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RTMS launches new website

Real Time Medical Systems has created a new website and announced a rebranding of its corporate and product identities.

Practice Fusion announces additional financing

Practice Fusion announces additional financing

Practice Fusion has announced a $70 million Series D financing round. The new funding brings the company’s total capital raise to $134 million. The investment will accelerate Practice Fusion’s “continued leadership in the electronic medical record (EMR) market, expand its offerings to patients and power new clinical data research and development,” the company said.

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation

Parker Jewish Institute implements robust information sharing, wins award for top-notch transitions between care settings

Long-term care providers are under increasing pressure to manage transitions into and out of their centers, as the nation’s healthcare system enters an era of greater coordination. Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is on the leading edge of this movement, showing how technology can improve patient outcomes during the transition process. For this, the nonprofit won top honors in the McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

Oct. 1 webcast discusses providers achieving quality through medical records interoperability

Creating a seamless flow of demographic and clinical patient information between acute and post-acute facilities will be critical for future long-term care success. McKnight’s will host a webcast Oct. 1 to help bring providers the latest on achieving quality through electronic medical records interoperability. The free event will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern. The title of the session is, “Driving Care Coordination: Efficiencies & Quality Through LTPAC EMR Interoperability with Referral Partners.”

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