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20 Years of Medicine

There have been a lot of jokes about how awful a year 2020 has been, with a pandemic, quarantines, police violence, social unrest, and even invasive murder hornets.  However, it’s also the 20th anniversary of the founding of medaptus.  While I wasn’t here from the beginning, I’ve been with medaptus for almost ten years, and have seen a lot of…
Ryan Secan
July 23, 2020
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Two decades of helping those who heal

For any health information technology start up to last 20 years in a competitive arena with high stakes outcomes, it’s more than luck. It takes vision, commitment, agility, and passion. Those drivers (and the drivers of those drivers – our employees) are what have enabled medaptus to seamlessly transform from a founder of the Mobile Health 1.0 movement (give one…
Jen Crowley
July 20, 2020
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Software Design That is Intuitive Versus Prohibitive

I don’t want to throw anyone under the bus, but I need to take a minute to talk about some glitchy things that as a physician technologist, really make me crazy. Since I work at several different hospitals as a hospitalist, we can avoid naming names.  At one facility, there are multiple IT-related problems that are not being addressed despite…
Ryan Secan
July 8, 2020
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Hospitalist perspective: on being a patient

So, I had what felt like a unique experience today:  I went to the dentist to have my teeth cleaned.  Now this isn’t unique because I’d never done it before (thankfully no dental issues) – it was my first real experience as a patient in the COVID-19 era.  I got just the smallest taste of what my patients are experiencing.…
Ryan Secan
July 2, 2020
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Please Stand Here

Last week I had the occasion to spend time in a cancer hospital located in NYC. My son had tests, a routine that he’s had countless times before, so a three day ‘visit’ that we have come to know well. The hospital had been reaching out proactively to make sure we understood all of the safety precautions that had been…
Jen Crowley
June 17, 2020
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Making Disparate EHR and Billing Systems Sing

In our 20 years of charge capture and revenue cycle management business, medaptus has seen firsthand how disparate systems that don’t easily share patient information create operational bottlenecks that are remedied with human resources and/or paper. Consider the clinic that loves its EHR and its billing system – but these systems are managed by different vendors. So they don’t easily…
Mark Czerlinsky
May 26, 2020