J P Systems, Inc. Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2019 Orlando, FL 10:00 AM
Contact: Jackie Mulrooney
Phone: 1 703 864-9247
Clinical data quality is foundational for knowledge-based systems. The advanced features of EHR systems rely on data being complete and properly standardized to perform the functions of Clinical Decision Support (CDS) systems and patient safety checks such as drug interactions. “Just as Maslow's hierarchy of needs outlines human needs and stages of growth, levels of needs and increasing safety can be
As Interoperability increases, oceans of data are flowing, and the trustworthiness of data sources come into question. How does one rate or even keep track of data reliability? Rerunning lab tests is expensive. Providers need to be able to trust what they get
When multiple external providers are involved in patient care, data often arrives in the form of clinical documents called CDAs (Clinical Document Architecture). Typically, much of the data in the CDA files is miscoded, misplaced or missing. These CDA files are generated automatically and, in many cases, no one is looking at the contents. J P Systems can help reduce risk by increasing the data quality in CDAs exported by the hospital’s EHR system. J P Systems also provides Healthcare IT services that include data architecture, UML data modeling, development of HL7 Data Exchange Standards and Business Analysis. All our services are designed to provide a foundation for Clinical Decision Support Systems and advanced Artificial Intelligence functions
Bruce Amato, Program manager at J P Systems, Inc., states that “Before electronic records, doctors wrote up patient encounter notes only for themselves. Now other providers in outside organizations need to access these notes. The information must be unambiguous to other doctors and nurses”. The first look taken by providers at their data quality is often a shock. Blue Cross reports that Brad Gaspard, M.D., a
family physician at Louisiana’s Baton Rouge General Medical Center, “… thought the practice was doing a good job of helping patients manage their conditions. But the first time he looked at the data on his patient population overall, he was surprised. The results came back underwhelming to me”, says Gaspard. “So even though we thought that we were highly focused on quality and chronic diseases, when I got the results of the initial evaluation, I thought, ‘This is not nearly as good as I think we can do.’
J P Systems’ professionals include nationally recognized experts in Data Quality including Executive Nurses, Pharmacists, Terminologists, Medical Informaticists, HL7 Standards Experts, Data Modelers, and IT Interoperability specialists. We repeatedly hear from our clients who use CDA files that “No one looks at the data.” We are working to change this by offering a new CDA Data Quality improvement service. See DQDoc.com for information on all our commercial Healthcare IT services. In the last three years we have helped over 180 hospitals systems and are expert at spotting data problems. Our Data Quality teams see what we call the three M’s: Missing, Miscoded, and Misplaced data. Sandra Mitchell, RPh, MSIS, FASHP, a Data Quality Subject Matter Expert at J P Systems cautions the roles which perform clinical data entry to remember: “It’s not just data entry, it’s their life.”
Jackie Mulrooney, President of J P Systems, states “Electronic Health Records systems, (EHRs), in themselves do not automatically provide interoperable data exchange capabilities, even if it is between external partners with the same EHR systems. As clinical data is highly complex and ever changing, having a highly experienced Healthcare IT firm like J P Systems who understands both HL7 data standards and standardized clinical reference terminologies is key. Continual Data Quality monitoring is crucial, as is business stakeholder engagement.” Please visit JPSys.com to view our recent federal projects.
President J P Systems, Inc.
1 703 815-0900
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/27/18 10:00 AM
Contact: Donna Freedman
Phone: 1 703 864-9247
J P Systems, Inc. Certified as WOSB and WBE by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council J P Systems Inc. is pleased to announce our certifications as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) and a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States.
Jackie Mulrooney, President of J P Systems, stated “This is an exciting time now that we are third party certified as a WOSB and have the opportunity to provide advanced Healthcare IT technologies, such as clinical terminology consultations, healthcare domain modeling and management consulting to the private and public sectors who need to exchange meaningful and interoperable clinical data. There is much J P Systems can do to support client needs for data quality improvement, accuracy of Quality Measure calculations, and interoperability goals. The Meaningful Use regulations were just the start of what needs to be accomplished for Healthcare IT. Strategy, planning and Healthcare IT policy formulation is key, as is stakeholder engagement with business owners and creation of a communications plan. EHR systems in themselves do not automatically provide data exchange capabilities, even if it is between external partners with the same EHR system. As clinical data is highly complex and ever changing, having a highly experienced Healthcare IT vendor like J P Systems is key to making your budget dollars work as efficiently as possible.”
J P Systems serves private hospitals, corporations, Health Information Exchanges, ACOs, and Federal agencies to provide Healthcare IT services that include: Data Quality Improvement Services, data modeling, development of HL7 Data Exchange Standards, clinical terminology consultations, Business Analysis, and UML Data Modeling Services. We also assist in planning the exchange of standardized clinical data for Clinical Decision Support, contextual data capture, AI reasoning, and C-CDA Data Quality improvement. Doctors are increasingly asking for context to frame the clinical data they see in Electronic Health Record Systems (EHRs). J P Systems’ professionals include recognized Subject Matter Experts consisting of: Nurses, Pharmacists, Medical Doctors, Terminologists, Medical Informaticists, HL7 Standards experts, Data Modelers, and IT Specialists who have developed standardized processes and tools to improve the efficiencies and interoperability in the Healthcare IT industry. For additional information please contact Donna Freedman at sales@JPSys.com or call her at 1 703 864-9247. Please visit our web site at JPSys.com to learn about our recent projects.
President J P Systems, Inc.
