Today’s EHR and HIT news includes a story from Document Storage Systems on their sponsorship of the upcoming 1st Annual Open Source Electronic Health Agent Summit as well as NexTech’s announcement that they’ll be attending the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2012 Meeting in Atlanta. There is also vendor selection news from iSALUS Healthcare.
DSS, Inc. Sponsors the First Annual Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent Summit
Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS) is a proud platinum sponsor of the 1st Annual Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA) Summit supporting the VistA Open Source community.
The Summit is organized to share the work of the OSEHRA community and continue to chart a bold new course for EHR platforms that will embody the passion and inventive power of open source developers, clinicians, and policy makers.
As a key member of OSEHRA, software development and systems integration company, DSS, will give a vxVistA presentation and host breakout sessions to exchange ideas and promote Open Source EHR projects related to VistA. View the conference agenda here.
As the Conceptual Designer of The VistA Extensions Hub ( www.ThevxHub.org ) and member of the OSEHRA Summit Program Committee, Fabian Lopez, PMP, CSM of DSS, Inc. will join the closing panel on the first day, along with Howard Hays, MD, MSPH; David Peters; Rohit Kumar; and Myung Kim. The panel will be moderated by Paul Tibbits, MD, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Architecture, Strategy, and Design, Dept. of Veterans Affairs. The VistA Extensions Hub complements OSEHRA by offering over 50 VistA Webinars that provide an invaluable source of knowledge for Adopters, Users, IT, Admin and Developers.
NexTech to Attend the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2012 Meeting
NexTech, a provider of fully integrated Dermatology specific EMR, Practice Management, and Marketing Software announces that they will be attending the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) 2012 Meeting in Atlanta, GA, on Thursday, October 11th – Saturday, October 13th. The NexTech booth will be located at space number 219.
NexTech will be providing live demonstrations of their Certified EMR for Dermatology and showcasing many of their newest innovations and technologies. NexTech’s ASDS 2012 highlights will include a new NexTech Native iPad EMR application, new imaging and advanced diagram capabilities, as well as new server options including the cloud.
“NexTech is excited to reveal our new patent pending native iPad application at the ASDS meeting. NexTech is committed to all facets of Dermatology, and dedicated to being the leading, most robust, and most utilized Dermatology Specific Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management system in the industry.” -Christina M. Majeed, M.S. Vice President Business Development, New Products, and Technologies for NexTech.
Novia CareClinics Selects OfficeEMR™ for Nationwide Expansion Efforts
iSALUS Healthcare has announced that Novia CareClinics has chosen OfficeEMR in its nationwide expansion effort to support Novia’s mission to drive down employer benefit plan costs while providing improved benefits to employees and their families.
Novia CareClinics provides primary care services for large employers to promote the health and well-being of their employees by creating and managing employer sponsored on-site medical clinics. In doing so, large employers are able to combat the rising costs of medical benefits in today’s healthcare market. In an effort to contain costs with their national growth trajectory, OfficeEMR provided a cost effective solution with clinical expertise and in-depth data analytics.
“After completing a laborious and thorough investigation, our management as well as our IT team members found the cloud-based OfficeEMR best able to meet our clinical and business needs,” said Todd Foushee, executive vice president and chief operations officer of Novia CareClinics. “As an added benefit, we found the collective team at iSALUS to be engaging and willing to collaborate in order to meet and exceed our expectations.”
The organizations have already begun initial training and implementation efforts, and expect the rollout to be completed over the next few months.