Inofile Kno2 solution to our Healthcare portfolio to assist healthcare providers securely transmit critical patient information in order to meet the latest healthcare technology standards and practices while improving business processes. Implementation of Inofile Kno2 within any organization allows healthcare providers the ability to capture a complete patient record at the highest level and sharing that information ensures the best patient care possible across the continuum of care."

In addition, and exclusive to Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs, Konica Minolta announces enhancements to its automated workflow software designed to help hospitals and clinics save costs associated with printing prescriptions. Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare now includes Rx Shield, a new feature allowing healthcare providers to print prescription forms incorporating the CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) tamper-resistant security features and eliminating the need for pre-printed forms, savings as much as $0.20 per page. As part of Konica Minolta's Healthcare solution portfolio, Rx Shield is offered as a standard component of Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare and is also available as a stand-alone module for all other versions of Dispatcher Phoenix.

"Bringing the Dispatcher Phoenix Healthcare Rx Shield capability to market demonstrates Konica Minolta's commitment to solving real challenges for our healthcare customers, and our continued investment in growing the healthcare solutions and services business," says Sam Errigo. "By significantly reducing our customers' reliance on costly pre-printed prescription forms, operational costs are minimized contributing to an overall lower cost of care -- a key objective of the Affordable Care Act."

Date: 
April 13-15, 2015

Location:
Avizia / Booth #3977
McCormick Place Convention Center
301 S Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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