December 21, 2014

Logging in, signing into works stations should be easier

The following is a guest post by Dean Wiech Doctors and nurses in the United States are often over worked and extremely busy running between patients and rooms. They frequently need to access systems and applications on numerous computers and workstations, and need to do so quickly in order to view important patient data. Something as simple as logging in could become a headache when it needs to be done multiple times on each computer and becomes more complicated if the credentials are … [Read more...]

CureMD Selects DrFirst for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)

CureMD has selected DrFirst to provide controlled substance e-prescribing (EPCS) capability to users of CureMD EHR, its cloud-based electronic health record system. CureMD is adding DrFirst’s EPCS GoldSM 2.0 controlled substance e-prescribing functionality as part of its effort to help providers nationwide curtail the epidemic of prescription drug abuse in the U.S.  Additionally, CureMD EHR is used by a significant number of providers in the state of New York and its EPCS functionality … [Read more...]

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Achieves HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 with Allscripts EHR

Allscripts clients Alexandra Health System and Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) have achieved Stage 6, the second-highest level attainable on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), for Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) in Yishun,Singapore. KTPH is a 590-bed general and acute-care hospital managed by the northern healthcare cluster, Alexandra Health System (AHS). Opened inJune 2010, KTPH offers a comprehensive range of medical services and specialist … [Read more...]

HIMSS Analytics Honors MetroHealth Medical Center With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded MetroHealth Medical Center, in Cleveland, Ohio, with a Stage 7 Award. The award represents attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR Adoption Model in 2005 as a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems for hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics™ Database. There are eight … [Read more...]

The most important factors for providers when adopting an IV robot and workflow management solution

Despite Intelligent Hospital Systems receiving higher ratings in every metric, Aesynt surpassed them in terms of providers' likelihood to buy, largely due to a lower cost and smaller footprint. This and other findings are discussed in the latest KLAS report on IV robots and workflow management systems. "Despite the risk for compounding errors, the early adoption of IV robots and use of workflow solutions like Baxter Healthcare DoseEdge System, have not kept pace with the threat because of cost … [Read more...]

Electronic Medical Records Market to See 7%+ CAGR in Europe, North America and Asia adds electronic medical record (EMR) market research reports for Europe, North America and Asia regions to its store. The electronic medical record market in North America is considered as the largest market, which is poised to grow at a CAGR of 7.96% from 2012 to 2018. The European electronic medical market is considered to be the second largest market in this segment and it is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.15%. The Asian electronic medical record market is the … [Read more...]

Amazing Charts Launches Practice Management System

Amazing Charts has announced the general availability of Amazing Charts Practice Management (PM), a revenue cycle management system with fully automated benefits and eligibility checking, all-payor clearinghouse connection and comprehensive financial reporting. Amazing Charts Practice Management is fully and seamlessly integrated into Amazing Charts EHR to help clinicians improve clinical documentation and manage financial workflows. The user-friendly billing module enables a practice to … [Read more...]

Allscripts launches new mobile acute care solution designed for nursing professionals

Allscripts has introduced Sunrise Mobile Care, a new mobile application for the Allscripts Sunrise EHR that delivers valuable medication, order and result information to the mobile devices of nurses and other clinicians. Allscripts Sunrise Mobile Care extends the power and usability of the Sunrise platform. The easy-to-use application allows nurses and other clinicians to review and input patient information at the point of care, improving workflow efficiencies, driving quality outcomes and … [Read more...]

Practice Fusion Launches Brand New Electronic Health Records Platform, Optimized for Tablets

Practice Fusion, the nation's largest cloud-based electronic health records platform, today launched a new EHR for Practice Fusion's community of more than 112,000 medical professionals. Practice Fusion received more than 20,000 requests from users for a mobile-optimized EHR experience for the Apple iPad, iPad Mini and Android tablets. The new EHR performs faster, is more responsive, has more intuitive workflows and is built on industry-leading technologies -- all designed with the medical … [Read more...]

MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20, DDS 5 Announced with MacPractice EHR/iEHR

MacPractice announced MacPractice MD, DC, 20/20 and DDS 5. In addition to MacPractice EMR and EDR, Yosemite compatible MacPractice 5 offers a new MacPractice EHR Ability that interoperates with MacPractice's iOS 8 compatible iEHR, Clipboard and Patient Check In apps for iPad, and features ICD-10 code mapping with ICD-9 and SNOMED, an updated Patient PHI Portal, secure messaging, Kiosk 2 and online registration. "MacPractice 5 represents a leap forward for all doctors who prefer the … [Read more...]