As we had reported back in November this turned into a legal battle that was finally settled between the 2 companies. Allscripts offered free upgrades for clients to the new system which is considered an “upgrade” where as Aprima came up with their conversion system to make the transition easier for current users. As you can read one office only had the MyWay system installed for a couple months when they received the notice. Continue reading: Aprima Medical Software Rescue Plan Working Well With Former Allscripts MyWay EMR Clients
Modern Healthcare reports that has been acquired by Pri-Med who is in the business of providing medical education and has several regional conferences every year. The founder, Jon Bertman will stay on as the CEO. Amazing Charts has always had the physician focus and worked to keep the price of their software affordable. They were one of the first medical records companies in the business. Continue reading: Amazing Charts EHR Acquired by Pri-Med
Cerner and the NBA Working to Improve Healthcare for the NBA–“HealtheAthlete” Electronic Medical Records for all the Players With a PHRNovember 16, 2012 | No Comments
I’m sure we can all agree that NBA players probably receive excellent healthcare but until now who knows how it was all coordinated, as I’m sure there’s some paper out there and perhaps some already have some form of electronic medical records with private doctors they may see. Continue reading: Cerner and the NBA Working to Improve Healthcare for the NBA–“HealtheAthlete” Electronic Medical Records for all the Players With a PHR
Hospitals Looking to Purchase “Patient Flow” Software to Work with EHRs As Overcrowding and Delays of Service for Patients IncreasesNovember 15, 2012 | No Comments
This is an element that to date has not been highlighted substantially, but we stand to hear a lot more about Patient Flow Software in the future. As hospitals merge, go out business, etc. the number of hospitals in the US is not rising. I can’t remember the last time I read about a “new hospital” opening other than new building or facilities being constructed for existing hospitals. Continue reading: Hospitals Looking to Purchase “Patient Flow” Software to Work with EHRs As Overcrowding and Delays of Service for Patients Increases
According to Mr. Crowley, a sales representative for Crystal Practice Management, this is the most affordable and technologically advanced option for optometrists. This system is designed to be the forefront in compatibility and interfacing capabilities with common diagnostic tools used by vision specialists. All the testing that can be done in the office can be automatically streamed to insert all findings directly into the patients chart.
As all of those in optometry know, medical information is only half of their business. This software is designed to handle all patient charting needs but also the basic needs of any eyewear retail business. It allows users to track inventory as well as order directly from the software system. It is also able to effectively communicate with specialty vendors such as lens companies. The point of sale module allows providers to track sales and incorporate these sales figures into the overall expenditure and profit tracking for their entire practice. Continue reading: Crystal Practice Management Provides Integration for Optometrists
The New Year brings even more responsibility to Surescripts e-prescription network. For those who aren’t aware of the expanse of their operations, Surescripts is the nation’s largest e-prescription data routing network—connecting pharmacies, physicians and insurance payers. Continue reading: Surescripts and e-prescribing for 2011
Dr. Fishman and the crew are back from MGMA AC10 with some insight on the EHR landscape. Below is a partial list of the exclusive interviews. Continue reading: *Updated* MGMA Video Interviews @ EHRtv.com
EHR Scope and EHRtv thought we would see how things went in San Francisco with Practice Fusion’s first ever user conference: Connect 2010. The attendees ranged from Physicians, Practitioners and HIT professionals. In total there were roughly 200 persons in attendance. As stated at the Practice Fusion site; the main purpose of this event was to discuss, train and establish relationships with current users and those curious about the EHR. Continue reading: Practice Fusion Connect 2010 in Review
October 14, 2010, Carrollton, Ga. – Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. announced today that PrimeSUITE® 2011 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on October 14, 2010 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria supports the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Continue reading: Greenway’s PrimeSUITE Recieves ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification
A sales representative for eClinicalWorks stopped in the EHR Scope offices today to preview some new technology. Apparently, through remote connectivity, eClinicalWorks EHR is controllable by an iPad. After seeing the demonstration, I was pleasantly surprised to see how well everything worked. Continue reading: eClinicalWorks, Nuance Dragon Medical and iPad Functionality (Includes Video)
Wednesday October 13th, 2010-Recently we had a chance to catch up with Drummond Group’s President, Beth Morrow, to discuss the current status of EHR certification from the perspective of the approved certification bodies. Thanks to Beth, EHR Scope has gained some insight to share regarding the ONC-ATCB certification testing process, as well as the struggles EHR software companies are currently enduring.
“Our biggest challenge is when folks are registering, and want to get in as soon as possible… then the date comes, and they aren’t ready. The details of running these test scripts are substantial… It is very intensive work and not to be underestimated.”