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DOWAGIAC, MICHIGAN The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi has selected iSALUS Healthcare's OfficeEM Solution to digitize its health care services. The conversion to electronic records will significantly decrease administrative time.
The Pokagon Band Department of Health Services serves as a primary health care provider for Pokagon Band citizens in Allegan, Van Buren, Berrien and Cass counties in Michigan; and LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall and Kosciusko counties in Indiana. Citizens of any Native American or Alaskan Native tribe who live in the United States can be seen in the Medical Clinic.
Using iSALUS's OfficeEMR software solution, the Pokagon Band will benefit from reduced software and storage costs, quick and efficient access to citizen's medical records and security features to protect customer sensitive information.
Melissa Gard, the Pokagon Band's Clinic business manager, said,
"We're already seeing dramatic time savings with iSALUS. We are able to spend less time on administrative tasks and more time caring for our people. medical professionals at the clinic have been able to customize program templates to suit patients' needs."
iSALUS Healthcare is a flexible EMR and Practice Management solution designed for physicians, practice managers and billing services personnel. It provides a web based system with features designed to streamline patient record workflow. The solution also includes a record management system that generates quality and compliance reports thus simplifying compliance and regulatory reporting.
"Now that we have iSALUS, there is no need to embrace mediocrity,"
"We can fly now. The staff loves it."
"We are looking forward to assisting our new customer in digitizing citizens' health care records to provide the very best care to all of their tribal citizens."
Said Michael Hall, chief executive officer and founder of iSALUS Healthcare a privately held electronic medical and health records solution provider.
posted June 14, 2012 6:00 am edt