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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi selects iSALUS Healthcare's OfficeEMR™ Solution
Date:6/13/2012

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 simplifying compliance and regulatory reporting.

"Now that we have iSALUS, there is no need to embrace mediocrity," added Gard. "We can fly now. The staff loves it."

"We are excited that Indiana's only federally-recognized Indian tribe has selected iSALUS Healthcare as their software platform for electronic medical and health records," Michael Hall, chief executive officer and founder of iSALUS Healthcare, said. "We are looking forward to assisting our new customer in digitizing citizens' health care records to provide the very best care to all of their tribal citizens."

About iSALUS Healthcare

Founded in 2000, Indianapolis-based iSALUS Healthcare is a privately held electronic medical and health records (EMR-EHR) solution provider. The company's cloud-based medical records program – called OfficeEMR – is one of a few market solutions that is fully unified with a state-of-the-art Practice Management, online Patient Web Portal and secured Chart Sharing capabilities.

OfficeEMR is a cloud-based software, available through any internet connection and functional on most mobile devices including the iPhone™ and iPad™. OfficeEMR is innovative software that provides time saving and money enhancing solutions to small, medium and large-sized physician practices, health care offices, medical clinics and ambulatory hospital settings.

Based on its functionality, interoperability and SAS 70 Type II security, OfficeEMR meets the Meaningful Use criteria to receive federal funding from the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). In 2006 and 2008, the company participated in two certifying cycles with the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT Certified®) and is currently 2011-2012 Drummond Certified™ ONC-ATCB as a complete EHR ambulatory provider.  

Along with its comprehensive network of Value-Added Resellers (VARs), iSALUS services more than 45 distinct medical specialties in 46 states and processes nearly a half a billion dollars in medical claims each year. iSALUS and its OfficeEMR has been selected by the Indiana Health Information Technology Extension Center (I-HITEC) as a preferred provider to the Regional Extension Center (REC), is endorsed by the Indianapolis Medical Society and the Georgia State Medical Association, and is ANSI 5010 compliant. For more information about iSALUS Healthcare, OfficeEMR and its affordable monthly fee, please visit www.isalushealthcare.com or call 888.280.6678.

About the Pokagon Band

The descendants of the Potawatomi people – who have lived in the Great Lakes area for hundreds of years - are the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. There are about 4,500 tribal citizens today, The Pokagon homeland is identified now as the six counties of LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall and Kosciusko in northern Indiana and the four counties of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren and Allegan in southwest Michigan.

As Indiana's only federally-recognized tribe, and one of twelve federally-recognized tribes in Michigan, the Pokagon Band today maintains its sovereign right to self-rule, and its government-to-government relationships with Indiana, Michigan and the United States government. As a sovereign Indian nation, the Pokagon Band exercises jurisdiction over its citizens and its tribal lands, maintains an independent tribal court and police department, and regulates its natural resources. An eleven-member Tribal Council, which is elected to staggered, three-year terms by Band citizens, governs the Pokagon Band. This modern tribal government places a premium on the service it provides to citizens. As they have for generations, the Pokagon people can rely on their community for support with nourishment, shelter, learning, and physical and mental healing and wellness.  

The Band aims to respectfully promote and protect its culture, dignity, education, health and welfare and self-sufficiency of its Elders, youth, families and future generations, while preserving Mother Earth. The Pokagon Band strives to give its people a better quality of life, and to be economically independent from federal and state governments, allowing the Band to exercise its sovereignty. (Source: http://www.pokagonband-nsn.gov/)


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