Doctors persistently claim that electronic health record (EHR) systems take up too much of their time. Bearing out that assertion, a just-published study in Annals of Family Medicine found that a cohort of 142 primary care physicians spent more than half their workday interacting with their EHR during and after clinic hours. Worse, the physicians, […]
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TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, provides several data/document automation options for default servicing firms to promote increased compliance throughout the industry. Additionally, NetDirector has maintained and standardized the SOC 2 Type II security procedures in-house to ensure compliance at all points in the flow of data. With the […]
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has expanded their Integration-Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offerings once again. A strong partnership has been forged with My Constant Care, LLC to provide them with a cloud based integration suite for the already cloud-centric company. My Constant Care (MCC) provides a unified cloud-based platform for integration and […]
Disaster Recovery Planning Essential in a Connected Healthcare Environment While we are successfully recovering from Hurricane Irma here in Tampa (with no major damage and no service outage, thankfully), the numbers have started to roll in from Harvey a few weeks ago. Despite Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey’s devastating impact in terms of lives lost/displaced […]
Back in March, at the conclusion of the HIMSS17 annual conference, we pointed to blockchain as one of the most noteworthy recent developments in the healthcare IT space. We emphasized that blockchain technology, which uses a distributed database and cryptography to securely manage records and create a permanent record of online transactions, deserves recognition for […]
There’s no turning back on the cloud computing revolution. By 2020, more than 90 percent of data center traffic will be cloud traffic, according to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index forecast. Separate analysis from 451 Research finds enterprise spending on hosting and cloud services up by 26 percent in 2017 over 2016, outpacing a 12 percent […]
Electronic health record (EHR) vendor eClinicalWorks (eCW) and several of its executives are on the hook for $155 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that the company misrepresented the capabilities of its software. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement on May 31. Resolution of the case also required eCW to […]
More than 52,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2015 (up from about 47,000 the prior year). Among those fatalities, 63 percent were linked to opioids. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports sharp increases in deaths across many states involving heroin and synthetic opioids (largely, illicitly manufactured fentanyl) in what the agency […]
Tampa, FL – June 27, 2017 – NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, continues to expand the presence of their cloud-based integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) in the healthcare industry. In their most recent integration, NetDirector has partnered with Health Logix to deliver a technologically advanced patient experience and to streamline the process of data acquisition […]
High availability, interoperability, and utility in population health management all figured prominently in an early 2017 forecast of areas where healthcare CIOs expect information technology (IT) to deliver significant impact for their organizations. Here’s a look at how things are shaping up at the year’s midpoint. Systems availability While natural disasters or cyber-attacks can knock […]
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