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September 4, 2015

KLAS Announces Top-Performing Vendors in 2015 Midterm Performance Review: Software & Services Report

Thousands of healthcare providers at physician offices, clinics, hospitals and IDNs in Northern America weighed in to provide feedback about healthcare technology software vendors in 93 market segments. The KLAS 2015 Midterm Performance Review: Software & Services report, released today, provides a summary of the insights and feedback by shining a light on current vendor performanceThe software products that have demonstrated the greatest score improvements since the 2014 Best in KLAS: … [Read more...]

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...]

Is the Doctor In? Network Design Considerations in Evolving Healthcare Systems

The following is a guest post from Dr. Cahit Jay Akin Today's healthcare systems are a far cry from the systems your mother new. Today, healthcare is largely (an increasingly) data-driven, and a patient's full medical history is fully contained within an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR). And those records need to be managed and transmitted in an effective and secure fashion between healthcare providers and other entities. For the purposes of this … [Read more...]

athenahealth and Liaison Technologies Partner to Accelerate Deployment Times

Liaison Technologies, an industry-recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management offerings, today announced the partnership with athenahealth for HL7 lab and imaging test results interoperability. athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems, combines award-winning software, network knowledge, and back-office services to take on providers' most onerous work and keep them ahead of change. Liaison and … [Read more...]

DICOM Grid Debuts “Medical Selfie” to Share Images using an iPhone

DICOM Grid has announced the release of "medical selfie", a new feature available through its mobile optimized medical image management platform. Using the feature, patients and care providers can upload medical pictures taken on an iOs device and securely share them with physicians. "The ability to quickly send a picture is especially critical in trauma situations or frankly just to monitor ongoing care, " Morris Panner, CEO of DICOM Grid said. "For example, patients or referring … [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...]

ClearDATA Introduces New Healthcare Managed Cloud on Amazon Web Services

ClearDATA, the healthcare-exclusive industry leader in cloud computing, platform and information security services, announced today the launch of its Healthcare Managed Cloud that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The new offering enables healthcare organizations to leverage the affordability and convenience of AWS’ highly secure framework to safeguard patient health information. The ClearDATA Healthcare Managed Cloud can now provide one of the most flexible and comprehensive cloud data … [Read more...]

Healthland Acquires Rycan, Broadening Revenue Cycle Management Offering

In a move that delivers technology advances to both community hospitals and skilled nursing facilities, healthcare technology provider Healthland has acquired Rycan, a healthcare revenue cycle solutions firm based in Minnesota. Rycan will continue its focus and expansion within large health systems and their stand-alone client base, in addition to strengthening revenue cycle offerings across the continuum of care for rural hospital customers of Healthland and skilled nursing facility … [Read more...]