The Silicon Review
The healthcare landscape is changing rapidly. As the industry shifts towards value-based care, it helps healthcare providers to focus on delivering high-quality care and making their care delivery efficient. All these problems can be addressed with a help of referral management tool. A referral management system is a unique and powerful tool for health providers to keep track of their patient referrals throughout the care continuum. A patient referral solution’s main goal is to improve and streamline communication among primary care physicians, specialists, and health providers involved in a patient’s care. Ultimately, the aim of a patient referral system is to improve the overall quality of care being provided by increasing transparency, reducing operational inefficiencies, and enhancing existing processes for healthcare organizations both large and small.
eHealth Technologies is one such firm that provides get well informed referral solutions, serving over half of the nation’s top 100 hospitals, including 17 of the top 20 U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll Hospitals for 2017-2018, and leading Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across the United States. The company’s eHealth Connect® solutions enhance patient and physician satisfaction by streamlining care transitions and assuring physicians have the right information to care for their patients. It enables HIE subscribers access to full diagnostic-quality medical records in the context of the patient record and supports the ability for providers to meet Stage 2 requirements.
Best-in-Class Health Referral Solutions Services and Offered
Record Retrieval: There is so much more to patient care than the time spent in the doctor’s office. When patients face a diagnosis or treatment, it can be an overwhelming experience. And making that experience a positive one takes dedication from your care team and staff. From patient referral to first appointment, the firm makes sure your team has access to the right health information you need to provide the best quality care for patients. Its partners rely on them to locate and retrieve medical records, images, and pathology slides, then deliver them in a consistent and organized way, so they can focus on patients. It removes the burden of locating, requesting, and organizing medical records, images, and pathology slides from your staff and patients. It also eliminates repeated tests and rescheduled appointments and makes a patient’s first appointment more productive, allowing time to focus on developing a care plan.
Image Exchange: Medical images are essential to deliver informed, effective, and efficient patient care. Many leading HIEs across the country have incorporated eHealth Connect Image Exchange as one of their key services to enable immediate, community-wide access to imaging studies. eHealth Technologies is firmly committed to making medical imaging truly interoperable with all other health record systems, and it is pioneering in image-enabled Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) in 2009. Since then, the firm has integrated medical images from more than 100 hospitals and imaging centers with numerous EHR solutions as well as private, regional, and statewide HIEs across the US. The Company’s blend of experience combining medical imaging, electronic health records, and health information exchanges gives it a unique insight into the workflows that need to be supported to truly meet the need for delivering more effective, efficient healthcare. Image Exchange allows users to share imaging studies for immediate, community-wide access. Transfer-to-PACS allows authorized HIE users to select from one or more external imaging exams to be transferred into their own PACS.
The Visionary Leader at the Helm of eHealth Technologies
Jeff Markin is the Chief Executive Officer eHealth Technologies. He brings extensive experience in health care and general business management. In the 26 years he spent at Eastman Kodak, he held positions in manufacturing, R&D, product-line management, regional general management and divisional general management, including leading Eastman Kodak’s healthcare information technology group as a corporate officer.
Prior to joining eHealth Technologies, Jeff was a Vice President and COO of Bio-Optronics a leading Healthcare Information technology company focused specifically on workflow optimization. His responsibilities included building the support and services team as well as directing the roadmap and commercialization of their flagship CTMS product. He also served as the President and CEO of the Rochester-based imaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), VirtualScopics, for eight years, where he guided the company through significant growth in revenue and profitability.
Jeff is a member of the Deans Advisory Board for the College of Engineering and the Chairman’s Advisory Board for the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He received his MBA from the University of Rochester, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business, and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.