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10 03, 2017

The Growing Need for Notifications

By |2017-03-10T07:28:41-05:00March 10th, 2017|Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Katie Jankowski, Software Engineer I’m sure we’ve all heard Benjamin Franklin’s quote, “Time is Money”, but have you ever really thought of what that means? In today’s healthcare industry, time is of the essence. Notifications are a hot topic within EHR systems and healthcare software, especially as it relates to [...]

8 03, 2017

Should the Fax Machine Disappear from the Healthcare Market?

By |2017-03-08T07:22:12-05:00March 8th, 2017|Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Kendra Nalbandian, Regional Sales Manager The use of a fax machine in the healthcare market goes back a number of years and has been relied on heavily as a means to communicate by physicians. Physicians have utilized the fax machine to communicate with patients, pharmacists, colleagues and a number of [...]

1 03, 2017

Common MEDITECH Keyboard Shortcuts In Automation Scripts

By |2017-03-01T07:21:25-05:00March 1st, 2017|Healthcare IT, Meditech|

Posted on behalf of Ben Tessier, Technical Support Analyst/Education Specialist In our support experience here at Summit, we are often queried on how to make things happen via keyboard.  Best practice with script automation is to avoid mouse-clicks and utilize the keyboard whenever possible.  By using this approach, you avoid issues with screen resolution [...]

17 10, 2016

Ransomware Increasingly Seen in Healthcare IT

By |2016-10-17T14:29:27-04:00October 17th, 2016|Computer Security, Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Alex Casey, Marketing Manager Ransomware is becoming an increasing concern among many healthcare providers. Cyber criminals have been able to encrypt files resulting in infecting PCs and restricting access to both files and PC access. In recent news, these criminals have also gained the ability to establish connections throughout hospital networks [...]

20 09, 2016

Summit Healthcare Celebrates National Health IT Week

By |2016-09-20T17:37:35-04:00September 20th, 2016|Press Release|

Braintree, Mass., September 20, 2016 - Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Summit Healthcare and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate [...]

23 08, 2016

Summit Healthcare Introduces Summit Provider Alert to Enhance Communication Between Hospitals and the Care Community

By |2016-08-23T17:42:33-04:00August 23rd, 2016|Press Release|

Summit Healthcare Introduces Summit Provider Alert to Enhance Communication Between Hospitals and the Care Community Braintree, Mass., August 23, 2016 – Summit Healthcare today announced the launch of Summit Provider Alert, a new solution for improving the workflow between hospitals and providers and enabling better patient care. Provider Alert is a web-based application that allows hospitals [...]

5 07, 2016

There’s a FHIR in the House, Don’t get Burned

By |2016-07-05T16:05:00-04:00July 5th, 2016|Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Paul J. Actis, Vice President, Research & Development FHIR DEFINED There’s a new integration standard in town, and it’s heating up the whole valley. FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) takes the best of the existing protocols (HL7 2, HL7 3, CDA…) and brings them into the modern world of healthcare integration.  FHIR [...]

27 06, 2016

Small Details That Make a Big Difference in a Downtime

By |2016-06-27T16:25:45-04:00June 27th, 2016|Healthcare IT|

Posted on behalf of Terry LaPointe, VP, Client Services From a Client Services perspective, we come across many organizations who have done a great job implementing an electronic downtime process to handle scheduled or unscheduled downtime of the HCIS or Network. However, while many have addressed the major components of a downtime plan – downtime [...]

16 06, 2016

Summit Healthcare Supports this Year’s Recipient of the Heart of MUSE Foundation: Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

By |2016-06-16T17:44:58-04:00June 16th, 2016|Press Release|

Braintree, Mass., June, 2016 – Every year, the MUSE International Conference gives individuals in the healthcare industry the opportunity to network, build upon their professional development, gain access to resources and solutions, and learn about new product innovations. The conference also gives attendees the chance to give back to the local community by supporting a [...]

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