Eyefinity Selects Updox for Direct Messaging and Patient Portal
Updox offers secure communications platform that meets key criteria requirements for Stage 2 Meaningful Use
Dublin, Ohio, July 16, 2014 – Updox, the industry leader for physician connectivity and CRM solutions for health care, announced that Eyefinity, the leader in Meaningful Use for the optometric industry and one of five innovative companies comprising VSP Global, has selected the Updox Direct Messaging Platform and Patient Portal as part of their strategy for enabling their customers’ efforts to meet the ONC 2014 Edition criteria for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.
Eyefinity is the largest practice management and electronic health record (EHR) software solutions company in the optical industry, offering integrated products and services to eye care professionals. The Updox patient portal is a self-service option which enables patients to interact with the practice in an efficient manner that improves patient service and satisfaction.
“Eyefinity is committed to providing eye care professionals with solutions that help them engage with patients and enhance patient care,” said Troy Eberlein, Senior Vice President of Product Management, Eyefinity. “This product partnership with Updox enables eye care providers to securely share electronic health information with their patients as well as other providers.”
Eyefinity joins the Updox Direct Network (UDN), the largest in the nation built on Direct, with more than 45 EHR vendors, representing 140,000 physicians. The UDN serves a full spectrum of health care, including hospitals, ambulatory, acute care, specialty practices, medical labs, dental practices and small and mid-sized practices, to assist with the transfer of clinical and administrative data. Updox is a proven HISP of choice by offering easy integration, flexible implementation and affordable pricing options.
“We have a proven record for building communications, workflow and messaging solutions that improve efficiency, reduce costs and increase revenue,” said Sean Ramsey, president, Updox. “Our solutions offer Eyefinity customers a vital platform that allows them to engage with patients and other health care providers and maximize those essential relationships in a way that makes their practice more efficient and primed for growth.”
EHR providers interested in 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.
Eyefinity®, one of five innovative companies comprising VSP Global, is the optometric industry’s leading provider of practice management and EHR solutions. Eyefinity offers the widest selection of integrated products and services in the industry to streamline everyday processes to help practices increase revenue and enhance patient care.
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 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.
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. Find out what Updox can do for you. Visit www.updox.com, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn, watch us on YouTube or join our Google+ circle.