MedicaSoft Joins Cerner, Technology and System Integration Leaders To Modernize Veterans' Electronic Health Records

Washington, D.C. – Oct. 3, 2018 – MedicaSoft announced today it is joining Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, and other industry leaders and innovators to help make seamless care available to the nation’s veterans. This newly formed team announced by Cerner will bring extensive experience in large enterprise systems and commercial sectors to modernize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) electronic health record (EHR).

“We’re very excited to be a part of the Cerner team for this important program. We’re honored to bring a combination of cutting-edge commercial healthcare solutions coupled with deep expertise in VA healthcare systems to facilitate Cerner’s creation of a modern, seamless EHR system to support the delivery of the best possible care to our veterans,” said Mike O’Neill, MedicaSoft CEO. 

MedicaSoft’s specific skill sets will help Cerner deliver real time seamless data sharing and cultivate improved clinician and veteran experiences as part of VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) effort. From delivering national VistA-based EHR solutions to serving as VA’s Chief Architect for Health IT to initiating the VA Center for Innovation, MedicaSoft team members have extensive experience with improving VA health care. Commercially, the company develops health IT solutions on an open, HL7® FHIR®-based cloud platform that makes it easy to share data with patients, providers, and payers while enabling robust and practical analytics.

In addition to Cerner, MedicaSoft joins Leidos, Guidehouse, Accenture, Henry Schein, Inc., AbleVets LLC, MicroHealth, ProSource360 and 17 additional small businesses – many of which are veteran-owned to form the team that will provide experience and expertise to the VA implementation.

“We are proud MedicaSoft will be part of this important team of industry leaders that will shape the future of care for veterans through a modern EHR system,” said Travis Dalton, president, Cerner Government Services. “We will work together to address the needs and capabilities that are in the best interest of the VA. Our veterans deserve the highest quality care and with this team, we look forward to bringing a modern, seamless system to those who have served our country.”

In May, Cerner announced a historic agreement and VA made the program one of their top priorities to improve care for veterans. Using technology that has been deployed successfully at Department of Defense (DoD) medical facilities and thousands of provider sites globally, Cerner plans to provide seamless care across VA’s high-performing integrated network, including VA facilities, community providers and DoD facilities. 

MedicaSoft will join Cerner and other VA EHR modernization members to outline the strategy during the Cerner Health Conference, Oct. 8-11, in Kansas City, Mo.

 

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About MedicaSoft
MedicaSoft is an innovative health information technology software company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, that creates and delivers modern, open, cost-effective, easy to implement and use, HL7® FHIR®-based products for healthcare industry providers and patients around the world. For more information, visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

About Cerner
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems at more than 27,500 contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. Recognized globally for innovation, Cerner assists clinicians in making care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial systems to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial and operational needs, focused on people. For more information, visit Cerner.com, The Cerner Blog, The Cerner Podcast or connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter. Nasdaq: CERN. Smarter Care. Better Outcomes. Healthier You. 

 

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Healthcare Futurist Helen Figge Named Chief Strategy Officer at MedicaSoft

ARLINGTON, Va. - Aug. 13, 2018 - MedicaSoft today announced it has appointed Helen Figge, BS, PharmD, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS as Chief Strategy Officer. Figge is an expert healthcare innovator and futurist with a wide variety of healthcare IT experience and leadership skills.

MedicaSoft is an innovative health information technology software company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, that creates and delivers modern, open, cost-effective, easy to implement and use, HL7® FHIR®-based products for the healthcare industry.

Figge brings deep healthcare experience to her role with MedicaSoft. She currently serves in several senior industry advisory roles in various nationally recognized organizations and educational entities in the United States, has been recognized by Health 2.0 as a "Ten Year Industry Leader," named one of the "Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT" by Health Data Management for three consecutive years, and named as one of the "Female Health IT Leaders to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review in 2018. She has served on several national committees and boards such as HIMSS, CHIME, The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, WEDI, State University of New York's Global Institute for Health and Human Rights, and State University of New York's School of Public Health to name a few.

