OSIS Insights


Unlocking Healthcare's Potential: The Power of Carequality

Posted by Makenna Winslow on May 17, 2024 2:47:03 PM

In the intricate web of modern healthcare, the ability to seamlessly exchange patient information is not just convenient; it's essential. Enter Carequality, a national-level interoperability framework designed to facilitate the exchange of health information among healthcare organizations. But what exactly is Carequality, and how does it impact patient safety and care delivery?

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Topics: EHR, Healthcare Interoperability

NextGen Sunsets Android Mobile App, Shifts Focus to iOS

Posted by Makenna Winslow on May 15, 2024 10:07:13 AM

In March, NextGen Healthcare issued an official statement within the NextGen Success Community, announcing the discontinuation of its mobile application for Android users.

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Topics: Industry News, NextGen Mobile

UDS+ Momentum Continues - NextGen Healthcare the First EHR Vendor to Pass HRSA Testing

Posted by Guest blogger: Rebecca Rudd, on Apr 9, 2024 1:41:36 PM

On March 18, 2024, NextGen Healthcare passed the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) synthetic data testing requirements for UDS+ FHIR API submission. We are delighted to announce that Kinston Community Health Center, Inc., an OSIS UDS Client, has become the first NextGen Healthcare client to successfully submit production small universe data to HRSA under UDS+ Cohort 1. As OSIS supports UDS Modernization efforts, we are excited to share that Sacopee Valley Health Center, an OSIS Member, was the first health center to submit a full universe file to HRSA using NextGen Healthcare technology.

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Topics: Industry News

Streamlining Exact Sciences Cologuard Testing Workflow: A Guide

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Apr 4, 2024 9:38:43 AM

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, efficiency is paramount. Medical professionals seek streamlined processes to focus more on patient care and less on administrative tasks. This efficiency is crucial in laboratory testing workflows, such as Exact Sciences Cologuard testing.

To optimize this process, a non-integrated set-up is often utilized. This approach facilitates ordering, requisition generation, order tracking, and manual results, including LOINC submission. Here’s how to set it up effectively:

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Topics: NextGen Optimization, NextGen EHR

Enhancing Confidentiality in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Posted by Nicole Miller on Apr 3, 2024 12:44:14 PM

In a significant move towards safeguarding patient privacy and promoting integrated care, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently unveiled the final rule amending the regulations concerning the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records. 

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Topics: Industry News

NextGen Reports and Crystal Reports: Choosing the Right Tool for Data Reporting

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Feb 7, 2024 3:30:50 PM

NextGen EHR (Electronic Health Record) plays a crucial role in navigating the complex landscape of healthcare by offering reporting capabilities. The emphasis on precise, timely, and comprehensive reporting is essential for healthcare providers to deliver high-quality care and make informed decisions.

NextGen Reports and Crystal Reports are both powerful tools within this ecosystem, each with its own set of features and benefits. Let's explore the key aspects of each to help understand their differences and leverage them effectively:

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Topics: NextGen Optimization, NextGen EHR

Motivational Interviewing: A Pathway to Progress

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Jan 4, 2024 2:23:41 PM

Motivational Interviewing is an approach to patient interactions that can transform patient care. Providers utilizing this tool can better comprehend needs, help overcome obstacles, and guide individuals toward their resolutions. However, motivational interviewing stands out due to its distinctive feature: the patient takes the lead in determining the outcomes.

This journey isn't solely about the patients; it's also an avenue for self-discovery. Healthcare provision isn't merely diagnosis and prescription; it involves empathy, listening, and forming collaborative relationships with patients.

At the core of motivational interviewing is creating a bond between healthcare providers and patients, empowering the latter to actively engage in their healthcare decisions. Consider this guide your initial step on this path. Prepare for an intriguing journey!

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Topics: EHR

NextGen EHR's Hidden Gems: A Guide to 10 Features Transforming Healthcare Workflow

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Dec 14, 2023 12:29:56 PM

NextGen "hidden gems" are features that are not glaringly obvious in the workflow, but pack a punch when it comes to value and efficiency. This article is your guide to discovering and leveraging ten more NextGen EHR features to elevate your daily workflow and allow for a higher focus on patient care. 

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Topics: NextGen EHR

Unlocking the Power of NextGen Screening Tools: A Guide to Streamlined Healthcare Solutions

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Dec 6, 2023 4:13:10 PM

Get ready to elevate your screening game! After reading this expert advice, you'll soon be configuring your tailor-made tools that fit your specific needs by setting up, customizing, and maximizing the potential of these indispensable health service tools. This isn't just about mundane checkboxes and form-filling; it's about making your job easier and your workflow more efficient.

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Topics: EHR, NextGen EHR

NextGen EHR Optimization: Unlocking the Power of Electronic Health Records

Posted by Makenna Winslow on Oct 19, 2023 3:22:14 PM

NextGen EHR is a powerful software system widely used in healthcare organizations to manage patient information and streamline clinical workflows. With its wide range of features and capabilities, NextGen EHR has the potential to transform patient care and improve overall efficiency. Continue reading to discover the reasons why your healthcare center should consider NextGen EHR Optimization and the essential steps to achieve it.

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Topics: NextGen Optimization, NextGen EHR