October 30, 2014 By News
Allscripts has introduced Sunrise Mobile Care, a new mobile application for the Allscripts Sunrise EHR that delivers valuable medication, order and result information to the mobile devices of nurses and other clinicians.
Allscripts Sunrise Mobile Care extends the power and usability of the Sunrise platform. The easy-to-use application allows nurses and other clinicians to review and input patient information at the point of care, improving workflow efficiencies, driving quality outcomes and supporting real-time patient care and documentation.
“Sunrise Mobile Care is an exciting new addition to the Sunrise solutions suite,” said Rich Berner, President, Sunrise and International for Allscripts. “Specifically designed for the unique needs and demands of nurses and clinicians, it gives them a powerful tool at the point of care, with the information, insights and patient data to improve [Read More...]
October 27, 2014 By News
Practice Fusion, the nation’s largest cloud-based electronic health records platform, today launched a new EHR for Practice Fusion’s community of more than 112,000 medical professionals. Practice Fusion received more than 20,000 requests from users for a mobile-optimized EHR experience for the Apple iPad, iPad Mini and Android tablets. The new EHR performs faster, is more responsive, has more intuitive workflows and is built on industry-leading technologies — all designed with the medical professional in mind.
“Unlike our competitors who struggle to make a dated, legacy product work on a mobile device, we decided to build our industry-leading EHR from the ground up to deliver the best experience for our users,” said Ryan Howard, founder and CEO, Practice Fusion. “Beyond delivering the best looking and best responding cloud-based EHR on the market, with this new product we are now equipped to work even better with larger practices and enterprise partners.”
Initial design started with a team at Cooper, a San Francisco-based design and strategy [Read More...]
October 23, 2014
MacPractice announced MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20 and DDS 5. In addition to MacPractice EMR and EDR, Yosemite compatible MacPractice 5 offers a new MacPractice EHR Ability that interoperates with MacPractice's iOS 8 compatible iEHR, Clipboard and Patient Check In apps for iPad, and features ICD-10 code mapping with ICD-9 and SNOMED, an updated Patient PHI Portal, secure messaging, Kiosk 2 and online … [Read More...]
October 21, 2014
In a talk titled "Analytics and Radiologists: Opportunities and Challenges" presented at the Montage User Group Meeting on October 10, at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia, Patrick Browning, MA, MD detailed how the use of open and data-driven analytics increased radiologists productivity by 31%. This surge in performance was attained with increased group satisfaction and without … [Read More...]
October 17, 2014
DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, announced today that its new electronic prior authorization (ePA) service, Patient Advisor ePA+SM, will begin rolling-out to providers on October 28th. Using the service, prescribers and their staff will be able to initiate, submit and complete prior authorizations electronically, and will be able to respond to prior authorizations that are … [Read More...]
The HIMSS Stage 7 Awards honors ambulatory facilities operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementing EHR.
October 16, 2014
HIMSS Analytics awarded four Mercy Health of Cincinnati hospitals with Stage 7 Awards, including: Mercy Health – West Hospital and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health in Cincinnati, Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana and Mercy Defiance Hospital, and all of its associated ambulatory clinics, located throughout Ohio and Kentucky, withStage 7 Ambulatory Awards. Stage 7 Award: HIMSS Analytics … [Read More...]
October 15, 2014
Connexall is the early leader in both performance and market share as alarm management vendors expand their focus beyond nurse call to incorporate additional data sources (i.e. patient monitors, ventilators, etc.) This and other findings are shared in the latest KLAS report on alarm management. "Although the alarm management segment has been around for a long time, the incorporation of … [Read More...]
October 14, 2014
Anesthesia information management system (AIMS) market leader, Shareable Ink, is pleased to announce a preferred partnership agreement with Allscripts, for its Allscripts Sunrise business unit. Shareable Ink provides a full AIMS documentation solution supporting pre-op, intra-op, and post-op, and capturing key quality measures that are critical to outcomes reporting. Shareable Ink will also extend … [Read More...]
October 7, 2014
A new study by WebChartMD indicates that as little as 7% of data in a typical patient note is required to be structured in order to meet Meaningful Use. The percentage rose to 9% when lab data was present. The study analyzed one hundred de-identified orthopedic and cardiovascular patient notes obtained from MTSamples.com. While a larger body of documents needs to be analyzed to confirm … [Read More...]
October 7, 2014
Less than half of providers say their EMR vendor cooperates well with other vendors, and only one-fifth are optimistic about multi-vendor industry initiatives such as CommonWell. These findings and more are included in the latest KLAS report on interoperability.Additionally, a full 82 percent of interviewed providers reported feeling at least moderately successful achieving interoperability, but a … [Read More...]
October 3, 2014
Avreo's interWORKS version 7 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers and eligible hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). interWORKS version 7 was certified on September 25, … [Read More...]
September 25, 2014
Infographic by MEA|NEA According to a new research published by healthcare electronic attachment vendor MEA|NEA, keeping data safe continues to be an overwhelming problem. The following graphic outlines digital data security and how it affects consumers, as well as business entities, especially healthcare. The data here makes clear that security continues to be a major problem and supports … [Read More...]