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Prospira PainCare Partners with athenahealth to Improve Operational Efficiency and Provide a Unique, High-Quality Patient Experience

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 9:01 AM


athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to medical groups and health systems, today announced that Prospira PainCare has signed an agreement to standardize on athenahealth’s cloud-based services across their nationwide network of pain management practices. Prospira PainCare will deploy athenahealth’s Best in KLAS cloud-based practice management and EHR services, athenaCollector® and athenaClinicals®, and cloud-based patient communication service, athenaCommunicator®, to its growing network of pain management professionals. Prospira PainCare will also utilize health care business intelligence services from Anodyne Health Partners, Inc., an athenahealth company.

Prospira PainCare considers “leveraging the cloud” as essential to helping them grow their network. Prospira PainCare’s aggressive five-year growth plan requires nimble services and technology that can scale as the organization expands to become a national leader in pain management care.

“After an intensive search for a technology provider that would truly empower us to grow at the rate and scale we’re planning, we chose athenahealth for its unique combination of high-quality cloud-based services that can address the broad spectrum of financial, operational and clinical challenges we’re facing today,” said Dr. Barry Karlin, Chairman and CEO, Prospira PainCare. “We are excited to partner with athenahealth, as we believe it will help us operate more efficiently and better serve our growing patient population.”

Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO of athenahealth, added “Like other innovative organizations, Prospira has discovered that only a truly cloud-based technology and services company like athenahealth can meet a high level of demand and offer unmatched insight into business and patient care services. We are very much looking forward to supporting Prospira PainCare as they barrel full-speed ahead towards becoming a national pain management category leader.”

With athenaCollector, Prospira PainCare will gain real-time insight into a broad range of business activities, including things like claim status, patient eligibility and payer monitoring.

athenaClinicals will help Prospira PainCare gain more control over its clinical processes, boosting the efficacy of patient workflows and making its network of providers as productive as possible when providing high-quality care.

athenaCommunicator will help Prospira PainCare more effectively support its patients as they navigate the current medical environment, providing greater patient access and satisfaction through increased communications related to medical payments, appointment scheduling, reminders, and more.

With health care business intelligence services provided by Anodyne Health Partners, Prospira PainCare will use a broad suite of athenahealth’s cloud-based solutions to gain unprecedented visibility into their clinical and financial operations, as they continue to provide high-quality patient care in an important and underserved care segment.

For more information on athenahealth’s cloud-based service offerings, please visit our website, www.athenahealth.com, or follow along on our blog, Twitter and Facebook.

About athenahealth

athenahealth, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based Best in KLAS electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to medical groups and health systems. athenahealth’s mission is to be the most trusted service to medical care givers, helping them do well by doing the right thing. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com or call 888-652-8200.

About Prospira PainCare

Prospira PainCare, located in Mountain View, California was founded in August 2012. Prospira PainCare partners with world class interventional pain management physicians and rehabilitation specialists. Prospira affiliated physician practices provide a comprehensive program in which clinical professionals from a variety of disciplines work together in an integrated manner to achieve common treatment goals. Our multidisciplinary approach to pain care is designed to effectively improve our patients' quality of life and overall health. Our professional staff takes pride in offering outstanding patient service and a full spectrum of care that is personalized for each individual we treat. For additional information, please visit www.prospirapc.com.

(Source: Business Wire )
(Source: Quotemedia)

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