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Jan. 18: EHR vendor selection news and health IT updates

Author Name Kyle Murphy, PhD   |   Date January 18, 2013   |   Tagged
Senior Home Care selected to join Florida’s health information exchange: Senior Home Care, Inc. today announced it has been selected to join Florida’s Health Information Exchange (HIE). The company is part of a network of individual health care providers, now totaling 22 participants, which will electronically share patient information within their network and, ultimately, with other networks across the state.
AHIMA: New HITECH modifications to impact all patients: The long anticipated final rule and just announced Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security regulations will have far-reaching implications for every patient’s health records. An analysis will be forthcoming from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the preeminent not-for-profit association representing the HIM professionals who will be on the front lines implementing the rule.
CTG Health Solutions launches ICD-10 testing service: CTG Health Solutions, a leading health information technology (IT) consulting firm and a business unit of CTG, an IT solutions and services company, today introduced a comprehensive, structured ICD-10 testing service to help health systems, hospitals, and health payers comply with the new coding system and to mitigate financial risk as the industry switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 before the October 2014 deadline. The offering employs a proven testing methodology, tools, consulting, and comprehensive testing of information technology (IT) systems.
Nextrials showcases its clinical trial data platform for the fifth consecutive year at Connectathon: Nextrials, Inc. (www.nextrials.com), a leader in clinical research software and services, will participate for the fifth consecutive time in the annual IHE North America Connectathon sponsored by IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise), to be held January 28-February 2 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. This year, the company is the only electronic data capture (EDC) vendor to support live data streaming between electronic health records (EHR) and clinical research systems.
Allscripts to announce fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results on February 19: Allscripts (MDRX +1.37%) announced today that it will report its financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2012, after the stock market closes on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Allscripts management will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company’s earnings and other information at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time that same day.
Greenway to release second-quarter 2013 results Feb. 12, 2013: Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. GWAY -2.10% , which delivers innovative software and business services solutions for ambulatory care providers through its PrimeSUITE(R) platform, will release its financial results for the three months and six months ended Dec. 31, 2012, after the securities markets close on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
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