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Pandemic accelerated interoperability need

April 29, 2021John Andrews

Between Zoom meetings, working remotely and virtual schooling, COVID-19 dramatically altered the way we connect with each other over the past year and in some respects, it forced people to utilize and better understand communications technology. It is emblematic of the adage “necessity is the mother of invention” – especially for HME providers toward business automation and interoperability. Information technology specialists are encouraged by signs of burgeoning connectivity...

Brightree, Computers Unlimited, Coronavirus Outbreak, Interoperability

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Technology: Take 360-degree view

April 6, 2021Mark Ludwig

Q. How can providers take advantage of changing patient pathways through new technology and partnerships? A. Over the last few months, I focused on the value of Software as a Service (SaaS) tools and how effective they could be in maximizing outreach to patients, closing the patient-to-physician communication gap, increasing efficiency and improving patient outcomes. I will continue with that thinking but I thought I would start with an anecdote related to the Oculus Quest. I visited a friend...

Bonafide Medical Group, Interoperability, Mark Ludwig

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Brightree doubles down on RelayHealth

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

ATLANTA – Brightree’s pharmacy and home infusion customers can now easily access and enroll in a variety of RelayHealth offerings directly from Brightree’s RelayHealth Connection thanks to a newly expanded partnership. Customers have access to Pre- and Post-Edits for real-time feedback on submitted claims; and Patient Assistance Rx for two manufacturer-sponsored programs that automatically apply co-pay savings to patient prescriptions and convert denied claims...

Brightree, Home Infusion, Interoperability, Pharmacy, RelayHealth, software

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Interoperability becomes more than buzz word 


Interoperability becomes more than buzz word 

March 12, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BOSTON – CommonWell Health Alliance recently marked 1 billion document retrievals passing through its network, a milestone that was sped up by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Nick Knowlton, chairman of the organization and a Brightree exec.  “We’re running more transactions in a week than we did in an entire year in the beginning – we’ve seen a hockey stick uptake in interoperability,” said Knowlton, vice president,...

Brightree, Interoperability, Nick Knowlton

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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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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...

Documentation, Electronic, Interoperability, WellSky

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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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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....

athenahealth, Brightree, Interoperability

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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...

Bridge Connector, Interoperability

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