Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , December 12, 2013
The electronic health record vendors in the first series of CommonWell Alliance pilots include Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway, McKesson, RelayHealth and Sunquest. Testing will begin January 1.
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Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , December 10, 2013
A medical group's call for allowing licensed physicians, without vendor interference, to designate any recipients or senders of messages using the Direct protocol puts a spotlight on nagging EHR interoperability issues.
Surgeon gives TED talk on using Google Glass in the OR
- It applies clinical relevance and workflow context to the information: Care coordination software condenses and reconciles the data from different sources and formats into customized summaries that each provider sets up, presenting the details most relevant to their role as a care manager, primary care physician, specialist and other team members. Behind the scenes, the platform automatically applies logic to the information and feeds it to the relevant applications and users in support of care coordination. For example, a primary care physician is alerted to hospital discharge and can immediately view/update a care plan, manage referrals, reconcile medication list and initiate additional services or communications with other providers.