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Santa Rosa, CA, May 20, 2013 -- A pioneer and leading provider of Population Health and Business Intelligence solutions, i2i Systems announced today that the 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-winning Southcentral Foundation (SCF) selected i2iTracks as their population management solution. SCF will utilize i2iTracks to help them meet their Meaningful Use (MU), Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) and Uniform Data System (UDS) requirements – a welcomed solution to managing the demands associated with growing population data.

LEXINGTON, Mass.-- Imprivata®, a leading global provider of healthcare IT security solutions, today announced the availability of a new report from HIMSS Analytics that outlines the data access and workflow efficiency challenges Canadian hospitals face as they continue to implement electronic health record (EHR) systems. Titled “Streamlining Workflows and Access to Patient Data in Canadian Hospitals,” the study, commissioned by Imprivata, specifies how EHR adoption can impact workflow efficiency and data access, and identifies single sign-on (SSO) technology as one of the solutions to streamline access to clinical systems and patient information. Imprivata is available to discuss the findings of this study and to demonstrate the features and benefits of Imprivata OneSign® in booth #108 during e-Health 2013 Conference (May 26-29, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada).

Asheville, NC May 16, 2013 -- DoctorDirectory, a leading marketing solutions company serving healthcare professionals and pharmaceutical industry clients, asked their community of HCPs to submit questions for a series of peer surveys. After collecting the submissions, the questions were divided up into separate surveys and sent to HCPs across the United States. Results from the EHR study were recently published.

Miami, FL, May 16, 2013 -- dashboardMD, a leading provider of business intelligence reporting solutions for healthcare, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions.

LONDON, May 15, 2013 -- Pharma IQ is pleased to announce the release of a brand new infographic summary of the results from an industry survey conducted earlier this year.

ATLANTA -- McKesson announced today the expanded, nationwide roll-out of its McKesson Gives Back program, a philanthropic initiative designed to recognize and reward physician practices that provide unreimbursed healthcare to America’s neediest citizens. Initially launched in November 2012 in select cities, the program is now available to physicians and clinics across the United States to support providers delivering care to underserved and uninsured communities.

FARMINGTON, Conn. -- The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, will host a free webinar to discuss the impact of the Direct Protocol on health information service providers (HISP), certificate authorities (CA) and registration authorities (RA) and the need for compliance to achieve Meaningful Use Stage 2 measures. The webinar, “A Closer Look at Direct Protocol: Exploring the Impact and Connection to Meaningful Use Stage 2 Implementation,” is scheduled for 1-2:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 30, 2013.

PHILADELPHIA -- The University City Science Center is collaborating with the Canadian Consulate General to pilot a business accelerator for health information and communication technology companies from Canada.

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The vast majority of U.S. doctors (93 percent) reported actively using electronic medical records (EMR) in an annual survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) of 3,700 physicians in eight countries: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Singapore, Spain and the United States. And, showcasing the growing importance of health information exchange (HIE), nearly half (45 percent) of doctors surveyed said they regularly access clinical data outside their own organization, representing a 32 percent annual increase.

Dallas, Texas, May 08, 2013 -- Aprima Medical Software announced today that its award-winning EHR and Practice Management system will soon interface with the home healthcare market’s leading automation software, Homecare Homebase, a technology partnership expected to eliminate almost all of the duplicative documentation typically associated with home healthcare visits.

Toronto, May 09, 2013 -- Patient Prompt®, the leader in bi-directional patient communication, has launched a unique initiative to assist the growing number of physician-sponsored Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) meet their quality measures obligations.

St. Louis, MO, May 08, 2013 -- In March, Rochester General Health System (RGHS) implemented EDCO® Health Information Solutions' point of care batch medical record scanning solution to create a completely electronic medical record for improved patient care. This partnership enables RGHS to scan documents on the hospital floors, in clinics, and in physician offices, and enables EDCO to index (file to the patient’s chart) all documents centrally in one hour or less. Using this model, RGHS is able to scan documents faster at the point of care, while maintaining the quality control achieved when records are indexed using a centralized approach.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 8, 2013 -- FEEL Golf Co., Inc. (OTCBB: FEEL), through its wholly owned Florida based subsidiary, Intelligent Living Inc. ("ILI"), announced today that the Company has signed an Electronic Medical Records software development agreement with ScheduleMorePatients LLC ("SMP"), a leading healthcare technology research company specializing in anti-aging management and patient health software.

Joint Township District Memorial Hospital (St. Marys, Ohio) purchased and installed a fully featured CARESTREAM Cardiology PACS and integrated that platform with its CARESTREAM Vue PACS and CARESTREAM Vue RIS. The hospital is a member of Grand Lake Health System.

Agfa HealthCare announces today that it has successfully implemented its DX-D 600 Direct Radiography (DR) system at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL), creating a new DR room at the Leigh Infirmary.

Intelerad software enables simultaneous increases in quality and efficiency for Optimal Radiology Partners, facilitating dramatic growth during a challenging time in the healthcare industry.

The American Telemedicine Association’s Industry  Council Awards is presented annually to recognize substantial contributions toward the advancement of telemedicine across the country and around the world.

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5, 2013 -- digiChart, Inc., a privately-held company specializing in mobile patient engagement and specialty-specific technology solutions for OB-GYN physician practices, announced today that it has changed its name to Artemis. The company revealed its new brand today in New Orleans during the Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Conference of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 

In today’s age where sending an email or text message are second nature, it’s hard for many to comprehend that this simple transfer of information is not an option for most doctors when sharing patient information and reaching a diagnosis.

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