PriMed’s solid organizational structure and physician leadership, along with a strong core of operational and technological infrastructure, will definitely facilitate the practice’s transition to the ACO Shared Savings Program.
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012
MED3OOO, a national leader in healthcare management and technology products and services, announced today its client partner PriMed, LLC, in Shelton, CT, has chosen to participate as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Shared Savings Program.
PriMed is a 116-provider multi-specialty practice with 38 locations in Fairfield and New Haven Counties in Connecticut. It is one of 89 new organizations nationwide to participate in the CMS model of coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries.
“We are looking forward to participating in the Shared Savings Program, which continues our commitment to providing enhanced quality of care for our patients,” said Dr. Amit Rastogi, President & CEO of PriMed, LLC. “Our physicians are committed to the objectives of the ACO Shared Savings Program and believe it will advance our efforts to provide patient-centered and coordinated care, as well as lead to cost savings.”
MED3OOO has partnered with PriMed since its inception in 1996 and supports the organization with practice management, operations and administration including revenue cycle management, technology and data warehousing services. Recently PriMed selected and implemented MED3OOO’s InteGreat Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. With support from MED3OOO, PriMed has grown from a 35-physician primary care practice to a 116 physician multi-specialty medical group that currently serves over 75,000 patients a year.
“We look forward to facilitating PriMed’s participation in the Shared Savings Program,” said Richard Schickler, Executive Vice President of MED3OOO’s Physician Services Division. “PriMed’s solid organizational structure and physician leadership, along with a strong core of operational and technological infrastructure, will definitely facilitate the practice’s transition to the ACO Shared Savings Program.”
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.
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.
PriMed was founded in 1996 through the combination of several prominent independent primary care physicians who shared a common vision for a physician-owned and physician-led healthcare delivery system focused on the coordination of healthcare delivery. Since 1996, PriMed has more than tripled in size and now includes over 116 primary and specialty care providers, as well as several diagnostic and ancillary service centers.
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