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Walgreens and Greenway Health Complete System Wide EHR Deployment

Greenway Health has completed what they’re calling one of the largest centralized pharmacy cloud-based electronic health record systems ever deployed, Walgreens Cloud EHR. Walgreens has deployed the system chain-wide, giving pharmacy...Show More Summary

KLAS Report: One out of four ambulatory EMRs are in danger of being replaced

More than 25 percent of both large and small ambulatory practices report that they are considering replacing their EMR, according to the latest KLAS report on ambulatory EMR perception. The study further finds that another 12 percent would like to replace their system but cannot do so for financial or organizational reasons. Which products are […]

Physicians Embracing, Exploring New Practice Models

While physicians remain happy about their choice of a medical career, that doesn’t mean they are content to be controlled by government mandates and declining reimbursements. In its annual Great American Physician Survey, sponsored by...Show More Summary

The Cloud Working To Cut Healthcare Costs, Problems

One of the strangest realities in the healthcare world is that there aren’t that many healthcare providers taking advantage of the technologies laid out before them. One such technology that hasn’t gotten a lot of play in the healthcare world is proper use of the cloud. Most tech insiders understand that the cloud does more […]

Electronic Attachments: The Missing Element of the Claims Submission Process

Guest post by Lindy Benton Healthcare continues on its way to digitizing business processes. According to a recent study from CompTIA, half of healthcare providers are currently using electronic health records and one-third expect to increase IT spending by 5 percent or more throughout the next year. Additionally, as more and more providers make the […]

Does EMR Paves the Way for Big Data?

According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical records are the crucial component needed to make Big Data in healthcare a reality, and this a factor that will drive system sales.  As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government dedicated $20.6 billion to electronic medical record (EMR) projects and penalties will start applying […]

Engage Helps St. Elizabeth Hospital Achieves Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria

St. Elizabeth Hospital in Enumclaw, Washington is defying the national trend of only 1.5 percent of eligible hospitals attesting in 2014, and has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 using MEDITECH technology. St. Elizabeth accomplished Stage 2 with information technology support from Engage, a division of Inland Northwest Health Service. “Our hospital has been a leader […]

CMS Launches Road to 10 Webcast Series

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new webcast introducing the “Road to 10” tool. The webcast is available through link, or through the “Road to 10? link on the CMS website. This initial webcast covers the history of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and the benefits of ICD-10. This is the first in […]

Apple Explores Partnering with EHR Vendors and Hospitals on HealthKit

  Reuters is reporting that Apple has been discussing how its “HealthKit” service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to electronic health records provider Epic Systems, people familiar with the discussions said. According to the article the talks may not amount […]

Infographic: The Top 20 Most Popular Mental Health Software Solutions

Who doesn’t like a good Infographic, right?  This one, titled The Top 20 Most Popular Mental Health Software Solutions shows the most popular based on customers, users, and social presence. Please include attribution to with this graphic.

Black Book Ranks Allscripts among best ambulatory EHR vendors

Survey results from research company Black Book Rankings has ranked Allscripts ambulatory electronic health records as leaders in the ambulatory EHR market, with top survey scores across all performance areas, from customization to service and support. Show More Summary

Practice Fusion Acquires Ringadoc

Practice Fusion, the nation’s largest cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, today announced the acquisition of Ringadoc, an innovator of next-generation patient-doctor communication tools. This acquisition gives Practice Fusion a springboard for entry into the telemedicine market, an industry expected to swell to $4.5 billion in 2018. Show More Summary

iMedicor Launches Proprietary iCoreDental, Cloud-Based, Customizable Electronic Health Records Platform

iMedicor has announced the launch of its second cloud-based software product one week following the launch of iCoreMD. iCoreDental is a fully customizable, cloud-based, Electronic Heath Record (EHR) system for dentists. iMedicor hasShow More Summary

Debunking Myths and Misperceptions of ICD-10

In today’s social, shareable society, myths spread faster than ever. Fortunately, old-fashioned facts still trump inaccurate and misleading information. The August issue of the Journal of AHIMA uses evidence to dispel three of the most persistent ICD-10 falsehoods in “Myths of ICD-10-CM/PCS.” The article is authored by Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, American Health […]

Caspio Introduces HIPAA-Compliant Edition of its Popular Cloud Application Platform

Caspio has announced the release of Caspio HIPAA Enterprise, a HIPAA-compliant edition of its popular rapid application development platform. The new edition demonstrates Caspio’s commitment to providing the most secure, robust, andShow More Summary

Dell Delivers Five Best Practices for Maximizing Mobility while Maintaining Compliance with Data Security and Privacy Regulations

Dell recommends that companies carefully align their bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program with data security and privacy regulations to avoid any pitfalls concerning compliance. While BYOD initiatives can be great for employees, they...Show More Summary

AHIMA Partners with Information Governance Initiative

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Information Governance Initiative (IGI) to raise awareness of need for information governance (IG) in the healthcare community. Show More Summary

drchrono is Now Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified; Voted #1 Mobile EHR in Black Book Rankings 2014

drchrono has announced it has officially been certified for Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2. The company enhanced the EHR platform with new features as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services EHR Incentive Program, i.e. Meaningful Use. InfoGard Laboratories completed the platform certification review. Some of the new features within the platform which […]

NueMD Unveils Major Update to Its Medical Billing and EHR Software

NueMD has announced the release of NueMD 4.0, a major update to its flagship product for small practices and billing companies. The update, which boasts a completely revamped look and feel, focuses on simplifying complicated business processes to help providers streamline workflows and increase reimbursements. Show More Summary

Enlocked Introduces Next Generation Encrypted Email Service

Enlocked™, Inc. has announced its next generation secure email encryption solution that brings military-grade email security to small businesses and independent professionals, without any of the complexities of traditional encryption technologies. Show More Summary

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