Posts tagged eHR
Contemplating meaningful use

Ruby Raley, our Director of Healthcare Solutions, was cited today in a blog post on TMCnet.com. Please take a look and shared your thoughts!

Ruby Raley, director of healthcare solutions, Axway MU Stage 2 means better patient portals. We all know patient communications are front and center in the requirements for MU Stage 2 (MUS2), and that the primary certification criterion for EHRs is to provide an “online means to view, download and transmit” certain data to patients. Requirements call for online tools for patients to improve communication with their physicians and access their health records. In other words, providers need to implement patient portals on a fundamental level.

Controlling EHR Issues While Empowering Patients to Take Control of their Health

I recently contributed a blog post to ElectronicHealthReporter.com. Please take a look and share your thoughts!

One little-discussed but widely recognized aim of the HITECH Act’s meaningful use Stage 2 requirements is to stem rising costs and improve outcomes by engaging the consumer to take control of their healthcare. But how is the consumer supposed to take control of anything when their health plan determines which clinicians and hospitals they can visit, and their doctor controls their health record?