The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have decided to add “extreme and uncontrollable circumstances” to its list of Meaningful Use hardship exemptions.
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Create Stability, Profitability With Managed Services
Focusing on recurring revenue opportunities and spinning off specialty IT companies were two keys to this MSP’s sevenfold profitability growth over a seven-year period.
Top Opportunities In Health IT
In preparation for our SmartVAR Healthcare Summits, I sat down with Health IT Outcomes (HITO) editor in chief Ken Congdon to discuss the most important trends in the industry. On a daily basis at HITO, Congdon interviews healthcare providers (that is, healthcare IT end users) and takes time to understand their challenges and learn what they are doing to address them.
You Probably Aren’t As Unique As You Think
What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?
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Best Practices To Choose PACS VNA Or Storage VNA For Healthcare
Healthcare organizations are often encouraged to acquire and implement a vendor neutral archive (VNA) as an enterprise medical imaging data repository. The idea is simple — migrate DICOM (digital imaging and communications in medicine) images archived in departmental picture archiving and communications system (PACS) applications into a centralized PACS VNA.
How To Defend Against Security Breaches In Healthcare
As electronic health records and other forms of healthcare data become more prominent, data security for healthcare organizations grows more and more important.
Ensure Continuity With Your EMR Upgrade
EZSolution is a managed IT provider with a clear mission…to help businesses succeed and grow through computer technology solutions. It is this focused mission that makes them so valuable to their clients.
Scan Your Way To Meaningful Use Compliance
Meaningful Use Stage 2 compliance is the number one issue facing healthcare IT professionals in 2014 and 2015. An important requirement for certification is tracking medication from order to administration using assistive technologies. The most common assistive technology is bar code scanning.
What You Should Know About Healthcare’s Meaningful Use And Demand For Bar Code Scanners
Automating medication administration processes continues to be a key factor in achieving Meaningful Use Stage 2. The core measure requires more than 10 percent of all medication orders be tracked using the eMAR, or electronic medication administration record, and an automated technology.
MSPAlliance Adds HIPAA, Banking Addendums To Managed Services & Cloud Computing Certification
The International Association of Cloud & Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance) recently announced several significant enhancements to its Unified Certification Standard for Cloud & Managed Service Providers (UCS).
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Motorola DS4208-HC Scanner
The DS4208-HC corded imager from Motorola allows hospitals and clinics to quickly and easily capture and verify a wealth of data at the point of care, and beyond. The automated capture of information required by emerging healthcare laws enables cost-effective compliance with new government regulations.
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Dymo CardScan Image Capture
CardScan Image Capture (IC) accurately captures driver’s licenses, insurance cards and other patient information. Used on its own or interfaced with electronic health records and other practice software systems, CardScan IC delivers true, complete color images to help reduce errors, streamline admissions and speed reimbursement.
8000 Series Mobile Computers
Hardworking 8000 series mobile computers provide the power of modern data management – easy scanning, accurate data capture and entry – in one efficient, cost-effective solution.
Plantronics Displays Headset Options At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
Brad Barnes, sales manager of specialized channels for Plantronics, displays USB-based, wireless, and Bluetooth headsets at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
Seagull Scientific Demonstrates BarTender Software At Healthcare Summit
Nicholas Doss, channel sales manager, explains the application’s the company’s BarTender software has for healthcare at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
Datalogic Demonstrates Technology At Smart VAR Healthcare Summit
Gina Wilde, national manager of the healthcare vertical for Datalogic, explains how healthcare VARs can offer products that differentiate them from the competition. Wilde spoke at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
Code Demonstrates Healthcare Applications Of Bar Code Readers And Sleds
Christopher Koenen, strategic account manager for Code, shows applications of bar code readers and sleds at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions magazine on August 21, 2014, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.