iPatientCare National User Conference 2015 Concluded with Great Fanfare and Enthusiasm to Embrace Challenges of Revised MU Rule, Revenue Cycle Management and Patient Engagement
iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in mHealth, cloud-based ambulatory EHR, integrated Practice Management, and Patient Engagement solutions, announced today the successful conclusion of its National User Conference (NUCON) 2015 that provided end-users and channel partners of iPatientCare an opportunity to cement their relationships and stand united in adopting to the challenges of healthcare IT reforms.
The conference keynote address was delivered by Udayan Mandavia, President/CEO, iPatientCare, in which he focused on the theme of “Reinventing Organizations”. Udayan, being a serial entrepreneur traced the healthcare IT reforms since mid-nineties and discussed the reinventions these reforms forced on the physicians’ offices and iPatientCare as a leading national healthcare IT vendor serving physicians’ offices. He concluded his address by saying, “the challenges ahead would come from penalties on not reporting quality measures and staying complacent on care coordination, referral tracking, preventative medicine, and interoperability.”
The special attraction of this year’s conference was the informative session from Ashley Spence, Health Insurance Specialist in the Division of Electronic and Clinician Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), on 2015 PQRS Reporting Overview. Ms. Spence elaborated on selecting PQRS measures, reporting to PQRS registries, and how CMS can help in achieving triple aims of better health, better care, and reduced costs. All iPatientCare users and exhibitors/sponsors attended this session and had very lively interaction with the speaker.
There were highest number of exhibitors/sponsors at this event than any similar events before and iPatientCare users visited exhibit booths during lunch and coffee breaks in large numbers. PatientPay, the Platinum Sponsor of the event commented, “PatientPay is thrilled to have the opportunity to present Paperless Billing to iPatientCare’s practices. PatientPay provides a secure solution that saves up to $4.00 on every patient balance and has an average payment time of under 11 days. The time and cost savings generate an appreciable effect on the bottom line. We look forward to working with all of iPatientCare’s practices to help them succeed financially and provide greater patient satisfaction.”- Tom Furr, CEO, PatientPay.
“We never miss attending iPatientCare NUCON since this astonishing yearly event started 6 years back”, said Theresa Romero, Office Manager, McLeod Medical Center, New Mexico.
Asad Karim, MD, Cardiovascular Wellness Center of Texas said enthusiastically, “NUCON 2015 was an outstanding conference.”
Kedar Mehta, CTO, iPatientCare, shared the platform with Mr. Mandavia during the Keynote and provided a sneak preview of R2016. The key highlight of the session was new platforms for Provider-to-Provider Exchange and a Wellness Portal released in the memory of iPatientCare’s Late Chief Medical Director, John L Bartley, MD. Kedar commented “We lost Dr. Bartley last year, however, his vision continue to drive us in delivering innovative products geared towards providers and patient engagement to make healthy communities. We were happy to receive applaud from our users on the launch of new wellness portal.”
The grand-finale of the conference was an Award Ceremony followed by an innovative game, iPatientCare Jeopardy and iPatientCare Lucky Draw giving away free cruise trip to Bahamas. All attendees and exhibitors/sponsors enjoyed and appreciated the prizes and the fun they all had in attending iPatientCare NUCON 2015.