NaviNet Executives Highlight Patient-Centered Medical Home and Care Coordination Strategies for Family Physicians at AAFP

Chief Medical Officer Michael Ross and Senior Vice President David Kates Showcase Health Information Technology Available to Centralize Access to Patient Information

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, today announced that executives S. Michael Ross, M.D., MHA, Chief Medical Officer, and David Kates, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Clinical Strategy, will speak at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Scientific Assembly, held September 14-17, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. Improved patient care delivery depends on access to patient information from multiple sources. Dr. Ross and Mr. Kates will educate attendees about new strategies and technology available to support patient information exchange and care coordination to ensure providers have the right information in real time at the right point in the practice workflow.

In a presentation in the AAFP Scientific Assembly’s Product Theater, Dr. Ross and Mr. Kates will examine the state of the healthcare industry and challenges associated with fragmented care. Leveraging years of experience facilitating clinical information delivery through cutting-edge technology, the presenters will outline the concept of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and discuss the use of innovative technology to help providers have a complete view of a patient’s health and care. They also will explore how physicians can cost-effectively earn the maximum available incentives and shared savings.


      Presentation titled, “Patient-Centered Medical Home: Care Collaboration Tools”


S. Michael Ross, M.D., MHA, Chief Medical Officer, NaviNet
David Kates, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Clinical Strategy, NaviNet


The AAFP Scientific Assembly
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida


September 17, 2011
11:45 a.m. ET

NaviNet’s user-friendly SaaS-based solutions enable providers to connect with leading health plans and industry partners to securely access patient administrative, clinical and financial information in real time. NaviNet solutions for unified patient information management (UPIM), including NaviNet PM (practice management) and NaviNet EMR (electronic medical records), give healthcare professionals one central place to access all of the key patient information and systems they need to support care coordination, improve clinical outcomes and deliver a better patient experience.

The AAFP Scientific Assembly provides an opportunity for family physicians to learn from thought leaders, connect with colleagues, explore cutting-edge technologies and celebrate family medicine. For more information about the AAFP Scientific Assembly, visit:

About NaviNet

NaviNet, America’s largest real-time healthcare communications network, securely links leading health plans, industry partners and the government to hundreds of thousands of physicians, clinicians and other healthcare professionals. More than 70 percent of the nation’s physicians are enrolled in the NaviNet Network, which touches 121 million covered lives. NaviNet’s solutions and services for unified patient information management (UPIM) address the full lifecycle of healthcare data management by providing single-source access to patient-centric administrative, financial and clinical information to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and improve quality of care. The NaviNet solution suite includes NaviNet Insurer Connect, NaviNet PM, NaviNet EMR, NaviNet Mobile Connect and NaviNet Medicare Connect. For more information, or to sign up for NaviNet, please visit or call 617-715-6000 or 800-805-7569. Connect with us on our blogTwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.


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