Nightingale and HealthFusion Partner to Deliver Electronic Health Record (EHR) Benefits to Customers in Kmart
Farmingville, New York — Nightingale Preventive Care and HealthFusion® have entered into an agreement where Nightingale medical providers will use HealthFusion’s products while treating patients in Kmart, in locations that Nightingale has leased space to provide primary preventive care. The use of a Certified EHR Software System advances quality of care and allows medical providers to qualify for Medicare and EHR incentive stimulus funds.
“Choosing a web-based EHR that is HIPAA compliant, native to the Apple iPad®, and can be used on any PC or laptop, was important in our decision to enter into this exciting agreement. HealthFusion’s MediTouch® is an EHR that is easy to use, adapts to the Nurse Practitioner’s or Doctor’s workflow, and has been recognized by J.D. Powers & Associates, as well as a member benefit from national medical associations,” said Mildred Scharf-Ehrenfeld, President of Nightingale, and a Nurse Practitioner who has been serving the community for 27 years.
MediTouch is an EHR conceived by doctors and designed for practices of all sizes. The software offers the fastest, most intuitive, touch screen charting interface with quality features such as specific Chief Complaint Forms and Care Plans. This all-in-one EHR is fully integrated with HealthFusion’s Practice Management System, Clearinghouse, and Patient Portal solutions. Since the software is in the cloud, MediTouch works anywhere with Internet access, and the unique Touch Technology empowers providers to focus on their patients in every office visit.
HealthFusion’s Stimulus Ready® MediTouch EHR assists physicians in complying with meaningful use regulations issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator in order to qualify for the $44,000 Medicare or $64,000 Medicaid cash bonuses established in the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The MediTouch EHR Meaningful Use Report Card® feature assists doctors in tracking their progress towards the stimulus funds.
HealthFusion develops web-based, cloud computing software for physicians, hospitals, and medical billing services. HealthFusion solutions include MediTouch EHR (Electronic Health Record and Patient Portal), MediTouch PM (Practice Management), and its integrated Claims Clearinghouse. MediTouch EHR is iPad®-native and was designed for use on mobile tablets; it is optimized for use on the Apple® iPad’s browser. MediTouch EHR offers a unique array of features that facilitate adoption of EHR technology, including its mobile, Pure Cloud® platform, its cross-compatibility with traditional desktop, laptop, Windows® and Mac® hardware devices, and its affordable subscription payment model. MediTouch EHR is Meaningful Use Certified, and is one of just a few EHR products that are fully integrated across the clinical, billing, clearinghouse, and patient portals; this integration affords users a hassle-free office computing experience. HealthFusion is dedicated to connecting health care industry participants in the United States to reduce administrative costs, offer superior customer service experiences, and improve the overall quality of health care. Thousands of users throughout the country place their trust in HealthFusion and MediTouch on a daily basis. Health care is complicated; HealthFusion makes it easy. Follow HealthFusion on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
About the Nightingale Preventive Care
Founded in 2011 Nightingale provides primary preventive care as well as prenatal care and pediatrics. Nightingale has collaborating physician’s on-call for emergencies. The Farmingville Kmart center has three examining rooms, a separate vaccination area and a large waiting area. Nightingale leases space in Kmart’s Farmingville Long Island store, and plans to open more facilities in other Kmart locations.
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