Allscripts Acquires Core Medical Solutions to Extend EHR Footprint in Australia

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Allscripts has acquired Core Medical Solutions, an Australian-based healthcare IT software provider to expand its EHR offerings  to support proactive care management for clinicians and consumers of care in Victoria and Western Australia. Allscripts currently supports more than 85 hospitals throughout Australia. Under terms of the acquisition, Core Medical Solutions will continue to be based in Adelaide, South Australia, and will operate as an Allscripts subsidiary. Financial terms of the
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Harris Computer Corporation Acquires iMDsoft: 5 Things to Know

Harris Computer Corporation Acquires iMDsoft: 5 Things to Know

Harris Computer Corporation, an arm of the Constellation Software group has acquired iMDsoft, a clinical information system provider for critical, perioperative, and acute care environments. Here are five things to know about the acquisition:1. MDsoft will be run as an independent business unit within Harris led by Shahar Sery, a seasoned iMDsoft executive, who has been appointed Executive Vice President.2. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 3. Harris will integrate iMDsoft's
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Lexigram Nabs $2M to Transform Unstructured Medical Data Through NLP

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Lexigram, a Redwood City, CA-based clinical data intelligence company has raised $2 million in seed funding led by Storm Ventures and including RTA Ventures and the Stanford-StartX Fund. The digital health startup plans to utilize the seed funding to further mature the company's self-service and on-demand natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning analytics platform. As patients, we imagine that our medical data is readily available to all of our doctors, but that couldn't be farther
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UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention Renews Contract with Cerner EHR

UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention Renews Contract with Cerner EHR

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has renewed and expanded its strategic relationship with Cerner for the continued implementation of its enterprise wide EHR system, called the Wareed project. The project is designed to establish a streamlined and accessible  EHR between United Arab Emirates (UAE) health facilities and a consolidated health information database of MOHAP patients through the use of an integrated health care IT system.EHR Implementation DetailsAs part of the
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Pathways Goes Live on Epic EHR for Home Health and Hospice Patients

Pathways Goes Live on Epic EHR for Home Health and Hospice Patients

Pathway, a home health,  palliative care, hospice and private duty organization in the San Francisco Bay Area has selected Epic's EHR to improve home-based care for patients and their families. As part of the implementation, the new EHR system will instantly connect Pathways to the largest group of hospitals and physicians nationwide.The Epic EHR went live on November 1, connecting Pathways to almost 2,000 hospitals and over 34,000 clinics nationwide. Better data exchange capabilities with
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CareCloud Lands $31.5M for Cloud-based Practice Management EHR Platform

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Cloud-based practice management EHR provider CareCloud has raised $31.5 million in Series C funding led by Blue Cloud Ventures with participation from The PNC Financial Services Group and First Data Corporation. The company plans to utilize the latest round of funding to scale its team and its clinical and revenue cycle management platform to help physician practices modernize the patient experience and deliver value-based care. CareCloud supports medical practices through a flexible and
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Cerner Integrates American Well’s Telehealth Platform with EHR

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Cerner has announced a telehealth agreement with American Well  to integrate American Well's telehealth platform with Cerner’s EHR. As part of the integration, the integrated EHR-telehealth solution will be available to current and future Cerner and American Well clients to manage the health and care of patients beyond the walls of the health system.Patients will now have the ability to interact with the solution through Cerner’s HealtheLifeSM patient engagement portal, which is designed to
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Mercy Earns Epic’s Accreditation & Elite EHR User Status

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Mercy, the nation’s fifth largest Catholic health system has been recognized at one of the highest possible levels by Epic – the Wisconsin-based EHR provider – as part of its Gold Stars program. The recognition comes on the heels of Mercy earning, for a second year, Epic’s accreditation to extend EHR services to other hospitals and clinics. Mercy is Epic’s only client to achieve both accreditation and this exceptional Gold Stars level. The distinction was measured by Mercy’s adoption of nearly
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2 Adventist Health System Hospitals Earns EMRAM Stage 7 Award

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Florida Hospital Waterman has earned an initial  Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 validation, and Florida Hospital Carrollwood has received an EMRAM Stage 7 revalidation. Since  implementation at Florida Hospital Waterman in 2006, electronic medical records (EMRs) have improved the quality and safety of patient care.“Achievement of HIMSS Analytics® EMRAM Stage 7 further demonstrates Florida Hospital Waterman’s commitment to integrate technology and teamwork to improve the
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Is EHR Data Blocking Blocking Finally on Its Last Leg?

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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 SystemsHealthcare industry market analysts, technology gurus and IT reporters sometimes like to envision a
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