Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

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Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  September 1, 2016

Health Information Exchange Client Data Acquisition and Implementation Health Information Exchanges offer many benefits, the greatest of which is a consolidated patient record that encompasses the patient’s entire medical history. As covered in a previous blog post, high costs and technical barriers pose challenges to connecting participants to...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 31, 2016

MEDITECH Integration, Interface and Interoperability Best Practices The following tips and tricks offer best practice guidance to leverage and configure the capabilities of MEDITECH to deliver efficient, secure, and scalable integration. Leverage the applications you have within your portfolio and buy a MEDITECH module if possible. Following the...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 29, 2016

eCalcs Whitepaper eCalcs materialized when a trusted client requested that Galen build a tool that would allow their physicians to perform calculations for Framingham Risk for Heart Attack within the EHR. Four years and over 80 calculators later, eCalcs not only provides a range of integrated risk score calculators, but it also contains...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 25, 2016

On July 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced joint efforts to help physicians prepare for ICD-10. Included in that announcement was additional guidance from CMS allowing for flexibility in the claims auditing and quality reporting process. Specifically, CMS established a...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 23, 2016

On August 9th, more than 3000 clients, staff, partners and industry professionals came together for three days to connect, learn and innovate at the Allscripts Client Experience (ACE 2016) in Las Vegas. Even though this has been Galen’s 10th year at the event, every year brings a new experience. This year, the event proved, yet again, what an...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 23, 2016

Leveraging the Syndromic Surveillance capabilities of MEDITECH to prevent Sepsis My Personal Inspiration to Prevent HAI When I was eleven years old my Father was hospitalized for complications that were non-life threatening, yet due to a series of unfortunate events peppered with carelessness and lack of enforcing protocols he never did make it...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 19, 2016

What was your background prior to joining Galen, and what made you join us? I started off working directly with physicians on the nursing floors, in the Emergency Department, in the Intensive Care Unit, and also in Health Information Management over the course of several years across a couple different positions at a hospital in upstate New York....

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 17, 2016

HIEConnect - Enabling Efficient & Secure HIE Participant Connectivity EHR vendors in a high competition market limit user health information exchange and interoperability A recent study published in Health Affairs concludes that hospitals in more competitive regional EHR markets engage in less health information exchange (HIE) than those in...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 16, 2016

Why transform to a PCMH? It benefits your patients, your practice, and your bottom line. How can you successfully transform to a PCMH? With Galen’s PCMH Playbook, and little help from our highly skilled consultants. Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) are key transformation drivers in the Triple Aim model of healthcare reform to improve patient...

Galen Healthcare Solutions Inc

 •  August 15, 2016

Best-Practice Methodology for Healthcare Application Portfolio Management This blog is the continuation in a series: “Reducing Complexity in Healthcare IT” With doc IT costs up 42% since 2009, according to a recent study by MGMA, the words “consolidation,” “optimization”, and “cost containment” should become a part of every Health Care...