Cloud-based Portal Enables Care Coordination within Accountable Care Organizations and Patient-centered Medical Homes
LAS VEGAS, HIMSS CONFERENCE, BOOTH #531—February 21, 2012—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announces eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Portal for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Patient-centered Medical Homes (PCMH). Tied directly into the electronic medical records (EMR) system, this tool will enable care coordination and reporting functionalities essential to these healthcare models.
eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Portal gives organizations the tools necessary to comply with regulations and optimize efficiency. Tying this functionality into the EMR, eClinicalWorks EMR or another, gives users greater ability to effectively provide enhanced care in this environment. Built on eClinicalWorks Electronic Health eXchange (eEHX) private health information exchange, this portal includes:
• Care plan documentation for care management;
• Patient engagement via text, voice and e-mail;
• Home-monitoring device interfaces;
• Transition of care plan management; and
• Integration with eClinicalWorks Community Analytics.
“Our customers are looking to eClinicalWorks to provide a solution for managing their ACO and PCMH initiatives,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “This solution will allow care coordination from a variety of environments, giving organizations the tools they need to effectively undertake comprehensive care delivery.”
ACOs and PCMHs have emerged as new models for delivering healthcare by coordinating care between patients and members of the healthcare team. The goal of this coordination is to help strengthen the physician-patient relationship, leading to better care and reduced avoidable costs over time.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s comprehensive electronic health records and practice management solution is proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 180,000 providers and 370,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 for the past five consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Pleasanton, Calif. and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-6929.