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Closing the gap on transitions of care

October 10, 2014 | Published by Becker's Hospital Review | By Nancy Ham, CEO, Medicity | In an ideal world, providers from different healthcare organizations would have the people, processes and technology to work collaboratively and efficiently to smoothly transition a patient from one care setting to another. The reality is that many of them are not able to effectively coordinate care transitions, and that is taking a heavy toll on both healthcare economics and patient health.  Closing the gap on transitions of care: Read Full Article

Turning data into insight: Event-based notifications drive improved outcomes

Physicians must be empowered to make informed clinical decisions

October 10, 2014 | Published by Healthcare IT News | By David Palkoner | In order to improve health care quality in a meaningful way, physicians must be empowered to make informed clinical decisions. This includes being promptly notified of changes to a patient’s health status and any new “care events.” A care event could include the patient receiving care from a specialist, being seen in an emergency department or admitted to a hospital and then discharged to home or to another facility. Turning data into insight: Event-based notifications drive improved outcomes: Read Full Article

Press Releases

eHealth Initiative Annual Data Exchange Survey Findings Show Steady Growth

October 10, 2014 | WASGINGTON, D.C. | eHealth Initiative presented its key findings from their  11th annual survey of health data exchange on October 8, 2014 via webinar to over 230 participants.  The four key findings from the survey reveal (1) cost and technical challenges are key barriers to interoperability; (2) regulatory policies appear to have prompted increased use of core health information exchange (HIE) services such as Direct, care summary exchange, and transitions of care; (3) advanced initiatives are supporting new payment and advanced care delivery models; and (4) sustainable organizations have replaced federal f eHealth Initiative Annual Data Exchange Survey Findings Show Steady Growth: Read more

Medicity Achieves DirectTrust.org/EHNAC Accreditation

Direct Trusted Agent accreditation recognizes adherence to data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure, integrity and trusted identity requirements

October 3, 2014 | SALT LAKE CITY, UT | Medicity, the leading provider of integrated workflow solutions for network-enabled population health, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) for Health Information Service Provider (HISP) from DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). This accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions. It also acknowledges compliance with industry-established standards, HIPAA regulations and the Direct Project. Medicity Achieves DirectTrust.org/EHNAC Accreditation: Read more

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