Through Partnership With Lyft, Acuity Link Now Offers Full Suite of Medical Transportation Options for Healthcare Providers
YARMOUTH PORT, Mass. – Non-emergency medical transportation systems (NEMT) for hospitals and other medical care providers are expected to run more efficiently and provide expanded service options to patients thanks to a new partnership between Acuity Link and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. As part of the partnership, Acuity Link’s HIPAA-compliant NEMT logistic management dashboard will now support Lyft’s ride-hailing functionality. With the added capability of Lyft, Acuity Link’s software is now one of the nation’s leading all-inclusive NEMT platform for, all levels of ca...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their patients. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their patients. ...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their patients. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

Acuity Link, Cataldo Ambulance Service partner to enhance Boston area non-emergency transport service
BOSTON – Acuity Link, a provider of software solutions used to automate and optimize non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), and Cataldo Ambulance Service, the leading medical transportation provider in the Northeast U.S., have partnered to enhance the medical transportation operations for multi-level health care systems and patients. Cataldo will begin utilizing Acuity Link’s transportation logistics software to coordinate its non-emergency transportation operations, which h will provide improved efficiency, transparency and end-results for the health care entities serviced by the company and their patients. ...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergency depart...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergency depart...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergency depart...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news

GD CAREpoint 2.0 to Support FDNY EMS
GD (General Devices) has announced that it once again partnered with the Fire Department of the City of New York to implement CAREpoint 2.0 at its Telemetry Center in Woodside, Queens. The FDNY is a longtime client who has relied on GD for dependable, effective communication since the mid 1990’s. The Department began using the CAREpoint Workstation in 2008 to facilitate Online Medical Control consultations between department physicians and city paramedics. After a decade of consistent quality and effectiveness, they have upgraded to GD’s latest workstation, CAREpoint 2.0. With a patient en route to an emergency depart...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 23, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news

" Black Panther " , an Orthodontist, and a Possible HIPAA Violation
(MedPage Today) -- Davis Liu, MD, reviews the ethics of blogging about patients (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Patient check-in platform Medical Mindset pulls in $1M
Patient engagement platform Medical Mindset just landed $1 million in investment capital. The company ' s platform allows patients to build a HIPAA-compliant health profile, which they can use to check into an appointment by swiping their smartphone.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 22, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

ASETT: Administrative Simplification Enforcement and Testing Tool
ASETT provides a means for individuals or organizations to file complaints against HIPAA covered entities. It also can validate code values against clinical and non-clinical code sets (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

March 2018 PWW Xi Leadership Conference Kicks Off in Las Vegas
  Doug Wolfberg speaks at the March 2018 PWW XI leadership Conference in Las Vegas. Photos courtesy PWW Media The PWW Media XI Leadership Conference took place Tuesday, March 20 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.  XI: The Executive Institute, is a one-day workshop with sessions tailored for EMS industry executives, chiefs, top-level managers, owners and leaders interested in high-level views and discussions about reimbursement, compliance, privacy, leadership and human resource management.    Steve Wirth talks distraction destruction in the leadership track. XI was previously...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - March 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Clarifying HIPAA Privacy Rules for Mental Health and Addiction Crises
March 19, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news