Health IT Business News – Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Today’s Business News
In Vendor news. CareCloud, the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health record (EHR), and medical billing software and services, announced record revenue increases during the second quarter of 2013, representing its 14th consecutive quarter of growth. EXTENSION, Inc. announced that it has developed a strategic relationship with Siemens Healthcare, Malvern, PA. Siemens Healthcare is a leading provider of enterprise electronic health record (EHR) solutions with embedded workflow technology that brings the benefits of business process management into the healthcare environment.
In Certification News. Aprima Medical Software announced the company’s EHR solution, Aprima PRM 2014 EHR (electronic health record) and PM (practice management), version 14.0, has received Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification as a Complete EHR for use in ambulatory care settings from InfoGard, an accredited ONC-ACB certification body. eClinicalWorks announced that eClinicalWorks V10 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), an ONC-ACB. Allscripts announced their Enterprise 11.4.1 and Professional 13.0 Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records ONC-ACB program. Physicians Business Network (PBN), a proven leader in helping physicians optimize their practice’s financial performance, announced that it has achieved full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Medical Billers from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC’s HNAP accreditation recognizes excellence in healthcare data processing and transactions and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.
In Partnership News. MDI Achieve, provider of MatrixCare, the maker of the leading EHR solution for the long-term care and senior living continuum, and OnShift, the leader in staff scheduling and labor management software for long-term care and senior living, announced a partnership to deliver unprecedented solutions to address rising acuity levels and deliver cost savings across the post-acute continuum of care. Foothold Technology, a leading provider of EHR software for behavioral health and human service providers, announced a new partnership with InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care. Foothold will use the InterSystems HealthSharestrategic informatics platform to enable interoperability with regional HIEs, human service agencies, and healthcare providers nationwide using Foothold’s AWARDS behavioral health software for human service providers. American Medical Software will utilize Health Language Meaningful Use Content and Provider Friendly Terminology solutions to enhance diagnosis and problem search, ensuring compliance with Stage 2 Meaningful Use. Health Language mapping solutions will also be leveraged to ensure a successful transition to the new ICD-10 coding system.