OutcomeMD: Empowering Doctors to Further Improve Patient Care and Manage Outcomes

  Following and analyzing outcomes has traditionally been used in FDA studies and clinical trials to qualify whether treatments would benefit large populations with similar symptoms. The outcome measures themselves are essentially a compilation of the ‘perfect’ questions to ask a patient with a particular condition in order to drill down and understand the nature… Continue Reading

Black Book Research Ranks Top EHRs in Sleep Medicine, Neurology, and Other Specialties

Black Book Research Ranks Top EHRs in Sleep Medicine, Neurology, and Other Specialties Black Book Research announced its top ambulatory electronic health records (EHR) rankings, as collected from 18,950 physician practices. Black Book measures customer satisfaction and loyalty based on 18 key performance indicators, and 340 EHR products received customer evaluations.   AdvancedMD, drchrono, Epic… Continue Reading

30% of Practices Look toward EHR Replacement Options by 2021

Black Book found that one-third of practices with more than 11 clinicians are considering EHR replacement options within the next few years. Having cloud-based mobile solutions for on-demand data with actionable insight into financial performance is one of the top reasons healthcare practices may be considering an EHR replacement option, a recent Black Book survey… Continue Reading

DrChrono Partners with BirdEye to Help Healthcare Practices Grow

Leading patient experience platform BirdEye today announced its partnership with DrChrono, the company enabling the medical practice of the future. With this new integration, DrChrono’s medical practice customers will be able to automatically send review requests to patients after an appointment. The healthcare industry is becoming increasingly competitive. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, nearly 80 percent of… Continue Reading

Sword Health lands $4.6M for digital physical therapy

Digital physiotherapy company Sword Health has brought in $4.6 million in a seed funding round led by Green Innovation, Vesalius Biocapital III, and other unnamed US and European investors. Sword Phoenix is a platform that uses artificial intelligence to understand each patient’s needs, and provide responsive feedback during treatment and remote guidance from clinical teams,… Continue Reading

Specialty EHR Products Tied to Highest Physician Satisfaction

Specialty EHR product categories were given the highest physician practice satisfaction scores, according to a recent Black Book survey. Researchers interviewed 18,950 physician practices in client experience and satisfaction and gathered customer evaluations on 340 EHR products. AdvancedMD, drchrono, Epic Systems, NextGen, NetSmart, Modernizing Medicine, and SIS Amkai received top ratings from Q3 2017 to Q1 2018, in areas such as… Continue Reading

Tele-rehabilitation platform TheraNow launches

Folks in need of physical therapy services may not have to leave the house for treatment. Therainc has just launched its latest product, TheraNow, an online platform that connects patients to physical therapists through teletherapy. “Thousands of working individuals in the United States get injured at work, causing a huge loss in their earning and… Continue Reading

DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices

DrChrono, developer of electronic health records, practice management, revenue cycle and other ambulatory software for Apple devices, is introducing leasing bundle plans to help medical practices replace their outdated computer hardware with new Apple machines. DrChrono says it’s the first such hardware concierge from an EHR company, and it aims to help ambulatory providers modernize… Continue Reading

Biden takes issue with Trump administration’s interoperability plans

A new commentary from former Vice President Joe Biden says interoperability roadblocks have been standing for far too long – and that the Trump administration’s current plans to fix the problem are insufficient. Writing for Fortune, Biden alluded to HIMSS18, where Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma unveiled the MyHealthEData Initiative, which aims to make… Continue Reading