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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 […]

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 […]

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. Show More Summary

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 […]

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...Show More Summary

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. Show More Summary

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why does the performance of global EMRs vary by region?

Vendors continue to learn valuable lessons from one global region to another as their customers have varying degrees of success with their EMR products. This and other findings are included in the latest KLAS report on global EMR performance. “Providers in certain geographical areas want more support or vendor involvement than in other places across […]

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. Show More Summary

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. Show More Summary

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 […]

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 […]

Information from Data Drives Radiologist Productivity

In a talk titled “Analytics and Radiologists: Opportunities and Challenges” presented at the Montage User Group Meeting on October 10, at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia, Patrick Browning, MA, MD detailed how the use of open and data-driven analytics increased radiologists productivity by 31%. This surge in performance was attained with increased group […]

DrFirst Launches Electronic Prior Authorization for Providers Nationwide with CoverMyMeds

DrFirst, a leading provider of healthcare IT solutions, announced today that its new electronic prior authorization (ePA) service, Patient Advisor ePA+SM, will begin rolling-out to providers on October 28th.  Using the service, prescribers and their staff will be able to initiate, submit and complete prior authorizations electronically, and will be able to respond to prior […]

The HIMSS Stage 7 Awards honors ambulatory facilities operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementing EHR.

HIMSS Analytics awarded four Mercy Health of Cincinnati hospitals with  Stage 7 Awards, including: Mercy Health – West Hospital and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health in Cincinnati, Mercy Memorial Hospital in Urbana and Mercy Defiance Hospital, and all of its associated ambulatory clinics, located throughout Ohio and Kentucky, withStage 7 Ambulatory Awards. Stage 7 […]

Vendor’s Ability to Partner with Providers Key to Alarm Management Success

Connexall is the early leader in both performance and market share as alarm management vendors expand their focus beyond nurse call to incorporate additional data sources (i.e. patient monitors, ventilators, etc.) This and other findings are shared in the latest KLAS report on alarm management. “Although the alarm management segment has been around for a […]

Shareable Ink to Provide Simplified Clinical Documentation Solutions for Allscripts Sunrise Clients

Anesthesia information management system (AIMS) market leader, Shareable Ink, is pleased to announce a preferred partnership agreement with Allscripts, for its Allscripts Sunrise business unit. Shareable Ink provides a full AIMS documentation...Show More Summary

EHRs Can Place Excessive Data Entry Burden on Physicians

A new study by WebChartMD  indicates that as little as 7% of data in a typical patient note is required to be structured in order to meet Meaningful Use.  The percentage rose to 9% when lab data was present. The study analyzed one hundred de-identified orthopedic and cardiovascular patient notes obtained from While a […]

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