"I'm very excited to join MedicaSoft and add the breadth of my healthcare and healthcare IT knowledge and experience in healthcare to MedicaSoft's leadership team. MedicaSoft's products and services are ideal for helping providers, payers, and patients leverage data to solve practical problems in delivering high-quality health care," said Figge.

"As MedicaSoft grows our healthcare solution set, we are thrilled to add someone with Helen's vision to the team," said Mike O'Neill, MedicaSoft CEO. "Helen's insights will help our customers successfully apply technology to tackle their most meaningful challenges."

During her career, Figge served in three Fortune 500 companies, including AmerisourceBergen, Allscripts, and Alere as well as serving in non-profit organizations such as Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Helen has achieved HIMSS fellow status and secured HIMSS healthcare IT certification. She has supported, consulted, and guided several start-up health IT companies to successful next steps in their growth processes. She likewise lectures and writes extensively on healthcare and healthcare technologies as well as supporting women and the need for recognizing diversity in healthcare IT today.

Figge holds a Baccalaureate in Science, a Doctorate of Pharmacy, an MBA in healthcare administration, completed a drug information research fellowship, is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Six Sigma Lean Sensei. She holds academic appointments at the University of Maryland, the Sage Colleges, New York and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, and Allied Health Science, Boston. Figge is also is a career coach, mentor, and volunteers extensively in her free time.

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About MedicaSoft, LLC:

MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

MedicaSoft Announces #DemosAndDonations to NVCCF at HIMSS18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 Washington, D.C. – HIMSS18 Booth #11626, January 26, 2018MedicaSoft, an innovative health information technology software company, today announced its partnership with the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NVCCF) at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition (HIMSS18) to positively impact the community in HIMSS18’s host city of Las Vegas. The MedicaSoft team will provide monetary donations to NVCCF to for individuals who schedule and view demos at their booth March 6-8, 2018, in lieu of booth giveaways.

MedicaSoft will feature demonstrations of their HL7® FHIR®-based health IT software products including HealthCenter, a patient portal and personal health record, ehr.NXT, a next generation EHR, and the NXT universal health record and platform at their HIMSS booth this year. Individuals viewing demos at HIMSS will have a donation made to NVCCF in their honor by MedicaSoft.

“This is our third year exhibiting at HIMSS and we are very excited for the opportunity to help the greater Las Vegas community this year. We can’t think of a better way healthcare can give back to the community than to donate funds to children and families going through really tough times,” said MedicaSoft’s CEO Mike O’Neill. “We’re looking forward to talking with many other passionate health IT professionals to discuss innovative, open, interoperable, and reliable technology that drives better clinician and patient relationships. We’re not alone in wanting to do good and we invite any other vendors attending the show to join in with a donation, too.”

MedicaSoft’s products are built using cutting edge technologies and open, standards-based architecture that fully supports interoperability and data accessibility. The use of these technologies enables MedicaSoft to create healthcare IT platforms that enable their customers to optimize healthcare outcomes and efficiency while leveraging the power of web-based, mobile, and cloud solutions.  MedicaSoft’s EHR and PHR products are ONC-ACB certified.

To schedule a meeting or demonstration with MedicaSoft executives at HIMSS18, contact MedicaSoft at info@medicasoftllc.com.

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About NVCCF:

The Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NVCCF) is a non-profit organization offering over 45 different programs and services for critically-ill children and their families living in Southern Nevada. Visit www.nvccf.org for more information.  

About MedicaSoft, LLC:

MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page. Click here to find out how to participate in #DemosAndDonations

MedicaSoft EHR Solution Achieves E-Prescribing Certifications in Six Different Areas

ARLINGTON, Va. – Dec. 8, 2017 – MedicaSoft, a next-generation health IT company, announced today that ehr.NXT, its Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution, attained Surescripts certifications for electronic prescribing in six different areas: New Prescriptions, Prescription Renewals, Medication Histories, Prescription Benefits, Prescription Changes, and Prescription Cancellations.

