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

AHIMA 2012—From Inside the Booth

From September 30 through October 3, 2012, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention and Exhibit was held in Chicago. More than 300 people visited the ChartMaxx booth, including the winners of our four raffle prizes. The following are … 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

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

Doctors Are Cautiously Adopting Mobile Technology

According to the 2012 National Physician Survey conducted by Sharecare*, a social health and wellness network, doctors’ use of mobile technology for electronic health records (EHRs) and e-prescribing is steadily increasing. The survey results show that physicians are starting to … Continue reading

Philip Present Addresses Congressional Panel on Healthcare IT

On Friday, April 13, Philip Present, Chief Operating Officer of MedPlus, the Healthcare IT Subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, addressed an audience of U.S. House of Representatives staff in Washington, D.C. on the topic of Health Information Technology. This was an … Continue reading