With college health centers facing significant increases in the costs to provide health care services, as well as decreases in their funding sources, many health center administrators are having to think outside of the box for ways to extend budgets and maintain a high quality of care for their student patients. As a result, more college health center directors and their staffs are turning to commercial insurance plans. Health centers at many public institutions used to get 100 percent of their funding from the state, but times are changing,
New NIAAA-funded Study Underscores Intervention to Prevent Binge Drinking on Campus For most students, college is a learning experience that goes well beyond the classroom. More freedom and responsibility means more risk, which is borne out in the statistics surroundings students’ use of alcohol. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), one in three 18 to 24 year olds admitted to the emergency room is intoxicated, and about half of all fatal traffic crashes amongst this age group involve alcohol.
Nuesoft Xpress®, the only Internet-based medical management solution for university health and counseling centers, is pleased to announce a partnership with Pharmedix, a national repackager of pharmaceutical products for the dispensing practitioner. The Nuesoft Xpress Inventory Module is now completely compatible with Pharmedix’s One Write™ Dispensary System.
Just as an FDA certification increases consumer confidence, the Healthcare Information Technology industry is making headway toward the creation of product standards. The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) acts as a stamp of approval on Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). CCHIT certification allows organizations to identify EHR systems that have met the agreed-upon standards, as well as undergone unbiased inspections and rigorous testing.
If the term "portal" conjures up images from a Star Trek episode, your perception may be indicative of how far removed health and counseling centers are from the technology trends that are sweeping across other segments of college campuses.
Nuesoft Xpress Version 3.06 Release Includes Exciting New Features Last fall, Nuesoft Technologies released an updated version of its Nuesoft Xpress student health management software, Nuesoft Xpress Version 3.06. The release featured more than 200 system enhancements, including:
Successful organizations rely on systematic methods of tracking results and compiling data to effectively demonstrate what has been profitable and beneficial. Measurable results can lead to increased budgets, new resources or even a raise.
During the past year, data thieves have compromised computer systems at a myriad of universities, including Ohio University, Notre Dame University, Georgetown University, Western Illinois University and University of Alaska-Fairbanks, leaving many questioning the vulnerabilities of campus networks, and challenging college Information Technology (IT) personnel to find new approaches to securing the personal data of students, faculty and alumni.
Nuesoft Xpress Introduces Client Advisory Panel
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