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PerfectServe Brings Power of Clinical Communication to HIMSS 2018 Attendees
Expert counsel on clinical communication topics offered to HIMSS members across different venues

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology integrations, a clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) lunch and learn, innovative lightning sessions featuring MemorialCare and Advocate Health Care presenters and Hospital for Special Surgery's education session round out PerfectServe®'s comprehensive presence at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's Annual Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS18) March 5-9 in Las Vegas. With its proprietary Dynamic Intelligent Routing® and its cloud-based architecture, PerfectServe is healthcare's most intelligent secure clinical communication and collaboration platform.

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Learn about new integrations to elevate care team performance
Visit booth 8023 to see how physicians, residents, nurses and other care team members at the front line of patient care benefit from PerfectServe's newest integrations with Microsoft Skype for Business, Nuance, PeraHealth, AMiON and QGenda. The diverse tools augment the power of PerfectServe's secure cloud-based platform by leveraging as many health IT solutions and devices as possible to connect the right care team members in the shortest amount of time to expedite treatment.

Understand Clinical Communication and Collaboration (CC&C)
Explaining the value, best practices and purchasing considerations of a clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solution is PerfectServe's Chief Clinical Officer Michelle McCleerey, Ph.D., MA, Med, MBA, R.N. Attend McCleerey's Lunch and Learn session, 1:00-2:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday, March 6, Room 202, to explore considerations and best practices for choosing and implementing a CC&C solution to improve team effectiveness and the patient experience. Register here.

Hear how two health systems implement a clinical communication strategy
PerfectServe's two 20-minute lightning sessions, a new HIMSS18 high-energy session format, take place at the Sands Convention Center, Hall G, booth 9947:

Strategy for System-Wide Clinical Communication
2:30-2:50 p.m. PT, Tuesday, March 6Scott Raymond, R.N., B.S.N., MHA, INF, Executive Director, Strategic Innovation & Information Technology, MemorialCare will speak on developing a system-wide strategy for clinical communication.

Clinical Adoption of Communication Technology
11:30-11:50 a.m. PT, Wednesday, March 7Christopher Jamerson, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Informatics at Advocate Medical Group and Medical Director of Informatics at Advocate Children's Hospital, shares best practices for clinical adoption of communication technology.

Meet orthopedic hospital experts successful at standardizing clinical communications
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, the world's largest academic medical center ranked No. 1 for orthopedics eight consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, synced all of its inpatient and outpatient communication. Nick Wirth, Director, Operational Excellence, and Peter Grimaldi, MS, PA-c, MPT, MBA, Assistant Vice President, Physician Assistant Department, co-present their physician-led journey addressing postoperative care's extraordinary volume of e-conversations traversing multiple units—all to create a higher level of patient safety. The Standardizing Clinical Communications Improves Patient Care education session is 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, March 8 at the Venetian Convention Center's Sands Show Room.

"We're continually improving our clinical communication solution to create a better and more integrated system for our valued care team members who work in an overburdened, entrenched regulatory environment," said Terry Edwards, President and CEO of PerfectServe. "The annual HIMSS conference is an ideal place to engage innovators and leaders to share not only our platform's latest advancements but also our clients' successes. This opportunity promises to spark transformation in the way care teams communicate and collaborate in the delivery of patient-centered care. We're honored to be part of a larger industry narrative focused on driving the integration of connected health."

About PerfectServe®
PerfectServe is healthcare's most comprehensive and secure care team collaboration platform. The platform is unique in its ability to improve communication process accuracy and reliability via its proprietary Dynamic Intelligent Routing® capability, which automatically identifies and provides immediate connection to the right care team member for any given clinical situation at every moment in time. More than 400,000 clinicians in forward-looking organizations across the U.S. rely on PerfectServe to help them speed time to treatment, expedite care transitions, enhance the patient experience and reduce HIPAA compliance risk. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, with offices in Alpharetta, Georgia and Chicago, PerfectServe has helped clinicians provide better care since 2000. Follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook and subscribe to our blog.

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