TAMPA, Fla., July 9 Gonzaba Medical Group, a multi-sitemedical practice with 20 physicians, has selected Intergy EHR by SageElectronic Health Records and Intergy by Sage Practice Management (PM) systemto provide its newest San Antonio-based clinic with seamless access to patientand clinical data at all points of care -- without the use of paper charts.
"We researched a multitude of healthcare IT vendors and found that onlySage Software offered a fully integrated database system that would allow usto interoperate with legacy clinical, administrative and financialapplications," said William Gonzaba, M.D., founder and CEO of Gonzaba MedicalGroup. "Since we have Intergy by Sage already installed in our other clinicsand have experienced the resulting improvements in productivity and cash flow,we are confident that the addition of Intergy EHR will also deliversubstantial workflow efficiencies and enhanced patient care."
For 24 years, Gonzaba Medical Group, with more than 200 clinicians andstaff, has been in the forefront of healthcare delivery in San Antonio withmultiple clinic sites offering primary care and ancillary services such asphysical therapy, radiology, MRI and CT imaging and occupational medicine. OnAugust 1, 2008, the organization will launch a health and wellness clinicdedicated to fulfilling the needs of the City of San Antonio's 11,000employees. The facility will leverage Sage Software's electronic healthrecords and practice management solutions, as well as onsite medical equipmentsuch as MRI scanners, bone densitometers and spiral CT scanners, to provide a"one-stop-shop" medical clinic experience. This new facility will allowpatients to obtain all diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions inone visit, reducing the impact on patient's limited time, travel and financialresources.
"Intergy EHR will enable us to save precious minutes once wasted searchingfor patient data -- minutes that could make a difference in a patient'soutcome," stated Dr. Gonzaba. "Additionally, the integrated system's clinicaldecision-making tools will result in reduced patient errors and improvedclinician compliance with best practices."
"We share Gonzaba Medical Group's passion for delivering exceptionalcustomer service and patient care," said Sharon Howard, senior vice president,Sales and Marketing for Sage Software. "The intuitive design of our solutions,combined with our extensive online and onsite training, will ensure that theAugust 1st launch will occur with great ease and success."
About Sage Software Healthcare, Inc.
Sage Software Healthcare, Inc., provides integrated Electronic HealthRecords, EDI applications and practice management systems to thousands ofambulatory care practices throughout North America. These systems enablephysicians and practice managers to better manage their practices and improveprofitability. Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. is based in Tampa, Fla., and isa division of Sage Software. For more information, please visitwww.sagehealth.com or call (877)932-6301.
About Sage Software
Sage Software supports the needs, challenges and dreams of nearly 2.8million small and midsized business customers in North America througheasy-to-use, scalable and customizable software and services. Our productssupport accounting, operations, customer relationship management, humanresources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of theconstruction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and realestate industries. Sage Software is a subsidiary of The Sage Group plc, aleading global supplier of business management software solutions and relatedproducts and services, principally for small to medium-sized enterprises.Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and nowhas 5.5 million customers and employs over 13,900 people worldwide.www.sage.comCont