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Massachusetts Regional Extension Center Selects Greenway's PrimeSuite
Sep 09, 2010 (02:09 PM EDT)
$13.4 Million REC Grant to Connect 2,500 Providers, Achieve Meaningful Use
CARROLLTON, Ga., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts e-Health Institute, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, has selected Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc.'s single-database electronic health record (EHR), practice management and interoperability solution PrimeSuite® as a preferred EHR solution for its statewide deployment initiative within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) REC healthcare grant program.
"Greenway® is continually gratified that PrimeSuite is being recognized by REC administering agencies across the country for the interoperability platform, data exchange capabilities and the pursuit of Meaningful Use through the guaranteed functionality we provide," said President and CEO Tee Green. "We are fully invested in working with the Massachusetts e-Health Institute to enable statewide care coordination through the commitments we have already established for physician practice customers in Massachusetts, and to facilitate the establishment of a national health information network."
With the institute's designated Implementation and Optimization Organizations (IOOs), Greenway will collaborate to provide practices with workflow analysis, timeline, data migration, implementation and training services to streamline the clinical, financial and administrative processes of EHR deployment.
"We are pleased to have Greenway Medical Technologies join our select list of certified health IT companies that will help thousands of healthcare 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 healthcare costs and spurs new jobs in the healthcare industry."
Regional Extension Centers also selecting PrimeSuite include:
Overall, the national HHS REC program has granted $598 million to establish 60 centers linking group practices, critical access hospitals, community health centers and related healthcare organizations through sustainable two-year grants to deploy EHRs in those settings to connect healthcare organizations and establish Meaningful Use functionality.
About the Massachusetts e-Health Institute
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.
About Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc.
Greenway Medical Technologies provides innovative EHR, ambulatory healthcare and clinical research business solutions and services to more than 23,000 healthcare providers nationwide, in 31 specialties and subspecialties, by enhancing the delivery of patient care through advanced health IT software and on-demand services that allow physician practices to function at their highest level of efficiency. PrimeSuite is a pre-market CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR, additionally certified for Child Health and Cardiovascular Medicine, with optional Advanced Reporting. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based Greenway is a privately held company with more than 300 employees.
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