INDIANAPOLIS, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iSALUS Healthcare™, a privately held electronic medical and health records (EMR-EHR) solution provider, today announces Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, Indiana's only federally-recognized tribe and one of 12 federally-recognized tribes in Michigan with about 4,500 tribal citizens, has selected market-leading OfficeEMR to digitize its health care services. And if the first few weeks of implementation are any indication, the conversion to electronic records will significantly decrease administrative time.
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.
Melissa Gard, the Pokagon Band's Clinic business manager, said, "We're already seeing dramatic time savings with iSALUS. 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."
iSALUS Healthcare's OfficeEMR solution is an affordable, flexible EMR and Practice Management solution designed for physicians, practice managers and billing services personnel. It provides a fully-integrated, web-based system with features designed to streamline patient record workflow. The solution also includes a record management system that generates quality and compliance reports thus simplifyin