There has been considerable traction in 2 non-traditional approaches to healthcare: execution of telemedicine, and the prescribing of marijuana to treat few health conditions over the last five years. But certain states are nervous about the 2 overlapping, selecting to particularly ban the telemedicine’s use to prescribe medical marijuana at the similar time as expanding legal use of the substance in a healthcare atmosphere.
In 1989, when Righttime Medical Care first initiated urgent care, they started looking for a time-neutral electronic health record (EHR) system that would not be a distraction to the work. Rather than having a computer sitting between the sufferer and clinician, Righttime Medical Care wanted to execute a technology that could be used for every aspect of the patient experience. Furthermore, this technology required being used across the organization's fifteen urgent care sites throughout Maryland to serve sufferers every day of the year.
As the word got out that the U.S. Department of Justice has settled a False Claims Act case with eClinicalWorks, the customers of company started inquiring whether they might have to pay back incentives for which they utilized the EHR vendor’s software to attest to meaningful use (MU) criteria.
According to CareSpot, deal gives more resources when follow-up care is required. Orlando Health seeks to expand care access points in its service place.
The AHA (American Hospital Association) is calling on the agency to further decrease the regulatory burdens on hospitals and health systems by cancelling Stage 3 of the meaningful use (MU) program, in reaction to the CMS’ (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) appeal for data on CMS flexibilities and efficiencies.
A report has been released by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society EHR Association on the intersection between EHR usability and patient safety.
Individuals who live in the region of Panama City Beach can now have an access to emergency room (ER) a little closer to home.
Second clinic of Kathy's Urgent Care (UC) has been opened in the month of May at 856 Cromwell Avenue in Rocky Hill. The latest location will meet the growing requirement of area residents for timely, expert medical care, specifically after hours and on weekends. On May 20, the public was invited to a Grand Opening Celebration at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and got free wellness exams, tours of the facility, and a chance to meet Dr. Thomas Brown and his professional staff.
This week, troubled EHR vendor eClinicalWorks declared that its customer Eagle Physicians & Associates exchanged health information with hospitals running electronic health record system of rival Epic through the Carequality Interoperability Framework.
Today, Partners Urgent Care (http://partnersurgentcare.org) declared the launch of its newest center situated in the region of Boston near Boston Common, inside City Place at 137 Stuart Street. This is the 6th Partners Urgent Care location merging centers opened previously this year in the Cambridge at Central Square and the town of Canton in addition to initially opened sites in Brookline, Newton and Watertown. 4 extra centers are planned to open this fall in Medford, Cambridge at Porter Square, Burlington and Woburn. Partners Urgent Care is collaboration between the organization of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care system discovered by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and MedSpring Urgent Care.