Walt Disney once said, “You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” A dozen years ago, the transition from paper-based to electronic medical records was well underway; however, digital records were still largely siloed. Read More
November 13, 2017

Data exchange is a marathon, not a sprint. As organizations work to meet value-based care goals and ready themselves for better population health management, data exchange – and especially clinical data – becomes ever more critical. While 91 percent of organizations are collecting data from their electronic health record (EHR),… Read More
June 8, 2017

If you ever played the telephone game as a kid, then you understand that even though we speak the same language it’s easy for words to get lost in translation. Just one garbled word can lead to a whole lot of misunderstanding. Of course, everyone laughs in the game when… Read More
February 7, 2017

Just weeks after being awarded “Best in KLAS: Most Improved Vendor for 2015/2016,” we were once again recognized for our continued commitment to improved customer service, strategic planning and interoperability. In the KLAS “HIE 2016: Shifts in Vendor Performance and Provider Outlook” report, Medicity is one of two vendors named… Read More
March 31, 2016

Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for the HISTalk and CliniSync webinar, Successful HIEs DO Exist: Best Practices for Care Coordination. If you weren’t able to join, we invite you to watch the recording. Brian Ahier, Medicity’s director of standards and government affairs, kicked off the webinar by providing… Read More
June 10, 2015

While many providers now use electronic health records (EHRs) as a part of health care reform, communication is still largely paper-based. Many still rely on paper-based orders, test results, referrals and care transitions. As a result, staff members spend much of their day on time-consuming faxes, paperwork and calls. These… Read More
June 4, 2015

This month we were proud to sponsor a webinar with the eHealth Initiative, where five experts from the health IT world sat down to discuss the outcomes of the 2014 Survey on Health Data Exchange. Three of the panelists from Intermountain Healthcare, Delaware Health Information Network and BayCare Health System… Read More
October 15, 2014

While other systems in the health care ecosystem are coming together to exchange data, long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations have generally been absent in HIE adoption/participation. Many LTPAC facilities rely on rudimentary systems and little EHR use – partly due to no financial incentives (for example, Medicaid and Medicare… Read More
August 14, 2014

We know health data exchange is important to transforming care delivery but what does it mean to your patients? Medicity partner Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) sought to find out. They did, and the results were overwhelmingly in favor of health care IT. The statewide study showed that 93% of… Read More
June 4, 2014

Amidst the obstacles health care organizations face, there are vital success stories. Long-time client CHRISTUS Health has hit the mark with Medicity technology, connecting to both enterprise and regional organizations for data health exchange to bridge information gaps that compromise care. The ecosystem spans not only states but countries, giving… Read More
May 29, 2014
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