Medsphere Systems Appoints Rita Schaefer Chief Financial Officer

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 OpenVista EHR provider Medsphere Systems Corporation has appointed Rita Schaefer has been named chief financial officer (CFO). Schaefer was previously CFO for ChartLogic, a healthcare IT solutions provider for physician practices that Medsphere merged with this past June. Schaefer joined ChartLogic in 2000, later becoming chief financial officer, and was a key participant in an acquisition, three rounds of investment and the merger with Medsphere.“When we began discussing the merger with
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Catalyze Raises $6.5M to Expand HIPAA Compliance & EHR Integration

Catalyze Raises $6.5M to Expand HIPAA Compliance & EHR Integration

Catalyze, Inc., a Madison, Wisconsin-based provider of HIPAA compliant cloud services for secure healthcare data has raised $6.5 million in Series B funding led by Lewis & Clark Ventures, with participation of existing investors, Arthur Ventures, Baird Venture Partners and Chicago Ventures.The latest investment round brings total Catalyze funding to more than $12.5 million since inception of its compliant cloud infrastructure. Catalyze plans to utilize the funding to expand its sales and
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What Is the Value Proposition of Adopting A Behavioral Health EHR?

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Editor’s Note: D’Arcy Guerin Gue is a co-founder of Phoenix, with over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning, IT services, knowledge leadership, and industry  relations —  with a special focus on patient engagement and federal compliance issues. She currently serves as the Director of Industry Relations at Phoenix Health Systems, a division of Medsphere SystemsNo, there is no Meaningful Use for behavioral health hospitals, and yes, some mental health clinicians
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McLeod Health to Implement Cerner EHR, RCM, Replaces Soarian

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McLeod Health, a South Carolina-based integrated delivery network has selected Cerner to implement its suite of health IT solutions enterprise-wide across seven acute hospitals and 90 ambulatory facilities, replacing INVISION® financial and Soarian clinical platforms. As part of the implementation, Cerner’s solutions and services will provide the clinical, financial and population health management infrastructure, processes and workflows to support the unique needs of McLeod Health’s more than
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Nebraska Medicine to Implement Epic’s Population Health Platform

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Nebraska Medicine, a large academic medical center announced that it will implement Epic’s Healthy Planet population health platform to support more affordable care across its clinically integrated network,  Nebraska Health Partners. The Epic implementation will help expand data interoperability and integrate 1,100 physicians currently using different EHRs.  Nebraska Health Partners will help private practice physicians work more collaboratively across the state to improve care, reduce costs,
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LA County Dept. of Health Services to Implement Cerner’s Population Health Platform

Cerner Lands First First Global HealtheIntent Client with UK-based Wirral Partners

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (LACDHS) announced today it will implement Cerner's population health platform, HealtheIntent. The deal makes it Cerner’s 100th HealtheIntent client.HealtheIntent’s system-agnostic platform that normalizes data from any source, to aggregate clinical and financial data from its core EHR and other sources. Once live, HealtheIntent will enable thousands of LACDHS clinicians to make more informed decisions by providing a comprehensive profile of
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Consumer Group Urges CMS to Maintain Meaningful Use Stage 2 & 3 Rules

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The Consumer Partnership for eHealth (CPeH) is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to maintain robust objectives and measures that promote health information access and exchange between patients and eligible hospitals. In comments submitted today on proposed modifications to the rules governing Stages 2 and 3 of the Electronic Health Record Incentive (Meaningful Use) program, CPeH notes that measures designed to give individuals access to their health information and
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Will Healthcare Data Thieves Rob Us of Advances in Health IT?

Infographic: History of Security Data Breaches in Healthcare

Editor's Note: Santosh Varughese is the President of Cognetyx, an organization devoted to using artificial intelligence and machine learning innovation to bring an end to the theft of patient medical data.As Halloween approaches, the usual spate of horror movies will intrigue audiences across the US, replete with slashers named Jason or Freddie running amuck in the corridors of all too easily accessible hospitals. They grab a hospital gown and the zombies fit right in.  While this is just a
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Technical Issues Delay DoD EHR Implementation: 8 Things to Know

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Officials announced on Thursday that the Department of Defense (DoD) will delay the roll out of its $4.6B DoD EHR due to data integration issues with legacy systems. The EHR known as MHS Genesis was originally scheduled to go-live on 12/6 at selected hospitals and clinics in early December, moving away from the DoD's legacy AHLTA and CHCS systems. Here are 8 things to know about the DoD EHR implementation delay:1. The data integration issues with legacy systems were first discovered during
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King’s College Hospital Goes Live on Allscripts Sunrise EHR After 8 Months

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King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust announced this week that it has gone live on Allscripts Sunrise EHR in just eights month after system selection. As one of the  United Kingdom’s largest teaching hospitals, the Sunrise EHR will support more than 900 dentists, 750 doctors and 300 nurses to help drive adoption of clinical decision support, which can lead to improved patient outcomes.“This was fantastic work, managed very capably, and resulting in a really smooth launch,” said Professor
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