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Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Ready to Meet the New CMS Final Ruling Deadline? An Overview of ADT Notifications

In An Already Challenging Healthcare Environment, Electronic ADT (Admission, Discharge, and Transfer) Notifications Are More Critical Than Ever Brenda Hopkins, J2 Chief Health Information Officer, recently authored a number of blogs where she outlined how the current pandemic and new compliance requirements bring communication and interoperability challenges to the forefront of healthcare. These blogs reinforced […]

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Event, Health Event Notifications

Consensus Joins Speaker Lineup at AHIP’s Institute & Expo Online – June 22-24, 2021

When COVID-19 interrupted the 2020 event circuit, putting a hold on in-person gatherings packed with thousands of guests, the industry knew it was time to pivot. Large companies and organizations put their heads together and began to pull off some of the greatest virtual gatherings with renowned speakers from all over the world. The rise […]

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Direct Secure Messaging, Health Event Notifications, Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

Industry Commentary: Physicians Should be Modernizing Practice Operations

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the healthcare industry as physician practices fight financial pressures and look to benefit from rising technologies in the field. As a result of patients skipping preventive care visits and general outpatient appointments throughout 2020, many of these practices saw a drop in service volumes which lead to loss […]

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Direct Secure Messaging

The Exchange of Direct Secure Messages Eclipses Two Billion. And Counting!

Earlier this year, DirectTrust announced that from 2014 to 2020, over two billion Direct Secure Messages have been exchanged – each representing informed patient care. Providers use Direct Secure Messaging when sending data to a specific digital recipient. Used for provider-to-provider communications, messaging between patients and providers, and even for public health reporting, Direct Secure […]

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Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

How Healthcare Technology Can Help Physician Clinics Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic

While all healthcare providers have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, physician practices may be suffering most of all. Among employed physicians, which constitute just over one-half of all providers, service volumes measured by relative value units dropped 5% from January-October 2020, compared to the previous year. Consequently, net revenue per physician is down […]

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Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Industry Commentary: Effective Communication Key To Improving Care Coordination During Transitions

By Bevey Miner, Health IT Strategy/Chief Marketing Officer for J2 Global Cloud Services Research shows that when a hospital transfers a patient to a long term post-acute care (LTPAC) facility – such as a skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehab facility, assisted living or home health agency – the data sharing between providers often involves the […]

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