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August 2018 EHRis Newsletter

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Logo-300x200.jpgFeatured Partnership: EHRis and Clearwave Inc. 

EHR Integration Services is proud to partner with Clearwave, a leader in patient check-in and eligibility solutions. We have partnered together on client projects over the last few years, bringing improved interoperability and patient satisfaction to medical practices. Our companies collaborate to provide a seamless self-service patient experience. Clearwave is a registration solution via kiosk, desktop or mobile, allowing patients to check-in for appointments, remit payments and verify insurance eligibility. The Clearwave solution allows for real-time authentication, mobile check-in by patients at home or on-the-go, collections at the point of serves, all in a customizable patient experience. As one of EHR Integrations Perfect Practice Alliance Partners Clearwave is adds a valuable component to the Perfect Practice vision of a Human Approach to Healthcare Technology.

Our Thoughts On Healthcare Technology

MACRA-300x200.jpg5 Changes to Healthcare Caused by MACRA

Our most recent blog post, 5 Changes to Healthcare Caused by MACRA, is online now. The Medicare Access and Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed in 2015. This new legislation brought much-needed payment and delivery reforms to Medicare. However, MACRA has had a far-reaching impact across healthcare, affecting practitioners in all care settings. Healthcare is transitioning to a value-based model and that is being driven by MACRA. This blog provides an overview of 5 key changes that MACRA is bringing to healthcare, from Medicare payment reforms to CMS data reporting options. To learn more about the transition to value-based care and MACRA, read the blog today.
 

Product & Services Updates

MACRA-Image-300x200.jpgMACRA Consulting Services

Is your organization prepared for MACRA and the transition to value-based care? MACRA rules and regulations are impacting practitioners across the spectrum of care. With MACRA, there is a lot of information to process between new rulings and provider requirements. We want to help your organization prepare for MACRA and success in the new healthcare model. EHR Integration Services, alongside our partner Project Navigation, offers comprehensive MACRA Consulting Services. Our team will work closely with your organization on how best to prepare for the full implementation of MACRA, complying with rules and regulations, and preparing for the broader transition to a value-based healthcare model.
 

Clearwave-Image-300x200.jpgClearwave Patient Check-In

Clearwave is a leader in patient-check in and eligibility solutions. Their patient check-in and eligibility solution is improving the patient experience at hospitals and practices across the country. It is a self-service registration solution, via kiosk, desktop, or mobile, that allows patients to manage appointments, remit payments, and verifies patient insurance eligibility. Clearwave creates a more efficient practice and changes patient intake with their fully connected technology suite. Patients will no longer spend time filling out paperwork or going back and forth to your front desk for paperwork or insurance updates. In fact, patients spend 70% less time in the waiting room at organizations that rely on Clearwave.
 
Clearwave has many features and benefits that make it a leader among patient intake solutions.
 
  • Mobile Pre-Check Solution
  • Real-Time Integration with Your EHR
  • Multilingual Patient Intake Support
  • Customized Approach to Patient Intake
  • Real-Time Eligibility Checks
  • Automated Collections

MAR 2017_QISINFORM1_300x200.jpgQIS Inform

Today’s healthcare market demands the highest value care and best patient outcomes. This demand is driven by the quadruple aim of enhancing patient experience, improving population health, reducing costs and improving the work life of health care providers. To satisfy the quadruple aim, your practice should implement point-of-care & population health applications. Practitioners today need data and robust insights at their disposal so they can successfully identify and resolve gaps in their care, at the point of care.
 
QIS Inform combines a leading point-of-care and population health management application. It is part of a value-based care population health analytics suite that includes Point of Care prompting, Care Management, Population Health and Financial Analytics. This application provides a bi-directional data exchange between QIS Inform and your EHR. Resulting in care notifications for individual patients while enabling providers to be proactive in monitoring their overall patient population health.
 

Where We'll Be Next

NextGen 150x150.jpgNextGen User Group Meeting
November 11-14, 2018

Nashville, Tennessee 

EHR Integration Services is attending the NextGen User Group Meeting this fall. This is an exciting opportunity for us to learn how to improve the lives of patients and providers alike. NextGen is one of our technology partners and we are proud to support their mission of improving healthcare technology.

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People You Should Know

 

Jamie-120px.jpgMeet Jamie Steck: Business Development Manager

Jamie joined EHR Integration Services in November of 2012 as our Business Development Manager. He is passionate about solving problems by connecting practices and organizations with impactful HIT solutions. Jamie is also our in-house expert on MACRA, having assisted many practices on navigating and complying with the law.
 
He is heavily involved in several organizations, having served as the President of the Allscripts Western Users Group and as a member of the College of Healthcare Information Executives. Prior to joining EHRis, Jamie was the IT Director at the Central Utah Clinic for 12 years and their clinical accountant for 2 years. He was also instrumental in moving the clinic to an EHR system in 2001, resulting in significant growth for the organization.
 
Jamie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Utah State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He has been married for 28 years and has 4 children. His oldest son, Spencer, 21, is serving active duty in the Marine Corp sniper program and is currently deployed in Japan. His twin daughters, Julianna and MaKayla, are going to be seniors in high school this fall. His youngest daughter, Isabella, will be starting the 5th grade this year. In his spare time, Jamie enjoys golfing, hiking, spending time outdoors, and taking pictures.