Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be the world’s largest independent biotechnology company, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
As a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together.
For more than 50 years, health care providers and educators have trusted Laerdal to offer products, services, and solutions that help improve patient outcomes and survivability. By supporting the advancement of resuscitation science, improving medical education, and strengthening the chain of survival in communities worldwide, we help you save more lives.
Sage Products provides simple interventions that help improve clinical outcomes. Products include Comfort Bath® Cleansing Washcloths, Prevalon® Pressure-Relieving Heel Protector, Prevalon® Turn and Position System, Prevalon® Seated Positioning System, Toothette® Oral Care, Comfort Shield® Barrier Cream Cloths, and Sage® 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate Cloths.
McKesson Corporation, ranked fourteenth on the FORTUNE 500, is a health care services and IT company dedicated to making the business of health care run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
MERCI (Medical Error Reduction and Certification, Inc.) provides turn-key patient safety training programs designed specifically to serve hospitals with goals of reducing procedural medical errors and improving patient care. MERCI’s Train-the-Trainer programs have been developed and validated by Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine to not only reduce medical errors but to also create a net savings to the hospital.
FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., the world leader in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, delivers solutions that meet imaging needs of the medical community. With its acquisition of VisualSonics’ ultra high-frequency micro imaging technology, SonoSite continues to influence the future of medical ultrasound in both the clinical and preclinical markets.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing drug discovery. BD develops, manufactures and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory instruments, antibodies, reagents and diagnostic products through its three segments: BD Medical, BD Diagnostics and BD Biosciences. It serves health care institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry, and the general public.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions
DuPont Sustainable Solutions is one of 10 DuPont businesses. Bringing customers the benefits of an integrated global consulting services and process technology enterprise, it applies DuPont’s real-world experience, history of innovation, problem-solving success, and strong brands to help organizations transform their workplaces and work cultures to become safer, more efficient, and more environmentally sustainable.
Quantros is a leading provider of software and services to advance healthcare quality and safety performance. Our Software-as a-Service (SaaS)-based applications help thousands of hospitals, retail pharmacies, and some of the nation’s largest health systems to capture actionable intelligence they can use to improve outcomes, reduce risks, and to reinforce their commitments to delivering safer, higher-quality, value-based care.
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
AORN, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, is a non-profit membership association based in Denver, Colorado, that represents the interests of more than 160,000 perioperative nurses by providing nursing education, standards, and clinical practice resources—including the peer-reviewed, monthly publication AORN Journal—to enable optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. AORN’s 42,000 registered nurse members manage, teach, and practice perioperative nursing, are enrolled in nursing education, or are engaged in perioperative research. We define and advance best nursing practices for surgical patients by researching and distributing scientifically based recommendations.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), an independent not-for-profit organization, was created in 1978 to lessen the burdens of state governments and bring together boards of nursing to act and counsel together on matters of common interest. As the collective voice of nursing regulation in the U.S. and its territories, NCSBN’s work encompasses developing the NCLEX-RN, NCLEX-PN, NNAAP and MACE examinations; monitoring trends in public policy, nursing practice and education; promoting uniformity in relationship to the regulation of nursing practice; disseminating data related to the licensure of nurses; conducting research on nursing practice issues; serving as a forum for information exchange for members; providing opportunities for collaboration among its members and other nursing and health care organizations; and maintaining the Nursys database, which coordinates national publicly available nurse licensure information.
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical imaging business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products and medical imaging agents. Mallinckrodt recently acquired Cadence Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of a hospital-based intravenous analgesic. Mallinckrodt has approximately 5,500 employees worldwide and a commercial presence in roughly 65 countries.
HPI develops and delivers innovative approaches for optimizing safety and reliability in the health care industry. HPI uses a comprehensive Prevent/Detect/Correct approach that reflects state-of-the-art practices of high-reliability organizations such as nuclear power and aviation. Methods and techniques reflect outcomes-based evolution and application experience within health care and other industries. Founded in 2006, HPI works with over 600 health care organizations in comprehensive safety and reliability culture improvement.
Taylor Healthcare, a part of Taylor Communications, Inc., is a marketing and communications company servicing the healthcare industry with a broad spectrum of tangible and digital solutions primarily in the acute, long-term care, and payer markets.
