NFL Adopting Electronic Health Records for Care Coordination
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—November 19, 2012—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the National Football League (NFL) is moving from paper medical records to electronic and will utilize the company’s comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for this endeavor.
“The NFL and its healthcare professionals pride themselves in maintaining a leadership role in sports medicine developments,” said Dr. Tony Yates, president of the NFL Physicians Society and member of the EMR Committee for the National Football League. “We are always looking for innovative ways to enhance healthcare within the organization. Electronic health records are the next logical step and we look forward to partnering with eClinicalWorks on this initiative.”
The NFL is implementing the eClinicalWorks EHR solution across the organization to streamline processes between locations and coordinate care.
“We have had the pleasure of successfully implementing electronic health records in a variety of care settings,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Being a fan of the NFL makes this particular project that much more meaningful. We look forward to working with this premier sports organization to bring them live on this technology.”
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 220,000 providers and 410,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 for the past six consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-6929.