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A Simple Framework to Select Software for Your Healthcare Business

When people ask me what software I’d recommend for their medical billing needs, or for their Electronic Health Record systems, or even to handle employee payroll, I tell them it depends. They’re not usually happy with that answer. They want a quick response that’s specific to their needs. Show More Summary

IBM Watson Health Companies Awarded Five Best in KLAS Designations

IBM Watson Health today announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report recognized two of its newly acquired companies for population health and imaging solutions. IBM Company Phytel’s population health solution suite was named Best in KLAS for the population health category, and IBM Company Merge Healthcare was awarded three Best in KLAS Designations...

Practice Velocity EMR Ranked #1 For Urgent Care In the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report

Practice Velocity’s electronic medical record—VelociDoc—has again been rated #1 2015/2016 Category Leader for Urgent Care in the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. KLAS, the independent company that monitors vendor performance...Show More Summary

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes eClinicalWorks’ Cloud-based EHR for Highest Market Share

Based on its recent analysis of the cloud ambulatory electronic health record solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes eClinicalWorks with the 2015 US Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Leadership for capturing the highest market share (10 percent) among all cloud-based EHR vendors. “eClinicalWorks’ v10 EHR platform is a highly agile and customizable EHR suite...

Kalorama: Easing Meaningful is a Positive for EMR Market

Kalorama Information thinks easing meaningful use requirements will aid adoption and real use of EMRs by physician and hospitals.  Recent comments of CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt made at a 2016 J.P. Morgan Annual Healthcare Conference indicated that the meaningful use requirements would soon be “over.”  Meaningful use requirements have in some cases been faulted...

Improved Electronic Health Records Enable Physician Practice Preparedness for Population Health and Value-based Care

The U.S. ambulatory electronic health record market has expanded significantly over the past five years due to incentives provided by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The rapid advancement of technology and healthcare reform...Show More Summary

HIMSS Analytics Launches Logic, an Intuitive Market Intelligence Tool for Healthcare

HIMSS Analytics has announced the launch of Logic, which they describe as a comprehensive and intuitive global healthcare IT market intelligence tool. Collaboratively built with hospitals and health systems, Logic is a tool that allows...Show More Summary

Accountable Care Organization National ACO Selects drchrono EHR

drchrono, Inc., the industry-leading Electronic Health Record platform on the web, iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch announced today that it has partnered with  National ACO. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are groups of doctors, hospitals,...Show More Summary

HIMSS Survey Finds 83 Percent of an EHR Implementation Yielded Increased Efficiencies in Clinical Staff Quality Performance

The 2016 HIMSS Health Information Technology Value survey has found that 88% of organizations with advanced EHR environments were able to identify at least one positive outcome from their use of an EHR, with 83 percent reporting benefits in Clinical Staff Quality Performance. Show More Summary

AMA Launches Silicon Valley Integrated Innovation Company, Health2047

The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that it is investing $15M to become a founding partner of a healthcare innovation company, Health2047, Inc., that will conduct rapid exploration of innovative solutions to the biggest challenges facing the nation’s 1.1 million physicians and the patients they serve. Show More Summary

Leading Patient Advocates Welcome HHS’ New Guidance on HIPAA

The GetMyHealthData Campaign is commending the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for offering new guidance on patients’ rights to access their health records under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. Show More Summary

drchrono and ZocDoc Partner to Sync Medical Records and Online Appointment Booking

drchrono has announced a partnership with digital health marketplace ZocDoc which will give medical professionals using the two digital health platforms a more seamless experience by syncing their calendars and EHRs directly with ZocDoc’s patient-facing platform. Show More Summary

HIMSS Analytics Honors Community Healthcare System Hospitals With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded three Community Healthcare System Hospitals with Stage 7 Awards. The award represents Community Healthcare System’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model™ (EMRAM). HIMSS...Show More Summary

Electronic Health Record Could Crash Medical System, Warns Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

More than half of physicians are feeling burned out, and onerous, punitive federal mandates on electronic health records are one of the biggest reasons, reports the Chicago Tribune on Dec 12. Many family physicians are contemplating early retirement, as “busy work” adds hours to their work day. Show More Summary

AMA Proposes Reforms to Meaningful Use Program to Benefit Patients, Physicians

The American Medical Association (AMA) today released a set of recommendations to improve the troubled Meaningful Use program so it accommodates the real-world needs of physicians and patients while focusing on promoting the interoperability of electronic health records. Show More Summary

More than 80% of hospitals report opportunities to integrate workflows to meet accountable care goals

The healthcare industry is undergoing an information revolution as regulations encourage a transition from document-based information to electronic health records and protected health information (PHI). As hospitals and healthcare organizations...Show More Summary

HIMSS Analytics Honors Hattiesburg Clinics With Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards

HIMSS Analytics awarded 6 Hattiesburg clinics with Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards. 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 in the HIMSS Analytics™ Database. Show More Summary

drchrono Releases First Medical Billing App in the App Store; First Time Medical Billers can be Mobile

drchrono, the EHR on iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and web for physicians and their patients, recently announced that it had released its medical billing app for the iPad, allowing medical billers to view claims and review billing statuses right from their mobile device for the very first time. Show More Summary

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

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