Quest Diagnostics Care360 Solutions a Hit with HIMSS13 Attendees

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual conference and exhibition is THE top healthcare IT event—some call it the “superbowl” event for Health Information Technology (HIT).  New Orleans was host to the more than 34,000 attendees and vendors that … Continue reading

CMS EHR Incentive Reminder

As a reminder, eligible professionals (EPs) who participated in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program* in 2012 must complete attestation for the 2012 program year by February 28, 2013. In order to be eligible to attest, you must have completed your … Continue reading

mHealth Summit: Keeping Your Data Secure – #mHealth

During the week of December 3-5, 2012, the fourth annual mHealth Summit was held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The summit transcended across all organization types—with attendees gathering from government agencies, private companies, not-for-profit … Continue reading

Care360 Direct Messaging EHR: Secure, HIPAA-Compliant Electronic Messaging for Healthcare Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently introduced the Stage 2 requirements associated with the Incentive Program for Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record. In the new rules, which become effective in 2014, providers must meet 17 core … Continue reading

Going to AHIMA in Chicago? Visit us at ChartMaxx Booth 330 #AHIMA #healthIT #healthcare

Going to AHIMA in Chicago? Visit us at ChartMaxx Booth 330  #AHIMA #healthIT #healthcare If you are attending the AHIMA Convention in Chicago from September 30 through October 4, stop by Booth 330. Visit us to discuss how ChartMaxx, the … Continue reading

Benefits of Electronic Health Records for Nurses

Members of the Care360 team from Quest Diagnostics frequently discuss the value of electronic health records (EHRs) among medical professionals/providers. Discussions are inclusive because we recognize that it’s not only physicians and patients who benefit from implementing an EHR. Registered … Continue reading

EHRs Contribution to the Reduction of Readmission Rates

Electronic health records (EHRs) have many benefits for physicians, including the ability for physicians to make referrals, view medical histories and order/view lab results. EHRs have also been praised for providing easy access to patient data, financial and legal information … Continue reading

Top Five Benefits of Electronic Health Records for Small Practices

A Blog from MedPlus Chief Technology Officer Tom Wagner, the healthcare IT subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics While electronic health records (EHRs) are beneficial to many different types of practices, today I’d like to focus on the specific benefits that Care360 … Continue reading

For Olympic Athletes, Electronic Health Records Are a Powerful Tool

As the world’s attention turns to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced recently that it’s streamlining the medical records of our country’s elite athletes. On that topic, what follows is a … Continue reading