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Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge in marriage of EHR, revenue cycle tech

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

The combination of Medsphere’s EHR and Stockell’s revenue cycle management in the cloud will be offered through a subscription service payment model. …read more

The ONC Health IT Certification Program Approves the HIMSS-Immunization Integration Program (IIP) Testing Method

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is announcing that the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has successfully demonstrated that its testing method, as part of the Immunization Integration Program (HIMSS-IIP), can serve as an alternative to the current National Coordinator-approved method for testing transmissions to immunization […]

EHR-related malpractice claims are rising, and risk-mitigation strategies more important than ever

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

System factors in the EHR itself – poor integration, suboptimal design and UX, failures of alerts and alarms – were up 8 percent since the last time The Doctors Company did a similar report. …read more

Covenant Health adds telemedicine services at 4 skilled nursing facilities

By |October 9th, 2017|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

TripleCare’s telemedicine-based approach allows physicians to differentiate patients who require a hospital transfer from those who can be treated in Covenant’s facilities. …read more

NIH and ONC Launch the Sync for Science (S4S) Pilot: Enabling Individual Health Data Access and Donation

By |March 23rd, 2016|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

S4S pilots are coming! On February 25, 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), announced the launch of Sync for Science (S4S), a pilot to allow individuals to access their health data and send it to researchers in support […]

Mobile apps emerging as essential population health tools

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

While mobile apps are new enough on the care delivery scene that many providers have only begun dabbling, consumers are sending a strong message that forward-thinking hospital executives can translate into an opportunity for improving population health management programs. …read more

The Real HIPAA: Quality Assessment/Quality Improvement and Population-Based Activities Examples

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

Welcome to the fourth and final blog post in our series on how HIPAA supports interoperability. In the previous installments, we provided practical examples and illustrations that show how Health Care Operations Permitted Uses and Disclosures apply to covered entities. In this post, we pick up where we left off and provide examples […]

Cerner expert: Population health, value-based care driving need for risk stratification

By |February 23rd, 2016|Categories: HEALTHCARE IT NEWS||0 Comments

While it may not sound all that exciting at first blush, a working knowledge of the low-, mid- and high-risk stratification of populations is key to successfully moving toward value-based care. …read more

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