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September 14, 2020
News > The painless way of sharing ePHI with your patients

The painless way of sharing ePHI with your patients

September 14, 2020

Today, a growing number of patients wish to have access to their health information. There are several reasons for that. They may need to change a doctor, learn a second opinion or just want to get control of their health records and feel independent of their providers. Whatever the reason, the Right to be Informed and the Right to Information are provided by law and the norms of professional ethics. Therefore, medical businesses should give patients access to their info. However, there are some transferability and privacy issues.

PHI

 

So, what are the ways of sharing medical info with patients?

Addressing a doctor or a facility directly is traditional, and, probably, the most troublesome way. Imagine that you need to get your records from a doctor you haven’t seen for months or even years. You’ll have to visit the facility and ask the front desk officer to retrieve your history. T...

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    September 4, 2020
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    EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – September 4, 2020

    September 4, 2020

    Dear providers!

    EMSOW would like to wish you and your families a happy and safe Labor Day. In observance of the federal holiday, our support and sales departments will be closed on Monday (September 7, 2020). However, all our systems will be up and operating as usual – and below are a couple of new things we have added this week.

    [#20638] View service information changes in order history

    We have improved our data management functionality so that you could track service information changes more efficiently. Open an order in the Processing module, then click History.  The “Modify” status points now will display details on what exactly was modified when you hover your mouse over “Details.” For example, you can see if someone changed a study description, as well as the identifiers of the previous and the current study type.

    #220638

    [#20594] Finalize reports from Rendering ...

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      August 26, 2020
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      EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – August 26, 2020

      August 26, 2020

      Mobile diagnostic businesses, correctional facilities, and radiology providers take advantage of state-of-the-art PACS, a zero-install DICOM Viewer with a comprehensive set of report templates, as well as a robust system for patient scheduling, technologist dispatching, and billing. Image interpretation by a trusted radiologist licensed in your state is also a great opportunity we offer.

      The latest updates will help you include discounts in your contracts, encourage your personnel to enter complete patient information and track TAT more precisely. Besides, we have made a minor improvement for correctional facilities.

      If you’re not with EMSOW yet, visit our website, check out the services, and schedule a demo. You will see how it works (and even try it!), have your questions answered, and compare prices.

      [#20605] Improved user interface to set up contracts for Part A billing

      Now you can include discounts in your contracts in one window, without opening several modules. Go to <...

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        August 21, 2020
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        EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – August 21, 2020

        August 21, 2020

        In the latest version of our web platform, you’ll find a new reimbursement report and some improvements to the HL7 functionality. Without further ado, let’s get into it.

        [#20297] HL7 Requests improvements

        In the latest version of EMSOW’s HL7 Requests module, the Created column has been renamed as Received. Note that this column now displays a timestamp of order receipt (instead of just a date). Now you will know exactly when your client sent you an order from their EMR via HL7.

        Also, we have added the Date of service column that displays the date of service for processed requests.

        If you would like to learn more about our HL7 integration capabilities, please get in touch!

        #20297

        [#20172] Service payments report

        We have added a new report to the Billing

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          August 13, 2020
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          EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – August 13, 2020

          August 13, 2020

          This week, we have put out a couple of updates to improve your billing workflow. These two were requested by our customers. However, you can also take advantage of them.

          And yes, along with the billing system, EMSOW offers cloud PACS, dispatching, and even image reading on one simple platform and at a very attractive price. Check it out: https://emsow.com/welcome

          [#50528] Add a supervising provider to insurance claims

          Now you can select a supervising provider from your reading doctors and add their name to insurance claims.

          To add a supervising provider, select a service in the Billing module, double-click on it, and start editing billing information. Use the dropdown menu in the Supervising provider column.

          #50528

          Note that the supervising provider information is not printed on HCFA-1500 forms. If you ...

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            August 7, 2020
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            EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – August 7, 2020

            August 7, 2020

            We believe that any diagnostic imaging business of today deserves to have a state-of-the-art PACS, a zero-install DICOM Viewer with a comprehensive set of report templates, as well a robust system for patient scheduling, technologist dispatching, and billing. EMSOW’s customers take advantage of having it all (and actually much more) on one user-friendly web platform and at a very affordable price. Image interpretation by a trusted radiologist licensed in your state is also a great opportunity we offer.

