PhyMed Healthcare Group Implements Medaxion Pulse EHR

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Anesthesia Services Provider Expands Efficiencies

PhyMed Healthcare Group has completed its Tennessee implementation of the Medaxion® Pulse Platform, a leading anesthesia electronic health record (EHR) and information management system. The new technology will support PhyMed’s continuing expansion and quality improvement projects and clinical care excellence initiatives.

PhyMed’s adoption of this EHR technology increases efficiencies throughout its multistate network by standardizing practice, improving data capture, streamlining staffing and scheduling, and enhancing clinical documentation. The Medaxion platform allows PhyMed providers to meet and may exceed the Meaningful Use requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The Medaxion Pulse Platform was designed specifically for anesthesia and runs on the iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini and is certified for Meaningful Use as a 2014 Edition Modular Ambulatory EHR in accordance with the ONC Health IT Certification Program.*

“What truly convinced us to go with Medaxion was the maturity of the solution and strong feedback from our clinical leaders regarding its user-friendliness,” said Ryan Dorr, PhyMed's Chief Information Officer. “Another factor was flexibility — Medaxion was able to tailor the system to match our communication and documentation needs.”

PhyMed’s first Medaxion implementation has been completed with Nashville-based Anesthesia Medical Group (AMG), the largest anesthesia practice in Tennessee. The company is actively rolling out the solution at major hospitals and healthcare systems within its Tennessee, Kentucky and Pennsylvania markets.

“It's extremely gratifying that we were selected by PhyMed Healthcare Group, we are pleased to be working with such a great partner,” said Jeff McLaren, Chief Executive Officer, Medaxion, Inc. “With over 400 active provider users we have demonstrated the ease with which our industry-leading system can be utilized by providers and adopted by practices. PhyMed's implementation showcases our ability to advance practice clinical, quality, financial and resources management objectives.”

“Selection of the right technology remains critical to our continued success,” said Dr. Frederick Miller, Chief Executive Officer of PhyMed Healthcare Group. “We are committed to identifying and implementing the most advanced technologies in order to provide superior patient care. Medaxion provides a solution which supports our national expansion.”

About PhyMed Healthcare Group

Based in Nashville, PhyMed Healthcare Group is a physician-owned leader of anesthesia, pain management and critical care professionals, and is committed to providing focused, proactive and innovative business solutions that foster high-quality, care-centered results. PhyMed Healthcare Group is a trusted partner proudly serving healthcare systems, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and office-based anesthesia in multiple states. PhyMed employs over 350 anesthesia providers. To learn more, visit http://www.PhyMed.com.

About Medaxion

Medaxion provides real-time information systems that improve the performance of anesthesia practices. Its Medaxion Pulse Platform is driven by a real-time relay of information from anesthesia staff to a cloud-based management and messaging system. The platform compiles inputs from all providers and delivers relevant clinical, quality and billing information when needed. Using this information, anesthesia practices can make informed, timely decisions to maximize use of scarce resources. Medaxion simplifies documentation for key personnel, without introducing IT complexity. By design, the system is intuitive, easy to use, and fast. For additional information, visit http://www.medaxion.com.

Media Contacts

Medaxion: Jan Ramsey, 615-537-5500, info(at)medaxion(dot)com
PhyMed: Amanda Cecconi, 615-473-7536, Amanda(at)punchingnungroup(dot)com

*This EHR Module is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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