Practice Fusion Adds Updox to Electronic Health Record Platform
The Updox platform is designed to help practices benefit through improved relationships with patients and other providers.Upbox, a provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for independent medical practices, announced that Practice Fusion, a developer of free, Web-based electronic health record (EHR) technology, will implement the Updox Direct Secure Email platform for Stage 2 Meaningful Use to its physician-patient community. Updox offers EHR providers a single platform for CRM capabilities geared for independent physicians and medical practices. By managing practice communications, physicians and their staff can receive patient messages, direct messages and other information into one universal inbox. "Practice Fusion is committed to its mission of connecting doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. We elected to team with Updox because it offers our medical professionals a solution that solves multiple problems and helps further integrate the health care ecosystem through our platform," Ryan Howard, founder and CEO of Practice Fusion, said in a statement. "Updox is a proven player and we’re pleased to offer their services to our doctors and the patients they serve." The Updox platform is designed to help practices benefit through improved relationships with patients and other providers, increased revenues, reduced costs and enhanced business efficiencies.
The platform’s patient portal allows patients to interact with medical practices through the Web to schedule appointments, complete forms, make payments, securely message the doctor’s office and access their medical history, including lab results and continuity of care documents.