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Better Together: Consensus Cloud Solutions Acquires Summit Healthcare

There were a considerable number of mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare industry just in 2021 alone. Some of the biggest names in healthcare and technology joined forces, opening the door for further and future innovation, integration, and interoperability. An exciting addition to the acquisition list is Summit Healthcare becoming part of Consensus Cloud Solutions, […]

Event, Interoperability

Consensus Cloud Solutions to Host Demonstration & Panel Session at HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

As the global conference circuit begins to make its long-awaited comeback, we are eagerly awaiting our upcoming participation at this year’s HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS21), taking place August 9 – 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. But this appearance at HIMSS is even more significant than those of past shows! At HIMSS […]

Health Event Notifications, Healthcare Payers

Industry Commentary: 4 Ways ADT Event Notifications Improve Payer Performance

The new CMS Rule for admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notification for Conditions of Participation (CoPs) requirements and shared risk arrangements officially went into effect on May 1, 2021. This rule was enacted to improve coordination of care between hospitals and the post-acute provider teams, both streamlining and enhancing communication. It is these provider teams […]

Event, Health Event Notifications

Consensus Joins Speaker Lineup at AHIP’s Institute & Expo Online – June 22-24, 2021

When COVID-19 interrupted the 2020 event circuit, putting a hold on in-person gatherings packed with thousands of guests, the industry knew it was time to pivot. Large companies and organizations put their heads together and began to pull off some of the greatest virtual gatherings with renowned speakers from all over the world. The rise […]

Direct Secure Messaging, Health Event Notifications, Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

Industry Commentary: Physicians Should be Modernizing Practice Operations

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on the healthcare industry as physician practices fight financial pressures and look to benefit from rising technologies in the field. As a result of patients skipping preventive care visits and general outpatient appointments throughout 2020, many of these practices saw a drop in service volumes which lead to loss […]

Direct Secure Messaging

The Exchange of Direct Secure Messages Eclipses Two Billion. And Counting!

Earlier this year, DirectTrust announced that from 2014 to 2020, over two billion Direct Secure Messages have been exchanged – each representing informed patient care. Providers use Direct Secure Messaging when sending data to a specific digital recipient. Used for provider-to-provider communications, messaging between patients and providers, and even for public health reporting, Direct Secure […]