Largest Independent S.C. Multi-Specialty Group Utilizes eClinicalWorks for Population Health Management and Electronic Health Records for 250 Medical Providers
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—October 27, 2014—eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, today announced that South Carolina’s Palmetto Primary Care Physicians (PPCP) has selected eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for its 250 medical providers across 34 locations. PPCP will also utilize the eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Medical Record® (CCMR) for population health management. This partnership will bring Cloud-based technologies to enhance workflow and improve care coordination.
“Palmetto Primary Care Physicians provides seamless and convenient delivery of care to our patients,” said Jeff L. Lehrich, CEO for Palmetto Primary Care Physicians. “As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, we looked for a solution that could help improve patient outcomes and preventative care. We selected eClinicalWorks due to its proven success as an industry leader and demonstrated quality improvement. The partnership will be key in our pursuit of quality of care initiatives.”
Utilizing the eClinicalWorks EHR solution in a Cloud environment, PPCP will streamline processes between practices and have an increased focus on delivering preventative care. The solution will also assist to improve continuity of care across multiple settings, allowing critical information to be accessible at the point of care. eClinicalWorks CCMR is designed to provide visibility into a patient’s care across all settings, facilitate smooth transitions of care, engage patients and providers in preventative care, improve outcomes among populations and reduce costs. A vendor-neutral, open network securely connects ambulatory EHRs with hospital in-patient systems and payer claim feeds, including CMS, to provide cost and utilization for services delivered to patients.
“eClinicalWorks recognized early on that electronic health records systems need to work in tandem with population health in order to meet healthcare’s evolving requirements,” said Girish Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “The capabilities we have built into our product portfolio aid healthcare organizations in meeting quality of care goals and improving care delivery. We view our customers as partners and look forward to working with Palmetto Primary Care Physicians.”
About Palmetto Primary Care Physicians
Palmetto Primary Care Physicians (PPCP) is an independent multi-specialty group practice comprised of over 110 clinical providers with a wide range of expertise in primary and specialty care including women’s health, endocrinology, neurology and gastroenterology. The company employs over 700 clinical and non-clinical staff throughout South Carolina and provides exceptional medical care for patients through 34 physician’s offices in 7 counties.
PPCP was among one of the first practices to nationally establish a successful Patient Centered Medical Home Program and the first in South Carolina. The group provides patient-centered services such as state-of-the-art urgent care clinics and an imaging and lab center that is open 365 days a year and a Nurses Triage Line that is available to patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately-held leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. With physicians across all 50 states using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, out-patient departments of hospitals, health centers, departments of health and convenient care clinics. Ten eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past six years, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is second largest in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia. For more information, please visit www.eclinicalworks.com, Facebook, Twitter or call 866-888-6929.