NextGen Healthcare to Showcase its Orthopedic Solutions at upcoming American Association of Orthopaedic Executives, May 20-22 in New Orleans
Horsham, Pa. - May 11, 2012 - NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Barrington Orthopedic Specialists to deploy NextGen® Ambulatory EHR, NextGen® Practice Management, NextGen® Patient Portal, NextPen® and other NextGen® product offerings across its four locations throughout the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Barrington Orthopedic Specialists is a multi-specialty orthopedic group with 15 physicians and 35 ancillary provider staff members, offering hand and upper extremity, spine, foot and ankle, major joints trauma and general adult and pediatric orthopedic services.
Under the agreement, Barrington will utilize NextGen Ambulatory EHR and NextGen Practice Management to assist in streamlining processes, increasing practice efficiency and, with the seamless integration of NextGen Patient Portal, expediting administrative tasks to ultimately deliver better patient care. Additionally, this agreement will provide Barrington Orthopedic Specialists the tools necessary to meet its specialty-specific needs while delivering enhanced access to patient data, streamlining workflow and improving flexibility to handle high patient volumes. The advanced reporting capabilities of NextGen® solutions will also be leveraged to accurately track quality improvement measures - a key requirement toward achieving Meaningful Use.
Leveraging "Smart Pen" technology within NextPen to collect patient history, demographics and signatures directly from the waiting room without interviewing, scanning or transcription, will reduce utilization of high cost staff, thereby improving outcomes through proactive patient engagement.
"In NextGen's broad portfolio of solutions and services, we found several that our physicians would easily adopt, utilize and champion. The NextGen platform offers enough templates catering to our specialty and an opportunity for customization that we can modify specifically for our orthopedic practices," said Thomas Flood, executive director of operations for Barrington Orthopedic Specialists. "We believe
NextGen Healthcare affords us the opportunity to, enhance productivity, help lead us to meaningful use and allow us to capture the discrete quality measures for outcomes reporting in the future."
"This collaboration with Barrington Orthopedic Specialists reflects NextGen Healthcare's breadth of solutions exclusively targeted toward orthopedic specialty providers that enables these types of practices to leverage technology to enhance the efficiency of their practice while improving patient care," said Scott Decker, president of NextGen Healthcare. "Currently, our emphasis on and expertise within the orthopedic marketplace is growing, based on our ability to optimize the patient experience and more effectively coordinate care, which results in improved outcomes."
NextGen Healthcare will be showcasing its solutions for orthopedics at the upcoming American Association of Orthopaedic Executives, May 20-22 in New Orleans, booth #207.
For more information and case studies on NextGen® solutions for orthopedics, please visit www.nextgen.com/specialties/orthopedics/orthopedics.aspx
About Barrington Orthopedic Specialists
Barrington Orthopedic Specialists has been providing orthopedic care since 1970 throughout Chicago's northwest suburbs. With locations in Bartlett, Schaumburg, Buffalo Grove and Elk Grove Village, the 15 physicians and clinical staff specialize in surgical and non-surgical orthopedic treatment, physical rehabilitation, radiology and MRI services and wellness services. To learn more, please visit www.BarringtonOrtho.com.
About NextGen Healthcare
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc., provides integrated clinical, financial and connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient and dental provider organizations. For more information, please visit www.nextgen.com and www.qsii.com. Follow NextGen Healthcare on Twitter at www.twitter.com/nextgen or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NextGenHealthcare.