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13 03, 2017

Community Hospitals Embrace Summit Healthcare’s Provider Alert to Enhance Communication with Area Providers

By | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Care Coordination, Event Notifications, Healthcare IT, Press Release|

Braintree, Mass., March 13, 2017– Summit Healthcare’s Provider Alert, a clinical event notification and data exchange solution, has received strong initial adoption in the market place. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, located in California’s Santa Clarita Valley, and Parkview Medical Center, based in Colorado, are the first two hospitals to implement the innovative workflow tool, [...]

10 03, 2017

The Growing Need for Notifications

By | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 March 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 | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 March 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 | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 March 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 [...]

7 02, 2017

Summit Healthcare Releases Unified Platform

By | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Healthcare IT, Press Release|

Six Leading Healthcare Organizations Select New Summit Exchange Platform to Enhance Care Delivery Braintree, Mass., February 7, 2017 (HIMSS Booth #3979) — Summit Healthcare, a leader in healthcare integration and automation, today announced that it has released the latest version of its integration platform, Summit Exchange 1.2. Summit Exchange builds upon Summit Healthcare's proven [...]

17 10, 2016

Ransomware Increasingly Seen in Healthcare IT

By | 2017-09-20T11:34:14+00:00 October 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 [...]

5 07, 2016

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

By | 2016-11-15T18:55:49+00:00 July 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 | 2016-11-15T18:55:49+00:00 June 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 [...]