CARY, N.C., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medfusion, a leading provider of patient experience management (PXM) solutions, announces an extension of the company's partnership with Meridian Medical Management to include complete patient payment solutions. By fully integrating with the Meridian VertexDr PM/EMR system, Medfusion enables both clinical and administrative information to flow effortlessly between systems, saving staff time and improving the patient experience.
With out-of-pocket costs rising almost 230% over the last 10 years—patient payments now comprise as much as 30% of a practice's revenue. This makes deploying a multitude of patient-friendly payment options mission-critical to a modern medical practice.
Through its extended partnership with Medfusion, Meridian's VertexDr system will now include the ability to:
- Make payments online and at the point-of-sale
- Create payment plans with a card on file
- Deliver eStatements, eReceipts and more
- Aggregate all payments and payment-related information seamlessly into a dashboard for easy reconciliation and reporting
"We have proudly worked with Meridian for more than 5 years on the clinical side—providing a patient portal that goes well beyond Meaningful Use to truly drive value for practices," said John Juzaitis, Medfusion Chief Revenue Officer. "By now offering a complete suite of payment solutions to Meridian practices, we can help them capture a critical, and ever increasing, revenue stream—direct patient payments."
"Deepening our relationship with Medfusion allows us to bring even more valuable solutions to our physician groups," said Karen Simonenko, Executive Vice President, Meridian Medical Management. "Offering a suite of patient payment options is a great way for practices to boost their bottom line—and because it's fully integrated with our PM and EMR solutions, it fits easily into their workflows."
"Medfusion has been a true partner for many years and we have a great working relationship," said Angelo Perrotta, Vice President, Application Design, Meridian Medical Management. "Over the years Medfusion has proven to have incredibly high-quality APIs that have enabled the rapid development of practice-friendly functionality."
Medfusion solutions streamline and simplify a number of overly complicated interactions and transactions, including patient-provider communications, patient payments, and cross-platform health records. By giving patients a modern, positive healthcare experience, Medfusion enables lower costs and higher, more predictable revenue for providers, especially as they adapt to value-based reimbursement models. For more information, please visit www.medfusion.com.
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