HMS is pleased to announce that Kern County, California, recently began utilizing EpiCenter as its county’s syndromic surveillance system.
The county will connect ten hospitals to the system, and will primarily monitor emergency room admissions.
“We are excited to add another of California’s counties to our list of clients,” stated Kevin Hutchison, President & CEO of HMS. “We look forward to working with Kern County to simplify the important job of overseeing and monitoring the public’s health.”
HMS (http://www.hmsinc.com) is a privately held company specializing in healthcare data analysis. The company processes and analyzes health‐related data in real time via a Software‐as‐a‐Service (SaaS) approach. Using this approach, HMS enables clients to increase their understanding of regional health conditions, improve quality and efficiency, and ensure regulatory compliance.
The company’s EpiCenter™ system is a first of its kind community health surveillance system for public health. HMS collects and analyzes data from more than 500 healthcare facilities across the country.