Westborough, Mass. — September 9, 2010 — eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Massachusetts e-Health Institute (MeHI), the state’s Regional Extension Center, has selected eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system as a preferred vendor for its primary care providers state-wide. eClinicalWorks has also been selected by MeHI as a certified Implementation Optimization Organization (IOO) . As an IOO, eClinicalWorks will provide comprehensive implementation services to help Massachusetts providers get to meaningful use.
“We are pleased to have eClinicalWorks join our select list of certified health IT companies that will help thousands of health care providers across Massachusetts successfully transition to electronic health records,” said Rick Shoup, Ph.D., Director of the Massachusetts e-Health Institute. “Widespread deployment of electronic health records leads to better quality care for patients, reduces health care costs and spurs new jobs in the health care industry.”
“eClinicalWorks is committed to providing the most comprehensive solution on the market,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Our work with the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative and proven track record in this market makes this collaboration a logical choice. We look forward to working with Massachusetts e-Health Institute and our local providers.”
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 Massachusetts e-Health Institute (MeHI)
The Massachusetts e-Health Institute (MeHI), a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, is the state-designated entity for health care innovation, technology and competitiveness. Established by Governor Patrick and the Massachusetts Legislature in Chapter 305 of the Acts of 2008, MeHI is responsible for advancing the dissemination of health information across the Commonwealth, including the deployment of EHR systems in all healthcare provider settings that are networked through a statewide HIE. For more information on MeHI, go to www.maehi.org.
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. 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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