TeleTracking Technologies, Inc., the world leader in automated hospital operations management, created the automated patient flow market over two decades ago with the world’s first online bed management system. Today, it delivers a real-time, online motion picture of hospital functions as they occur so that leadership has the moment-by-moment information needed to manage more effectively. This tighter operational control accelerates patient transfers, increases admissions, reduces overcrowding, preserves precious operating room time, manages assets and provides continual feedback for operational improvement and business development.
Zynx Health, part of the Hearst Health network, is the pioneer and market leader in evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement and mobile care solutions that provide the care guidance to enhance quality, improve care coordination, and decrease variation across an individual's health journey. Thousands of hospital organizations and providers "dare to be better" with Zynx Health's innovative solutions based on rigorous and tested methodologies that improve performance in clinical practice. With Zynx Health, healthcare organizations exceed industry demands for delivering high-quality care at lower costs under value-based reimbursement models. Zynx Health partners with healthcare organizations to continuously and measurably improve care every day, for every patient, every time.
Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country (based on direct written premium, A.M. Best), Coverys is responsible for insuring over 32,000 physicians, dentists, and allied healthcare providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast. Coverys has been included in the prestigious Ward’s 50 for the past five years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity.
PeraHealth, based in Charlotte, NC, provides hospitals and health systems with a single solution for real-time clinical surveillance across all patient populations and care settings. Powered by the Rothman Index, a universal score for predicting patient readmission and mortality risk that’s validated by 16 peer-reviewed publications, PeraHealth software can pull data from all major EHR systems with no added manual data entry for staff. The result is an earlier warning system that trends patient condition over time, alerting clinicians to the potential for subtle patient deterioration to help optimize ICU use, hardwire rapid response teams, and enhance palliative care services. More than 3 million clinicians, patients, and families have benefited from PeraHealth solutions.
eClinicalWorks is a leader in health care IT solutions, providing a comprehensive EHR solution in addition to population health, patient engagement, and revenue cycle management tools. Customers include ACOs, physician practices, hospitals, community health centers, departments of health, and convenient care clinics. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in Austin, New York City, Chicago, California, Georgia, and London.
Smiths Medical is a leading supplier of specialized medical devices and equipment for global markets, focusing on the medication delivery, vital care, and safety devices market segments. It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.
The Medicines Company
The Medicines Company's purpose is to save lives, alleviate suffering, and contribute to the economics of healthcare by focusing on 3,000 leading acute/intensive care hospitals worldwide. Its vision is to be a leading provider of solutions in three areas: acute cardiovascular care, surgery and perioperative care, and serious infectious disease care. The company operates in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East, and Asia Pacific regions with global centers today in Parsippany, NJ, USA, and Zurich, Switzerland.
Healthcare Financial Management Association
With more than 40,000 members, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) is the nation's premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders. HFMA builds and supports coalitions with other healthcare associations and industry groups to achieve consensus on solutions for the challenges the U.S. healthcare system faces today. Working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders, HFMA identifies gaps throughout the healthcare delivery system and bridges them through the establishment and sharing of knowledge and best practices. The Association helps healthcare stakeholders achieve optimal results by creating and providing education, analysis, and practical tools and solutions. Its mission is to lead the financial management of health care.
Ivenix, Inc., is a venture-backed medical technology company with a vision to transform infusion therapy in every care setting. Technology within the infusion pump category has been slow to evolve despite an increase in the complexity of drug dosing regimens, demand for hospital EMR integration, and persistent patient safety issues. Ivenix is focused on bringing its first solution to market, a new and innovative infusion management system for hospitals. The company is headquartered in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
RL Solutions designs innovative healthcare software for patient feedback, incident reporting, risk management, infection surveillance, peer review, root cause analysis, and claims management. At RL Solutions, nurturing long-lasting relationships with our clients is what we do best. RL Solutions has over 1,800 clients, including healthcare networks, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and more. RL Solutions is a global company with offices in Canada, the United States, Australia, and the UK. For more information, visit our website or follow @rlsolutions on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Xenex’s LightStrike technology is a patented Full Spectrum™ pulsed xenon room disinfection system that helps healthcare facilities advance their disinfection protocols with a comprehensive approach to lower hospital-acquired infection rates. Due to its speed and ease of use, the LightStrike system integrates smoothly into hospital cleaning operations. Published outcome studies conducted by hospitals using Xenex LightStrike Robots™ show up to 70% reductions in hospital-acquired C. diff and MRSA infection rates, and a 100% decrease in total joint surgical site Infections.