Award-winning Electronic Health Records (EHR) Company Selected as Preferred Vendor
Westborough, Mass.—July 7, 2010—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Iowa’s Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center, has selected eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system as a preferred ambulatory vendor for its primary care providers state-wide.
“EHR selection can be a difficult task for providers when there are over 200 EHR products available in the marketplace. We are confident that the vendors on our list can help them achieve meaningful use and receive their incentive payment,” says Kim Downs, Senior Director of Operations at IFMC. “We selected eClinicalWorks because of its comprehensive functionality and ability to assist our targeted providers in smaller primary care practices achieve meaningful use. We are confident that our preferred vendors can help over 1,200 physicians, physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners throughout the state of Iowa.”
“eClinicalWorks works directly with providers to improve the quality of care delivered,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Our footprint in the solo to 10 provider practice market is a signal of the value we offer to these practices. It is a privilege to be selected as a preferred vendor and we look forward to working with Iowa’s Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center.”
The national REC program has granted $598 million to establish 60 centers. This will bring together group practices, critical access hospitals, community health centers and relation healthcare organizations through sustainable two-year grants.
About Iowa’s Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center
As the federally designated HIT Regional Extension Center for Iowa, IFMC will help at least 1,200 primary care providers improve care for their patients through the adoption and meaningful use of EHRs. IFMC’s strategy to successfully implement a self-sustaining Regional Center in Iowa builds on its practical experience, quality improvement expertise and high level technology support. These competencies will help Iowa practices achieve meaningful use of EHRs and engage in health information exchange. For more information, visitwww.iowahitrec.org or call 800-373-2964.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) 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 40,000 providers and 120,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 in 2009, 2008 and 2007, and prominently placed in a report released by IDC company Health Industry Insights, titled Healthcare Provider Industry Short List Ambulatory Electronic Health Records and Electronic Medical Records. 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-MYCW.
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