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August 28, 2015

Mana Health’s ManaPortal Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular Ambulatory and Inpatient EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

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 … [Read more...]

White Plume Makes ICD-10 Easy for Physicians

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 … [Read more...]

InfuSystem Integrates With Epic EMR System at University of California – San Diego Moores Cancer Center

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 delivers on our promise of Infusion Made Easy," said Eric K. Steen, chief executive officer of InfuSystem. … [Read more...]

Amazing Charts Aids Physician Transition to ICD-10 Coding With User-Friendly Technology and Free Education

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."  -- John Squire ICD-10 coding in Amazing Charts begins when a physician types a symptom or … [Read more...]

e-MDs Merges with MDeverywhere

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 bring together two ambulatory focused companies that now provide a complete and integrated suite of … [Read more...]

Few Vendors Stand Out in Turbulent Small-Practice EMR Market

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 Small-Practice Market: Ambulatory EMR Performance 2015 (1-10 Physicians)." The primary frustrations cited … [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

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 securely transmit controlled substance prescriptions, further digitizing their office workflow.  With … [Read more...]

SOAPware, Inc. Introduces State-of-the-Art Patient Engagement Platform

SOAPware has announced the introduction of myHEALTHware™, a product they're calling "the complete solution to patient care coordination." myHEALTHware combines the best of social networking with 20 years of medical software know-how resulting in a robust, feature-rich platform that delivers maximum privacy, security and ease-of-use. myHEALTHware provides the tools and resources needed to view patient data, connect with healthcare professionals, coordinate with internal and external team … [Read more...]

AAFP Survey of EHR Switchers Ranks Amazing Charts #2 for “Happiness”

A new survey of physicians that switched Electronic Health Record systems ranks Amazing Charts #2 for customer satisfaction. Published by the American Academy of Family Physicians this month, the EHR Switch Survey: Responses from 305 Family Physicians is one of the first major studies examining the relationship between changing EHR systems and greater practice satisfaction. AAFP lists Amazing Charts as having gained net new switching customers during the survey period. In response to … [Read more...]

New Production Scanners from Kodak Alaris Claim 210 Pages Per Minute

Service bureaus, business process outsourcers (BPOs), and large multinational organizations must quickly and accurately process massive amounts of paper. At the same time they must meet stringent service-level agreements and reduce costs. To keep their businesses running and paper processing, they need a scanner fleet that avoids jams and misfeeds and minimizes operator intervention—all while scanning more than 200 pages per minute. To address these demands, Kodak Alaris announces the KODAK … [Read more...]