PTSO Welcomes Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS) To Its Growing National Network

Seattle healthcare technology non-profit enables Spokane community health center to improve patient outcomes.

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“Becoming a member of the PTSO HCCN will enable our organization to continue to enhance the quality of our patient outcomes by improving the price value intersect between patients and services.“

Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014

PTSO, a Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) headquartered in Seattle, Wash., announced today that Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS) has joined its expanding national network of community health centers (CHCs). PTSO, a non-profit healthcare technology services organization celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, has been providing member CHCs from Seattle to New York with effective healthcare technology services and solutions that enhance patient care and safety while maximizing business process efficiency. As a member, CHAS’ 110 providers will benefit from PTSO’s collaborative clinical and patient management systems, technological infrastructure, and support, including enhanced reporting capabilities enabling the easy creation and deployment of dashboards and in-depth reports.

CHAS is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) based in Spokane, Wash. that provides high-quality, convenient, and affordable medical, dental, behavioral health, and pharmacy services to all patients, regardless of insurance status. Since its inception in 1994, CHAS has been improving the overall health of nearly 52,000 patients in the Inland Northwest.

“Becoming a member of the PTSO HCCN will enable our organization to continue to enhance the quality of our patient outcomes by improving the price value intersect between patients and services,” explains Peg Hopkins, CEO of CHAS. “We are excited to be part of this national network.”

“We are delighted to welcome CHAS to our growing national network of members,” adds Roy La Croix, CEO of PTSO. “We look forward to a long and fruitful contribution to Spokane’s community health.”

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About PTSO
Since its inception in 2004, PTSO has been committed to providing member community health centers nationwide with effective healthcare technology services and solutions that enhance patient care and safety while maximizing business process efficiency. As a non-profit 509(a)(3) corporation and health center-controlled network (HCCN) headquartered in Seattle, Wash., PTSO’s collaborative clinical and patient management systems, technological infrastructure, and support result in integrated systems that facilitate informed and comprehensive care delivery. Through shared, cost-effective technology services, PTSO lowers the cost barrier, enabling CHCs to quickly and successfully implement health information technology. With a national presence, PTSO provides services to over 750 providers and 500,000 patients. For more information, please visit us online at http://www.ptsowa.org.

About CHAS
The mission of CHAS is to improve the overall health of the communities we serve by expanding access to quality health and wellness services. Check out our website (http://www.chas.org) to learn more about the services and facilities offered by CHAS.


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