Is HEF Solutions a new Company?
After more than a decade of helping healthcare organizations successfully implement EMR data conversions and legacy data archival, Health eFormatics has changed its name and logo – but we still have the same ownership, experienced people and strong commitment to solving data challenges. Our new name reflects our commitment to SOLVING the full range of healthcare data challenges related to:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Switching EMRs
- Disparate systems
- Legal health records
- And more
Today we continue to work with healthcare organizations of all sizes nationwide to implement technology solutions that allow them to gain the greatest use and value from their clinical data.
How does HEF Solutions ensure our conversions go smoothly?
HEF Solutions works with our clients as a trusted partner to guide them through the data conversion process – providing honest, expert advice every step of the way to set clear expectations and ensure everything runs like clockwork. We have developed our propriety RightPath® Process for data conversions to ensure we follow all the best practices for a successful conversion. Learn More about the RightPath Process.
What EMR and PM Systems has HEF Solutions worked with?
HEF Solutions can support data conversions for virtually any EMR or PM System. We have experience working with systems from Allscripts, Athena, Cerner, Epic, McKesson, NextGen and many, many more. Learn More about the various systems we have expertise with.
How can I ensure my patient data is secure?
HEF Solutions is a HIPAA certified organization and we also employ very specific security safeguards to ensure your data is safe. In addition we have a 3rd party perform an annual IT security & HIPAA audit to ensure that our policies are current and protect against the most current threats.
Does HEF Solutions have experience dealing with disparate systems after mergers and acquisitions?
Yes, HEF Solutions has helped numerous healthcare/practice management organizations successfully convert legacy patient data to the organization’s selected EMR/PM system after a merger or acquisition. HEF’s team of data conversion experts follows our proven RightPath® Process, which is our best practices approach to EMR/PM data conversion. When a full discrete conversion is not desired or possible, HEF offers our secure web-based PatientArchive® legacy data repository with robust search and reporting capabilities.
Is it better to archive the data or convert it to the new EMR?
Each client scenario differs and our healthcare data experts will help you think through the best fit solution to meet your needs. This can include legal record retention, release of information requests, and data needed to support various reporting requirements.
HEF Solutions works closely with our clients to plan every EMR conversion – and we provide open, honest advice based on more than a decade of experience. We offer the full range of conversion services to meet your needs:
- Full Discrete EMR & PM Conversions
- Non-Discrete Conversions
- Scanned Image
- PatientArchive® data archival solution
Do I need to keep my old EMR up and Running?
In a majority of the cases the answer is no. Once the data has been migrated, there is no longer a need to keep the old EMR contract. Also, as healthcare organizations face the decision of what legacy systems to keep and which ones to retire, we offer solutions such as PatientArchive®.