CARROLLTON, Ga., Sept. 25 Greenway Medical TechnologiesInc., with its 2007 Certification Commission for Healthcare InformationTechnology (CCHIT(R)) certified electronic health record (EHR), PrimeSuite(R)2007 R2, has been selected to the Florida Medical Association's (FMA)Preferred Vendor List.
The FMA only reviewed EHRs that were CCHIT Certified(R), had inherente-prescribing functionality and an established customer base within the stateof Florida. The EHR solutions that met the preliminary requirements were thenfurther inspected before the final list was established. PrimeSuite 2007 R2is one of 11 solutions, out of 47 CCHIT Certified ambulatory EHRs for 2007,which will be recommended by the FMA and available to physicians and physicianpractices within the state of Florida.
The Certification Commission, whose mission is to accelerate adoption ofhealth information technology (HIT) by creating efficient, credible andsustainable certification programs, is the recognized certification body (RCB)for EHRs in the United States.
Founded in 1874, the Florida Medical Association is a professionalassociation dedicated to the service and assistance of doctors of medicine anddoctors of osteopathic medicine in Florida. The FMA represents more than17,000 physicians on issues of legislation and regulatory affairs, medicaleconomics and education, public health and ethical and legal issues. The FMAadvocates for physicians and their patients to promote public health ensurethe highest standards of medical practice and to enhance the quality andavailability of healthcare in Florida.
"We are honored to be selected to the FMA's preferred vendor list. It isboth a credit and a distinction for Greenway, as only a select few CCHITCertified EHRs were chosen," said Justin Barnes, vice president of marketingand government affairs at Greenway Medical. "We are also pleased to be workingwith such an esteemed organization that works tirelessly, along with Greenway,on important physician issues."
"The preferred vendor list is a crucial component of our electronicmedical record (EMR) Grant Project," said Glen Fielder, director for the FMA'sEMR Grant Project. "This program, funded by a grant awarded by the PhysicianFoundation for Health Systems Excellence (PFHSE), is designed to educate andassist physicians in the selection of an EMR/EHR. We are pleased thatGreenway Medical Technologies has joined our efforts to help the physicians ofFlorida navigate this arduous process."
Greenway's PrimeSuite is a fully integrated single-database EHR, practicemanagement and interoperability solution that helps streamline a practice'sclinical, financial and administrative processes. PrimeSuite 2007 R2 was thefirst EHR to be certified by CCHIT based on 2007 Ambulatory EHR Certificationrequirements.
About Greenway Medical Technologies Inc.
Greenway Medical Technologies provides the latest in ambulatory healthcarebusiness solutions and services to more than 20,000 healthcare providers andprofessionals nationwide, in 30 specialties and subspecialties, by enhancingthe delivery of patient care through innovative HIT software and on-demandservices that allow physician practices to function at their highest level ofefficiency. Greenway's PrimeSuite is a comprehensive, interoperable componentof the integrated physician's infrastructure solution, which serves as thestarting point of a long-term business plan for physician practices.PrimeSuite 2007 R2, the first EHR to be certified by CCHIT(R) based on 2007Ambulatory EHR Certification requirements, integrates a practice's clinical,financial and administrative processes, and allows practices to increaseprofitability, enhance patient satisfaction and facilitate adherence tocompliance guidelines. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based GreenwayMedical Technologies is a privately held company with 270 employe