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Healthcare Organizations Taking a Closer Look at Their EHR Policies


Healthcare Organizations Taking a Closer Look at Their EHR Policies   technology Meaningful Use stage 2 healthcare EHR Now that healthcare providers are working on Stage 2 Meaningful Use, they are required to take a closer look at their EHR compliance and governance polices. What makes this particularly challenging is that 40% of healthcare providers do not currently utilize EHRs. Of the 60% that do, only 63% have the required multidisciplinary committee or advisory board in place.

Many healthcare providers initially believed that making the move to EHRs would be fast and simple, but they are finding is that it requires a significant amount of training as well as entirely new internal operations. On top of that, due to patient privacy compliance, they must put in place an advisory board or committee to regulate and implement how data is stored.

In order to ensure that they can do their job to the best of their ability, healthcare providers must find committee or advisory board members who have a great understanding of both their internal operations, and the vulnerabilities of EHRs.

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Secure Messaging Solutions Take Center Stage HIMSS14


Secure Messaging Solutions Take Center Stage HIMSS14   secure mobile messaging mHealth iPatientCare Secure Messaging solution iPatientCare HIMSS14 HIMSS EHR More so this year than any other, last week’s presentation of HIMSS14 highlighted an enormous array of mHealth solutions and platforms related to secure messaging.

One of the stand-out presenters was iPatientCare, Inc., a provider of mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Integrated Practice Management solutions. The company was on hand at HIMSS14 to showcase its iPatientCare Secure Messaging solution.
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MEDSEEK, Tactio Health Group Go Mobile Through New Partnership


MEDSEEK, Tactio Health Group Go Mobile Through New Partnership   Tactio Health mobile MEDSEEK HIMSS14 health EHR Tactio Health Group, a provider of science-based mobile apps for healthcare consumers, was among the many companies with major announcements to make this week at the HIMSS 2014 conference.

The firm touted its new partnership with MEDSEEK, the provider of a strategic patient influence platform.

Together, they will partner to help healthcare providers better engage patients in keeping track of their health anywhere and anytime using their personal smartphones and tablets.

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iPatientCare EHR Wins Critical New Certifications


iPatientCare EHR Wins Critical New Certifications   New York mHealth iPatientCare EHR certification On the eve of Thanksgiving last week, the team at iPatientCare had much to be thankful for in the state of New York.

A pioneer in mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR solutions, the company confirmed its successful certification of its EHR by the New York Immunization Information System and the New York Department of Health.

This achievement will allow iPatientCare users to both submit and import immunization data electronically and directly from iPatientCare EHR.
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Health IT Venture Capital Funding Expected to Double This Year


Health IT Venture Capital Funding Expected to Double This Year   venture capital technology mobile health mHealth Mercom Capital Group health IT EMR. data analytics EHR apps Mercom Capital Group is out with new projections that call for a 100% increase in venture capital funding for health IT this year.

Details contained in the new report indicate that some 150 deals in the third quarter of this year alone accounted for $737 million raised in VC funding.

The dollar amount of disclosed deals surpassed the second quarter total of $623 million.
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Top EHR Named in Black Book Ranking’s 2013 Survey


Top EHR Named in Black Book Rankings 2013 Survey   mobile app mHealth electronic health records EHR drchrono drchrono – creator of the original Electronic Health Record (EHR) iPad app – was recently ranked as the top EHR for iPad by physicians in Black Book Ranking’s 2013 survey.

Black Book is one of the largest independent technology services and market opinion research companies with a dedicated healthcare division.

BlackBook ranked drchrono the top EHR for the iPad based on a survey of 485 EHR vendors used by 16,623 physicians in the United States.
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Infographic: The Current State of EHR


Infographic: The Current State of EHR   infographic EHR The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is defined as a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting. Included in this information are patient demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data and radiology reports. The EHR automates and streamlines the clinician’s workflow.

Without question, the advent of EHRs has changed medical history – and for the better.

“Electronic health records — three separate words, but combined together, they’ve made a significant impact on the healthcare industry as we know it,” says the team at CDW. “As a mainstay in our vernacular, EHR technology – both the hardware and applications – continues to evolve over time.”

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