            However, we are always ready to go the extra mile to ensure your success. The latest updates will help your technologists get better prepared for exams, encourage your Part A referring facilities to pay you at the right time, and let you check the Medicare Part B enrollment of your physicians automatically!

            If you’re not with EMSOW yet, schedule a demo. You will see how it works (and even try it!), have your questions answered, ...

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              July 31, 2020
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              EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – July 31, 2020

              July 31, 2020

              Have you ever experienced problems with unreasonably long collection times, high study interpretation and software expenses, inefficient workflow management, coding, and billing difficulties?

              For more than ten years, EMSOW has been servicing imaging facilities to deliver a professional medical platform that covers all their daily tasks, from simple PACS and DICOM to automatic claim generation.

              Below are some powerful updates aimed at improving your workflow management and billing. With EMSOW, your coding and billing processes can be as flexible and straightforward as you want. The latest version of the system allows you to make billing even more adjusted to your needs, thanks to a new ability to bill 3rd party organizations, such as hospice providers.

              If you are not yet with us, we would be happy to show you our system so that you could compare our offerings to the platform you are currently using and the price you are paying.

              [#20462] Med A status condition in Study Discounts Rules

              The Med A status field allows you to set the type of Medicare P...

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                July 22, 2020
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                EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – July 22, 2020

                July 22, 2020

                Along with state-of-the-art PACS, dispatching, and scheduling, EMSOW has a built-in billing system that allows you to check eligibility, generate claims, and automatically post payments. Many of our customers use it to cut software costs, eliminate double data entry, and streamline their workflow.

                The latest version of EMSOW can help you extend the range of healthcare facilities you serve in terms of eligibility checking. Please see the detailed description below. If you’re not yet our customer, check out our website to learn more about how we can reduce your expenses and find affordable reads in your state. Or just book a demo and discuss the benefits with our manager.

                [#20313] Display hospice eligibility information

                We have extended our eligibility checking functionality. Now you can check hospice eligibility information since the latest version of EMSOW supports Service type code 45. The system retrieves hospice eligibility data from clearinghouses. To set up this option, follow the path: Setup > Billing > Billing Connectors. Open a billing con...

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                  July 15, 2020
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                  EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – July 15, 2020

                  July 15, 2020

                  Dear imaging providers!

                  EMSOW delivers full-cycle exam processing services, from dispatching and PACS to image reading at a very affordable price and billing. However, in the rapidly developing imaging industry, our customers demand more features to optimize their processes, especially now, when their businesses are recovering from the COVID-19 crisis.

                  This week we have added some improvements to facilitate your communication with your referring doctors and facilities. This can be done either within our platform or through other healthcare software, because one of EMSOW’s key features is its interoperability with other systems through the HL7 protocol. Below please see our latest updates in more detail. If you would like to learn more about our services or find credentialed reading physicians in your state, schedule a demo with our representative.

                  [#20315] Include image links in HL7 report messages

                  We have improved EMSOW’s HL7 functionality. Now you can add image links to HL7 report messages. Your referring facilities, referring doctors, or even ...

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                    July 9, 2020
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                    EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – July 9, 2020

                    July 9, 2020

                    This week we’ve been working hard to facilitate the imaging workflow for reading radiologists, billing specialists, and nursing home providers. An updated insurance crossover option, enhanced functionality for professional component claims, and more intuitive experience, that’s what you’ll find in the latest version of EMSOW.

                    If you’re not our customer yet, but would like to know how we can optimize your medical imaging processes, reduce costs, find new customers, or reading physicians, just smash the link to our calendar!

                    [#20295] "Use response to detect crossover" as the default choice in insurance settings

                    We have changed the default settings for insurance crossover detection. Now the "Use response to detect crossover" option is set by default. When EMSOW receives an ERA file from an insurance company that automatically forwards secondary claims to additional payers, it can detect if the crossover transfer has been done by analyzing the EDI 835 message. To change the crossover setting, go to Setup > Insurances, double-click an insurance, Select Yes,

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                      July 6, 2020
                      News > Staying HIPAA compliant with Direct Messaging

                      Staying HIPAA compliant with Direct Messaging

                      July 6, 2020

                      Previously, we discussed tools for staying HIPAA compliant when sharing electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). Now let’s focus on Direct Messaging, also known as Secure Direct Messaging or merely Direct, because, unlike SFTP or VPNs, it is intended for the use by clinicians only.

