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DMEhub partners with Kno2, allowing it to integrate with virtually any EHR 

January 25, 2021HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif., and BOISE, Idaho – DMEhub, an e-prescribe platform for ordering medical equipment and supplies, has partnered with Kno2 to enhance and further automate the DME ordering process. With Kno2’s interoperability as a service, DMEhub integrates with virtually every electronic health record system to save time, support the evidence for medical necessity and avoid duplicate orders. “This partnership with Kno2 gives DMEhub a greater...

DMEhub, e-prescribe, interoperability, Kno2, ordering


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Vendors

WellSky on breaking down 'electronic silos'

January 14, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A new framework for interoperability from WellSky allows its provider customers to better communicate across various patient data exchanges — all electronically. Here's what Amy Shellhart, senior vice president of product management, had to say about how WellSky I/O is helping to break down “electronic silos” of documentation, significantly advancing efforts to achieve what the company calls “true interoperability.”HME News: As we know, there...

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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...

EMR, interoperability, software, Somnoware


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Editorial

Enter the new age of interoperability

June 26, 2018Guest Commentary

Over the last decade, there has been a huge investment into health information technology. It's no surprise then that the landscape of HIT has evolved tremendously. In today's world of HIT, interoperability is the word at the forefront of every practitioner's mind. Interoperability is the extent to which systems can seamlessly exchange data and interpret and act on that shared data, and it is progressing by leaps and bounds across the care continuum.Despite all of the forward momentum, certain sectors...

Brightree, health information technology, interoperability


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Brightree offers new integrated solution

June 14, 2018HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Brightree has launched eReferral Integration with athenahealth network, a provider of network-enabled services for hospitals and ambulatory clients. Now, any office can refer patients to HME providers the same way they refer to other healthcare settings. “With this new innovative solution, HME providers are integrated into the digital referral process that has been in place for other health providers for years,” said Nick Knowlton, Brightree vice president of business development....

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Integration platform Bridge Connector draws investors

June 8, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - With a seed investment of $4.5 million announced on June 5, Bridge Connector is officially open for business, says CEO and founder David Wenger.Bridge Connector is an integration platform as service (iPaaS) that allows healthcare organizations, including HME companies, to transfer data between disparate systems without internal IT support.“We're trying to be the solution that fixes the interoperability issue in health care,” said Wenger, whose company was launched...

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Smart Talk

Interoperability: Align yourself with the gov't

April 24, 2017Nick Knowlton

A. Interoperability has been and will continue to be of great importance to the federal government. After investing billions of dollars to modernize the hospital and physician practice IT landscape, government efforts are clearly aimed at enabling the information contained in those systems to follow patients wherever they receive care—what we term “patient-centric” interoperability. Patient-centric interoperability has the power to help millions of patients. By working to align...

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Interoperability: Take better care of patients—and payments

March 27, 2017Nick Knowlton

A. At a conference in February, I participated in a demonstration of a new patient-centric interoperability experience to show how data can follow a patient through their transition from acute to home care to primary care. A key takeaway was how we as an industry can leverage different tools that exist in our referral source's systems to gather information necessary for reimbursement, while providing the patient with the best possible care transition experience. Here are some areas to consider with...

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Interoperability: Leverage what's already there

January 30, 2017Nick Knowlton

A. Interoperability is simply the right information moving to the right place at the right time. As more referral sources have connected to the digital world, it is important for HME providers to electronically receive and share information to deliver better patient care, improve outcomes and enhance relationships with referral sources. The good news is, if you use an information technology system to share data—such as by automating patient orders or receiving completed forms—interoperability...

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On the Editor's Desk

Summit snapshots on interoperability, M&A and outcomes

September 23, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

We'll have two stories in our HME Newswire on Monday about different sessions at this week's HME News Business Summit. (Don't tell anyone, but here are the links to those stories now: http://www.hmenews.com/article/providers-need-be-better and http://www.hmenews.com/article/providers-ask-what-s-next.) But there was so much good stuff from the Summit (stuff—real technical term, I know), I've also strung together some quotables from other sessions here. Available green space Interoperability...

HME News Business Summit, interoperability, M&A, outcomes


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