drchrono Integrates Heart & Lung Sounds into EHR for Clinical Documentation

drchrono Integrates Heart & Lung Sounds into EHR

 Three companies have teamed up to integrate a patient's heart and lung sounds into the EHR for clinical documentation for the first time ever, representing a milestone in longitudinal patient care. The new partnership from Direct Urgent Care,Eko, and drchrono uses a quick three step process, clinicians can now seamlessly integrate heart and lung sounds into a patient's EHR. How It Works1. Direct Urgent Care, a Berkeley-based urgent care provider with 30,000 patients, enables providers to record
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SSM Health Goes Live on Surescripts National Record Locator Service

Surescripts National Record Locator Service

Today, Surescripts announced that it has activated more than 10,000 SSM Health clinicians in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma on its National Record Locator Service, to locate patient records and obtain a more complete view of the health of a patient, regardless of where the patient received care.Imagine the scenario: you are visiting the Chicago area, and you fall ill and have to visit the ER at one of SSM Health’s many hospitals in the region. You’re too ill to properly remember your complete
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5 Hospital Executives Share Advice on Building Successful Epic EHR Teams

5 Hospital Executives Share Advice on Building Epic EHR Teams

The decision to buy and implement an Epic EHR is typically one of the largest strategic investments a provider will make, and much of the cost is an investment in people.A large-scale Epic implementation requires the significant hiring and training of hundreds of IT professionals to design, build, maintain, upgrade and optimize the EHR.Challenges of Hiring Epic ProfessionalsFor most providers, hiring quality Epic professionals at scale presents a number of challenges, especially in the highly
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Tactio Taps Redox for EHR Integration With App-Enabled Remote Patient Monitoring

TactioRPM

Tactio Health Group and API EHR integration provider Redox are teaming up to add EHR integration connectivity to its TactioRPM app-enabled remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution. The partnership will enable providers using TactioRPM to integrate app-enabled monitoring and patient engagement to their existing EHR system. Leveraging Redox's capability to integrate EHRs such as Epic, Cerner, athenahealth, McKesson, and GE allows for simplified monitoring for providers.This partnership also aligns
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Ardent Taps Epic for Integrated EHR across Hospitals & Clinics

Epic Integrated EHR Ardent

Nashville, TN-based Ardent Health Services has selected Epic as its strategic partner for a single, integrated EHR across all of its hospitals and clinics. The move will replace 80 information systems currently in use across all facilities in an effort to streamline its registration, billing, clinical applications, ehealth and population health initiatives.  In doing so, Epic's EHR will provide caregivers with more time at the bedside to offer consistent, high quality health services and a
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ZocDoc Integrates with Epic EHR Via API for Health Systems

ZocDoc Integrates with Epic EHR Via API for Health Systems

In an effort to strengthen its rebranding focus on hospitals, ZocDoc announced it will integrate its online scheduling platform with Epic's EHR via an API to improve access and interoperability. The new Epic EHR integration will provide a streamlined experience for both companies' customers such as Hartford HealthCare, Inova, NYU Langone Medical Center, Yale New Haven Health, and others. ZocDoc's Business Shift from Individual Practices to HospitalsWith two-thirds of doctors moving from
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Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Taps Arcadia for EHR Data Aggregation

Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Taps Arcadia for EHR Data Aggregation

Greater Oregon Behavioral Health Inc. (GOBHI). GOBHI is a nonprofit managed care organization administering behavioral health services has tapped Arcadia Healthcare Solutions to integrate disparate sources of EHR and claims data. The EHR data aggregation capabilities will give GOBHI providers comprehensive insight into the mental and physical needs of their patients.Behavioral health is a critical component of population health management, and Arcadia Analytics will help GOBHI identify
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Yale School of Medicine Launches Cloud-Based PHR Platform Hugo

Yale School of Medicine Launches Cloud-Based PHR Platform Hugo

Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine has launched a new highly secure cloud-based personal health platform that enables people to access their EHRs from multiple health care systems and synchronize them with a research database. That platform named Hugo was developed developed in partnership with Yale New Haven Health System and is designed to be user-friendly allowing people to contribute information from wearable devices and questionnaires. Research Study OverviewKrumholz and Dr. Allen
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Private Equity Firm Acquires Urgent Care EMR DocuTap

DocuTap Urgent Care EMR

DocuTAP, a provider of EMR / EHR software, practice management systems, and revenue cycle services for urgent care clinics has been acquired by private equity firm Warburg Pincus. Founded in 2000 by CEO Eric McDonald, DocuTap's EMR and practice management solution serves more than 1,300 urgent care and primary care clinics and has added 350 urgent care clinics to its network in the last year alone. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 
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Survey: Only 22% of Digital Health Users Use EHRs to Make Medical Decisions

Survey: Only 22% of Digital Health Users Use EHRs to Make Medical Decisions

60% of consumers who use digital health tools state they have an EHR; however, only 22% of digital health users are accessing EHRs to help make medical decisions, according to a March/April HealthMine survey. The survey of 500 insured consumers who use mobile/internet-connected health tools reveals that despite the wide-spread adoption of EHRs, 55% of users simply view them as tools to simply "stay informed."Additionally, 29% of those consumers who say they do have an EHR are not getting much
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