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July 02, 2015 2:32 PM ET

Health Care Technology

Company Overview of MD Buyline, Inc.

Company Overview

MD Buyline, Inc. provides supply chain management solutions to hospitals/healthcare providers for making clinical and financial decisions in the United States. The company offers Buyline Capital, a medical capital budgeting tool that provides evidence-based data and insights to make capital acquisition decisions; Buyline Purchased Services Program that enables clients to tackle purchased services savings through online resources and personal consultations; Buyline Consumables, a hospital value analysis solution for medical supplies and physician preference items; and Buyline HCIT, a healthcare information technology solution for evidence-based information and personalized consultations in in...

5910 North Central Expressway

Suite 1800

Dallas, TX 75206-5130

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

214-891-6700

Fax:

214-891-6740

Key Executives for MD Buyline, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Research & Analysis
Vice President of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

MD Buyline, Inc. Key Developments

MD Buyline Releases Q4.2013 User Satisfaction Trending Data

MD Buyline, Inc. announced its Q4.2013 User Satisfaction Trending(TM) data is now available. The information and results of this quarterly data is the result of interviews and surveys conducted by MD Buyline's industry expert analysts. MD Buyline's clinical analysts obtain this information for its members, so they may have valuable information to make the best decision for their facility based on real-world results. This in-depth and dynamic data enables MD Buyline's clinical analysts to map trending for ratings and end-user feedback on technologies and suppliers. MD Buyline's clinical analysts perform market research studies by interviewing end users to evaluate feedback and assign user satisfaction ratings. Suppliers and their technologies are rated on system performance, system reliability, installation/implementation, applications training, service response time and service repair quality. MD Buyline members can review User Satisfaction Trending data on more than 100 medical technologies through MD Buyline's online portal of proprietary clinical research. One technology that experienced notable market changes in Q4.2013 is the portable radiographic system market. Based on these changes, MD Buyline clinical analyst Lori Webb, R.T. (R) prepared a Market Intelligence Briefing(TM) for this technology. GE ranked first in overall user satisfaction ratings, but dropped from its dominant market position. Carestream Health gained ground by introducing a new product to the market with a unique safety attribute. The new mobile X-ray system has a fully automatic collapsible column. Additionally, the system offers a better field view when driving the machine from patients' rooms and hospital departments. Ms. Webb also found that users have expressed a willingness to pay extra for this safety mechanism. Continue reading.

MD Buyline Announces Availability of Buyline Recall Tracker with SmartMatch

MD Buyline announced the availability of SmartMatch as a value-added enhancement to its Buyline Recall Tracker recall management solution. SmartMatch helps healthcare providers ensure patient safety and mitigate risks by focusing staff on recalled products in their facilities. Using the latest in cognitive computing and machine learning technologies, SmartMatch searches hospitals' inventory (based on purchase history) for items that have been recalled and notifies the hospital staff when matches are identified, which drastically reduces the time and effort hospital staff must spend finding, assigning and resolving recalls. Buyline Recall Tracker with SmartMatch helps healthcare providers: ensure patient safety by addressing recalls that relate to their facilities and patients. Improve efficiency by receiving reliable notifications about their affected products, which recaptures valuable staff time otherwise spent researching all recalls and items in inventory. Comply with The Joint Commission by preparing for its survey with Buyline Recall Tracker's extensive reporting capabilities. Focus recall management efforts on only affected products. Manage recalls efficiently by offering the capability to assign responsibilities, verify the status of tasks in real time, and connect and share visibility with hospital stakeholders.

MD Buyline, Inc. and IBM Announces a Partnership Utilizing the IBM Watson Cognitive Computing System

MD Buyline, Inc. and IBM announced a partnership utilizing the IBM Watson cognitive computing system to help improve decision-making processes in hospitals to enable better patient care and outcomes. MD Buyline and IBM will showcase a prototype of the Big Data solution Hippocrates powered by IBM Watson during the IBM Watson Summit 2013 in Austin, Texas. Leveraging Watson's cognitive abilities, Hippocrates acts as a decision adviser, uncovering the data-driven evidence that health systems and healthcare professionals need to make important decisions in real time. MD Buyline is a key partner within a new ecosystem of businesses that will create apps infused with IBM Watson's cognitive computing intelligence. In line with today's announcement, IBM is launching the Watson Developers Cloud, where software application providers ranging from start-ups to established technology leaders, such as MD Buyline can collaborate with IBM to create Watson-powered apps. The cloud will feature a 'andbox'for app creation, as well as a developer toolkit, educational materials and access to IBM Watson's application programming interface (API).

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