The Surescripts certification process validates that MedicaSoft’s ehr.NXT electronic prescribing software is able to send and receive electronic messages with pharmacies and pharmacy benefits managers through the Surescripts network in accordance with industry standards. It also validates that MedicaSoft’s ehr.NXT gives providers accurate cost and formulary information to inform medication choices and provides flexibility in choosing dispensing locations.

ehr.NXT is a next generation EHR built on modern technology and an open, standards-based architecture designed for interoperability. It utilizes best-of-breed cloud, web, and software technologies to provide clinicians with an EHR that is fast, interoperable, and affordable.

EHR software certified through Surescripts allows providers to improve patient safety and caregiver efficiency while reducing costs. MedicaSoft’s ehr.NXT electronic prescribing solution provides medication ordering and medication reconciliation in a clinically effective workflow that allows providers to focus on care delivery and outcomes. The Meaningful Use-certified electronic prescribing and medication history solution is also available for integration with other EHRs.

Michael O’Neill, CEO stated, “At MedicaSoft, we’re not only committed to compliance with industry standards, but also to increasing patient safety, enhancing efficiencies, and reducing medication costs. ehr.NXT facilitates the delivery of the highest quality of care possible.”

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MedicaSoft designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

MedicaSoft Announces 100% Direct Interoperability

Washington, D.C., March 14, 2017 –  MedicaSoft, a next generation healthcare IT company, announced today it has achieved 100% interoperability with all DirectTrust Health Information Service Providers (HISPs).

The DirectTrust Accredited Trust Anchor Bundle includes HISPs, Certificate Authorities (CAs), and Registration Authorities (RAs) that have achieved accreditation through the EHNAC-DirectTrust Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP).

MedicaSoft is committed to delivering the highest quality software and cloud services to commercial and government clients and completed the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program for Health Information Service Provider (DTAAP HISP) accreditation as certified by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) in 2016.

Interoperability testing by DirectTrust verifies all messages containing personal health information are encrypted, securely delivered between two trusted entities, and are decrypted as intended. MedicaSoft joins companies such as Cerner, McKesson/Relay, and Surescripts, who are also 100% interoperable with HISPs in the DirectTrust Accredited Trust Bundle in 2017.

View the full list of DirectTrust Accredited Trust Bundle Interoperability Benchmarking Results here.

“We are proud to be a part of the DirectTrust community. Our membership reinforces our commitment to deliver modern, high quality software and cloud services to our clients,” said Brandt Welker, MedicaSoft CTO. “Achieving 100% interoperability represents the ability to exchange data securely between vendors. This means doctors using MedicaSoft products can easily and securely communicate with their peers and other clinicians in the field.”

MedicaSoft puts interoperability at the core of its systems, delivering secure, cloud-ready healthcare IT products, including Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Personal Health Record (PHR) software and HISP secure messaging services, to clients worldwide.

About MedicaSoft:
MedicaSoft designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software solutions for healthcare providers and patients around the world. Visit http://www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

MedicaSoft to Showcase New Technologies, Products & Workflows at HIMSS16

Washington, D.C. – HIMSS Booth #11449, February 25, 2016 – MedicaSoft, an innovative health information technology company, today announced that it will showcase its new technologies and workflows at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition(HIMSS16) via in-booth demonstrations on the show floor. Also at HIMSS, MedicaSoft will launch several new health IT products developed and accredited this year including ehr.NXT, a next generation electronic health record (EHR), HealthCenter, a patient portal and personal health record (PHR), and HISP Services, a cloud-based Direct secure messaging service.

“We’re very excited to exhibit at HIMSS16 and help drive change and innovation in our industry. As we’ve discussed in many of our blogs, at MedicaSoft, we’re committed to doing things differently and we are determined to get results,” said MedicaSoft’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Brandt Welker. “We’re looking forward to meeting with other passionate health IT professionals to discuss technologies that are open, interoperable, reliable, and fast. We want to help steer health IT in the direction of other industries to create products that help clinicians improve health outcomes for their patients while also being easy to use and fast.”

