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July 01, 2019

Healthcare Newsletter – Invest in Business-Altering Solutions

Our newsletter provides information on how to invest in business-altering solutions. At TSG, we pride ourselves on new and innovative technologies that help your business become smarter, more productive, and ultimately more profitable. Here are a few of our key solutions that will take your hospital to the next level. We offer both on premise and secured hosted solutions.

March 27, 2019

PACS Sharefile Implementation

TSG has implemented MS Sharepoint Share File process for the Radiology department at one of our clients sites. This process now allows external providers not associated with the hospital to upload Radiology Images and other clinical documents securely with HIPAA compliance.

April 26, 2018

Digital Transformation

TSG has partnered with Microsoft for a new licensing and transformation services program. Protect your facility and patients from the ever-evolving IT threat landscape.

Learn more about how Digital Transformation will affect the way you work, who we work with, and how we create value.

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May 03, 2018

Remote Deposit Capture

Allows our customers to scan checks remotely and transmit the check images to a bank for deposit, via an encrypted Internet connection

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Febuary 02, 2017

Enterprise-wide SaaS Faxing Solutions

ezDocFlow Portal provides a secure ad HIPAA electronic document distribution and management system which seamlessly integrates faxing with any HIS, EMR, EHR, ERP and business software applications.

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News Coverage

April 15, 2016

The Shams Group to Exhibit at MUSE Conference, May 31 – June 3, 2016, Orlando, FL

The Shams Group (TSG) is in booth #922. It’s just behind the MUSE booth come by to say, “hi,” and see what’s new.
You’ll love hearing how our products create solutions.

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April 15, 2016

Delivering Healthcare Technology – Today and Into The Future

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September 16, 2015

The Shams Group to Exhibit at HealthAchieve Conference, November 2-4, 2015

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Sept 30, 2014

Patient Kiosk Technology Success at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH)

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TSG’s EHR Suite v6.0 has Achieved Promoting Interoperability (PI) 2014 Certification

2014-EHR-Modular

The Shams Group’s TSG EHR Suite 6.0 has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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October 26, 2012

Kamruddin Shams – Who’s Who in Health Care

(Published on the ‘Dallas Business Journal’ on Friday, October 26, 2012, 12:57pm)

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September 27,2012

Conway Medical Center Successfully Attested to Promoting Interoperability (PI) Stage 1 on September 27,2012

Conway had been running The Shams Group (TSG) solutions for over 10 years with their scanning, archiving / data repository solutions with their MEDITECH Magic hospital information system. They have gone paperless in the Medical Records Department and physicians have on-site / remote access to patient charts and able to e-Sign documents. Many of the disparate systems (Emergency Department, Surgery, EKG, etc.) are set up with optical character recognition (OCR) to feed documents directly in the hospital’s legal EHR saving dollars verses having to manually scan them.

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July 9, 2011

TSG’s EHR Suite v3.1, Galaxy Business Intelligence v3.1, and Astro Integration Engine v4.2

2014-EHR-Modular

Received ONC-ATB Modular EHR Certification by the Drummond Group on Friday, July 9, 2011. This designation officially deems the (EHR) software capable of enabling providers to qualify for funding under ARRA. Tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the EHR software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

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A Touch of Class…A New Paradigm in Clinical Computing

(Published on the ‘Meditech Community Bulletin’)

America’s Best Hospitals: The 2009-10 Honor Roll

America’s Best Hospitals, an annual ranking of the country’s elite medical centers, is a tool for patients who need medical sophistication most facilities cannot offer. Unlike other rankings and ratings that grade hospitals on how well they execute routine procedures like outpatient hernia repair manage common conditions like low-grade heart failure the U.S. News approach looks at how well a hospital handles complex and demanding situations–replacing an 85-year-old man’s heart valve, diagnosing and treating a spinal tumour, and dealing with inflammatory bowel disease to name three examples. High-stakes medicine. This year, the 20th for Best Hospitals, institutions are ranked in 16 specialties, from cancer and heart disease to repository disorders and urology. A total of 4,861 hospitals were considered; 174, or less than 0.4 percent of the total, were ranked in even one of the 16 specialties. We are very proud to announce that our customers, Duke University of Medical Center, Durham N.C & UPMC – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ranked number 10 and number 13 amongst the top 20 hospitals.

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Healthcare Informatics Publication Announces Partnership between CPM Resource Center & TSG

(CPM Resource Center, Shams Group Partner on Evidence-Based Info)

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Independent Software Vendor for E-Tran Web Portal Solution

Excelling in the competency of Microsoft ISV/Software Solutions, TSG has developed the E-Tran Web Portal Solution based on Microsoft technologies. This accomplishment has allowed TSG to standout in the market place and meets the customer and technology demands of the healthcare world today. As an Independent Software Vendor, TSG is able to develop targeted solutions for our ETranscriptor customers.

