Is HIT Interoperability in the Nature of Healthcare?

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Application Programming Interfaces are up for discussion today, is this the future of interoperability with medical records?  Anyone in the HIT/EHR  business today can pretty much attest to the complexities that have evolved and is there anything or anyone to fault?  Not really it is just the way it happened. Continue reading: Is HIT Interoperability in the Nature of Healthcare?

AthenaHealth Buys Epocrates for $293 Million; Reference Tools To Be Incorporated With Athena Cloud EHR

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Epocrates has been around for a long time in healthcare and is most noted for their mobile formulary applications which is what launched their business years ago.  The company was one of the first with this type of application and also provided a look up web service for finding information on almost any drug which is free for doctors and consumers.  Continue reading: AthenaHealth Buys Epocrates for $293 Million; Reference Tools To Be Incorporated With Athena Cloud EHR

Greenway Medical Technologies Interoperability Expands to Exchange Information With Cerner and Epic Beyond CCR

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Information Week reports on Greenway Medical this week and their expansion efforts as an ambulatory EMR to connect with both Epic and Cerner Medical Records which are used in hospitals.  Greenway is also on the move with their recent agreement with Walgreens with being the in house ambulatory medical records program used in their Take Care Clinics across the US with 200 installations and a total of 8000 when completely rolled out. Continue reading: Greenway Medical Technologies Interoperability Expands to Exchange Information With Cerner and Epic Beyond CCR

eClinicalWorks Launches Outsourced Revenue Cycle Management Service Integrated with EMR

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The cost for the service is 2.9 percent of monthly collected revenue and that is obtained through using portals and other offerings in the EHR package.  Below is a screenshot from the website and you can see that when enrolled in the Revenue Cycle Management program with 2.9% of the practice collections being the cost, the EMR comes free. Continue reading: eClinicalWorks Launches Outsourced Revenue Cycle Management Service Integrated with EMR