1 703 815-0900
Clifton, VA 20124
Phone: 1 703 815-0900
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/3/17 9:00 AM
With extensive background in Clinical Systems Analysis, J P Systems, Inc. subject matter experts helped achieve a key milestone contributing to improved Veteran’s access to their own personal health records via “My HealtheVet”. My HealtheVet now provides Veterans nationwide with a clinical document summarizing their care called a C-CDA CCD. My HealtheVet, (MHV), aims to provide veterans with a summary of their overall health and medical information that can be used for sharing with VA and non-VA clinicians. In particular, My HealtheVet’s VA Continuity of Care document (CCD) provides Veterans access to their health records and enables sharing of that information in a way that assures the records can be used by most non-VA clinicians the Veteran may choose to visit. Marie Swall contributed significant efforts on the My HealtheVet project, making sure that the CCD met requirements for national standards and for the needs of MHV for national deployment. Currently about 3 million Veterans now have access to their health record directly from My HealtheVet. This new capability should have a significant impact on Veterans’ health continuity of care. Aside from this recent success, the President of J P Systems Jackie Mulrooney states, “Marie Swall reliably delivers extraordinary work and products to J P Systems Inc. and has been a great asset to the value of the solutions delivered by J P System’s and our reputation with our government clients”. About J P Systems: Headquartered in Clifton, VA, J P Systems, Inc. (www.JPSys.com) is one of Northern Virginia’s leading Healthcare IT Solutions providers to the Federal Government.
Nov 13, 2017 from Cision PR Newswire
PRESS RELEASE J P Systems Awarded $100M from the V.A. For Foundational Data Standards Work
Oct 12, 2015, 08:35 E. T. from Street Insider
CLIFTON, Va., Oct. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- J P Systems, Inc. was awarded a $100 million (ceiling) contract from the Veteran's Administration to standardize medical terminologies. The overall purpose of the work is that of patient safety. When doctors use standard terms, healthcare providers all over the world are better able to understand the details of patient records written by different doctors over many decades, even in different countries and languages. Continuity and accuracy count a great deal.
As Dr. Robert M. Califf, Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research from Duke University says: "People are dying because we don't use the same names for the same things!"
Careful planning enables the VA and private provider's computer systems to be able to understand each other when data is exchanged. The visible result of our work is to standardize the contents of the drop down lists shown during data entry of patient data.
Standards create the needed foundation for a body of knowledge that can be used by doctors at different clinics and hospitals to make decisions for Veteran's healthcare. It also forms the basis of continuity for reliable clinical research, public health and long range planning activities.
According to the JP Systems President, Jackie Mulrooney, "Our vision for Healthcare IT is to enable shareable medical records to improve the quality of patient care for all ages from NICs to nursing homes. Exchanging clinical data is an enormous challenge both semantically and syntactically." This work, which was awarded, is a five-year roll up of several existing contracts including Medical Terminology Standards Development, advanced modeling work, terminology matching, terminology consulting and maintenance of the National Drug File (the NDF-RT).
About J P Systems, Inc.
The J P Systems' owners are a husband and wife team, Jackie and Galen Mulrooney. J P Systems was founded in 1983 by Jackie Mulrooney. Recognized as a top provider of services in support of Healthcare IT, medical terminology and Interoperability, J P Systems provides professional services to facilitate enterprise-to-enterprise data exchange through Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and UML data modeling.
Contact - Janel Downing
Ms. Mulrooney was recently interviewed by David Blackburn at G2Xchange Health, the top social media site for Healthcare IT.
J P Systems was awarded an 5 years IDIQ with the VA with a 100 million dollar ceiling. This is a roll up of several contracts including Medical Terminology Standards Development, LEGO modeling, terminology matching, terminology consulting, and maintenance of the NDF-RT. Recognized as a top provider of services in support of Healthcare medical terminology and Interoperability, JPSys provides professional services to facilitate enterprise to enterprise data exchange through Model Driven Architecture (MDA) and UML data modeling.
Awards and Recognition
New York, NY, 2014
For 4th consecutive year, J P Systems, Inc. was selected for the 2014 Best of Fairfax County Award in the Computer Consultants category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).
J P Systems Inc has been selected for the 2013 Virginia Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the US Institute for Excellence in Commerce (USIEC).
Each year the USIEC conducts business surveys and industry research to identify companies that have achieved demonstrable success in their local business environment and industry category. They are recognized as having enhanced the commitment and contribution of small businesses through service to their customers and community. Small businesses of this caliber enhance the consumer driven stature that Virginia is renowned for.
"J P Systems Inc has consistently demonstrated a high regard for upholding business ethics and company values. This recognition by USIEC marks a significant achievement as an emerging leader within various competitors and is setting benchmarks that the industry should follow. As part of the industry research and business surveys, various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the selected companies in each category. This research is part of an exhaustive process that encapsulates a year long immersion in the business climate of Virginia.
Our vision for Healthcare IT is to architect fully shareable medical records to improve the quality of patient care for all ages from NICs to nursing homes. Exchanging clinical data is an enormous challenge both semantically and syntactically. The solutions are many faceted and the costs can be intimidating. But there are standard terminologies which can be referenced, open source architectural tooling, and highly advanced UML model driven techniques with XML to attack these problems. More restrictive and highly functional messaging standards are being developed with HL7's FHIR standard for exchange. Security and privacy are being built into the basic structures of the data. We look forward to an interoperable tomorrow.
The work of healthcare IT is a highly complicated process. The intricacies of all the possible diseases, laboratory tests, diagnosis, and treatment processes, along with all the other healthcare domains, make the work of data architecture a monumental task. Subject matter experts are needed in the clinical, technical and business realms to meet together regularly. The IT people must understand what the clinical people do and how they think to enable the computers to serve them. Our vision is to supply those experts in the technical and business realms to capture your processes and skillfully and intelligently implement them in your IT systems.