Mana Health’s ManaPortal Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular Ambulatory and Inpatient EHR Certification from ICSA Labs
July 24, 2015 By Steve Campbell
Mana Health’s ManaPorta version 1.0.0, has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. ManaPortal was certified on June 10 by ICSA Labs and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
“As Meaningful Use continues to grow and evolve, we believe that giving patients an easy way to see their health data is a critical step in connecting patients and care providers,” said Chris Bradley, CEO and co-founder, Mana Health. “ManaPortal easily integrates with an EHR or across numerous EHRs to make clinical and personal health data visible, shareable and valuable in an effort to improve patient engagement and deliver better care.”
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.
ManaPortal’s ambulatory certification number is 150064R00 and its inpatient [Read More…]
July 21, 2015 By Steve Campbell
For over 30 years the preferred tool used by nearly all physicians to communicate what occurred in an office visit was the paper superbill. It was universally adopted by physicians across the US. There were no mandates, no government incentives, no threatened penalties, no consultants or complex searches for best practices.
The reason why the paper superbill was universally adopted by physicians was because it was a tool that was fast, easy and surprisingly accurate in delivering the information necessary for coders or billers to file a claim that would result in appropriate reimbursement. The physician could quickly circle the appropriate charges and supporting diagnosis codes without taking their focus away from the patient encounter.
Now, the federally mandated transition to ICD-10 on 10/1/2015 threatens [Read More…]
InfuSystem Integrates With Epic EMR System at University of California – San Diego Moores Cancer Center
July 21, 2015
InfuSystem Holdings a leading national provider of infusion pumps and related services for the healthcare industry in the United States and Canada, announced today the rollout of InfuSystem EXPRESS, the Company's patent-pending EMR connectivity solution, at the University of California - San Diego Moores Cancer Center. "Powered by our InfuBus(TM) connectivity engine, InfuSystem EXPRESS … [Read More...]
May 5, 2015
The following is a guest post from Dr. Cahit Jay Akin Today's healthcare systems are a far cry from the systems your mother new. Today, healthcare is largely (an increasingly) data-driven, and a patient's full medical history is fully contained within an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR). And those records need to be managed and transmitted in an … [Read More...]
April 30, 2015
Liaison Technologies, an industry-recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management offerings, today announced the partnership with athenahealth for HL7 lab and imaging test results interoperability. athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems, combines award-winning software, network knowledge, and … [Read More...]
April 3, 2015
DICOM Grid has announced the release of "medical selfie", a new feature available through its mobile optimized medical image management platform. Using the feature, patients and care providers can upload medical pictures taken on an iOs device and securely share them with physicians. "The ability to quickly send a picture is especially critical in trauma situations or frankly just to … [Read More...]
Amazing Charts Aids Physician Transition to ICD-10 Coding With User-Friendly Technology and Free Education
April 2, 2015
Amazing Charts has introduced a product solution and free educational resources to address the Oct.1, 2015 transition to ICD-10. Amazing Charts EHR Version 8.2 will allow physicians to use clinically relevant terms to accurately and efficiently find ICD-10 codes. "We want to help our users move to ICD-10 well in advance of the October deadline to ensure no interruption in payments for services." … [Read More...]
April 1, 2015
ClearDATA, the healthcare-exclusive industry leader in cloud computing, platform and information security services, announced today the launch of its Healthcare Managed Cloud that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The new offering enables healthcare organizations to leverage the affordability and convenience of AWS’ highly secure framework to safeguard patient health information. The ClearDATA … [Read More...]
April 1, 2015
In a move that delivers technology advances to both community hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, healthcare technology provider Healthland has acquired Rycan, a healthcare revenue cycle solutions firm based in Minnesota. Rycan will continue its focus and expansion within large health systems and their stand-alone client base, in addition to strengthening revenue cycle offerings across … [Read More...]
March 31, 2015
e-MDs, a provider of ambulatory EMR and practice management solutions, today announced that it has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin"), a global investment firm. Following the acquisition, e-MDs has been merged with MDeverywhere, an existing Marlin portfolio company and provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) services and credentialing for physicians. The acquisition and merger … [Read More...]
March 19, 2015
Cerner and PCC have been rated as the top performers for small physician practices, with Cerner being top rated for broad-use EMRs and PCC for specialty-specific EMRs. This at a time when just more than one-quarter of providers at small practices feel stuck with or plan to leave their current EMR vendor. These findings and more were published in the latest KLAS report, "New Leaders in the … [Read More...]
Practice Fusion Releases Free e-Prescribing of Controlled Medications to Help Ensure I-STOP Compliance for 77,000 Eligible New York State Providers
March 18, 2015
Practice Fusion has announced that it is now certified for the electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). With this certification, Practice Fusion can help ensure that its New York State physicians are able to comply with the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing Act (I-STOP) requirement for EPCS. Easily accessible from a mobile tablet or device, providers can quickly and … [Read More...]