Mountain States Health Alliance Selects Business Analytics Solutions From Streamline Health® Health System to Install OpportunityAnyWare™, 835DenialWare™, AuditWare™ and ARWare™ Across the Enterprise
ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise content management, business analytics, computer assisted coding (CAC), and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that Mountain States Health Alliance has selected OpportunityAnyWare™, its business analytics and automated workflow solution suite, to bring automation and performance management to key areas of their acute and ambulatory revenue cycles.
Mountain States Health Alliance is a 13-hospital system across Northwest Tennessee and Southwest Virginia with over 10,000 team members, including 407 physicians. The health system plans to implement Streamline Health's solutions throughout the enterprise, including OpportunityAnyWare, 835DenialWare, AuditWare and ARWare in order to achieve greater transparency, ownership and accountability. The solutions will be integrated with their existing scheduling, contract management, patient accounting, practice management, and electronic billing systems.
"Streamline Health is excited to enter into this new partnership with Mountain States Health Alliance. With our solutions, both the hospitals and physician practices will be well-equipped to protect their revenues," said Robert E. Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Streamline Health. "Knowing the complexities of receivable management faced by a multiple hospital system, we are confident that our automated workflow management solution and market-leading analytics will drive operational and financial performance for the organization."
The health system seeks to gain better insight into areas of financial opportunity with the business intelligence and data-mining capabilities. In addition, the automated workflow management system will keep the cost-to-collect minimized and improve cash flow, resulting in reduction of outstanding accounts receivable, maximum denial overturn rates and an increase in net revenue and cash yield.
"With their focus on providing enterprise-wide solutions, Streamline Health has a proven track record of helping large healthcare organizations, like ours, improve business processes and overall financial performance," said Marvin Eichorn, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, of Mountain States Health Alliance. "We look forward to gaining better visibility into areas in our revenue cycle where we will make adjustments in order to improve operations."
About Streamline Health
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM) is a leading provider of SaaS-based healthcare information technology (HCIT) solutions for hospitals and physician groups with offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta and New York. The company's comprehensive suite of solutions includes: enterprise content management (ECM), business analytics, integrated workflow systems, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), and computer assisted coding (CAC). Across the revenue cycle, these solutions offer healthcare enterprises a flexible, customizable way to communicate between disparate departments and information systems to improve processes, boost productivity, and optimize clinical, administrative and financial performance. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.streamlinehealth.net.
About Mountain States
Mountain States Health Alliance, a not-for-profit health care organization based in Johnson City, Tenn., operates a family of hospitals serving a 29-county, four-state region (Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina). MSHA offers a large tertiary hospital, several community hospitals, two critical access hospitals, rehabilitation, a children's hospital, a behavioral health hospital, home care and hospice services as well as a comprehensive medical management corporation. Its 13,500 team members, associated physicians and volunteers are committed to its mission of bringing loving care to health care. For more information, visit www.msha.com.
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