                      Direct is a part of a federal project for medical information standardization, which started in 2010. Therefore, it is undoubtedly HIPAA compliant, which is crucial for practice. However, it is still in its development and has its pros and cons.

                      At first thought, Direct Messaging is quite similar to common email systems, but there are some key differences. First, it can be used only by its specific users. To connect with another Direct user, you must hold an address that looks like, for example, [username]@direct.[facility].com. Therefore, you will be unable to send a message from, say, yahoo.com (in this case you’ll get a notification). On the one hand, such “closeness” may seem inconvenient, because it considerably limits your ability to contact different ...

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                        July 2, 2020
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                        EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – July 2, 2020

                        July 2, 2020

                        Dear friends!

                        We hope this Independence Day brings you happiness and hope!

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                        Please note that in observance of the holiday our Sales and Support offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd, 2020.

                        EMSOW software and services continue to be available 24/7. If you need assistance during this time, please send an email to support@emsow.com, and support will respond when we return on Monday 07/06.

                        This week has been very busy for our customers, who are gradually recovering from the crisis caused by the pandemic, as well as for our support and development teams. This time we have focused on improving the dispatching functionality.

                        If you would like to know how to optimize your imaging processes, integrate through HL7, and considerably cut your costs on exam processing and image reading, just let us know!

                        [#20259] Notes from Co...

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                          June 25, 2020
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                          EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – June 25, 2020

                          June 25, 2020

                          Time to get back to business!

                          Finally, there’s good news! About 40% of our customers who were forced to put their business on hold due to the pandemic are back, and the others are on their way. Just during the past week, they uploaded to EMSOW 30% more studies compared to the week before. By the way, about a quarter of those were read by radiologists from the MDW marketplace, our trusted partners. Thank you for staying with us!

                          We keep our fingers crossed for you, but that’s obviously not enough to overcome the crisis. We are working as hard as never before to ensure your success. If you would like to learn about our services, discounts, and anti-pandemic packages, please book a demo.

                          But before scheduling the demo, you might be interested in what we have done this week to become more efficient and improve your diagnostic workflow. Wise choice!

                          [#20209] Automatic processing of HL7 orders

                          We have taken EMSOW’s interoperability and automation to the next level! As you may already know, EMSOW is integrated with numerous EMR solutions and we keep a...

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                            June 19, 2020
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                            EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – June 19, 2020

                            June 19, 2020

                            COVID-19 outbreak led to a nation-wide business slowdown, especially in the diagnostic imaging industry. We have received hundreds of emails from our existing and prospective customers, who would like to make their companies mobile and paperless.

                            EMSOW has been around for 10 years, delivering full-cycle exam processing services to portable imaging companies, nursing home providers and teleradiologists, helping them decrease their turnaround time by up to 60% and finding trusted radiologists to read their exams as cheap as they never paid before (down to 70% of their normal rates).

                            As always, we’re committed to your success, so if you would like to save your money on image reading and exam processing, please get in touch with us and let us know how we can help you to keep your imaging business moving forward. We’re ready for customers who are looking to go mobile or want to optimize their workflow and cut expenditures, and if you feel that you need to handle the demands of this new reality sooner – just let us know.

                            Now, to our latest updates for your diagnostic business.

                            [#20217] A new condition for mandatory fields: “Reason for Exam or Dia...

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                              June 12, 2020
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                              EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – June 12, 2020

                              June 12, 2020

                              Of all of the business types affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, portable imaging companies, nursing home providers, and radiology services are among the hardest hit. In addition to companies reducing their volumes, there's still a high level of general anxiety around the risk of visiting healthcare facilities.

                              While we at EMSOW® are committed to providing you with all the services you need to optimize your imaging workflow, save your turnaround time and money on reads and PACS, we also understand the need for flexibility based on your individual circumstances. To make sure you can work with confidence, we’re offering flexible setup waivers to startups and small businesses.

