Health IT Business News – Monday, May 6, 2013

Health IT Business NewsToday’s Business News

Cloud-based EHR/PM developer CareCloud announced the company reported its 13th consecutive quarter of revenue growth for Q1 ending ending March 31. The company’s cloud-based platform now powers close to 3,000 providers in 45 states.

NextGen Healthcare  announced today that their Inpatient Clinicals version 2.6 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an electronic health record (EHR) Module on May 1, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT).

In other Stage 2 Certification news MEDHOST EDIS version’s 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4 have also been tested and certified  for the ONC 2014 Edition critera and was certified by the Drummond Group.

Liaison Healthcare, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced the launch of its EHR Partner Program. Through Liaison Healthcare’s EMR-Link™solution, partners gain instant access to orders and results connectivity to over 100 of the major lab and radiology service providers across the U.S.

The American Telemedicine Association has announced the winners of the 2013 ATA Annual Awards.  These awards recognize individuals and organizations on the forefront of healthcare technology for their significant contributions to the development of telemedicine.  Winners will formally accept their awards at the ATA 2013 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, going on now through tomorrow in Austin, TX.
And finally check out this InforWorld Q&A from last week. How Kaiser bet $4 billion on electronic health records — and won. In the Q&A Kaiser Permanente CIO Philip Fasano explains how electronic records have paid off and the health care giant’s embrace of mobile technology.