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careMESH

careMESH is the only service on the market that guarantees 100% digital delivery of patient health information to any clinician nationwide so that healthcare providers and their support teams can communicate and collaborate with each other…instantly. Our secure services, hosted on the Google Cloud Platform© and inclusive of our proprietary FHIR-based National Clinician Directory, make it possible for clinicians and their support teams to locate each other and share digital patient health information, without the burden and expense of complex integration projects. Read More »

Catalyze Releases Open Source Policies and Procedures to Hasten Healthcare IT Development

Press Release | Catalyze | January 14, 2015

Catalyze, Inc., an innovative healthcare IT firm that supplies HIPAA-compliant infrastructure services, today announced the widespread release of its open source policies and procedures on GitHub for healthcare developers and enterprises. The comprehensive policies solved a complex problem for Catalyze. Therefore, the company has decided to pass the documents onto healthcare developers to help them focus on their jobs, not HIPAA compliance.

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Catherine Thomas

Catherine Thomas is Co-Founder & VP of Customer Engagement for careMESH, and a seasoned marketing executive with extensive experience in healthcare, telecommunications, and the Federal Government sectors. As co-founder of careMESH, she brings a nearly 25-year track record in Strategic Marketing and Execution; Branding & Corporate Positioning; Analyst & Media Relations; Sales Channel Strategy & Support; Social Media Programs; and Staff & Project Leadership.

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Cloudera Contributing to President’s Precision Medicine Initiative

Press Release | Cloudera | February 25, 2016

Precision medicine promises to revolutionize healthcare: to improve diagnosis, to target treatment, and to deliver better care. Living up to that promise requires collaboration and analysis of large amounts of complex data from many sources, privately and securely. Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, today announced it will support President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) by providing training and software, and will collaborate with academic and government research institutions doing non-commercial work on the use of data and analytics for healthcare. 

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Dr. Peter S. Tippett

Peter S. Tippett, MD, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of careMESH, former Verizon Chief Medical Officer, and a recognized leader in health IT transformation, information security and regulatory compliance. Among other start-ups, Tippett created Certus, the world’s first antivirus software, which sold to Symantec and became Norton Antivirus; founded TruSecure and CyberTrust and was Chairman of MD-IT.

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Federal Advisers Share Comments, Concerns About Draft Interoperability Road Map

Dan Bowman | Fierce Health IT | October 15, 2014

In presenting an updated version of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's draft interoperability road map to a joint meeting of the federal Health IT Policy and Standards Committees on Wednesday, Erica Galvez, ONC's interoperability and exchange portfolio manager, made clear that many efforts going forward will be about balance and tradeoffs...

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Halamka Recounts Early Experiences with Ambient Listening Devices (Alexa and Google Home)

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has a long tradition of testing speculative technologies with the notion that breakthroughs often require tolerance for failure. For example, we’ve embraced blockchain in healthcare because we believe public ledgers have promise to unify medical records across institutions. Over the past few months, we’ve developed healthcare applications for Alexa, Amazon’s ambient listening device that combines natural language processing and easy to use application program interfaces. We have also tried Google Home. Here’s our experience thus far...

HHS Announces the Move Health Data Forward Phase 2 Challenge Winners

Press Release | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | February 21, 2017

The Department of Health and Humans Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the Phase 2 winners of the Move Health Data Forward Challenge. Winning submissions will now move on to the challenge’s last phase to develop applications that will allow individuals to share their personal health information safely and securely with their health care providers, family members or other caregivers...

Is an Open Source EMR (OpenEMR) the Right Choice for Medical Practices?

Being the lead developer of OpenEMR, the world’s most widely deployed open source electronic medical record (EMR) system, I field calls on a daily basis from people who want to implement it. As part of the due diligence to discover and deliver the best possible outcome for the client, we give them a set of different implementation options that they can consider. The options range from a basic OpenEMR implementation at their offices, to a far more advanced and feature-packed “cloud” solution called BlueEHS.

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j2 Cloud Services to Showcase Secure Cloud Fax Solutions at HIMSS 2019

j2 Cloud Services™, a world-leading provider of digital cloud fax solutions, will showcase its portfolio of "interoperable" secure cloud fax solutions, including eFax Corporate, Sfax and MyFax, at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition. As a HIMSS Emerald member, eFax Corporate's presence at HIMSS is slated to be one of its strongest ever! The j2 Cloud Services portfolio of all-digital cloud fax solutions, including eFax Corporate, Sfax and MyFax, replaces the need for antiquated analog fax machines and paper-based faxing with an online document transfer service that is both secure and HIPAA compliant.

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j2 Cloud Services™ Showcases New Cloud Fax Products at HiMSS 2019

Press Release | j2 Cloud Services | February 4, 2019

j2 Cloud Services...will demonstrate its commitment to interoperable healthcare communications at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition. HiMSS 2019 is taking place February 11-15 in Orlando, Florida. At HIMSS, eFax Corporate®, one of the all-digital cloud fax solutions offered by j2 Cloud Services, will discuss the upcoming release of four new products: eFax Corporate for Healthcare Mobile Application: The eFax Corporate Mobile App for Healthcare is the easiest and fastest way to receive, sign, edit, and send faxes on the go...

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Keeping Patient Data Safe with Open Source Tools

Healthcare is experiencing a revolution. In a tightly regulated and ancient industry, the use of free and open source software makes it uniquely positioned to see a great deal of progress. I work at a scrappy healthcare startup where cost savings are a top priority. Our primary challenge is how to safely and efficiently manage personally identifying information (PII), like names, addresses, insurance information, etc., and personal health information (PHI), like the reason for a recent clinical visit, under the regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, HIPAA, which became mandatory in the United States in 2003.

OpenEMR Launches Multiple Turn-Key Solution Options Through Amazon's Cloud Services

Press Release | OpenEMR | May 30, 2018

OpenEMR, the most popular open-source electronic health record and medical practice management solution, now offers a full panel of easy to install packages on Amazon's Cloud Services. In 2017, OpenEMR released its first Amazon Cloud Services offering, OpenEMR Cloud Full Stack, with the goal of enabling Enterprise use of OpenEMR.  However many clinics and academic settings did not require the complexities of a large-scale full cloud offering and/or HIPAA eligibility.  The OpenEMR community realized that a one size fits all Amazon cloud service approach could not address the vast range of different requirements and workflows in modern-day clinical and academic settings.

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Plastic Surgeon Uses Google Glass To Help Perform Facial Reconstructive Surgeries

Fred Pennic | HIT Consultant | August 12, 2014

Dr. Jeff Colyer, a plastic surgeon and Kansas Lt. Governor is now using Google Glass to perform facial reconstructive surgeries at a North Kansas City Hospital, Fox 4 of Kansas City reports. By uploading the patient’s x-rays to Google Glass, the surgeon avoids looking at the monitor in the operating room...

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Zoeticx Introduces TruRecord, Medical Prescribing Software to Address 2.2 Million Adverse Drug Reactions in the U.S

Press Release | Zoeticx | June 29, 2015

Zoeticx, Inc., the developer of medical software that bridges the gap between medical data and quality patient care, today announced a crowd funding campaign for TruRecord, the first subscriber-based, medical prescribing software to leverage advanced DNA testing technology for optimal drug analysis and prevention of adverse drug reactions. The company is raising funds for a fall launch of TruRecord on medical crowd funding site Medstartr...TruRecord improves patient outcomes by reducing the 80,000 annual deaths due to drug adverse reactions, resulting in 289 billion spent annually on malpractice payouts.

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