                              This week’s release is focused on Modality Worklist integration, study quality control, invoicing functionality and overall stability of the system to help your business optimize processes, which is essential during this pandemic.

                              If you don’t feel like going through a list of techy information, we welcome you to see our system in action and learn how you can streamline your workflow, improve your study processing, or find a trusted r...

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                                June 5, 2020
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                                EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – June 5, 2020

                                June 5, 2020

                                No one could have predicted how difficult this year has been. The imaging industry faces a pandemic and is still adjusting to its implications. Many businesses did not survive it, and we face an unprecedented decline.

                                All this makes us work even harder, and our developers are doing their best to improve the functionality of our platform so that your diagnostic business could overcome any new challenges. This week we have improved our PACS, DICOM, billing functionality, as well as compatibility with other medical software to help you focus on your patients and streamline your daily tasks. In this release, you’ll find just some of this week’s updates.

                                If you don’t feel like going through a techy long read, we welcome you to see our system in action and learn more about how you can save on reading and image storage expenses.

                                [#20153] Improved “Add Eligibility” option

                                We have improved the Add electronic eligibility option by adding the Authorization field. To check it out, select a service in Processing or Billing, a...

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                                  June 1, 2020
                                  News > HIPAA compliance and PHI protection in imaging

                                  HIPAA compliance and PHI protection in imaging

                                  June 1, 2020

                                  HIPAA compliance

                                  HIPAA compliance is an existential issue for medical businesses, especially if they use special-purpose software and mobile applications (e.g. mobile imaging operators). HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), adopted in 1996, includes a set of legal requirements for protecting sensitive patient information from unauthorized access or leakage. Medical institutions, their staff, and software they use must meet the criteria of physical, network, and process security. Today we will review a few common security tools used to protect data exchange in imaging diagnostics.

                                  TLS (Transport Layer Security) is an encryption protocol that provides secure data communication between network nodes. It is widely used in web-based applications, as well as email and instant messengers. The primary function of this protocol is to prevent unauthorized access and traffic ana...

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                                    June 1, 2020
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                                    EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – June 1, 2020

                                    June 1, 2020

                                    Dear imaging providers!

                                    We are glad to inform you that a new version of EMSOW has been released this week with some general improvements and a new feature in the Invoices module.

                                     

                                    [#20088] Option to sort invoices by patient name

                                    We have improved the facility invoicing functionality of EMSOW. Previous versions of the system would always sort invoices by service ID. Now you can sort them by patient name. To enable this option, follow the path: Setup > Billing > Referring > Referring facilities. Open a facility record and click on the Billing tab. In the Invoices section, select Patient name as the preferred sorting mode, and then click OK.

                                    20088

                                    To learn more about the facility invoicing functionality and other useful features for your imaging business, pl...

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                                      May 22, 2020
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                                      EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – May 22, 2020

                                      May 22, 2020

                                      EMSOW® simplifies your diagnostic imaging workflow. We help hundreds of mobile providers all over the USA decrease their turnaround time, cut reading costs, and speed up revenue collection cycle.

                                      This week we have put out seven improvements that enhance EMSOW’s DICOM and billing functionality and make our platform even more intuitive and user-friendly!

                                       

                                      [#20089] “Remove” button in the Dispatch module

                                      Now you can remove services from the Dispatch module. Select the services you need to remove, click Remove on the toolbar in the Results section, and then click Yes to confirm the action. Please note that once you click the Yes button, the service will be permanently deleted from EMSOW.

                                      20089

                                       

                                      [#20085] Change study descriptions for dispatched...

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                                        May 13, 2020
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                                        EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – May 13, 2020

                                        May 13, 2020

                                        Dear imaging providers!

                                        We are glad to present a new version of EMSOW with enhanced search functionality and interoperability.

                                        [#20065] Service ID search filters in the Invoices and Payer Assignment modules

                                        We have improved the search options of EMSOW’s billing portion. Now you can search exams by service ID in the Invoices and Payer Assignment modules. You will find the corresponding search fields in the Options section on the left.

                                        20065

                                        [#20027] Auto-rotate uploaded JPEG images

                                        Previous versions of EMSOW did not recognize the orientation of uploaded JPEG files. Therefore, some files were displayed incorrectly, e.g. a tech sheet that was intended to be viewed vertically might have been displayed horizontally or vice versa. We have fixed this issue, and now all the JPEGs are displayed correctly.

