D2 Sales in an effort to improve the patient check-in process, the company says.
According to D2 Sales, the kiosk enables patients to check-in, make future appointments, and update medical history using a HIPAA-compliant privacy touch screen monitor. Patients can may payments using a credit card, and sign documents using the integrated electronic signature pad, it says.
NYU Langone Medical Center consists of the NYU School of Medicine and three hospitals: Tisch Hospital, a 705-bed acute-care general hospital, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. It also includes the NYU Cancer Institute, the NYU Child Study Center, and the Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
For patients undergoing ambulatory surgery, those who used a mobile app for follow-up care attended fewer in-person visits post- operation than patients who did not use the app, according to a study in JAMA Surgery.
In a survey, 50 percent of HIE leaders said electronic health record (EHR) vendors "routinely" engage in information blocking, and 25 percent reported that hospitals and health systems routinely engage in business practices that interfere with electronic health information exchange.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) published updated safety best practices, called the Safety Assurance Factors for Electronic Health Record Resilience (SAFER) Guides, to identify recommended practices to optimize the safety and safe use of electronic health records (EHRs).
Two-thirds of healthcare providers report that they are “unprepared” or “very unprepared” for managing and executing Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) initiatives, according to a survey from Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting Inc.