MedicaSoft’s products are built using cutting edge technologies and open, standards-based architecture that fully supports interoperability and data accessibility. The use of these technologies enables MedicaSoft to create healthcare IT platforms that enable their customers to optimize healthcare outcomes and efficiency while leveraging the power of web-based, mobile, and cloud solutions.  MedicaSoft’s EHR and PHR produts are ONC-ACB certified and its HISP Services are accredited by EHNAC’s Cloud-Enabled Accreditation Program (CEAP) and Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP).

To schedule a meeting with MedicaSoft executives at HIMSS16, contact Monica Stout at monica.stout@medicasoftllc.com

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About MedicaSoft, LLC:

MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

MedicaSoft Achieves EHNAC Cloud-Enabled Accreditation

CEAP accreditation offers a higher level of stakeholder confidence for organizations under competitive pressures to demonstrate the rigor and structure of cloud-enabled platforms and applications

Washington, D.C.,  – January 12, 2016 – MedicaSoft, a next generation healthcare IT company, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Cloud-Enabled Accreditation Program (CEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). Developed by industry-peers, CEAP is offered exclusively for the users of FedRAMP-certified Cloud Service Providers (CPSs) – regardless of the healthcare data exchange model the CSP supports. This program is available to organizations who are already accredited or have become candidates of at least one other EHNAC-accreditation program (the primary program).

Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated MedicaSoft’s use of cloud services in areas of privacy, security, mandated standards and key operational functions. EHNAC assessed the organization’s health information and oversight for meeting privacy and security, HIPAA, HITECH, Omnibus Rule and ACA requirements, as well as technical performance, business processes and resource management. The comprehensive CEAP program requires 74 unique criteria to be met by applying organizations, as well as additional coordination with the organization’s CSP.

“MedicaSoft is proud to be CEAP accredited with EHNAC. Our team is committed to delivering the highest quality software and cloud services to our commercial and government clients. Increasingly, that involves cloud computing. This accreditation demonstrates our commitment to the security and privacy of our client’s data.”– Michael O’Neill, MedicaSoft CEO.

“Information technology in the cloud – especially in the healthcare industry which involves valuable protected health information (PHI) – presents a critically unique set of privacy and security challenges when it comes to healthcare data exchange,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “Organizations such as MedicaSoft are leading the movement toward ensuring superior capabilities in the areas of privacy, security and standards by seeking to further demonstrate their commitment to these security measures above and beyond.”

MedicaSoft improves the quality of healthcare outcomes and the efficiency of care delivery worldwide by delivering cloud-ready advanced health information technology solutions, including Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Personal Health Record (PHR) software as well as HISP secure messaging services.

About MedicaSoft, LLC
MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software solutions for healthcare providers and patients around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

About EHNAC
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include accountable care organizations, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, eprescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors and third-party administrators.

EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit www.ehnac.org, contact info@ehnac.org, or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn and YouTube.

MedicaSoft Completes Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program from EHNAC and DirectTrust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Direct Trusted Agent accreditation ensures adherence to data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure, integrity and trusted identity requirements

Washington, D.C.,  – January 5, 2016 – MedicaSoft, a next generation healthcare IT company, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) for HISP services from DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). Direct Trusted Agent accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards, HIPAA regulations and the Direct Project.

Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated MedicaSoft in areas of privacy, security and confidentiality; technical performance; business practices and organizational resources as it relates to Directed exchange participants. In addition, EHNAC reviewed the organization’s process of managing and transferring protected health information and determined that the organization meets or exceeds all EHNAC criteria and industry standards. Through completion of the rigorous accreditation process, the organization demonstrates to its constituents, adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.

“Endorsed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program ensures that organizations like MedicaSoft establish and uphold a superior level of trust for their stakeholders,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “The need in the marketplace for guidance and accountability in health information exchange is undeniable, and we applaud MedicaSoft’s commitment to the highest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality.”

MedicaSoft provides HISP services that support the secure transmission of Direct Secure Messages and the management of trusted relationships between message senders and receivers.

