Blog Archive

October 29, 2015

Andrea Raglione

Demonstrating C-CDA Quality and Interoperability at the NJ-HiMSS Conference

This week at the NJ-HiMSS Conference in Atlantic City, DataMotion has partnered with Stella Technology within the interoperability showcase to demonstrate quality control for continuation of care documents. Reliable data gathered from across the healthcare continuum is critical to understanding population health patterns, driving health information exchange and enabling data-driven analytics.  Any healthcare organization that… Read More »

May 19, 2015

Andrea Raglione

Documenting the Value of Direct Secure Messaging (Beyond Meaningful Use)

As practitioners understand the use cases for Direct Secure Messaging (Direct) beyond Meaningful Use attestation, they are beginning to see the financial and clinical benefits associated with utilizing the technology in their routine workflow.  Payment reform initiatives and their underlying triple aim objectives – better outcomes, reduced re-admissions, lower costs – are addressable with Direct… Read More »

November 25, 2014

Andy Nieto

Maximizing The True Power Of Direct Secure Messaging

Many hospitals are using EHRs to implement secure communications services for meeting Meaningful Use 2 (MU2) requirements. These MU2 efforts are focused on transitions of care (TOC) supporting the secure exchange of information related to referrals and the passing of information between providers and hospitals when patients are admitted, transferred or discharged. Direct Secure Messaging… Read More »

October 17, 2014

Andrea Raglione

According to Andy – ADA 2014 Examined

This year’s American Dental Association Annual Meeting took place from October 9-14 in San Antonio, Texas. This conference is attended by thousands of dentists and dental professionals. This year, DataMotion was selected to provide the Direct Secure Messaging backbone for demonstrations on how to securely transfer patient data between dentists, dental specialists, and other healthcare… Read More »

August 14, 2014

Andy Nieto

The Need for Direct Secure Messaging Directories

A Challenge for Direct Secure Messaging (DSM) Have you ever lost your cell phone and tried to re-create your phonebook? Forget sending an email to a friend whose email address you have forgotten. You can’t just look up the address in a directory. It doesn’t exist. We face the same challenge with Direct Secure Messaging… Read More »

February 5, 2014

Bob Janacek

Meaningful Use Delay and Other Unfinished Business: What will the New Year bring?

For the healthcare world, 2013 brought the Omnibus Rule, providing clarity (for better or worse) regarding HIPAA applicability to Business Associates (and Subcontractors), breach notification, and a legion of other issues. Given the history of timeliness of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in implementing various required regulations, particularly with respect to the regulations… Read More »

July 11, 2013

Andy Nieto

EHR to EHR Communication – or Not

EHRs are sold on the premise of improving documentation, coding, reporting, and ultimately providing better patient care. Providers are the primary users of an EHR, but they are not the sole owner of a patient’s care. Patient care is the result of the entire care team coordinating, communicating and sharing in the responsibility for improving… Read More »

June 7, 2013

Andy Nieto

Direct secure messaging: Enabling EHR information exchange

At the center of all healthcare decisions is the patient. They are surrounded by their care team. For the care team to be successful, they must all be focused on the patient and share their knowledge and expertise with each other. With the adoption of EHR technology, this interchange and exchange should be easy. Sadly,… Read More »

May 15, 2013

Andy Nieto

Tip Of The Iceburg & Secure Messaging

I love ice bergs; the colors, the shapes, the way they move. I’m always amazed at ‘bergs’ in the water. The fact that most of it is underwater and the small piece in view is so big! Being a provider for secure messaging is kind of like that. The user sees simple, even elegant, buttons… Read More »

May 13, 2013

Andy Nieto

Direct Secure Messaging: Time To See A Specialist

Would you go to a cardiologist to have a mole removed?  How about an Otolaryngologist for a bunion problem?  Not likely because those problems are not the specialty of these providers.  Specialists are the “experts” in their field.  They are the provider of choice when there is a serious problem or concern. Security is a… Read More »

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