NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, today announced that Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) and Community Health Center Network (CHCN) have selected NextGen® technology to support their Meaningful Use and business growth initiatives. NextGen Healthcare added 32 community health centers (CHCs) and health center controlled networks (HCCNs) to its growing client roster during the final quarter of fiscal year 2011, reaching a total of more than 365 health centers nationwide.
With 25 sites across California’s San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, NEVHC is one of the nation’s largest non-profit CHCs. It will deploy NextGen® Practice Management to increase revenue through enhanced charge capture capabilities, elimination of document storage fees, and improved operational efficiency. NextGen® Ambulatory EHR will integrate with NEVHC’s clinical, scheduling, pharmacy and dental services to create a comprehensive medical management platform and support Meaningful Use efforts. NEVHC also purchased NextGen® Patient Portal to enable electronic communication between patients and providers, an expected criterion for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.
“We believe the innovative use of technology will lead to improved population health, enhanced service and long-term business growth,” said Kimberly Wyard, CEO of NEVHC. “In addition to demonstrating a breadth of product functionality, we were also impressed with NextGen Healthcare’s proven track record of enhancing clinical quality within large enterprises in our local market as well as across the country.” [Read more…]