MacPractice Partners with Updox for Direct Secure Messaging
Leading Mac-Based EHR Selects Largest Direct Messaging Network to Meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use Criteria
Dublin, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2014 – Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, announced that MacPractice will offer the the Updox Direct Secure Messaging platform for Stage 2 Meaningful Use for its customers.
Updox will provide MacPractice users with the Direct infrastructure needed to enable them to send and receive Transitions of Care and portal users to transmit records to meet Stage 2 Meaningful Use criteria.
Updox offers electronic health record (EHR) providers a single platform for customer relationship management capabilities geared for independent physicians and medical practices. The Updox platform leverages Direct messaging into a system that integrates both patient and physician communications with EHRs. By effectively managing practice communications, physicians and their staff can receive patient messages, Direct messages, faxes and other information into one universal inbox. Updox also has a patient portal component that allows patients to interact with medical practices via the web to schedule appointments, complete forms, make payments, securely message the doctor’s office and access their medical history, including lab results and continuity of care documents.
“We already share several joint customers with MacPractice and it’s very exciting to partner with them in this additional capacity and share our Updox platform through the leading Mac EHR,” said Sean Ramsey, president, Updox. “Updox offers practices a proven benefit of lowering expenses, reducing administrative time, improving cash flow and increasing patient satisfaction.”
EHR providers interested how a single platform can manage all their communications and relationships can learn more at http://updox.com/updox-platform/direct/. The Updox platform adds valuable tools and a community of providers to help you offer services to your customers without long and expensive development cycles.
Providing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for health care, Updox is the industry leading Physician Connectivity Platform. More than 45 electronic health record (EHR) vendors, representing 140,000 physicians, selected Updox as their Health Information Service Provider (HISP) of choice to be a part of the Updox Direct Network (UDN). With our CRM solutions, health care providers and practices can easily manage communications from one inbox, streamline physician relationships, drive collaboration with partners and engage patients – all integrated with the practice’s existing EHR. Practices benefit through improved relationships with patients and other providers, increased revenues, reduced costs, and enhanced business efficiencies.
Updox services are available directly to independent physicians or through partnerships with EHR vendors to help practices run more efficiently, increase revenues and offer patients a more satisfying experience. More than 70,000 members have joined Updox to change how medical practices collaborate and share information.
Updox achieved full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) as a Health Information Service Provider/Registration Authority/Certificate Authority (HISP/RA/CA) from DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). Additionally, Updox is a founding member of Carequality. Formed by Healtheway, Carequality is an open, transparent and inclusive industry-driven effort that convenes stakeholders and facilitates industry consensus to develop and maintain a standards-based interoperability framework to enable information exchange between and among networks.
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