Medsphere Systems Corporation and Cooper Green Mercy Hospital has announced that Cooper Green has received a reimbursement of $2.1 million from Alabama State Medicaid for meeting electronic health record (EHR) adoption, implementation and upgrade (AIU) requirements. This initial disbursement of funds enables Cooper Green, owned by Jefferson County, to improve patient care while covering much of the five-year cost of Medsphere’s OpenVista EHR.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today that Edwin Kilbourne, M.D., has joined the company’s Health Solutions Business Unit (HSBU) as vice president and Atlanta site lead for the HSBU within the Civilian Health Operation. He will report to Mike Eddings, SAIC Civilian Health operations manager.
DST Health Solutions, LLC, today announced that it has signed an agreement with 3M Health Information Systems enabling DST Health Solutions to leverage the 3M ICD-10 Code Translation Tool to help health plan clients transition their business operations to support new ICD-10 coding, as mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).