Glen Rock, NJ (PRWEB) October 19, 2012
Lifepoint Informatics announced its participation in the upcoming MGMA 2012 conference being held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas from October 21 through 24. The primary focus of the MGMA 2012 Annual Conference is to provide basic to advanced level educational programs for healthcare professionals engaged in managing the business of medicine. The programs are designed to inform administrators, executives, managers, physicians, nurses, health administration students and faculty, and other business professionals involved in managing medical group practices and healthcare systems of all sizes. The conference features combined formats of lecture, case study and discussion all designed to help healthcare providers improve their practice performance to meet the challenges of today’s healthcare organizations. The mission of the MGMA is to elevate the performance of medical practice leaders and their organizations by connecting members, building partnerships, setting the standards for certification, advocating for physician practice and providing innovative solutions.
MGMA-ACMPE is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices serving 22,500 members who lead 13,600 organizations nationwide in which some 280,000 physicians provide more than 40 percent of the healthcare services delivered in the United States. Its diverse membership comprises administrators, CEOs, physicians in management, board members, office managers and many other management professionals. They work in medical practices and ambulatory care organizations of all sizes and types. In 2011, members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and its standard-setting body, the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) formed a new association, MGMA-ACMPE. The ACMPE is the standard-setting and certification organization of the association. ACMPE members belong to a network of management professionals dedicated to becoming the best in medical practice management by combining experience, learning and professional certification.
Lifepoint Informatics senior and technical management will be on hand at MGMA 2012 to provide information on its proven line of laboratory connectivity, interoperability, interface and data integration products that includes, LabHub, InfoHub, Outreach MD and the Lifepoint ONC-ATCB Certified LPI Web Provider Portal. Lifepoint’s technical team possess extensive domain expertise in clinical laboratory operations with a focus on electronic results delivery and is involved in the ONC’s Office of Standards and Interoperability Lab Results Interface (LRI) pilot process, testing LRI integration specifications for LIS to ambulatory primary care organization EHR systems.
Lifepoint has developed solutions to meet the connectivity and interoperability challenges facing labs including Lifepoint’s LabHub which is a powerful Software as a Service (SaaS) based interface engine that enables EMRs to connect to multiple labs through one easy connection. Lifepoint’s ONC-ATCB Certified LPI Web Provider Portal helps labs, hospitals, and ACOs meet the demand for connectivity with providers via browser-based, on-demand, superior portal solutions. LPI Web Provider Portal enables access to the most current data anytime from anywhere to help reduce turn-around-time and improve patient care. LPI Web Provider Portal works with existing HIS and LIS systems to leverage existing infrastructure and optimize the current IT investment.
For additional information about Lifepoint Informatics and its full line of HIT products, please visit http://www.lifepoint.com. For more information regarding the MGMA 2012 Annual Conference visit http://www.mgma.com.
About Lifepoint Informatics
Lifepoint Informatics is a leader in healthcare IT serving the data connectivity, integration and communication needs of clinical laboratories, hospitals and health networks. Lifepoint Informatics develops, sells and supports healthcare information technology solutions nationwide to help healthcare providers improve patient care and lower costs through the use of information technology. Since 1999, Lifepoint Informatics has enabled over 200 hospitals, clinical labs and anatomic pathology groups to grow their market share and extended their outreach programs through the deployment of its ONC-ATCB Certified Web Provider Portal and its comprehensive portfolio of ready-to-go EMR and EHR interfaces. For more information please visit http://www.lifepoint.com.
MGMA is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices. Since 1926, MGMA has delivered networking, professional education and resources, and political advocacy for medical practice management. Today, MGMA's 22,500 members lead 13,700 organizations nationwide in which some 275,000 physicians provide more than 40 percent of the health care services delivered in the United States.
MGMA's mission is to continually improve the performance of medical group practice professionals and the organizations they represent. MGMA promotes the group practice model as the optimal framework for health care delivery, assisting group practices in providing efficient, safe, patient-focused and affordable care. MGMA is headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and maintains a government affairs office in Washington, D.C.