Physician Turnover Rates At An All-Time High
According to findings released 3/18/13 from the 8th annual Physician Retention Survey from Cejka Search and the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), physician turnover rates are at an all-time high. As physicians depart or retire from a practice, the need to archive electronic protected health information (ePHI) of patients [...]
Need to send a mass communication out to your patient population from Vitera Medical Manager(r)? We can help.
Harmony Healthcare IT is a health IT firm that happens to supports thousands of providers using the Vitera Medical Manager practice management system. Often times, these medical practices require data extraction services so they can send direct mail [...]
Time to buy a new server for your Medical Manager software? Investigate before you invest! Rather than buy new, you can utilize a server from our data center for a fixed monthly fee and eliminate the hassles of server maintenance and back-up routines.
What is a Hosted Medical Manager Server Solution?
As an alternative to purchasing, housing [...]
As reported by HealthDay News, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics has found that over half of US doctors are utilizing some sort of electronic health record (EHR).
What’s more, 85% of those surveyed indicate satisfaction with the system’s operation in their day-to-day workflow. We’re very pleased with this number.
While not all of the [...]
Medical practices migrating off of legacy practice management software may be at risk. That old system contains individually-identifiable protected health information (PHI) that, according to state and federal mandates, must be secured for 7-10 years at a minimum. Maintaining a system and its architecture for that long may entail support costs and corruption issues with [...]
Your practice, along with thousands of others, has managed its cash flow with The Medical Manager® software for decades. Widely installed across multiple specialties and group sizes, it just works.
Protect Your Investment and Your Cash Flow.
As the government encourages physicians to adopt electronic health records (EHR), many users are evaluating their options to replace Medical Manager with [...]
As released by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today, CMS will end its enforcement discretion period for Version 5010 standards on June 30, 2012. This means that medical practices must be fully compliant with all of the upgraded transaction standards for ASC X12 Version 5010 (Version 5010) by this deadline.
As of July 1, [...]
Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE), a business partner of Harmony Healthcare IT’s, was recently rated by KLAS as one of the nation’s top SaaS-based EMR providers in the healthcare IT industry. KLAS, one of the best-known and most widely respected healthcare research firms, reported that MIE earned an overall performance score of 83.8 points – tied [...]
Commonly called “remote backups,” data vaulting is the process of sending a copy of your data off-site to protect against disasters which render your local data unrecoverable. Many medical offices are replacing their antiquated tape back-up processes with this newer and more reliable approach to data management.
These secure remote backup services compress, encrypt, and periodically [...]
If your practice is looking to get custom data out of The Medical Manager(r) practice management system or the electronic health record (EHR) that is interfaced to it — look no further.
Harmony Healthcare IT offers an analytics product that gives you access to more data from your current applications, including Medical Manager and a number [...]
Each month, Harmony Healthcare IT, a provider of technology support to medical practices, offers a variety of content-rich webinars. On Wed., 4/11/12 at 11am EST, be sure to attend the “Automated Patient Appointment Reminders for The Medical Manager(r)” webinar to be held for 20-minutes plus Q&A.
This webinar is for office managers who [...]
Each month, Harmony Healthcare IT, a provider of technology support to medical practices, offers a variety of content-rich webinars. On Tues., 4/10/12 at 11am EST, be sure to attend the “EHR for The Medical Manager(r)” webinar to be held for 30-minutes plus Q&A.
This session is for office managers who want to implement an EHR that [...]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS) says it will not initiate enforcement action against any non-compliant entities for an additional three (3) months, through June 30, 2012, for updated HIPAA transaction standards (ASC X12 Version 5010, NCPDP Versions D.0 and 3.0).
Still need to become 5010 compliant? [...]
Harmony Healthcare IT’s leading provider of Web-based revenue cycle management technology solutions for healthcare providers, ZirMed®, has been ranked #1 for direct vendors and received the highest score of all the measured clearinghouse services rated in KLAS’ 2011 report “Ambulatory Clearinghouse 2011: Dollars, Sense & 5010 Readiness”.
Highest Ranking Functional Strength of Product Features
“The highest-performing clearinghouse vendor [...]
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius today announced that HHS will initiate a process to postpone the date by which certain health care entities have to comply with International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10).
The final rule adopting ICD-10 as a standard was published in January 2009 and [...]
As we reported back in November, the healthcare division of Sage was purchased by a private equity group and re-branded to Vitera Healthcare Solutions. Oftentimes, when private equity firms buy companies, a short-term strategy is to drastically cut expenses and then re-sell the company (as we’ve seen happen with the original Medical Manager Corporation throughout the [...]
Looking for an electronic health record solution that will allow you to KEEP your Medical Manager practice management software? Look no further. Join Harmony Healthcare IT for a webinar on Thur., 2/16/12 at 11am EST for a 30-min. overview on how to achieve EHR meaningful use using The Medical Manager software.
WEBINAR: EHR for Medical Manager
This session is [...]
Fierce Health IT has published a couple of articles about the movement of healthcare providers to cloud computing. The articles were spurred by a recent report from KLAS Research. Here is an excerpt from their editor’s corner:
In a survey that ran the gamut from small clinics to 1,000-bed hospitals, KLAS found that 55 percent of [...]
The Version 5010 (ASC X12 Version 5010) deadline was 1/1/12, but, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will not initiate enforcement action until 4/1/12. CMS made this decision based on industry feedback that many organizations and their trading partners were not yet ready to finalize system upgrades to be compliant.
CMS is encouraging providers [...]
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