Health IT Business News – Friday, May 31, 2013

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 Iatric Systems, healthcare IT integration company, announced that it has acquired the business assets of Accent on Integration, a Dallas-based healthcare systems and patient-care device integration firm known for its Accelero Connect integration platform and broad portfolio of professional services and consulting. Financial terms were not disclosed.

GlobalMed, the worldwide leader in real-time healthcare delivery systems, announced it has received FDA Class 2 clearance for the distribution of CapSure Cloud, a DICOM PACS medical imaging software solution that enables efficient collaboration of studies from supported modalities to be captured, stored, and accessed from anywhere in the world.  “We are pleased to be able to provide clinicians with the means to access and collaborate with critical patient data information at any time, from any location, across multiple devices,” stated Joel E. Barthelemy, GlobalMed Founder and Managing Director. “This web-based platform is a powerful offering that will enable secure transferring of images and, ultimately, faster clinical decision making.”

CareCloud, a provider of cloud-based practice management, EHR and medical billing, and PremloCare Intuitive, a healthcare corporation offering innovative telemedicine programs that deliver personalized and affordable healthcare to patients, today joined forces to launch a new national healthcare platform that aims to provide patients with higher-quality medical care with their own providers through a combination of cloud-based software and services from both companies.

Vitera Healthcare Solutions, the nation’s premier provider of ambulatory electronic health records (EHR) and practice management software and services, announced today that it has completed the first of three waves of Stage 2 Meaningful Use certification for its Intergy EHR solution.

The Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority has selected Truven Health Analytics, formerly the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, as its partner in building a statewide community shared services (CSS) platform. The Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority is an independent state agency that works to meet federal requirements for Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) in Pennsylvania.

HIMSS Analytics, a wholly owned not-for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), recently honored SuccessEHS client ARcare for achieving Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM). The second highest level of the HIMSS Analytics EMRAM, Stage 6 requirements include advanced uses of health information technology. These requirements include demonstrated use of electronic physician documentation, clinical decision supportcomputerized provider order entry, closed-loop medication administration and other advanced functionalities.

SCI Solutions today announced a robust new release for Order Facilitator, the industry’s leading electronic medical record (EMR) agnostic physician referral and outpatient order management platform measured by transaction volumes. Order Facilitator electronically automates, coordinates and tracks referrals and orders between and amongst providers, including physicians, hospitals and post-acute providers.

PDR Network, a distributor of FDA-approved patient drug safety and support services for electronic health record (EHR) and e-prescribing (e-Rx) platforms, today announced a strategic partnership with OptimizeRx Corp. (OTCBB: OPRX), the industry innovator in developing and delivering digital patient financial support technology within the e-prescribing workflow. Under the agreement PDR will bring to market OptimizeRx’s patent solution for e-Coupons in EHR workflow to the parties’ extensive combined EHR network.