One of the Largest Community Health Centers in the Midwest Establishes Electronic Medical Records System to Streamline Operations and Improve Quality of Care for Approximately 200 Providers
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Kansas City’s Swope Health Services, one of the largest federally qualified community health centers (FQHC) in the Midwest, has chosen eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system for its approximately 200 medical and behavioral health providers.
“Swope provides superior patient care regardless of the patient’s socioeconomic status,” said Verneda Robinson, President and CEO of Swope Health Services. “By implementing an electronic medical records system, Swope providers will experience improved access and efficiency throughout each location. eClinicalWorks has been selected for its superior functionality, flexibility and overall excellent performance. As a result, it was an easy choice to select eClinicalWorks to help us deliver quality and affordable care to our patients.”
FQHCs are federally-funded health centers designed to provide high-quality care to patients with limited financial resources. eClinicalWorks has worked closely with FQHCs to enhance its product according to federal reporting and billing requirements, including UDS reports and sliding-fee schedules, ensuring there is no interruption in the funding that supports their work. Utilizing eClinicalWorks EMR for its medical and behavioral health providers, Swope will streamline processes between practice locations and promote patient safety. To date, three eClinicalWorks customers have received the HIMSS Davies Award in the Community Health Organizations category for 2009 and 2008.
“eClinicalWorks offers a comprehensive system with a continued track record in successfully deploying community health centers,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “We are honored to have been selected by one of the largest and most influential CHCs in the Midwest.”
About Swope Health Services
Swope Health Services is a federally qualified community health center serving uninsured and underserved citizens in both Kansas and Missouri. Swope staff seeks to help develop self-empowered, healthy people in healthy communities by providing primary health care, outreach/homeless and behavioral health services throughout the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Annually, more than 70,000 patients are served through eight clinic and residential treatment locations.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 40,000 providers and 120,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 in 2009, 2008 and 2007. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Pleasanton, Calif., and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.
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