athenahealth Purchases BIDMC’s Clinical Applications and EHR SystemBIDMC to Roll Out athenahealth’s EHR, Revenue Cycle Management, and Patient Engagement Services to a Beth Israel Deaconess Healthcare NetworkWATERTOWN, Mass., Feb 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE around COMTEX) —
a heading provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems, currently announced that it has purchased webOMR, a web-based clinical applications and electronic health record (EHR) height grown by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston.
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In and with a record purchase, a dual organizations have entered into an agreement to combine on a growth of athenahealth’s strident caring use charity that will support a needs of vast hospitals and health systems opposite a U.S. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, a 58-bed village hospital, will offer as a alpha growth site for this new quadriplegic service. As partial of this initiative, Needham health caring providers will use newly grown athenahealth quadriplegic functionality alongside their existent program portfolio.
Additionally, Beth Israel Deaconess Healthcare (BIDHC), that is comprised of 185 providers opposite 38 Massachusetts locations, will start a phased doing of athenahealth’s athenaOne® apartment of EHR, income cycle management, and studious rendezvous services.
« The enlightenment of Beth Israel Deaconess has always been to plea a standing quo, to be a initial inciter focused on value – a top peculiarity during a lowest cost, » pronounced John Halamka, MD, BIDMC’s Chief Information Officer. « We know a days of self-built information systems will not final forever. We wish to continue to innovate while also leveraging a scale of a blurb vendor. »
athenahealth’s entrance to a webOMR record will accelerate athenahealth’s ability to support a full spectrum of a sanatorium and health complement market, an bid begun progressing this year when athenahealth announced a merger of RazorInsights and entered a 50-bed-and-under quadriplegic caring space.
Developed over a past 3 decades, webOMR is famous as one of a initial hospital-built, quadriplegic and outpatient EHR systems, as good as a initial self-built EHR complement to grasp Meaningful Use Certification by a sovereign government. By leveraging webOMR’s proven record to benefit discernment into a formidable modalities, rules, clinical content, algorithms, and workflows compared with a large, multi-site health system, athenahealth will speed a entrance into a 100-bed-and-over sanatorium market, that accounts for approximately 48 percent of all hospitals in a United States.
« There’s zero some-more sparkling than a kinship of clinical passion and imagination with that of innovation. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a best during what they do; their accolades and repute in caring smoothness and as an dignitary are unmatched, » pronounced Jonathan Bush, authority and CEO, athenahealth. « athenahealth’s prophesy for a entirely connected health caring ecosystem, and a knowledge and expertise, puts us in an enviable position to build a new category of caring coordination services to solve a shortcomings of bequest program platforms that are unwell to allege a state of health caring opposite a country. »
About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a studious care, training and investigate associate of Harvard Medical School and consistently ranks as a inhabitant personality among eccentric hospitals in National Institutes of Health funding.
BIDMC is in a village with Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, Anna Jaques Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Lawrence General Hospital, Signature Healthcare, Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare, Community Care Alliance and Atrius Health. BIDMC is also clinically dependent with a Joslin Diabetes Center and Hebrew Senior Life and is a investigate partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and The Jackson Laboratory. BIDMC is a central sanatorium of a Boston Red Sox. For some-more information, revisit www.bidmc.org.
About athenahealth, Inc.
athenahealth is a heading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health annals (EHR), income cycle supervision and medical billing, patient engagement, care coordination, and race health management, as good as Epocrates and other point-of-care mobile apps. We bond caring and expostulate meaningful, quantifiable formula for some-more than 59,000 health caring providers in medical practices and health systems nationwide. For some-more information, greatfully revisit www.athenahealth.com.
This press recover contains forward-looking statements, that are done pursuant to a protected bay supplies of a Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements per a approaching advantages of entrance to a webOMR record to accelerate a entrance into a sanatorium and health complement market, a swell towards joining care, and statements per a health caring attention and a positioning to lead such changes. The forward-looking statements in this recover do not consecrate guarantees of destiny performance. These statements are conjunction promises nor guarantees, and are theme to a accumulation of risks and uncertainties, many of that are over a control, that could means tangible formula to differ materially from those contemplated in these forward-looking statements. In particular, a risks and uncertainties include, among other things: a vacillating handling results; a non-static sales and doing cycles, that might outcome in fluctuations in a quarterly results; risks compared with a merger and formation of companies and new technologies to grasp approaching synergies, including those compared to a ability to successfully use a webOMR record to accelerate a growth of a use offerings and confederate RazorInsights’ use offerings and comprehend a approaching benefits; risks compared with a expectations per a ability to say profitability; a impact of increasing sales and selling expenditures, including either increasing enlargement in revenues is achieved and impacts on margins and profitability; changes in taxation rates or bearing to additional taxation liabilities; a rarely rival attention in that we work and a relations adolescence of a marketplace for a use offerings; and a elaborating and formidable bureaucratic and regulatory correspondence sourroundings in that we and a clients operate. Forward-looking statements might mostly be identified with difference such as « we expect, » « we anticipate, » « upcoming, » « aim, » or identical indications of destiny expectations. These statements are conjunction promises nor guarantees, and are theme to a accumulation of risks and uncertainties, many of that are over a control, that could means tangible formula to differ materially from those contemplated in these forward-looking statements. Existing and impending investors are cautioned not to place undue faith on these forward-looking statements, that pronounce usually as of a date hereof. We commence no requirement to refurbish or correct a information contained in this press release, either as a outcome of new information, destiny events or circumstances, or otherwise. For additional avowal per these and other risks faced by us, greatfully see a disclosures contained in a open filings with a Securities and Exchange Commission, accessible on a Investors territory of a website during www.athenahealth.com and on a SEC’s website during www.sec.gov.
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