Software developer Healthcare Management Systems has been picked by Summersville Regional Medical Center to supply its full suite of products. The West Virginia hospital will integrate HMS' software by the end of the year and its CFO is so thrilled about the emergency room application she used this turn of phrase that strikes us as a tad unfortunate.
“Our physicians felt the ED product was to die for,” Douglas said.
Jun 16, 2010 8:19 AM
Nashville's Healthcare Management Systems today said its launching a new interoperability product that allows hospitals to exchange clinical information between their IT systems, health information exchanges and public registries. The product, HMS Connex, will help hospitals meet first-level "meaningful use" criteria for electronic health records in order to qualify for reimbursement funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. HMS made its announcement from the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Altanta. The 101:
HMS Connex is designed to help customers achieve Stage 1 Meaningful Use interoperability requirements, specifically reporting hospital quality measures to CMS, exchanging key clinical information among providers of care (Continuity of Care Document standards), submitting lab results to public health agencies, and submitting data to immunization registries.
Mar 1, 2010 12:57 PM
Healthcare Management Systems has landed a contract to provide its hospital information systems to Arizona Regional Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Implementation will start this month. HMS has been busy of late, with an acquisition and several new contracts.
Feb 4, 2010 9:52 AM
Healthcare Management Systems today said it hit 100 percent of its goals in a health information "connectathon" held in Chicago last week. The interoperability testing event determines how well vendors systems share patient information with complementary systems. Coincidentally, today was also the day Senator Grassley decided to look into health care IT shortfalls. Among the issues that prompted the inquiry: reports of interoperability problems among HIT vendors.
Jan 21, 2010 1:10 PM
IBM said its lending arm, IBM Global Financing, has entered into financing agreements with Nashville-based Healthcare Management Systems and three other providers of electronic health records to help health care providers finance the purchase of health IT systems. Eventually, providers can apply for partial reimbursement for the cost of EHRs from the government under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. For more on ARRA's EHR incentive program, see this morning's previous post.
Dec 31, 2009 8:18 AM
Gullett adds two, Corker names statewide ops manager, a new GM for Dialogic, and more... [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Dec 26, 2009 11:48 AM