Noteworthy Medical Systems Connected Care Solutions (www.noteworthyms.com) is a suite of software options to electronically connect the medical community and allows the sharing of clinical information. The NetPractice MedicalHub is the core of this system. It is a plug-n-play universal health exchange application which provides community health records (CHR).
In Use The NetPractice MedicalHub has pre-existing national and regional vendor interfaces, and is used for accessing community health records. It allows communication and messaging between physicians, hospitals, IPA’s, labs, radiology and pathology groups. There are several NetPractice modules to choose from, and you have the ability to customize the program by choosing which ones you want to opt-in to.
The medical hub helps to prevent duplication care by allowing community providers to have access to patients records of past encounters, including medication and allergies. This software allows sharing of detailed clinical data in either an open or closed community, which can reduce interface development and maintenance costs for data providers. There is also a module which acts as a secure web portal for patients to access data, and is controlled by the physician.
Technology employed Noteworthy Connect Care Solutions is web-hosted software which allows for plug-n-play universal health exchange. You can use any web browser to access the system through the internet.
Ease of use, configuration, and deployment This product is easy to use and is web-hosted and based with plug and play capabilities, which mean no installing of hardware or complicated configurations or deployment is required. You have immediate access to the modules via the internet.
Recap Besides the NetPractice MedicalHub, there is a variety of opt-in modules available including NetPracticeRESULTS which allows physicians to manage all test and reports in one easy to use web-based source. The NetPracticeEHRweb module is a complete web-based patient management tool designed to enable provider to provider communications, including referrals and consults. The NetPracticeERX allows physicians to easily prescribe and refill prescriptions using any pharmacy in the US. The Connect Care solutions allow you to opt-in to any of these modules or any combination that fits your medical practice’s needs.
Pricing is on a monthly subscription fee based per provider, and varies depending on which features and modules are opted in to. You can customize the solution to fit your medical facility's needs including stand-alone e-prescribing or full featured EHR and PM suites.
Multiple opt-in modules
Web-based access from anywhere
User friendly layouts and design
Cost of additional opt-in modules may boost the cost of the system
My Opinion Noteworthy’s Connect Care solutions are setting the standard in Community Health Records. This solution allows the medical community to interact and communicate in one application. It allows for faster and better communication which allows healthcare providers to make more informed decisions concerning their patients.
One of the great things about this product is that it also supports third-party EHR and practice management systems. Your medical practice would be connected to the entire community of data providers and providers which would enable you to make cost effective and timely decisions. This is a solution that should be considered by all healthcare providers to improve communication between facilities and improve patient care and satisfaction.
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