NextGen Healthcare Partners with Health Language, Inc. to Streamline CPT, Problem Lists and Diagnosis Search as well as Ease ICD-10 Transition

NextGen Healthcare client physicians using NextGen Healthcare’s Ambulatory EHR system to benefit from HLI’s terminology server and provider-friendly terminology

NextGen Healthcare Partners with Health Language, Inc. to Streamline CPT, Problem Lists and Diagnosis Search as well as Ease ICD-10 Transition

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(HLI), the global leader in healthcare terminology management, today announced that , a wholly owned subsidiary of . and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, has selected its Language Engine (LE) and provider-friendly terminology (PFT) to enhance physician documentation and billing workflow.

These tools will help standardize terminologies such as SNOMED and ICD-10 within the including , and to help support Meaningful Use Stage 2 and ICD-10 implementation requirements, as well as offer its physicians a simplified way to search diagnosis and problem lists.

“HLI is a trusted terminology partner in the industry and one that has the necessary content and expertise to help provide our clients with the newest tools to create meaningful analytics, workflow efficiencies and improve the quality of patient care,” said Scott Decker, president of NextGen Healthcare. “Our suite of products and services prepare our clients for current and future challenges and regulatory requirements. By leveraging HLI’s provider-friendly terminology and the sophisticated searching algorithms in its Language Engine, we are better positioned to support our clients as they prepare for Meaningful Use Stage 2 and ICD-10.”

HLI’s provider-friendly terminology tool and ICD-10 related content will be used by NextGen Ambulatory EHR clients, which represent multiple thousands of physicians. As a result of the partnership, users will be able to:

In addition, the ability to quickly search, identify and record accurate codes allows physicians more time to provide personalized care to patients.

“We are pleased to partner with NextGen Healthcare in managing critical data elements of its EHR system as we help providers prepare for Meaningful Use Stage 2 and ICD-10,” said George Schwend, CEO and president of HLI. “Clinician and hospital partners realize the value of long-term data normalization and analytics, and we look forward to working with a respected EHR leader such as 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 and . Follow NextGen Healthcare on Twitter at or Facebook at .

Denver-based Health Language, Inc. (HLI) develops and delivers state-of-the art software solutions that automatically incorporate medical vocabulary and coding standards into healthcare information technology applications. HLI’s Language Engine (LE) allows centralized access to medical terminology standards and generates mappings to create a common pool of standardized codes and concepts that enhance patient safety, facilitate clinical outcomes analysis and accelerate reimbursement. It also provides standards for modeling, storing, updating and distributing information consistently for interoperability between hospitals, regions and countries. For more information, visit or call 720.940.2900.

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