Featured September 18, 2012 | businesswire.com | The Motley Fool
Michigan Health Connect and Greenway Complete Data Exchange Agreement
Platform Provides Connectivity Between Hospitals and Ambulatory Practices
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. & CARROLLTON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Michigan Health Connect (MHC), Michigan’s largest provider of health information exchange, and Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., have announced an agreement to provide large-scale integrated health system data exchange for ambulatory practices and clinics utilizing Greenway’s electronic health record (EHR), practice management and interoperability solution PrimeSUITE®.
Michigan physicians using PrimeSUITE can seamlessly exchange information with any participating hospital that feeds data into Michigan Health Connect, providing connectivity of clinical results data instantly and securely.
“With Greenway’s ability to develop a hub-to-hub connection leading to the growth of participation in the Michigan Health Connect program, patients across the state will benefit from more-collaborative and cost-effective care,” said Doug Dietzman, executive director of Michigan Health Connect. “Ever-expanding data exchange platforms also aid healthcare providers in meeting the criteria and goals of care coordination incentive programs such as meaningful use.”
Michigan Health Connect currently includes 54 member hospitals and more than 4,000 physicians across Michigan delivering more than 900,000 results per month.
“As reliable, standards-based data exchange becomes paramount for care coordination, we are pleased to be among the collaborative partners of Michigan Health Connect committed to providing scalable solutions throughout the region,” said Justin T. Barnes, Greenway® vice president and board member of the global data exchange and transport standards organization Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE-USA). “This partnership with Michigan Health Connect provides the means for impacting patient outcomes and furthers the eventuality of a national health information network.”
About Michigan Health Connect
Nationally recognized Michigan Health Connect, the state’s largest provider of health information exchange, works to enhance patient care by improving access to timely, secure clinical information while streamlining administrative functions for providers. More information about the community-based nonprofit, including a list of member hospitals and providers, is available at www.MichiganHealthConnect.org.
About Greenway and PrimeSUITE
Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. (NYS: GWAY) delivers smarter solutions for smarter healthcare™.PrimeSUITE® — Greenway’s certified and fully integrated electronic health record, practice management and interoperability solution — helps improve care coordination, quality and cost-efficiency as part of a smarter, sustainable healthcare system. Thousands of ambulatory care providers across more than 30 specialties and sub-specialties use on-premise or cloud-based Greenway® solutions in healthcare enterprises, physician practices and clinics nationwide. For details, see greenwaymedical.com,Twitter,Facebook or YouTube.
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