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March 6, 2015

MTBC Introduces iCheckIn, An Innovative Mobile Patient Check-In App

MTBC has announced the launch of iCheckIn, an enhanced patient check-in app for iOS and Android-based tablet devices. "MTBC's enhanced iCheckIn tablet application is designed to help medical offices streamline the check-in process, while reducing their workload and improving patient satisfaction," said MTBC President Stephen Snyder.  He further explained, "We look forward to introducing additional innovative solutions during the first half of 2015, which will further enhance our fully … [Read more...]

North American Laboratory Information Systems Market is Expected to Reach $704.6 Million by 2019

The North American laboratory information systems market report defines and segments the concerned market with an analysis and forecast of the revenue. This market is expected to reach $704.6 million by 2019 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.8% from 2014 to 2019. A Laboratory Information System (LIS) is a class of software, which takes care of receiving, processing, and storing information generated by medical laboratory processes. These systems are interfaced with instruments and … [Read more...]

Medflow 2.0 EHR Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

Medflow, Inc., Medflow 2.0 EHR, Release 10 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition COMPLETE EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting Eligible Providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  Medflow 2.0 EHR, Release 10 was certified on January 22, 2015 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body and is compliant in … [Read more...]

Practice Fusion Releases Online Check-In, eliminating the need for patients to fill out paper forms in the doctor’s office

Practice Fusion, the #1 cloud-based electronic health record for doctors and patients, released Online Patient Check-In - a new service that lets patients complete traditional check-in forms from their phone, tablet, or computer before getting to the doctor's office. By digitizing this part of the patient's office visit experience, Practice Fusion is freeing patients from what is considered to be the most redundant and cumbersome part of the visit with their doctor by automatically delivering … [Read more...]

Deloitte Announces New Approach to EHR Implementation and Support

Today Deloitte announces Evergreen, a new approach to electronic health records implementation and maintenance designed to help reduce hospital system IT costs as health care moves to a value-based model more reliant on clinical and enterprise data. Evergreen may help health systems save up to 30 percent on EHR operating costs by using a global staffing model and a standardized design that works to improve clinical optimization. Evergreen also leverages Deloitte's acclaimed cyber risk … [Read more...]

Not All Patient Portals Are Created Equal

The following is a guest post, provided by Royal Solutions Group. Patient Portals are a trending item in the healthcare industry, but what does the term "Patient Portal" really mean?  And more importantly, what can a Patient Portal do for you? In reality, the patient portal moniker has become a confusing industry catch-all; patient portals from one vendor may provide entirely different levels of service and interactivity than another.  Adding to the confusion is the fact that both may … [Read more...]

EHR and HIT News for February 5th

The EHR and HIT news article for today includes new release information from Navigating Cancer as well as news from HealthFusion and Pertexa. Navigating Cancer Now Offers Single Sign-on Functionality for its Patient Engagement Portal Navigating Cancer announced today that version 5.1 of its Patient Engagement Portal now has single sign-on (SSO) functionality. The SSO feature allows patients who receive treatment and care across multiple cancer clinics that use Navigating Cancer's platform, … [Read more...]

SOLS and WebPT partner to bring custom 3D foot orthotics to rehab therapy professionals nationwide

WebPT, the leading web-based electronic medical record solution for rehab therapists, and SOLS, a pioneer in 3D printing and custom mass-manufacturing, today announced an exciting partnership that will bring 3D printed foot orthotics to WebPT's member base of more than 43,000 rehab therapy professionals. Thanks to an exclusive offer through WebPT's e-commerce platform -- the WebPT Marketplace -- WebPT members can access SOLS' innovative technology at a discounted offer, enabling them to create … [Read more...]

KLAS Congratulates the 2014 Best in KLAS Winners

The 2014 Best in KLAS report, published today, ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them-healthcare providers. New segments in this report include Population Health, Urgent Care, Alarm Management and CDI Services. This report also highlights shifts in product performance, upcoming products and services to watch, and the continual efforts vendors are making to produce quality options.  Today KLAS also published the inaugural edition of the Global … [Read more...]

ClearDATA to Provide Disaster Recovery and HIPAA-compliant Cloud Solution for Henry Schein’s Dentrix Enterprise Practice Management Software

ClearDATA Networks, Inc., the leading provider of healthcare cloud computing platform and services today announced a new agreement with Henry Schein, Inc. to offer Dentrix Enterprise as a Software as a Service (SaaS) practice management system. Under the agreement, Henry Schein’s Practice Solutions division, a leader in dental practice management solutions with a global installed base of 65,000 customers, will offer its dental enterprise software, Dentrix Enterprise, as a SaaS practice … [Read more...]