|Steward Health Care System Expands Partnership With athenahealth to Advance Clinical Integration and Patient Access Services|
WATERTOWN, Mass. and BOSTON,
Steward and athenahealth are expanding their existing partnership, working together to co-develop and launch the recently announced athenaCoordinator Enterprise service. The organizations' shared goal is to help establish the foundation for an open, cloud-based care coordination network that can be used across health systems to advance clinical integration and patient access services.
"athenaCoordinator Enterprise offers Steward the ability to better connect care across our expansive care network, as well as with other providers in our region, regardless of what EHR or practice management system they use," said Dr. Michael Callum, executive vice president of Steward Health Care and president of
Steward and athenahealth will work closely to ensure that the development of the services provided meet the needs of Steward, its providers and patients, and the community.
"athenahealth is leveraging the power of the cloud and a robust set of technology-enabled services to deliver care coordination in a way no other vendor has been able to achieve," said Stephen Kahane, M.D., president of enterprise solutions at athenahealth. "Steward is a forward-thinking health system that, like us, believes in using technology in innovative ways. We value their commitment to improving the state of health care, and we look forward to working alongside their team to prove that care coordination can be achieved today across the continuum of care, including ambulatory and inpatient markets."
For more information on athenaCoordinator Enterprise, please visit: http://www.athenahealth.com/enterprise-solutions/integrated-healthcare-solutions.php.
About athenahealth, Inc.
athenahealth is a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination. athenahealth's mission is to be caregivers' most trusted service, helping them do well doing the right thing. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com.
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