Office Ally’s electronic health records product (EHR 24/7™) has been tested and certified for Stage II meaningful use under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body program.
Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government’s push to improve clinical-care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.
In order to be eligible for government funding under the 2009 economic [Read More...]
Despite vendor claims of the importance of technology differentiation, providers report that the technology platforms girding up EMRs are not accurate predictors of capability or clinical success. Providers indicate that vendors, not technology, are their primary concern. As part of the report EMR Technology Perception 2013: Separating Fact from Fiction, KLAS interviewed healthcare organizations across the United States to determine the impact that underlying EMR technology has on what providers are able to accomplish and to determine what risk the technology poses for the future.
KLAS interviewed providers using EMRs from Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, McKesson, MEDITECH and Siemens. The report explored various aspects of EMR technology, including how much the technology influenced the purchasing decision, the impact the technology is having on providers’ ability to extend EMR [Read More...]
December 6, 2013 Leave a Comment
Atlas MD today launches Atlas.md EMR, a web-based app designed so that direct primary care physicians can operate their own insurance-free practices. Doctors can get started in minutes by signing up for a free 30-day trial. The EMR requires no additional hardware to operate. With cross-platform design, doctors can access Atlas.md conveniently from any web-enabled device, e.g. Mac/PC … [Read More...]
December 5, 2013 Leave a Comment
Today's EHR and HIT News includes partnership news between Aprima and DMEhub as well as as funding news from Shareable Ink who have announced a $10.7M series C financing round. … [Read More...]
December 4, 2013 Leave a Comment
I'm in the process of pursuing a lifelong dream of writing a novel. That novel is currently undergoing edits and I hope to be able to publish it early next year. To get to this point I've written a few completely unpublishable manuscripts as well as several short stories. In an effort to get a jump start on setting up author platforms on the major e-book distribution sites I've decided to … [Read More...]
December 3, 2013 Leave a Comment
Today's EHR and HIT update includes news from Inovalon on a strategic agreement they've entered into with Greenway Medical Technologies, Partnership news between Hello Health and Orange Health Solutions, as well as customer acquisition news from Hyland Software. … [Read More...]
MCHC and Sandlot Solutions to Create One of the Largest Unified Health Information Exchanges in the U.S.
December 3, 2013 Leave a Comment
The Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) and Sandlot Solutions today announced their exclusive partnership to provide health information exchange (HIE) technology and interoperability solutions to the MetroChicago HIE and support the Chicago area‘s 89 hospitals and thousands of physicians in providing more coordinated and cost-effective care to their patients. As of today, a launch … [Read More...]
December 1, 2013 Leave a Comment
As providers continue to image enable EMRs, they are taking a much closer look at their PACS vendors' functionality and enterprise archive strategies that will eliminate storage silos and improve interoperability. As part of two separate studies-PACS Technology 2013: New Versions Stepping Up? and Image Archive 2013: Finding Out What Is in Store for VNA-KLAS interviewed healthcare providers to … [Read More...]
November 26, 2013 Leave a Comment
Today's EHR and HIT news includes an integration update between M*Modal and PACSGEAR software as well as product news from Merge Healthcare who will be unveiling their new universal viewing and image sharing solution at RSNA 2013. … [Read More...]
November 23, 2013 Leave a Comment
MacPractice has announced that version 4.4.45+ 64-Bit MacPractice MD, MacPractice DC, MacPractice DDS and MacPractice 20/20 are compatible with OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion. MacPractice also announced recent iOS 7 compatible versions of Patient Check In, MacPractice Clipboard, and MacPractice iEHR for iPad with ePrescribe, and MacPractice Interface for iPhone. "A good number of our … [Read More...]
November 21, 2013 Leave a Comment
Today's EHR and HIT News includes customer acquisition news from M*Modal as well as partnership news between eHealth Technologies and Michigan Health Connect. … [Read More...]
November 20, 2013 Leave a Comment
Children’s Medical Center, located in Dallas, Texas, is a 2013 Enterprise HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence winner, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced today. Since 1994, the Nicholas E. Davies Award has recognized excellence in the use of health information technology, specifically the use of the electronic health record to successfully improve health care … [Read More...]