PenRad Demonstrates Power of Clinithink’s CLiX CNLP within vNext Solution for Radiology at RSNA

Clinithink’s CLiX CNLP embedded for increased CDI precision in real time and clinical care guidelines

Atlanta, Ga. (December 1, 2014) – Clinithink’s CLiX CNLP (Clinical Natural Language Processing) platform, embedded in the next generation vNext Solution with PenRad Technologies, the icon in radiology for Mammography Reporting and Information Systems (MIS), will be demonstrated at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2014 Annual Meeting in Booth 3100. By automating ICD-10-CM coding at the point of service in real-time and providing intelligent refinement prompts, CLiX CNLP enables increased accuracy in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI). Within PenRad’s vNext Solution, CLiX CNLP will also present evidence-based Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) guidelines for diagnostic imaging, mandated to start in the U.S. January 2017.

“I’ve been working with PenRad for the past two decades and I value the team’s technology and support,” said Gary Wood, MD, Radiologist and Medical Director at Northwest Medical Imaging in Tucson, Arizona. “Incorporating Clinithink’s CLiX CNLP into PenRad’s newest radiology solution will optimize our clinical workflow.”

Beginning in 2015 this combined solution from PenRad and Clinithink will benefit the broader healthcare market to reduce the impact of the ICD-10 transition and automate Meaningful Use compliance, driving improved clinical workflow, better patient care and outcomes and increased revenue optimization. These benefits and others, such as enhanced care efficiency within the hospital, ease of EMR integration and customization by specialty will be realized by providers and HIT vendors alike.

“The current and future opportunities for this combined technology solution with PenRad solves countless business challenges in healthcare,” said Dr. Chris Tackaberry, Clinithink CEO. “Leveraging unstructured healthcare data by embedding our CLiX CNLP platform is proving to be a ‘game-changer’ across the entire healthcare enterprise and our partner, PenRad, is ahead of the game.”

About Clinithink
With operations in the US and UK, Clinithink is the healthcare industry’s preferred clinical natural language processing (CNLP) provider, enabling innovative discoveries through the interrogation of unstructured data. The CLiX CNLP platform transforms clinical narrative into rich structured data for healthcare providers and solution vendors. CLiX ENRICH, powered by CLiX CNLP to support analytics, converts unstructured clinical data into actionable data required to help solve today’s toughest healthcare business problems. Through ease of integration, consumption and localization―Clinithink offers a smarter approach.

For more information, visit www.clinithink.com or contact us at clinithink.com/contact/
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About PenRad Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1995, PenRad’s suite of software products enhances professional productivity, quality and revenue in radiology and vascular. PenRad’s portfolio includes solutions for women’s imaging and the vascular lab for reporting and management of critical patient data. Additional imaging solutions include; Compass™ for breast MRI analysis, and Visualize™ for a 3D model of the internal lumen for CDE studies from 2D ultrasound device. PenRad also offers various cancer risk analysis algorithms, and other solutions to increase efficiency and revenue opportunities.

Visit PenRad at RSNA 2014 at Booth 3100 or go to www.penrad.com for more information.