Innovative technology platform will connect healthcare providers and improve coordination and delivery of high quality patient-centered care
CHICAGO, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — OnePartner Health Information Exchange (HIE) has extended its partnership with Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX), adding the dbMotion™ platform to support the HIE’s growth. The addition of dbMotion’s capabilities will enhance the ability of healthcare providers who participate in the exchange to communicate with one another to manage population health and enhance the care provided to patients. Allscripts acquired dbMotion in March 2013.
OnePartner HIE is a physician-owned and physician-led health information exchange fostering the electronic exchange of health-related information across the care continuum for the purpose of strengthening provider collaboration to improve quality care and patient outcomes. With the addition of the dbMotion platform, any provider participating in the OnePartner HIE will have the reporting capabilities and improved connectivity to provide proactive, highly-coordinated and patient-centered care. This partnership will help enable a smooth transition for providers as the industry moves from fee-for-service to accountable care, or fee-for-value, forging bonds with healthcare partners to more efficiently develop the population health and informatics necessary for today’s healthcare market.
OnePartner HIE is available to healthcare providers and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) nationwide. OnePartner is proud to be the exclusive HIE for Qualuable Medical Professionals, an ACO in Northeast TN and Southwest VA designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). This ACO provides more than 500 physicians with connectivity to secure patient data all hosted at the OnePartner Advanced Technology and Applications Center (ATAC), North America’s first Tier III commercial data center.
One of the Qualuable participants, Holston Medical Group (HMG) has been an Allscripts client since 1996. HMG is a diversified group of nearly 150 primary care physicians, specialists and mid-level providers and is one of over 55 independent physician groups collaborating through participation in Qualuable to create value through gained efficiencies and shared savings.
“We are excited about the opportunity to connect with more of our fellow medical colleagues from various practices and groups through the OnePartner HIE with the dbMotion platform,” said HMG President and CEO Scott R. Fowler, JD, MD. “The OnePartner HIE with the dbMotion platform will help us improve population health and push forward quality initiatives leading to higher quality, lower cost healthcare.”
The dbMotion platform organizes data captured by disparate health information technologies across the OnePartner HIE and connects more than 700 physicians. OnePartner and dbMotion will allow providers to access consolidated patient information within their existing workflows in their preferred format rather than exiting one application and logging into another, providing a more seamless flow of information at the point of care. OnePartner also offers consultation services to smaller physician practices, helping them align with data analytics and lab services in addition to HIE and off-site data warehousing at the Tier III OnePartner ATAC data center.
“Allscripts solutions are enhancing multiple aspects of electronic connectivity in healthcare,” said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Our technology will enable caregivers and patients alike to better connect with each other, coordinate care, and manage population health.”
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.
About OnePartner HIE
OnePartner HIE is a private physician-owned, physician-led health information exchange (HIE) facilitating the mobilization of healthcare information electronically across organizations and among disparate healthcare information systems. With a goal of accelerating access to clinical data to provide safer and more timely, efficient, effective and equitable patient-centered care, OnePartner HIE allows for continuity of care between multiple healthcare providers creating efficiency and connectivity for the benefit of patients throughout the region. For more information visit www.onepartnerhie.com.
About Qualuable Medical Professionals
Qualuable Medical Professionals is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) championing a patient-centered approach to care and promoting collaboration among healthcare providers of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Working together and with Medicare, sharing information and responsibility, Qualuable is utilizing best practice protocols and pathways to significantly improve not only the health of those the patients they are privileged to serve but the overall health of their communities.
Since Holston Medical Group’s founding in 1977, the HMG “Family of Care” has grown from a handful of family practitioners to a comprehensive, diversified group of nearly 150 primary care physicians, specialists and mid-level providers, known throughout the nation as a leader in electronic medical record utilization, clinical research and integrated health management. As one of the most respected physician-led, multi-specialty groups in the southeastern United States, HMG is proud of a rich history of excellence.
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