FHCN Receives Half A Million Dollars For Notable Usage Of MED3OOO’s InteGreat EHR

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FHCN is one of the first CalHIPSO participants to receive EHR incentive payments.

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We selected MED3OOO’s InteGreat EHR because of its ease of use, as well as the expertise the MED3OOO team has in implementing the EHR in community healthcare centers and clinics of all sizes.

Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) is one of the first California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization (CalHIPSO) participants to receive EHR incentive payments for achieving Meaningful Use, following their successful implementation of MED3OOO’s InteGreat EHR. FHCN received more than a half-million dollars in incentive payments and was recognized by The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology as a leader in EHR implementation transitioning from paper to electronic health records. (Please see their release http://calhipso.org/news-and-events/press-releases/clinic-network-receives-early-cash-incentives-for-use-of-ehr/)

“This is no small accomplishment,” said Speranza Avram, CEO of CalHIPSO, the largest of 62 federally designated Regional Extension Centers (RECs), serving 56 of California's 58 counties. CalHIPSO helps more than 7,900 eligible providers such as FHCN transition to the use of electronic health records (EHRs) to achieve Meaningful Use under the Medicaid incentives programs.

“We spent a considerable amount of time investigating the right EHR choice for our community-based centers,” said Blanca Schmitz, Project Director for Information Systems of FHCN. “We selected MED3OOO’s InteGreat EHR because of its ease of use, as well as the expertise the MED3OOO team has in implementing the EHR in community healthcare centers and clinics of all sizes.”

“We had the opportunity to test numerous EHRs recommended by CalHIPSO. Hands down, each of us selected InteGreat for its ease of use, adaptability to workflows, and interoperability,” said Dr. Steven Palmer, FHCN.

“MED3OOO is pleased that FHCN was recognized by ONC,” said Scott Sanner, Executive Vice President of MED3OOO. “InteGreat EHR was chosen by FHCN for several reasons. It is certified by ONC, which of course is essential to satisfying Meaningful Use and to receiving incentive payments, and InteGreat is also very easy to implement and use. It also generates required documentation automatically¬¬¬–no extra action required–while the user is entering information.”

Under the HITECH Act, clinicians must demonstrate meaningful use of an EHR to qualify for the greatest Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. Deploying a certified EHR such as InteGreat is the most efficient means of achieving Meaningful Use goals and compensation, particularly for providers in urban and rural communities.

About InteGreat

The InteGreat EHR solution is an innovative, flexible, and easy-to-use electronic health record. InteGreat EHR is utilized by over 13,000 users to improve clinical and operational outcomes. It adapts to clinical workflows with the highest degree of physician adoption by automating common physician activities, such as e-prescribing, capturing charges, ordering lab tests, viewing results, and documenting clinical encounters. InteGreat EHR V6.4 is ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified to support Meaningful Use; v.6.5 is also certified in CCHIT’s separate program and is a pre-market CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR additionally certified for Child Health.

InteGreat PM seamlessly integrates with payers and the InteGreat EHR solution for a powerful, unified system that helps physician practices improve clinical, financial, and operational outcomes. The ASP model makes the product affordable and easy to maintain. The browser-based practice management solution is affordable and enhances practice productivity with streamlined appointment scheduling, patient-centered demographics registration, accounting solutions, and financial reporting.

About MED3OOO

MED3OOO is a leading provider of healthcare management and technology services that improve outcomes for providers, health plans, and the patients and employees they serve. The Company provides a broad array of proprietary solutions for physician groups, hospitals, health systems, health risk organizations, and state and local municipalities, enabling them to reach their maximum potential with respect to operational, financial, and clinical results. Through the integrated application of systems, operations, analytics, and domain expertise, MED3OOO serves as the premier strategic operations partner for the healthcare community. The Company’s depth of knowledge across its services, economies of scale, infrastructure, and ability to offer and manage disparate information systems provide MED3OOO with a distinct competitive advantage in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry. Each of the components of MED3OOO’s product and services suite is a critical competency for moving toward the delivery of accountable care.

About Family HealthCare Network

Family HealthCare Network currently has 17 locations in Central California, 14 of which are clinical sites. FHCN is a private, non-profit, community-based organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of community representatives and patients consumers. Our physicians, physician assistants, dentists, dental staff, behavioral health providers, and nutrition experts can provide continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and the entire family.

Our purpose is defined by our mission statement: “We provide quality healthcare to everyone in the communities we serve.”

Family HealthCare Network was the first freestanding ambulatory health care center in Tulare County to be accredited by the Joint Commission and recently received Level Three recognition as a Patient Centered Health Home by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA). The designation is the highest certification level issued by NCQA, one only a handful of community health centers across the nation have attained.

http://www.fhcn.org
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