Quantros and athenahealth, have announced a first-of-its-kind arrangement between a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and a health IT supplier, in which thousands of clinical providers and provider organizations across the U.S. will gain free access to a safe, privileged environment in which they can easily submit patient safety concerns and findings as well as share best practices to enhance safety and improve care.
As part of this initiative, athenahealth will implement Quantros’ safety reporting solution, Safety Event Manager (SEM), throughout its national network of ambulatory clinics, serving approximately 47,000 health care providers. As part of this partnership, athenahealth’s EHR clients will be able to submit patient safety data in a simple and streamlined process as part of the EHR workflow to a federally sanctioned PSO, the Quantros Patient Safety Center (QPSC).
“At athenahealth, we are teachers and learners. We fundamentally believe that highly productive work and ongoing improvement comes from a culture of safety and from within an environment where continuous collaboration and advancement can happen,” said Jonathan Bush, President, CEO, and Chairman [Read more…]