OnServiceMD Ventilator Allocation Support Module Released

During the current unprecedented healthcare crisis due to COVID-19, hospital administrators and bedside physicians and nurses are dealing with the daunting prospect of prioritizing ventilator triage. While attempting to handle unmanageable surges in patient volume with an inadequate supply of critical resources, hospitals and states are developing ventilator triage guidelines in accordance with carefully considered [...]

By |2020-04-06T13:25:10+00:00April 2nd, 2020|OSMD Blog|

OnServiceMD Implemented at Northwest Medical Center

In February, 2019 OnServiceMD Clinicals and Scheduling Modules were implemented at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. This two-hospital system, including Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital, will be using OnServiceMD to streamline AM patient distribution, optimize regionalization and provider census leveling.

By |2020-04-02T13:34:07+00:00February 2nd, 2019|OSMD Blog|

OnServiceMD Implemented at Beth Israel Medical Center

Boston, 1/11/2017 - OnServiceMD scheduling was fully rolled out at Beth Israel Medical Center Hospitalist Programs on Wednesday, January 11th. After Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center evaluated hospitalist scheduling software vendors for its own Academic Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals, it made the determination in September of 2016 to select OnServiceMD. Implementation followed, and [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:15:50+00:00January 5th, 2017|OSMD Blog|

OnServiceMD Version 3.0

OnServiceMD Version 3.0 was officially released on Wednesday, February 3rd.  OSMD 3.0 is a complete redesign. OSMD 3.0 was engineered with speed in mind, and every screen, button, field, and table was designed with one thing in mind: the clinician as the end user.  As such, OnServiceMD Version 3.0 integrates intelligence which predicts the users [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:17:47+00:00February 3rd, 2016|OSMD Blog|

OnServiceMD Featured in Today’s Hospitalist

The cover story for the December 2015 issue of "Today's Hospitalist," titled "How many devices are you carrying?" reviews the landscape of technologies which are used by hospitalists to communicate with other providers. It is no surprise that Dr. Pestka, President of OnService Solutions, was interviewed for this story, to discuss OnServiceMD's innovative integration of [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:23:06+00:00January 20th, 2016|OSMD Blog|

What Makes OnServiceMD Hospitalist Software?

In my June 25th post, I discussed some challenges that most hospitalist groups struggle with. Enterprise-wide EHRs frequently fall short when considering a specific stakeholder group's workflow, and are either unable to meet the nuanced needs of a hospitalist group, or require convoluted workflows which require hospitalist groups to unnaturally alter their workflow in a [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:25:46+00:00October 6th, 2015|OSMD Blog|

Are Patient Hand-Offs a Formal Part of the Medical Record at your Hospital?

At the Society of Hospital Medicine 2007 Annual Meeting, 300 attendees attended a workshop where the Society of Hospital Medicine's "Handoff Task Force" presented its draft recommendations for handoffs, with goal of that the final recommendations would be applicable in both community and academic settings. Participants had the opportunity to provide additional ideas for the [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:25:07+00:00August 12th, 2015|OSMD Blog|

Hospitalist Feedback on Patient Hand-Off Quality, Isn’t it Time?

At the Society of Hospital Medicine 2007 Annual Meeting, 300 attendees attended a workshop where the Society of Hospital Medicine's "Handoff Task Force" presented its draft recommendations for handoffs, with goal of that the final recommendations would be applicable in both community and academic settings. Participants had the opportunity to provide additional ideas for the [...]

By |2017-06-14T03:26:23+00:00July 10th, 2015|OSMD Blog|

Why Choose OnServiceMD as Your Hospitalist Software Solution?

Hospitalist group directors and administrators may assume that the hospital's enterprise EHR, which likely cost at least tens of millions of dollars to implement, will fulfill the IT needs of hospitalists. This is a common misconception, which is understood when considering actual hospitalist workflow. When a hospitalist's workflow is actually mapped out, an EHRs shortcomings [...]

By |2015-06-25T09:22:32+00:00June 25th, 2015|OSMD Blog|

What is a Hospitalist Hand-Off?

The December 2014 Publication "Improving Transitions of Care: Hand-off Communications," published by the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare, aims to address consistent and widespread failures in Hand-Off Communications. A lack of standardization for hand-off processes, ineffective communication methods, inadequate time committed to the hand-off, among many other failures were highlighted as the root cause for [...]

By |2015-05-03T08:06:01+00:00May 3rd, 2015|OSMD Blog|