McKesson Acquires EN-Chart Scanning Program | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

McKesson Acquires EN-Chart Scanning Program

July 17, 2008
by root
| Reprints

San Francisco-based McKesson has acquired EN-Chart Scanning Program, LLC (Dandridge, Tenn.), a provider of computer-assisted facility coding and compliance solutions for emergency department visits.

EN-Chart provides coding and charge capture capabilities designed to enhance emergency department information systems (EDIS) and help to optimize revenue, says the company. The solutions can be used stand-alone or integrated with existing hospital EDIS.

According to McKesson, the acquisition is the culmination of a two-year business partnership in which the company has offered EN-Chart as Horizon Emergency Care Facility Coding.

Topics

News

AHIMA Issues Cybersecurity Plan for Healthcare Organizations

Cyber attacks against the healthcare industry are growing at an accelerated pace, and to help healthcare organizations strengthen their cybersecurity programs and defend against a cyber attack, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) recently released a 17-step cybersecurity plan.

Loma Linda University Medical Center Gets HIMSS Stage 7 Designation

Loma Linda University (LLU) Medical Center and other patient care facilities linked to the health system have achieved Stage 7 designation on HIMSS Analytics’ inpatient Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).

HHS OIG Report Cites Concerns with MACRA Implementation

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General issued a report of its review of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) management of the Quality Payment Program and cited specific concerns regarding the need for more specialized technical assistance for clinicians and program integrity efforts.

Cerner Files Protest over $62M EHR Contract Awarded to Epic

Cerner Corp. has filed a protest against rival EHR vendor Epic Systems following an “unfair bidding process and a possible conflict of interest” for a recent IT implementation contract awarded by the University of Illinois (UI) medical center.

NewYork-Presbyterian, Walgreens Partner on Telemedicine Initiative

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring expanded access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s healthcare through new telemedicine services, the two organizations announced this week.

ONC Releases Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) developed a framework to help health systems, large practices, health information exchanges and payers to improve their patient demographic data quality.