CARROLLTON, Ga., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. is applying the same multi-disciplinary, interoperable approach it dedicates to product development to its participation at this year's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21 – 24 in Orlando, Fla. This year, in addition to exhibiting and presenting at Booth #2430 and in partners' booths throughout the run of the show, and participating in the conference's annual Interoperability Showcase, Greenway® will conduct presentations on the timely topics of EHR meaningful use and accountable care in separate events.
A roundtable discussion entitled "Sharing the Stage: Meaningful Use and Accountable Care," is slated for Monday, February 21 at 4:30 p.m. at the EHR Theater, Exhibit Hall A, Booth #263. The roundtable, moderated by Justin Barnes, vice president of marketing, corporate development and government affairs for Greenway, will focus on how providers can navigate the future of EHR meaningful use as well as the quality and outcomes reporting of accountable care. Results gleaned from a recent Greenway customer survey will be incorporated into the discussion. Participants include: Greg Miller, senior vice president, Medicity; Vincent Frakes, federal policy director, Center for Health Transformation; and Matthew Mervis, M.D., OB & GYN Specialists, PA, Orlando.
"Implementing Care Coordination: Ambulatory and Hospital Systems" is the title of the presentation by Eric Grunden, vice president of Client Services for Greenway, who will discuss implementation of seamless and robust standards-based data exchange along the care continuum. The presentation takes place Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. in the EHR Theater, Exhibit Hall A, Booth #263.
In addition, on Monday, February 21, at 2:30 p.m., the HIMSS Federal Health Community will conduct a site visit at OB & GYN Specialists, a Greenway customer utilizing Greenway's electronic health record, practice management and interoperability solution PrimeSUITE® 2011 and the interactive patient portal PrimePATIENT®. The HIMSS Federal Health Community is a group of Congressional and public health officials, which annually selects innovative practices for hands-on, educational visits during the conference.
Also on Monday, Greenway is hosting a cocktail reception at the unique CityArts Factory Orlando from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. DRIP, an interactive art troupe from Orlando, will provide the entertainment. As space is limited for this event, an R.S.V.P. is required.
Throughout the conference, Greenway will join healthcare organizations working in collaboration to Break the Barriers to Interoperable Healthcare during the HIMSS11 Interoperability Showcase in Booth #7343 in Hall E.
In a demonstration of ONC's Direct Project, Greenway is partnering with Fishkill, NY-based MedAllies, a health information service provider (HISP), to seamlessly route secure patient data in a closed loop consultation from a primary care provider (PCP) EHR to that of a Greenway specialist practice, and back to the PCP.
Additional Greenway events at HIMSS11 include:
In the Greenway Booth #2430:
- Monday, 3:30 p.m. Dr. Samuel Lederman, HIMSS Davies Award recipient, on "Lessons of a Successful EHR Implementation."
- Monday, 4:00 p.m. Georgia/Florida HIMSS Chapter Reception
- Tuesday, 11 a.m. Dr. Warwick Charlton, VP and CMO, Intuit Health on "Patient Portals: An Empowerment Goal of Meaningful Use."
- Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. Bob Rossi, vice president, CDW Healthcare, on "EHR Price Tag, Meaningful Investment for Meaningful Use."
- Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Johnathan Samples, vice president of PrimeSUITE, Greenway, on "PrimeSUITE: The Power of One."
In partner booths:
- CDW "Ask the Expert" Series: Justin Barnes presents on EHR Implementation and Meaningful Use, CDW Booth #5845:
- Monday, 3:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
- Wednesday, 9:35 a.m.
- Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Scott Fannin, vice president, PrimePATIENT®, Greenway, on PrimeSUITE's integration with Microsoft's HealthVault in Microsoft Booth #3101.
- Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. Justin Barnes participates in the "REC Tweet-Up," a social media event on the importance of EHRs and RECs to the creation of a national health information network in Intel Booth #2963.
About Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc.
Greenway Medical Technologies provides innovative EHR, ambulatory healthcare and clinical research business solutions and services to more than 27,000 healthcare providers nationwide, in 31 specialties and subspecialties, by enhancing the delivery of patient care through advanced health IT software and on-demand services that allow physician practices to function at their highest level of efficiency in group practice, IDN, REC, HIE, IPA, Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) settings. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based Greenway is a privately held company with more than 450 employees.
About PrimeSUITE 2011 Meaningful Use Certification
PrimeSUITE® 2011 is an ONC-ATCB Complete EHR. The 2011/2012 criteria supports the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. PrimeSUITE 2011 was certified on October 14, 2010, certification number CC-1112-699072-1 for clinical quality measures NQF 0421, 0013, 0028, 0041, 0024, 0038, 0031, 0032 and 0034.
Review complete details of PrimeSUITE 2011's meaningful use certification on CCHIT and ONC websites: http://www.cchit.org/get_certified/ONC-ATCB-Certified-2011-2012 and http://onc-chpl.force.com/ehrcert.
For more information about Greenway, visit www.greenwaymedical.com. You can also follow developments at Greenway through online and social media:
- Greenway on Twitter: http://bit.ly/GreenwayTwitter
- Greenway on Facebook: http://bit.ly/GreenwayFacebook
- Greenway on YouTube: http://bit.ly/GreenwayYouTube
- BlogEHR: http://bit.ly/BlogEHR
- Tee Green on Twitter: http://bit.ly/wteegreen
- Justin Barnes on Twitter: http://bit.ly/HITAdvisor
- Eric Grunden on Twitter: http://bit.ly/EGrunden
- Johnathan Samples on Twitter: http://bit.ly/JSamplesGMT
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