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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, Electronic Health Record (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, Electronic Health Record (EHR), ResMed

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Xealth receives investment from Philips, ResMed

March 29, 2019HME News Staff

SEATTLE - Xealth, a digital prescribing platform, has raised $11 million in a Series A financing round with new investments from healthcare companies like Philips, ResMed and McKesson. The company says the investment will “fuel the expansion of Xealth's platform, better connecting patients and doctors.” “With these new partners joining our existing investors and customers, Xealth will be serving virtually every sector of the healthcare industry—providers, payers,...

Electronic Health Record (EHR), Philips, ResMed, Xealth

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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,”...

Electronic Health Record (EHR), WellSky

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Electronic documentation: VGM gets to work

August 29, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - A CMS work group on electronic medical documentation could go a long way toward relieving one of the HME industry's biggest pain points: better documentation, says the VGM Group's Ronda Buhrmester. “We've seen suppliers struggling to get better documentation from physicians for years,” said Buhrmester, a reimbursement specialist. “Doctors don't put the proper information in medical records. It's not intentional; they don't know what to...

Documentation, Electronic Health Record (EHR), VGM Group

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Somnoware enhances platform

August 24, 2018HME News Staff

SUNNYVALE, Calf. - Somnoware, a provider of digital health software, has launched an enhanced DME-ordering capability for enterprise healthcare systems. The expanded interoperability with electronic medical record or EMR software enables customers to manage patients who have historically not been on the platform. “This will allow enterprise healthcare systems to rapidly deploy Somnoware across all their facilities without changing their existing processes, resulting in improved care coordination...

Electronic Health Record (EHR), Interoperability, Software, Somnoware

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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, Electronic Health Record (EHR), Stratice Healthcare

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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...

Electronic Health Record (EHR), HIMSS, Interoperability, Ken Majkowski, Stratice Healthcare

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Providers resist EHR bandwagon

October 22, 2015Tracy Orzel

YARMOUTH, Maine - While there's a rush toward EHRs, some HME providers are holding fast to their paper-based systems. Provider Angel Pardo, owner of DMR in Doral, Fla. recently purchased a $10,000 filing system to help maintain 31 years worth of records. “I always like to have a paper copy,” said Pardo. “You hear about servers crashing, data corrupting. God forbid you need something and the data is lost.” His No. 2 concern: security. “With paper records,...

Angel Pardo, Electronic Health Record (EHR), George Kucka, Sylvia Toscano

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Short takes: Stratice Healthcare, Breathe Technologies

June 16, 2015HME News Staff

Stratice Healthcarehas appointed Carmen Davies executive vice president and chief compliance officer. In this role, Davies will lead all aspects of the electronic order generation from the EHR/physician. Davies will also work with a number of industry stakeholders toward order standardization measures for CMS and other payers. Previously, Davies served as regional vice president of respiratory operations at Walgreens Infusion and Respiratory Services…Breathe Technologies has received 510(k)...

Breathe Technologies, Electronic Health Record (EHR), Stratice Healthcare

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