Explorys has announced that Trinity Health, the fourth largest Catholic healthcare system (10th largest overall) in the nation, has joined the Explorys Network.
The Cost Savings Realized by Single-Platform Solutions By Deborah Kohn Medicare cutbacks, increased mergers and acquisitions, and declining revenues and margins are daily realities for healthcare provider organizations. Yet so are costly and often mandatory IT initiatives, such as replacing or implementing electronic health and financial record (EH&FR) systems, integrating and securing the next mobile form factor of computing devices, converting to ICD-10 for reimbursement purposes, and meeting the Affordable Care Act requirements
Top News The HHS inspector general and CMS propose rules that would update and extend existing safe harbor exceptions and allow hospitals to continue subsidizing EMRs for affiliated physicians.
Today’s EHR and HIT news includes an update from Streamline Health Solutions on an extended relationship with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Additionally there is personnel news from healthcare solutions provider Edifecs . Saint Francis Signs Agreement to Upgrade and Extend the Use of Streamline Health’s Solutions for Five More Years Streamline Health Solutions has announced that Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has expanded its relationship with the company an additional five years by upgrading and extending their license for AccessAnyWare™, the company’s suite of enterprise content management solutions. Located in Hartford, Connecticut, Saint Francis is New England’s largest Catholic hospital and is comprised of 617 licensed inpatient beds, 65 bassinets and highly regarded centers of excellence
Today’s EHR and HIT news includes news from Advanced Data Systems on their latest Black Book Rankings, customer news from CommVault and TriMed Technologies as well as ‘go live’ news from Advantas . Black Book Rankings Names Advanced Data Systems the 2013 Leading EHR Vendor in Pain Management Black Book Rankings has named Advanced Data Systems (ADS) as the 2013 Leading EHR Vendor in Pain Management. ADS scored an impressive 9.61 rating of an overall best possible rating of 10
Today’s EHR and HIT News includes a ‘go live’ announcement from iSirona as well as news from DMH International who has announced the selection of beta partners for their medical imaging software, TouchPACS. There was also vendor section news from Surgical Information Systems .
For years now, healthcare providers have been inching toward cloud use, with CIOs still divided as to whether cloud applications are secure enough to meet their standards.
It’s HIMSS week and IT professionals are gathering in New Orleans to find the products and services that solve their application and infrastructure problems. What are my top healthcare IT concerns during HIMSS week 2013? 1.