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WellSky earns health IT certification

March 15, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky’s Hospice & Palliative V.500 technologies have achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification through the Drummond Group, an authorized certification body. The stamp of approval means the software offers interoperability functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet the criteria of various regulatory programs that require...

Certification, EHR, Health IT, WellSky


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ResMed's Cerner connection

November 27, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAN DIEGO - ResMed last month announced a new agreement with one of the biggest names in health IT: Cerner. As part of the agreement, Cerner has designated ResMed's Brightree Home Health and Hospice platform as its preferred solution for its electronic health record. Perhaps more wide-reaching, Cerner has also agreed to connect other ResMed digital health platforms, including those that support its more than 10 million connectable sleep apnea and respiratory care devices, to its EHR and HealtheIntent...

Cerner, EHR, ResMed


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WellSky integrates with Chapters Health

March 14, 2019HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan. - WellSky has partnered with Chapters Health System to implement its web-based EHR platform, the companies have announced. Chapters Health, which operates hospice and home health services in eight counties in Florida, will also implement Consolo Hospice and Palliative Care software. WellSky acquired Consolo in December. “We are honored to support Chapters Health as we work alongside them to develop new product enhancements to advance the quality of their care for patients and families,”...

EHR, WellSky


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Stratice partners with athenahealth

July 27, 2017HME News Staff

CARMEL, Ind. - Stratice Healthcare, vendor of an EHR integrated e-prescribing platform connecting medical professionals with their suppliers, has partnered with athenahealth and its “More Disruption Please” program. The goal: to make athenahealth's eOrdersPlus application available to its growing network of 100,000 healthcare providers. eOrdersPlus users can access an efficient platform while eliminating phone calls, faxes and manual processes to receive detailed written orders with electronic...

athenahealth, EHR, Stratice Healthcare


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Smart Talk

E-prescribing: Embrace interoperability

March 21, 2016Ken Majkowski

A. At the recent annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, a major industry pledge was announced by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information. The wide-reaching pledge was dedicated to reaching full interoperability in health IT. Simply put, interoperability are the standards that make it possible to electronically share patient information from the EHR with other healthcare providers.While interoperability is delivering better patient care...

EHR, HIMSS, Interoperability, Ken Majkowski, Stratice Healthcare


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Stratice Healthcare partners with NewCrop

April 9, 2015HME News Staff

CARMEL, Ind. - Stratice Healthcare and NewCrop have partnered to provide an integrated HME ordering solution for electronic health record systems. As part of a nationwide rollout beginning in April, Stratice Healthcare will integrate NewCrop's 180-plus EHR platform with its eDMEplus, a cloud-based electronic ordering system connecting healthcare providers with a nationwide network of more than 10,000 HME providers. “This partnership is the beginning of a dramatic shift in the way HME supplies...

EHR, Ordering, Stratice Healthcare, technology


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Who is athenahealth?

January 24, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Athenahealth, Brightree's newest partner, is a 16-year-old public company that counts more than 50,000 physician practices as customers. Its roots are in revenue cycle management services, but it has expanded into electronic health record (EHR), patient communication and, most recently, care coordination services. Here's what Mike Maus, vice president of enterprise solutions, had to say about the future of healthcare technology.HME News: It seemed like, initially, there was a big push to get...

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Brightree integrates with physician system

January 10, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - A groundbreaking strategic agreement with athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR), practice management and care coordination services, will give Brightree's provider customers a leg up, company officials say.The agreement means Brightree's and athenahealth's systems will talk to each other, streamlining the ordering and referring system for HME, home infusion and home health services for both providers and physicians.“By forming this agreement, we're...

athenahealth, Brightree, Chris Watson, EHR


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News

In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS's performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). “Given the billion of dollars awarded to Medicare Administrative Contractors and the critical role they play in administering the Medicare program, effective oversight of performance is important to ensure that they are adequately processing claims,” the OIG states. The OIG based its findings on a performance...

101 mobility, Active Healthcare, BGS Pharmacy Partners, Carolina's Home Medical Equipment, Centegra Health System, CMS, CPAP, DeVilbiss, EHR, Finnegan Medical Supply


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On the Editor's Desk

Reporter's notebook: Sylvia Toscano has a dream

August 6, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Sylvia Toscano, the owner of Professional Medical Administrators, has a dream that many of the industry's audit problems could be solved by a template—not just for power mobility devices, but for all home medical equipment—incorporated into the electronic health record (EHR) that physicians are using in growing numbers. “The only way we're going to be successful as an industry is to figure out a way for the physicians to be prompted by a template that gives them the questions that...

Audits, EHR, template


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