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                                          April 30, 2020
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                                          EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – April 30, 2020

                                          April 30, 2020

                                          The new version of EMSOW that has come out this week contains some improvements aimed at facilitating your work in our image viewer as well as invoice management.

                                          [#19997] Search by invoice number in the Invoices module

                                          We have added a new filter that allows you to search for invoices by invoice number. To use this feature, follow the path: Billing > Invoices. In the Options panel on the right, you will find the Invoice number field. Enter the invoice number you are looking for, then click Search. The system will display the referring facility or account for which the invoice was created.

                                          19997

                                          [#19918, #19974] Flip and rotate tools in the DICOM viewer

                                          Sometimes tech sheets come into the PACS system in a wrong orientation. We have added a simple tool that helps you fix such issues. Now you can rota...

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                                            April 28, 2020
                                            News > Does structured reporting limit doctors’ professional freedom?

                                            Does structured reporting limit doctors’ professional freedom?

                                            April 28, 2020

                                            Reporting, retrieving, and communicating clinical findings are among the most important capabilities of any diagnostic information system. The conservative way of preparing and storing clinical reports is to keep them as free text. Such reports (digital or paper) are not exactly “unstructured,” as they typically include several mandatory sections: patient demographics, clinical findings, measurements, etc. Still, they make it rather difficult to find specific details or compare records made by different specialists.

                                            Structured reportting

                                            Imagine a situation where a patient needs to change a physician (say, he or she has moved to another town). The new doctor needs to review the patient’s medical history and retrieve their previous reports that were created by the previous specialist. If they were entered as free text, the search becomes challenging. Moreover, the previous physician might have used non-standard termi...

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                                              April 23, 2020
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                                              EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – April 23, 2020

                                              April 23, 2020

                                              Dear imaging providers,

                                              We are glad to inform you that we have released a new version of EMSOW with a focus on interoperability. EMSOW takes EMR integration to a new level by allowing your dispatch to keep full control over incoming exam requests.

                                              [#19978] Receive orders through HL7

                                              The new version of EMSOW allows you to receive orders from your clients’ EMRs through the HL7 protocol. Open the HL7 Requests module from the upper menu bar. If your EMSOW is integrated with an EMR, incoming requests will be displayed in this module.

                                              Here, you can set search parameters to apply a filter to the requests: Status, Created date, Processed date, and Provider. Enter the required parameters, then click Search. Select the required request in the Results window, then click Process. EMSOW will open a service creation wizard to import data. Then you will be able to dispatch a technologist to perform the requested exam by using the Dispatch module...

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                                                April 16, 2020
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                                                EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – April 16, 2020

                                                April 16, 2020

                                                We hope this release finds you well. Here at EMSOW, we have been productive this week and put out 7 updates to improve your imaging workflow.

                                                EMSOW RELEASE

                                                [#19955] Group exams by accession number in EOM report

                                                We have extended the functionality of the End of month report (EOM). Now you can group studies by accession number. Open the Billing module, click Report, then select End of month (EOM) report in the dropdown menu. Select Accession number in the Group by section of the window that opens, select the columns you want to include, then click OK.

                                                19955

                                                [#19951] Copy addresses from referring facilities of any type

                                                In the previous versions of EMSOW, you could copy a service address from nursing homes only. We have impr...

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                                                  April 9, 2020
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                                                  EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – April 9, 2020

                                                  April 9, 2020

                                                  COVID-19: EMSOW Update

                                                  We hope our newsletter finds you well. The COVID-19 pandemic forces radiologists to work from home, and many turn out to be unprepared for it. A cloud solution for image storage with an integrated DICOM viewer and a billing module can help a lot to streamline the new process and stay 100% HIPAA compliant. This week, we have made three new improvements to EMSOW.