“At MedicaSoft, we recognize how critical secure message transmission is in the safe and secure exchange of health information. Ensuring that our HISP services adhere and comply with data processing standards and security requirements is very important to us and our clients. The ability to send authenticated, encrypted health information to known, trusted recipients gives healthcare providers, payers, and patients the ability to improve care coordination, patient engagement, and other interactions that improve health outcomes and efficiency.” said Michael O’Neill, CEO of MedicaSoft.

About MedicaSoft, LLC:

MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software solutions for healthcare providers and patients around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

 

About DirectTrust.org

DirectTrust.org is a non-profit, competitively neutral, self-regulatory entity created by and for participants in the Direct community, including HISPs, CAs and RAs, doctors, patients, and vendors, and supports both provider-to-provider as well as patient-to-provider Direct exchange. The goal of DirectTrust.org is to develop, promote and, as necessary, help enforce the rules and best practices necessary to maintain security and trust within the Direct community, consistent with the HITECH Act and the governance rules for the NwHIN established by ONC.

DirectTrust.org is committed to fostering widespread public confidence in the Direct exchange of health information. To learn more, visit www.directtrust.org.

About EHNAC

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include accountable care organizations, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, eprescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors and third-party administrators.

EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit www.ehnac.org, contact info@ehnac.org, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

MedicaSoft's ehr.NXT Next Generation Electronic Health Record Attains ONC-HIT Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, D.C., September 15, 2015 - MedicaSoft today announced that its ehr.NXT electronic health record (EHR) product has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Complete Ambulatory and Inpatient EHR Certification from Drummond Group, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government's program. A next generation EHR incorporating a complete suite of clinical and administrative functions, ehr.NXT supports healthcare providers who require new levels of clinical collaboration, patient engagement, analytics, and decision support. This stamp of approval designates that ehr.NXT offers the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations for participation in CMS' EHR Incentive Program.

ehr.NXT is used by providers and clinicians to manage their patients' health information across healthcare settings, from inpatient to ambulatory encounters and incorporating laboratory, pharmacy, and medical imaging operations. MedicaSoft provides ehr.NXT to hospitals and practices seeking a full suite of EHR capabilities that is open, interoperable, customizable, and cloud-ready.

To earn the certification, ehr.NXT was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

"We listened to healthcare providers who felt that their EHR technology was limiting their ability to drive improvements in outcomes and efficiency," said MedicaSoft CEO Michael O'Neill. "ehr.NXT is a fully open, standards-based, modern architecture that delivers interoperability, flexibility, usability, and scalability. This is an EHR for today and tomorrow."

ehr.NXT, which met the requirements for Complete EHR Ambulatory and Inpatient certifications, is also certified to deliver all clinical and administrative functions and meets all privacy and security criteria, helping providers and clinicians improve health outcomes and manage efficiency. 

For more information on hr.NXT, visit www.medicasoft.us/ehrnxt. For details on MedicaSoft's ONC Certification, visit www.medicasoft.us/onc-cert

MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, delivers, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page

MedicaSoft’s HealthCenter Earns ONC-HIT Certification from Drummond Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, D.C., August 4, 2015 – MedicaSoft today announced that its HealthCenter personal health record (PHR) product has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Modular Ambulatory and Inpatient EHR Certification from Drummond Group. HealthCenter delivers the highest quality personal health record and patient portal solution to healthcare providers and patients. This certification designates that HealthCenter provides the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing EHR adoption program. 

HealthCenter is used by individuals to manage their personal health information. MedicaSoft provides HealthCenter to organizations such as healthcare providers, companies, and non-profits who offer PHR capabilities to their employees or members to empower them to better manage their health and wellness.

“Patient engagement is critical to effective healthcare, and HealthCenter provides innovative technology to maximize patient engagement,” said MedicaSoft CEO Michael O’Neill. “We are committed to helping healthcare providers and patients access and use health information to improve health outcomes.”

HealthCenter Meaningful Use Modular certification allows providers to use HealthCenter to meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use patient portal requirements, including the ability for patients to view, download, and transmit their health information. HealthCenter is also certified to provide secure messaging and patient-specific education resources and meets all privacy and security criteria.

