Thursday, September 12, 2013

ForSite2020® CASH -- Patient Portal Enhancements

New features have been added to Unibased’s ForSite2020® Consumer Access & Scheduling for Healthcare (CASH) patient portal. Reminder notices now allow for facility-customized reminders for both patient requests and patient schedules to provide improved patient interaction and decreased “no-show” occurrences. Also added are patient surveys, allowing patients to rate their experiences as well as schedule post-acute discharge related orders and services in an effort to reduce costly re-admissions. Unibased’s providers should anticipate increased market share and an enhanced bottom line.  For more information, visit:

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Today we recognize the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance -- we remember the innocent lives lost, and honor the first responders and men and women in uniform who have served and sacrificed to keep our great country safe.

All Americans are called to participate in our nation's continual recovery and renewal by serving in our communities. There are many ways to get involved. Visit:

Friday, September 6, 2013

Client News: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (Brattleboro, VT) has names new Director of Risk Management

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital officials announced the hiring of Mary Ellen Esser, RN as Director of Risk Management, Patient Safety and Credentialing.

Esser has more than 15 years of experience in the field of medical risk management, performance improvement and infection control. Most recently, she was the Interim Director of Quality for Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, a 95 bed facility serving the needs of south-central New Mexico. Esser has also worked for major hospitals in both Washington, DC and Long Beach, CA and served as a consultant to health care facilities in Texas.

“Mary Ellen brings with her a depth of knowledge, experience and focus in the field of quality and risk management. BMH is very fortunate to have her on our team,” said BMH Chief Medical Officer, Kathleen McGraw, MD.

[Source: Brattleboro Memorial Hospital - Press Release}