Microsoft Business Solutions

Attaining the Microsoft Business Solution Competency has helped TSG differentiate itself amongst other vendors in the areas of customer relationship management (CRM). This differentiation has helped us meet the needs of our customers. TSG is able to provide solutions that address mission-critical business priorities for your organization. As a Microsoft Gold Partner with a competency in Microsoft Business Solutions, TSG has proven proficiency in deploying Microsoft Dynamics and related applications.

Choice Matters and Black Magic – Part I

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 8, Number 32, pages 31-34) (Article).

May 2008

Preparing for Medicare Audits

(In the Issue of Healthcare Data Management) (Article).

The GalacticaRx – Product Spotlight by Mike Schlesselman – May 2008 

Customer ‘Think’ & Systemic Transformational Wins

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 8, Issue 29) (2 Articles).

The Healthcare Informatics 2003 Resource Guide

TSG was featured in The Healthcare Informatics 2003 Resource Guide for IT Companies, Products & Services – December 2002, Volume 19 Number 12. TSG was listed for its various services and solutions including: Computer-Based Patient Record System, Data Warehouse/ Repository/Mart/Base System, Decision Support System, Document Imaging System, Interface Engine/Interface tool, Radiology Information System, PACS, Security System, Consulting, Network Design/Construction, Outsourcing, Systems Integration

Health Management Technology 2003 Resource Guide

TSG was featured in Health Management Technology 2003 Resource Guide for its various services and solutions including: Consulting Services, Data Warehouse/Databases, Decision Support, Clinical Decision Support, Document Management/Imaging, Electronic Medical Records (EMR/CPR), and Master Patient Index.

The New Generation EIS

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 13, Issue 3) (Article).

The Power Of On-Line Analytical Processing In The Healthcare Arena

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 13, Issue 2, pages 23-25 (Article).

Trouble in IT Paradise – A Survival Guide For The CIO

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 13, Issue 2, pages 36-38) (Article).

United We Stand, Divided We Fall – Bridging the Gap for Care in Communities

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 28-29) (Article).

Process Automation Robots from Admissions to Business Office

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 13, Issue 1, pages 30-31) (Article).

More Than a Database – Mining Your Data for Decision-Making Success

(In the Journal of AHIMA, 28-32) (Article).

Revitalize Your Medical Records Department with Workflow Automation Technology

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 12, Issue 3, pages 43-44) (Article).

The Power of Data Warehousing

(In the Issue of MUSE Matters – Volume 12, Issue 3, pages 45-46) (Article).

Reducing Errors – Improving Patient Safety and Quality

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 12, Issue 2, pages 21-22) (Article).

Information Technology for Streamlining Business office Processes

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 12, Issue 2, pages 40-43) (Article).

Next Generation Document Archiving Solutions Are Workflow and Customer Driven

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 12, Issue 1, pages 20-21) (Article).

Preventing Medical Errors

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 12, Issue 1, pages 18-19, 47) (Article).

Transforming HIM Departments – Maximizing Productivity

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 11, Issue 3, pages 15-17) (Article).

Liberate Your HIS Applications

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 11, Issue 3, pages 19-21) (Article).

Strategic Directions towards an Integrated Delivery System

(In the Issue of MUSE International Newsletter – Volume 11, Issue 3, pages 11-13) (Article).

Product Implementations

October, 2016

Grey Bruce Health Services Implements Self-Service Kiosk with Cerner Interface

The Shams Group implemented three (3) workflows Hanover ED, Durham Lab, and Owen Sound Oncology workflows with bi-directional Scheduling and ADT with Cerner. Read more

June, 2016

Western Health Physician/Provider Reporting Portal Implementation

The Shams Group implemented our Physician/Provider Reporting Portal at Western Health to help reduce the consumption of paper and turnaround times.
Read more.

May, 2016

North Cypress Medical Center “Ezpay” Credit Card Processing Implementation

The Shams Group successfully implemented their credit card processing product, “ezPay”, with Houston-based North Cypress Medical Center. The implementation automated the current process of posting payments back into MEDITECH. NCMC implemented the “ezPay” credit card processing in all registration areas and in the business office to eliminate the manual workflow process.
Read more.

