Allscripts FollowMyHealth Achieve can be an important tool to help patients and the care team stay connected, and allow us to more monitor individual status closely. Patients reveal they like the comfort Achieve presents and, because they are more engaged, we're finding patients are subsequent care plans more closely and spending better focus on factors that effect their health. Providers are increasingly looking for ways to improve patient engagement, as it relates to chronic diseases such as diabetes specifically, said Peter McClennen, President for Human population Health Administration at Allscripts. Achieve represents a crucial step forward, as it can be a consumer-oriented solution that optimizes the involvement, coordination and connection of the care team as well as the patient.ARUP plans to utilize the MALDI Biotyper for microbial identifications presently performed by DNA sequencing, and expects to find improvements with time to result, consumables and workflow costs. ARUP is also investigating the use of the MALDI Biotyper to replace phenotypic methods for identification, and plans to collaborate with Bruker to build up additional assessments on the MALDI Biotyper. Sherrie Perkins, MD, PhD, ARUP’s chief medical officer and director of laboratories stated: ‘We are excited to get access to this fresh technology.