New York State Regional Extension Center Selects eClinicalWorks
Award-winning Electronic Health Records (EHR) Company Selected as Preferred Vendor
Westborough, Mass.—June 8, 2010—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), the coordinating Regional Extension Center (REC) for the state of New York, has selected eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system for its more than 5,000 providers located across New York state. This information arrives following the June 4 culmination of a series of EHR Meaningful Use Summits held statewide.
“Adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records will benefit providers and lead to higher quality of care for all patients in New York,” said Paul Wilder, director of Healthcare IT Adoption for the New York eHealth Collaborative. “After an extensive evaluation period, we selected eClinicalWorks as a preferred vendor for our Regional Extension Center (REC) and its participants because it exceeded our qualification standards. We are confident that providers who select eClinicalWorks are purchasing a comprehensive system that will help improve their practices and enable a fully connected healthcare ecosystem for the future.”
“eClinicalWorks has a large installation footprint with more than 6,000 providers live on our unified EMR/PM system in New York state,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “That combined with our long-standing relationship with many New York state health initiatives makes it gratifying to be selected as a preferred vendor. We look forward to working with the New York eHealth Collaborative.”
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 New York eHealth Collaborative
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is the federally designated Regional Extension Center for all areas of New York State except New York City. Founded by health care leaders across the state, with leadership and support from the New York State Department of Health, NYeC is a public-private partnership that serves as a focal point for health care stakeholders to build consensus on state health IT policy priorities, and collaborate on state and regional health IT implementation efforts. More information about the NYeC Regional Extension Center is available at http://www.nyecrec.org, for information on NYeC visithttp://www.nyehealth.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, 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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