HealthFusion’s MediTouch EHR Participates in a Landmark Showcase Event at HIMSS 2014
Solana Beach, CA – February 26, 2014 – HealthFusion’s MediTouch EHR participated in a landmark showcase event that demonstrated the secure exchange of patient records via the Direct Method email protocol this week at the HIMSS 2014 conference. MediTouch is one of just a select few EHRs that were invited by Surescripts to demonstrate secure data exchange between disparate EHRs via the Surescripts Clinical Interoperability hub at the “Record Locator & Exchange: Accelerating Connected Care” showcase.
“This demonstration at the HIMSS conference is further evidence of MediTouch’s commitment to the Stage 2 Meaningful Use standards. Today MediTouch EHR users have the ability to create a personalized secure email address and exchange patient data with EHR users of disparate systems that also are Direct Method ready,” said Dr. Seth Flam, CEO of HealthFusion. “This demonstration of our interoperability capabilities at this prestigious showcase event at HIMSS further establishes MediTouch as a thought leader in the most modern EHR standards.”
The Surescripts clinical messaging system allows for fast and secure information exchange between healthcare providers such as pharmacies, payers, physicians, and hospitals. For users of HealthFusion’s MediTouch EHR software, this means that they can use the Surescripts messaging capabilities to help meet healthcare industry and government standards – including Meaningful Use Stage 2.
The Surescripts network supports the most comprehensive ecosystem of healthcare organizations nationwide. Pharmacies, payers, pharmacy benefit managers, physicians, hospitals, health information exchanges and health technology firms rely on Surescripts to more easily and securely share health information. Guided by the principles of neutrality, transparency, physician and patient choice, open standards, collaboration and privacy, Surescripts operates the nation’s largest health information network. By providing information for routine, recurring and emergency care, Surescripts is committed to saving lives, improving efficiency and reducing the cost of health care for all. For more information, go to www.surescripts.com.
Founded in 1998, HealthFusion develops web-based, cloud computing software for physicians, hospitals, and medical billing services. HealthFusion’s fully integrated solution includes MediTouch EHR (Electronic Health Record and Patient Portal) and MediTouch PM (Practice Management and Claims Clearinghouse). MediTouch EHR was designed for use on mobile tablets such as the iPad, and offers a unique array of features that facilitate adoption of EHR technology. Features include a mobile Pure Cloud platform, cross-compatibility with traditional desktop and laptop devices, and an affordable subscription payment model. MediTouch EHR is Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified, and thousands of users throughout the country place their trust in HealthFusion and MediTouch every day. Healthcare is complicated; HealthFusion makes it easy.