                                                  EMSOW Release

                                                  [#19927] Improved transportation code assignment (R0070/R0075)

                                                  We have improved the functionality of the Assign R0070/R0075 option in the Processing module. Now the Date of Service and Referring Facility fields of the Add transportation codes window are populated automatically based on the order information. To add transportation codes in the Processing module, click on the Assign R0070/R0075

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                                                    April 1, 2020
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                                                    EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – April 1, 2020

                                                    April 1, 2020

                                                    COVID-19: EMSOW UPDATE

                                                    Hope you’re well. Meanwhile, radiologists have to use WhatsApp to gather second opinions. During this restless time, patients should be treated by whatever means necessary. However, there are also special-purpose solutions, HIPAA-compliant and way more convenient.

                                                    EMSOW RELEASE

                                                    [#19917] Remove sent invoices

                                                    Now you can remove sent invoices. This can be useful if you have created an invoice with an error and need to replace it. Follow the path: Billing > Invoices. Select the required invoice, click Remove selected, then click Yes in the confirmation window.

                                                    19917

                                                    [#19901] Change a referring faci...

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                                                      March 26, 2020
                                                      News > COVID-2019: Coding Challenges and Practice Pitfalls

                                                      COVID-2019: Coding Challenges and Practice Pitfalls

                                                      March 26, 2020

                                                      ...

                                                      Discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan (Central China), a new сoronavirus infection named COVID-19 has rapidly spread to the rest of the world and become the first global pandemic of the 21st century. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019 Novel сoronavirus (2019-nCoV) disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. The official name of the disease was announced on February 11, 2020.

                                                      As we write this article, there are about 500,000 confirmed cases; over 65,000 have occurred in the USA. Fatality rate has already exceeded 7% in Italy, and the situation is provoking worldwide panic and affecting businesses, the consumer goods market, and the healthcare industry.

                                                      This time we will try to look at the situation from the medical business point of view and discuss the coding and billing aspects of COVID-19. What are the I...

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                                                        March 26, 2020
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                                                        EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – March 19, 2020

                                                        March 26, 2020

                                                        COVID-19: EMSOW Update

                                                        HealthExec: “CMS conducted an inspection of a nursing home based in Kirkland, Washington, the Life Care Center, considered to be the epicenter of the state’s outbreak of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

                                                        Over a course of several weeks, two-thirds of the nursing home’s residents fell ill with COVID-19, as well as 47 workers. Overall, 35 people have died from the virus, exemplifying a worst-case scenario of the disease. COVID-19 disproportionately impacts the elderly by causing more severe illness and often requiring intensive care.”

                                                        We hope that our newsletter finds you well, and the self-assessment tools, discussed in the article, would help to control the threat.

                                                        EMSOW Release

                                                        [#16154] HIPAA Privacy Policy Notice

                                                        We have added a HIPAA Privacy Policy Notice for new EMSOW users. It will appear w...

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                                                          March 19, 2020
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                                                          EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – March 19, 2020

                                                          March 19, 2020

                                                          COVID-19: EMSOW Update

                                                          Dear EMSOW customers and business owners!

                                                          We hope this newsletter finds you well. Here at EMSOW, we are closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19. We are strictly observing the health authorities’ recommendations and do everything we can to keep our team healthy and our customers timely supported. EMSOW, as well as our customer service, will operate as normal. You can count on us 24/7.

                                                          EMSOW Release

                                                          [#19843; #19739] Reschedule dispatched exams

                                                          Now you can change service dates right in the Dispatch module. Double-click on a service, then enter the required dates in the Order date and Date of Service fields.

                                                          19739

                                                          Moreover, we have improved the automation of your scheduling management....

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                                                            March 12, 2020
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                                                            EMSOW Weekly Newsletter – March 12, 2020

                                                            March 12, 2020

                                                            Modality Worklist: A Brief Introduction for Beginners

                                                            Check out our introductory article about the Modality Worklist on Medium. The Modality Worklist (or MWL) is a feature of the DICOM protocol that allows you to transfer procedure lists to be performed from a PACS server to your diagnostic equipment. Being a comprehensive yet user-friendly and intuitive solution, EMSOW supports this functionality.

                                                            EMSOW Release

                                                            [#19755] Technologist Portal will warn the user if the DICOM patient name does not match the patient name from Dispatch

                                                            We have decreased the risk of human error in the Technologist portal. Now, if you attach images to studies by using the drag-and-drop function and the patient name in the images does not match that in the dispatch entry, the system will warn you with a confirmation window.