WVVA HealthCare Alliance Signs 14-Year ASP EHR Agreement

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 General News
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PITTSBURGH, Dec. 3 InteGreat, a MED3OOO company thatdelivers EHR technology to physician groups, IPAs, and multi-specialtyclinics, recently entered into a 14-year Application Service Provider (ASP)agreement with WVVA HealthCare Alliance to provide electronic medical recordsystems for the physicians in the network.

The WVVA Healthcare Alliance is made up of 30 multi-specialty physiciansand specialists in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia and the GreenbrierValley of West Virginia. Two of the Alliance board members, David Allen, D.O.,and James Walker, M.D., have agreed to spearhead the EHR implementation andbecome the physician champions for the network.

"We have been evaluating and closely monitoring the adoption of EHR bycolleagues over the past several years, and have been very cautious with ourdecision process," said David Allen, D.O., Founding Member and President ofWVVA HealthCare Alliance. "Our management and business partner, MED3OOO, hasalways provided us with the expertise and knowledge to grow our alliance andmake the right choices for the organization. After carefully reviewing the EHRsystems in the industry and getting to speak one-on-one with physicians usingmany different offerings, we selected the InteGreat (IC-Chart) EHR system inan ASP model for our alliance. We believe the system will be quickly adoptedby the physicians and is one of the most intuitive systems that adapts to aphysician's workflow."

"We were elated that the WVVA HealthCare Alliance not only selected theInteGreat EHR system, but also committed to a 14-year ASP Agreement thatcoincides with the MED3OOO Group Management Agreement," said David Koeller,President of the InteGreat Division of MED3OOO. "It shows the strength and thecommitment of our business relationship and reflects our ability to help themgrow their organization."

InteGreat's team of EHR implementation specialists will work directly withthe alliance to secure full adoption of the ASP EHR system.

"The InteGreat EHR was the first affordable EHR system that wasn'toverwhelming to me," commented James Walker, M.D., Vice President of the WVVAHealthCare Alliance. "The workflow process is streamlined, the screensintuitive, and the navigation quick. As a long-time partner with MED3OOO, weknow that they and their InteGreat division will be committed to implementingand supporting this product and that is why we decided to go with a 14-yearagreement."

About InteGreat

InteGreat is an industry leader in providing intuitive and easy-to-useelectronic medical record and patient portal systems. InteGreat EHR (IC-Chart)adapts to clinical workflows with the highest degree of physician acceptance.InteGreat EHR automates common physician activities, including prescribingtests and medications, capturing charges, ordering lab tests, viewing results,and documenting clinical encounters. InteGreat EHR uses MEDCIN to documentvisits, Dragon Medical 10 for speech recognition, supports HIPAA complianceprograms through comprehensive access audits, and is CCHIT certified. Specialoncology and pre-natal modules are available. InteGreat EHR is used by over13,000 users and has consistently ranked in the top 2 or 3 in the semiannualnational KLAS rankings. For more information, visit http://www.igreat.com.


MED3OOO is a leading provider of healthcare management and technologysoftware products and services. Each of its products and services is focusedon providing clients with a sustainable competitive advantage and marketdifferentiation in the cost and quality of their delivery of healthcareservices. MED3OOO's products and services include evidenced-based physicianpractice management (EBM), revenue cycle management (RCM), population healthmanagement (PHM), and third party administration (TPA) services, as well asadvanced software, technology, and information management solutions. With over15,000 clients, MED3OOO is now one of the largest and most advanced providersof software and services to single- and multi-specialty physician groups,independent pathologists, independent physician associations, employers,payors, municipalities, and hospitals. For more information, please contactKarla Sartori, MED3OOO Corporate Marketing, at 412-937-8887 orKarla_Sartori@MED3000.com, or visit http://www.MED3000.com.

About WVVA HealthCare Alliance

In 1997, a group of primary care physicians and specialists in theAlleghany Highlands of Virginia and the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia,merged their practices to create the WVVA HealthCare Alliance. WVVA HealthCareAlliance is a multi-specialty group that currently includes 22 primary carephysicians, five specialists, four physician assistants, and two nursepractitioners. The network also includes subspecialties in the areas ofpulmonology, cardiology, infectious disease, hematology, and nephrology. Inaddition, they provide ancillary services that include X-rays, EKGs, bonedensity studies, ultrasound studies, and sleep studies. The intent of WVVAHealthCare Alliance is to develop and maintain an integrated healthcaredelivery system in West Virginia and Virginia through partnerships andaffiliation with locally prominent physicians and other healthcare providersand organizations. All affiliated physicians and other healthcare providersand organizations must meet and maintain very stringent quality andprofessional standards, including the specifications of the National Committeefor Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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