HealthCare Partners to Expand Partnership with Allscripts to Transform Enterprise-Wide Integrated Healthcare Delivery HealthCare Partners Medical group will further deploy Allscripts ambulatory Electronic Health Record and implement patient portal and population health management solutions
CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthCare Partners, LLC, based in Torrance, Calif., will expand its nationwide partnership with Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) by further deploying the Allscripts Enterprise™ Electronic Health Record (EHR) across its California medical group sites and selecting the FollowMyHealth™ patient portal and the dbMotion population health management solution.
HealthCare Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and New Mexico, providing integrated care management for approximately 733,000 managed care patients.
"Our vision is to be the role model for integrated and coordinated care, leading the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to ensure quality, access, and affordable care for all," said Zan Calhoun, Chief Information Officer of HealthCare Partners, LLC. "Our decision to use the Allscripts Electronic Health Record enterprise-wide in addition to our selection of FollowMyHealth for patient engagement and dbMotion for connectivity, will further enable us to do just that."
Allscripts Enterprise™ is a robust solution for large, multi-specialty practices with some of the most advanced features on the market. FollowMyHealth is a patient engagement solution that combines the incomparable value of a personal health record, the power of an online patient portal and the connectivity and sharing of data that comes within a community of health. FollowMyHealth empowers providers to engage their patients to take a more active role in managing their care. dbMotion is an interoperability platform which enables organizations to compile a longitudinal patient record and deliver next-generation population health management across the enterprise.
"We are pleased that HealthCare Partners has decided to expand its commitment to Allscripts as part of its unwavering focus on patient-centered care," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "The combination of our Open Electronic Health Record, patient engagement portal and community interoperability solutions will empower HealthCare Partners to continue as a leader in this evolving healthcare environment and better manage population health for the communities it serves."
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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About HealthCare Partners, LLC
HealthCare Partners, LLC, a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and New Mexico, providing integrated care management for approximately 733,000 managed care patients. For more information, visit http://llc.healthcarepartners.com.
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