For more information on HealthCenter, visit www.medicasoft.us/healthcenter. For details on MedicaSoft's ONC Certification, visit www.medicasoft.us/onc-cert

Established in 2005, MedicaSoft, LLC designs, develops, installs, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visit www.medicasoft.us, follow us on Twitter @MedicaSoftLLC, like us on Facebook, or follow our LinkedIn company page.

Enterprise Architect Brandt Welker Named Chief Technology Officer at MedicaSoft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, D.C., January 6, 2014 – MedicaSoft, LLC today announced it has appointed Brandt Welker as Chief Technology Officer. Welker, an expert in enterprise software solutions, joins MedicaSoft after 7 years with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he served as Strategic Innovation Portfolio Manager and previously as Chief Architect for the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Electronic Health Record system.

MedicaSoft partners with public and private healthcare providers to deploy advanced health information technology solutions - clinical systems, administrative applications, and electronic medical records - to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery.

“We are thrilled to have Brandt bring his enterprise software expertise to MedicaSoft,” said MedicaSoft CEO, Mike O’Neill. “His ability to understand the challenges our customers face and to bring together leading-edge technologies to address them will be enormously beneficial to the healthcare providers and patients that we serve.” 

While at VA, Welker led a portfolio of healthcare IT innovations and software engineering solutions that enhanced VA’s delivery of care and benefits to Veterans. He guided the Strategic Innovation Portfolio, delivering a range of solutions including mobile health, chronic disease management, patient safety, and telehealth applications. Additionally, he made foundational contributions to the architecture of VA systems for healthcare and benefits.

“Technology, applied appropriately, has the power to help healthcare providers greatly improve the quality and efficiency of the care they provide,” said Mr. Welker. “I look forward to working with MedicaSoft’s customers to design and develop solutions that enhance their ability to provide outstanding care to patients.”

An exclusive value-added reseller of Info World software and services, MedicaSoft develops and customizes technology platforms for providers including more than 100 current care settings on two continents.

Healthcare Innovator Mike O’Neill Named Chief Executive Officer at MedicaSoft

Experienced Entrepreneur and Former Veterans Affairs Official to Lead High-Growth Healthcare Software Company

Washington, D.C., April 25, 2013 - MedicaSoft, LLC today announced it has appointed Mike O'Neill as Chief Executive Officer. O'Neill, an expert in the introduction of new technologies to care environments, joins MedicaSoft after three years with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he was Senior Advisor and member of the VA Center for Innovation founding team.

MedicaSoft partners with healthcare providers to deploy advanced health information technology solutions - clinical systems, administrative applications, and electronic health records - to improve the quality and efficiency of care delivery. 

“Hospitals, doctors and clinics often struggle to adapt information technology in order to achieve better results, lower costs and accurately document care, and many are recognizing that their first generation systems are not up to the task,” said Mr. O’Neill. “MedicaSoft’s great potential, and what drew me to this opportunity, is our ability to offer complete solutions as well as modular systems to help providers achieve truly meaningful outcomes from their health IT investment.” 

While at VA, O’Neill led programs to introduce technology innovations and business practices in healthcare and claims processing in areas such as telehealth and VA's Blue Button personal health record. He also spearheaded VA's open source electronic health records initiative and served on the board of directors of OSEHRA, the first open source foundation in healthcare. 

“Many providers feel constrained by solutions that are difficult to tailor to their specific clinical and business needs,” continued O’Neill. “We believe there is tremendous interest from providers of all sizes who are looking for alternative solutions that enhance their overall efficiency.”

An exclusive value-added reseller of Info World software and services, MedicaSoft develops and customizes technology platforms for providers including more than 100 current care settings on two continents. 

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About MedicaSoft, LLC: 

MedicaSoft designs, develops, installs, and maintains software for healthcare providers around the world. Visitwww.medicasoftllg.com and follow us on Twitter at @MedicaSoftLLC