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IntraCare North Hospital Goes Live on OpenVista Electronic Health Record

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation, IntraCare North Hospital | June 10, 2014

Houston psychiatric hospital uses proven open source EHR to realize affordable, economically sustainable, patient care improvements

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Medsphere Adds Population Health Solution to OpenVista Electronic Health Record

Press Release | Medsphere | January 28, 2015

Medsphere Systems Corporation...today introduced OpenVista® Population Health, a Windows-based solution that gives clinicians much greater flexibility in how they provide care for both individual patients and broader patient populations. “The addition of OpenVista Population Health is worth noting particularly because it serves as an example of how development happens in the VistA community,” said Medsphere President and CEO Irv Lichtenwald...

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Medsphere Enhances OpenVista EHR System for Meaningful Use

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | September 13, 2011

Medsphere Systems Corporation, a pioneer in open-source healthcare enterprise solutions, today announced the generally available (GA) release of the enhanced OpenVista® electronic health record (EHR) platform, which is currently being installed across the Medsphere client base.

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Medsphere Introduces OpenVista Enterprise App for Smartphones and Tablets

Press Release | Medsphere | March 17, 2016

Medsphere Systems Corporation...today introduced Mobile OpenVista® Enterprise (MOVE). MOVE liberates OpenVista EHR data from the desktop and enables physicians and clinical staff to work more effectively and efficiently. MOVE provides secure, mobile, real time access to patient information—medications, allergies, problems, orders, documentation—anywhere a clinician has WiFi or cell coverage. Physicians can use MOVE at home to review medication orders. Nurses can use MOVE at the bedside to record information about a patient’s changing condition.

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Medsphere Introduces OpenVista NoteAssist to Transform Clinical Documentation Process

Press Release | Medsphere | August 25, 2015

Medsphere Systems Corporation...today introduced OpenVista NoteAssist™, a new clinical documentation tool. To give clinicians greater flexibility and control, NoteAssist streamlines the process of compiling patient data and incorporating it into various types of documentation such as progress notes and discharge summaries by remembering user preferences and text input between both user sessions and individual notes. Using NoteAssist, clinicians can read and create documents on the desktop or on the go via iPad.

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Medsphere Supports Renewed Call for Extension of Financial Incentives for EHR Adoption to Behavioral Health Facilities

Press Release | Medsphere | January 7, 2015

Medsphere Systems Corporation...today joined the growing chorus of voices supporting the Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2013 (S.1517). This legislation, introduced by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) a little more than a year ago, would amend the Public Health Service and Social Security acts to define behavioral and mental health professionals as healthcare providers, making behavioral health hospitals eligible for Meaningful Use financial incentives for adopting EHRs. Read More »

Medsphere Systems and ChartLogic Merge

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation, ChartLogic, Inc. | June 28, 2016

Medsphere Systems Corporation and ChartLogic, Inc., today announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to merge the two companies. The transaction will expand Medsphere’s existing enterprise healthcare IT products and services to include ChartLogic’s proven ambulatory electronic health record (EHR), practice management and medical billing solutions. ChartLogic will retain its name and operate as a division of Medsphere; the expanded company will offer integrated delivery networks and physician practices an affordable and interoperable choice that meets the clinical needs of providers across the spectrum of care...

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Medsphere Systems Marks 10 Years of Better Patient Care Through Affordable Healthcare Technology

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | November 27, 2012

A decade after the founding of Medsphere, interest in the company's OpenVista EHR remains strong. Their open source solution rapidly delivers federal Meaningful Use funds to its constantly expanding customer base

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Medsphere Voices Support for Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015

Press Release | Medsphere | June 9, 2015

House legislation seeks to close gaps for families facing mental health challenges, extends federal support for health IT adoption to mental health providers Read More »

Midland Memorial Hospital Integrates Patient Education Tool with OpenVista EHR

Press Release | Midland Memorial Hospital , Allen Technologies | November 18, 2014

Midland Memorial Hospital is launching its latest evolution in leading-edge interactive patient education and engagement with the implementation of Allen Technologies’ with the hospital’s [OpenVistA EHR] platform by enabling nursing staff to assign patient education videos directly from the patient’s EHR.

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Midland Memorial Hospital is Live with EHR Doctors, Inc. on the NHIN

Press Release | Midland Memorial Hospital, EHR Doctors, Inc. | August 3, 2011

EHR Doctors, Inc. and Midland Memorial Hospital announced today that Midland Memorial Hospital is now live with the Social Security Administration (SSA) MEGAHIT project. EHR Doctors, Inc. became the first nationwide health information exchange to connect to the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) and the SSA MEGAHIT project.

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Midland Memorial Hospital Receives Federal Funds for Meaningful Use of OpenVista Electronic Health Record

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | January 10, 2012

Medsphere’s OpenVista enables Texas county hospital to meet Medicare and Medicaid requirements of federal reimbursement program and receive more than initial investment cost of OpenVista.

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Open Source and EHRs: A proven reality and invaluable opportunity

Michael J. Doyle | Healthcare IT News | September 20, 2011

The marriage between open source technology and electronic health records is at first blush, greeted by many with skepticism regarding robustness and efficacy. In truth, persistent myths obscure an intriguing reality: Open source EHR systems are not only possible but already in place. Read More »

Open Source EHR Company Achieves 48 Percent Revenue Growth in 2016

Press Release | Medsphere Systems Corporation | January 4, 2017

Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, is welcoming the new year with excitement and anticipation following a busy and historic 2016. Significant recent achievements include an expansion of company products and services as well as a record number of new clients and unprecedented revenue growth. The company’s ongoing efforts to make affordable healthcare IT more widely available have resulted in specific indicators from the previous calendar year of growth and success...

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Open Source EHRs: Will They Support Clinical Data Needs of the Future? (Part 2 of 2)

Andy Oram | EMR & EHR | November 18, 2014

The first part of this article provided a view of the current data needs in health care and asked whether open source electronic health records could solve those needs. I’ll pick up here with a look at how some open source products deal with the two main requirements I identified: interoperability and analytics. Interoperability, in health care as in other areas of software, is supported better by open source products than by proprietary ones. Read More »