WATERTOWN, Mass. and TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile tools for medical groups and health systems, and University of Toledo Physicians (UTP) today announced that UTP has selected the athenaOne® suite of electronic health record (EHR), revenue cycle management, and patient engagement services for its 260-provider network, including 214 specialty and primary care physicians.
The UTP network, part of University of Toledo Medical Center, an academic medical center, serves over 500,000 patients in the greater Toledo area. UTP's mission is to provide the highest quality, comprehensive, cost-efficient, and effective health care in a patient-centered environment, distinguished by national leadership in medical education and research.
"We are thrilled to partner with athenahealth and move our network to the cloud," said Bryan Pyles, executive director, UTP. "athenahealth's suite of services offers our providers the ease of use they demand, with the complex reporting capabilities they need to fulfill value-based reimbursement contracts. As we continue to seek out ways to streamline workflows and improve the patient-provider experience, we are confident that athenahealth is the right partner to advance our vision for the future and support our population health goals."
UTP is participating in a Medicare Shared Savings program with the largest independent medical group in Toledo, The Toledo Clinic. athenahealth's suite of services is ideally suited to help UTP succeed with this program as it has for nearly 40 other medical groups.
"UTP recognizes that in today's evolving health care environment, it is critical to control the 'controllables' and leverage disruptive technology to achieve better outcomes," said Jonathan Bush, chairman and CEO, athenahealth. "UTP is an excellent partner in the academic medical center space, and we believe the connectivity, clinical and reporting transparency, and service-backed approach that athenahealth offers will enable them to continue to thrive through change. We look forward to supporting UTP's mission-driven work and driving efficiencies that improve the care experience for both patients and providers."
For more information on athenahealth's Best in KLAS suite of services, please visit www.athenahealth.com. For more information about University of Toledo Physicians, please visit http://utmc.utoledo.edu.
About athenahealth, Inc.
athenahealth is a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health management, as well as Epocrates and other point-of-care mobile apps. We connect care and drive meaningful, measurable results for more than 55,000 health care providers in medical practices and health systems nationwide. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com.
About University of Toledo Medical Center
The only academic medical center in northwest Ohio, The University of Toledo Medical offers a higher degree of healing for the most complex medical cases. For more information visit http://utmc.utoledo.edu/.
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