Potawatomi digitizes health records

Published 6:44pm Sunday, June 17, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS—iSALUS Healthcare, a privately-held electronic medical and health records (EMR-EHR) solution provider, announced that Pokagon Band of Potawatomi has selected market-leading OfficeEMR to digitize its health care services.

The Pokagon Band Department of Health Services serves as a primary health care provider for Pokagon Band citizens in Allegan, Van Buren, Berrien and Cass counties in Michigan; and LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall and Kosciusko counties in Indiana. Citizens of any Native American or Alaskan Native tribe who live in the United States can be seen in the Medical Clinic. Using iSALUS’s OfficeEMR software solution, the Pokagon Band will benefit from reduced software and storage costs, quick and efficient access to citizen’s medical records and security features to protect customer sensitive information.

“We’re already seeing dramatic time savings with iSALUS,” Melissa Gard, the Pokagon Band’s Clinic business manager, said.

“We are able to spend less time on administrative tasks and more time caring for our people. And because of iSALUS’ flexible templates within the overall record system, medical professionals at the clinic have been able to customize program templates to suit patients’ needs.”

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