January 27, 2015

NeoDeck Holdings Partners with DataMotion to Offer Secure Messaging for Clinical and Non-Clinical Healthcare

NeoDeck Holdings, Puerto Rico’s leading provider of healthcare management solutions, today announced it has partnered with DataMotion, an accredited health information service provider (HISP) supplying email encryption solutions for clinical and non-clinical exchange of protected health information (PHI). NeoDeck will add DataMotion’s entire line of secure messaging solutions to its product portfolio. This partnership will allow NeoDeck customers to take advantage of DataMotion’s advanced, … [Read more...]

HIMSS Analytics Announces eClinicalWorks as Certified Educator of the EMR Adoption Model

EMRAM is an eight-step process that allows healthcare provider organizations to analyze their level of EMR adoption, chart accomplishments, and benchmark progress against other healthcare organizations across the country. Each of the stages is measured by cumulative capabilities and all capabilities within each stage must be reached before progressing. “We’re happy to be able to confirm eClinicalWorks as an EMRAM Certified Educator,” said Blain Newton, COO, HIMSS Analytics. “EMRAM … [Read more...]

Practice Fusion and OptimizeRx Partner to Help Providers Improve Patients’ Access and Adherence to Medication

Practice Fusion, the #1 cloud-based electronic health record for doctors and patients, announced an agreement with OPTIMIZERx Corporation to integrate its patient savings and support system into the Practice Fusion EHR. This integration will enable prescribers using the Practice Fusion EHR to help their patients better afford and adhere to their prescribed medications. With OPTIMIZERx's SampleMD technology being integrated into the Practice Fusion platform, providers that e-prescribe … [Read more...]

MacPractice Enhances eRx Electronic Prescribing Option for Mac and iPad

MacPractice, the leader in the development of best-in-class practice management and clinical software for Macs, iPads and iPhones and associated services for physicians, dentists, chiropractors and eye care professionals, today announced enhancements to eRx, an ePrescribing option currently within MacPractice. eRx allows MacPractice users to securely prescribe all substances within the same efficient workflow on either a Mac with MacPractice MD, DDS, DC or 20/20 or using an iPad with MacPractice … [Read more...]

gloStream Selects DrFirst to Integrate Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS)

gloStream, a performance management services company for independent medical practices, announced today that it will integrate electronic controlled substance e-prescribing (EPCS) capabilities with DrFirst, the leading provider of integrated medication management technology, into gloEMR, gloStream’s electronic medical record system. gloStream is incorporating DrFirst’s EPCS GoldSM 2.0 controlled substance e-prescribing capability to build on its existing efforts to support medical … [Read more...]

HIMSS Analytics Honors Rockford Health System With Stage 7 Ambulatory Award

HIMSS Analytics recognized 11 of  Rockford Health System sites with its Stage 7 Ambulatory Award. The award represents Rockford Health’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 Adoption Model provides a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems for ambulatory facilities owned by hospitals … [Read more...]

MacPractice MD 5.1 Announced with Industry First Fully Integrated, Secure HIPAA Compliant Communications and Online Patient Services

MacPractice previewed MacPractice 5.1 at a December trade show. Many new and enhanced features will be delivered with MacPractice MD 5.1 in Q1 2015, with an emphasis on industry first, fully integrated, comprehensive, communications services for doctors and their patients that is secure and HIPAA compliant. The leading Mac OS native medical software, both current MacPractice MD 5 as well as forthcoming v.5.1, are compatible with Yosemite and Mavericks and interoperate with MacPractice's iOS 8 … [Read more...]

e-MDs is First EHR to Connect to Kansas Infectious Disease Registry

e-MDs  and Kansas Health Information Network Inc. (KHIN), a health information exchange organization (HIO), today announced that e-MDs' electronic health records technology is the first to exchange provider data directly with  the newly-created Kansas infectious disease registry. This new capability assists the 31 Kansas healthcare organizations using e-MDs' EHR with meeting their Meaningful Use 2 (MU2) requirements. It also brings significant benefits to patients. "Sharing and having … [Read more...]

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...]