May, 2016

Healthcare Associates (HCA) Website Development Project

The Shams Group (TSG) rebuilt the Healthcare Associates (HCA) main website, (see “about HCA” below) by integrating HCA’s three locations into one website- Irving, Coppell and McKinney. The site was also built to increase website traffic and change the layout and design. TSG performed the appropriate research and design to build an interactive and dynamic website for HCA. Some of the features TSG created include: a blogging module, Search Engine Optimization and Google Analytics.
Read more.

November, 2014

TSG Selected as Fierce Innovation Award Finalist for Patient Kiosk

TSG has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Award: Healthcare Edition. We were recognized in the category of Population Health Management for our Patient Kiosk. Applicants were evaluated based on quality of care and patient outcomes, care efficiency, financial impact, market validation and overall innovative “fierceness…”
Read more.

September, 2014

Physician Reporting Portal at Western Health, Newfoundland and Labrador, CA

The Shams Group has implemented our Physician/Provider Reporting Portal at Western Health to help reduce the consumption of paper and turnaround times by replacing paper distribution of LAB and RAD results, allowing all users to be able to access patient data online. Providers can also complete their medical record deficiencies online from the portal. The portal provides the facility an improved care coordination option that alerts providers of new lab results, critical lab results, abnormal lab results, and new radiology reports. This feature allows them to proactively review and add comments to the alerts for their office staff to follow up with the patient, as well as providing better and timely patient care.
Learn more about Physician/Provider Portal.

September, 2014

Extract & Provide Lab Results from Meditech Lab – Eastern Connecticut Health Network

We have developed an automated tool for ECHN to extract Clinical Lab results from Meditech for Aetna patients for submissions to Aetna using Post-n-Track secure web services platform. The tool extracts all clinical lab results, including Lab, Micro, Blood Bank and Pathology, creates separate files by facility, and transfer files via secure FTP on a scheduled basis to Post-n-Track.

September, 2014

Patient Portal Implemented – Conway Medical Center

Create patient lists based off demographics, labs, problems, allergies and other combinations listed. These lists can monitor high priority health conditions and patient health improving quality of care and conducting a more in-depth data analysis.

July, 2014

Mapping to Reportable Laboratory Results – Cape Regional Medical Center (CRMC)

The Shams Group has implemented LOINC Code Mapping to Reportable Laboratory Results. LOINC uses a universal language to identify and send meaningful data to other providers or public health authorities, making it essential for the coordination of care.

TSG was able to handle CRMC mapping needs to meet the necessary Promoting Interoperability (PI) requirements. The mapping process is very complex, and by allowing us to handle these changes, this facility saved a significant amount of time, stress, and confusion.

July, 2014

ADT Truven Health – Conway Medical Center (CMC)

The Shams group implemented our integration interface to capture patient demographics entered during the ADT process at the hospital HIS. This applies to both Meditech and non-Meditech environments.

July, 2014

Upgrading Meditech DR and Medisolv Server to SQL 2012 – Oconee Regional Medical Center

Under DBA Consulting, we upgraded the Meditech DR server and Medisolv server from previous version of SQL to SQL 2012. During this upgrade, TSG verified that there are no incompatibilities that can occur from the upgrade. The migration was done in 8 hours.
Learn about our Data Repository services.

July, 2014

Patient Registration Kiosk Enhances Workflow – Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH)

Implemented and went Live with Patient Registration Kiosk using iPads for Central Registration. This solution allows scheduled patients to self-check-in and walk-in patients to fully register using Kiosks for Lab and Radiology services. The solution fully integrates with Meditech Admission C/S modules.
Learn more about Patient Kiosk.

March, 2014

Way Finding App a Success – Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Implemented and deployed iOS, HTML and Android apps that allow consumers and conference attendees access to an internal conference hall layout of the NTBA annual conference in the Las Colinas Convention Center. Using this app, users can find directions from one booth location to another within the conference hall, as well as find a particular vendor booth using the published information directory.
Learn more about ezWayfinder.

February 2014

Generate Patient List Promoting Interoperability (PI) – Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN)

Implemented the Generate Patient Lists SSRS report to create patient lists based on various conditions of demographics, labs, problems, allergies and drugs, or any combination thereof. The use of patient reporting is beneficial to monitor high-priority health conditions while conducting an in-depth data analysis, which can lead to improvements of health outcomes and healthcare values.
Learn more about TSG’s patient reporting.

February 2014

Way Finding App Enhances Conference Outcomes – North Texas Business Alliance

Implemented and deployed iOS, HTML and Android apps that allow consumers and conference attendees access to an internal conference hall layout of the NTBA annual conference in the Las Colinas Convention Center. Using this app, users can find directions from one booth location to another within the conference hall, as well as have find a particular vendor booth using the published information directory.
Learn more about ezWayfinder.