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April 23, 2014

EHR and HIT News for April 21st

Today’s EHR and HIT news includes certification news from Orion Health as well as  Black Book Ranking news from Practice Velocity.

Nuance Communications acquires Accelarad; Launches Nuance PowerShare Network

Nuance Communications has announced today the immediate availability of Nuance PowerShare™ Network, the industry’s largest cloud-based network for securely connecting physicians, patients, and others to share medical images and reports as simply as people exchange information using social networks. “This nationwide network, one that is fully integrated into the EHR workflow and already connected to […]

Anoto Live Forms is now HIPAA Compliant

Anoto has announced the achievement of  compliancy for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Anoto is now qualified to offer Anoto Live forms as a hosted or locally installed solution to the US healthcare market. What does HIPAA compliance mean?  It simply means that they have implemented the processes and procedures to regulate […]

Citrus Valley Health Partners among first to attest on transition of care using Allscripts population health management solutions

Allscripts was informed that one of its key clients, Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP), has met the 2014 Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirement for electronic transitions of care. CVHP informed Allscripts that it had transmitted the requisite minimum 10 percent of discharge documentation between disparate electronic health record acute and ambulatory systems. “We see it […]

HIMSS Analytics Honors 21 University of Iowa Health Care Clinics With Stage 7 Ambulatory Award

HIMSS Analytics recognized 21 University of Iowa Health Care clinics with its Stage 7 Ambulatory Award. The award represents University of Iowa Health Care’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model™ (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. Developed in 2011, the EMR Ambulatory […]

World leader in digital writing technology offers turn-key solution for real-time information transfer into EMR solutions

Anoto has announced that Anoto Live(TM) forms is now available for healthcare. This new digital writing solution enables healthcare professionals to expedite paper-based workflows by transforming handwriting into live information using the digital pen platform, making it immediately available in EMR systems. Anoto Live forms is an easy-to-use modern alternative for healthcare organizations seeking to […]

ADP AdvancedMD Announces General Availability of AdvancedInsight to Deliver Business Intelligence to Private Practices and Optimize their Financial Health

ADP® AdvancedMD has announced the general availability of AdvancedInsight™, a reporting suite to help physicians and their employees gain enhanced visibility into the financial health of their practices. At a time when the percentage of doctors operating in independent practices has dropped from 57% in 2000 to 39% today, AdvancedInsight can help practices make sound […]

Path of next hospital EMR buying wave beginning to form

Almost half of large hospitals interviewed indicated that they will be making a new EMR purchase by 2016, but only 22 percent of those buying decisions may still be up for grabs. This and other key findings were released in the latest KLAS report, entitled Acute Care EMR 2014: The Next Buying Wave. Of the […]

Allscripts debuting innovative FollowMyHealth Achieve consumer empowerment solution at HIMSS14

The latest addition to Allscripts extensive population health management suite, Allscripts FollowMyHealth Achieve, is intended to be unveiled and demonstrated at HIMSS14, February 23-27, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Utilizing the Allscripts FollowMyHealth consumer portal and wireless devices, the solution engages patients directly in the management of their care, and enables providers to monitor patient status […]

Practice Fusion Reaches Beyond the Doctor’s Office to Launch Seamless Device Data Integration

Practice Fusion has announced a new integration between its free, web-based EHR solution and two cutting-edge medical device companies, AliveCor Inc. and Diasend. This first-of-its-kind partnerships allow health care providers who use the AliveCor® Heart Monitor to receive real-time ECG recordings and users of the diasend® System to receive glucose/insulin reports directly within Practice Fusion’s […]