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AdvancedMD Reports Smooth ICD-10 Transition for Independent Physician Practices

AdvancedMD has announced ICD-10 transition successes by their independent practice clients and billing services partners. As part of the company’s commitment to help clients stay one step ahead of compliance challenges, a cross functional...Show More Summary

Medflow Inc. launches Medflow 2.0 EHR System

Medflow, Inc. has announced the availability of Medflow 2.0 EHR, its most advanced cloud-based EHR system. Medflow 2.0 EHR streamlines the entire workflow, providing logic and guidelines to increase speed of data entry, while also satisfying regulatory requirements. Show More Summary

Raintree Systems Advances PT and OT Delivery-of-Care With a Telemedicine EMR Solution

Raintree Systems and SnapMD have announced the development of an integrated telehealth software solution to give healthcare providers a new and efficient way to interact and provide care to their patients. Raintree Systems is the first...Show More Summary

CareCloud’s Practice Profitability Index of 5,000 Physicians Shows Improving Financial Outlooks Amid Ongoing Industry Challenges

CareCloud has announced the results of its annual Practice Profitability Index (PPI), one of the largest national efforts to study the operational health and profitability outlooks of U.S. medical practices. Leading the findings in the 2015 study is a mild upswing in projections for profitability among the more than 5,000 physicians surveyed. Show More Summary

Infographic — Implementing Electronic Health Records

The benefits of electronic health records have been well-documented, such as improved care coordination and efficiency. However, regulations involving their use have made them the subject of controversy in today’s health information landscape. Show More Summary

Hypori to Exhibit First HIPAA-Compliant, Mobile Thin Client at mHealth Summit

Hypori is exhibiting the first HIPAA-compliant, mobile thin client at the mHealth summit in Washington D.C., Booth 917 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Hypori’s mobile-first thin client solution provides secure remote access to sensitive data from any mobile devices. Show More Summary

Incorporating Video into Medical Consultations Improves Patient Preparedness and Satisfaction

Ensuring patients understand medical treatments is an age-old challenge for physicians everywhere. Studies show that patients will forget up to 80 percent of what their physician tells them.([1]) The American Academy of Ophthalmology is helping eye physicians and surgeons overcome this challenge with new multimedia tools. Show More Summary

CMS Finalizes 2016 Medicare Payment Rules for Physicians, Hospitals & Other Providers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued final rules this week detailing how the agency will pay for services provided to beneficiaries in Medicare by physicians and other health care professionals in 2016 that reflects the administration’s commitment to quality, value, and patient-centered care. Show More Summary

New Book Explores how Physicians Can Use Innovation to Fix Health Care

The American Association for Physician Leadership has released a new book, How Physicians Can Fix Health Care: One innovation at a time, by New York Times best-selling author Chris Trimble. The book examines how today’s physicians can foster a culture of innovation in health care by building positive change and nurturing multi-disciplinary teams. Show More Summary

drchrono Shares Statistics on Healthcare Providers Converting from ICD-9 to ICD-10 On its Platform

drchrono has announced new data on the number of medical professionals using its platform who have already successfully completed the conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 less than a month after the October first deadline. The drchrono team...Show More Summary

Emerson Hospital Deploys MedAptus to Improve Charge Capture, Management Processes

MedAptus has announced that Emerson Hospital has selected the company’s Pro Charge Capture technology for its inpatient medicine, pediatrics and behavioral health providers.  These clinical end-users utilize the Pro solution while on...Show More Summary

OneContent Achieves Certification with PaperStream IP Image Enhancement Solution

Fujitsu has announced that McKesson, a healthcare services and information technology company, is the latest independent vendor to certify its software with the Fujitsu PaperStream IP TWAIN and ISIS image enhancement technology. TheShow More Summary

AHIMA Receives Award for Online Coding Courses

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is being recognized for its revised online Coding Basics program with a 2015 HCM Brandon Hall Excellence Gold Award. As a leading source of knowledge about health information...Show More Summary

HIPAA Report Reveals Healthcare’s True Security Posture (Hint: It’s Bad)

This story reminds me of the old saying about parents where 90% believe their child is above average. Here, 80% of survey respondents believe they are fully HIPPA compliant while only 63% encrypt PHI on work devices.  Interesting stuff. Show More Summary

Practice Fusion Shares ICD-10 Switch Results

Practice Fusion shared some details on the success of its ICD-10 switch with community medicine practices across the U.S. The platform officially moved to the new medical billing protocol on October 1, becoming the largest ICD-10 equipped healthcare community in the U.S. Show More Summary

HIMSS Statement on the Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rule

Carla Smith, the Executive Vice President of HIMSS North America issued the following statement on October 6, 2015, regarding the Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rule. IT is a critical tool enabling positive transformation, value-based care models, and the delivery of better care, improved outcomes, and lower costs. Show More Summary

HIMSS Analytics Honors Reading Health System with Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics has awarded Reading Health System, in West Reading, Pa., with a Stage 7Award. The award represents NIH’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model™ (EMRAM). HIMSS Analytics developed...Show More Summary

ICD-10 … At Last – A Statement from AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon

The following is a statement from AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, CAE, FACHE, FAHIMA, on the new code set: “Following years of training, testing and collaboration, October 1 will be a momentous day for the healthcare industry and the patients we serve when the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set makes its long-awaited debut. Show More Summary

Medfusion Launches First Consumer Mobile App to Simplify Healthcare Records

Medfusion has announced the introduction of Medfusion Plus, for consumers using mobile devices. In the past, patients desiring access to their medical records had to request and pay for a paper copy. With the advent of portals, patients...Show More Summary

White Paper Released on the Rapid Implementation of IPC Technology

GetWellNetwork has announced a new white paper detailing Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital’s (CRMH) implementation of IPC technology throughout its facility. With more than 700 inpatient beds, CRMH is one of the largest hospitals in Virginia and is part of the Carilion Clinic health system. Show More Summary

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