athenahealth and Tandigm Health Partner on Population Health Initiatives

WATERTOWN, Mass. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATHN), a leading provider of network-enabled services and mobile applications for healthcare providers nationwide, and Tandigm Health, LLC, a value-based healthcare company supporting primary care physicians, announced today that Tandigm has selected athenahealth Population Health® as its new partner to help advance population health management among its network of over 440 primary care physicians.

“One of our primary goals is to provide physicians with the advanced resources needed to enhance their ability to deliver the finest possible care,” said Dr. Anthony Coletta, CEO of Tandigm Health. “Our new relationship with athenahealth and the implementation of its population health management tool will better equip Tandigm network physicians to provide proactive, coordinated care to their patients.”

Tandigm Health provides innovative tools, technology, and meaningful incentives that empower its network of primary care physicians to provide high quality, coordinated care to over 100,000 patients. Tandigm is focused on the simple but powerful concept of engaging, enabling and empowering its physicians to ensure that they have the ability to deliver the right care, at the right time, in the right place, and in the right way. Tandigm will utilize athenahealth Population Health for care management as well as analytics, risk stratification, and quality management to help facilitate patient-centered, value-based care. athenahealth’s network-enabled service will coordinate care on a common platform for the patients in the Tandigm network and increase visibility to help the care team address patient needs and rigorously pursue quality outcomes.

“Tandigm Health is a disruptive force in the value-based care movement, providing innovative care solutions to improve care quality and outcomes,” said Jonathan Bush, CEO, athenahealth. “Our organizations’ strategic partnership is built with the expectation of driving true outcomes related to business and clinical value. Like Tandigm, athenahealth is committed to being on the vanguard of transforming healthcare. Doing so requires a unique combination of network infrastructure, real-time insights, and expert teams who are agile and passionate enough to drive change. For these reasons, we have found great partners in each other.”

About athenahealth, Inc.
athenahealth is a leading provider of network-enabled 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 85,000 health care providers nationwide. For more information, please visit www.athenahealth.com.

About Tandigm Health
Tandigm Health is dedicated to enhancing the ability of primary care physicians to provide the finest possible care while lowering costs through a more coordinated, proactive model. By providing greater tools and resources to its network of over 440 doctors, Tandigm puts primary care physicians back at the center of patient care. To learn more about Tandigm’s approach to value-based health care, visit www.tandigmhealth.com.

Forward Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements regarding the goals and desired effects and outcomes of the partnership between athenahealth and Tandigm Health. Forward-looking statements are not promises or guarantees of future performance, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof and, except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements. For additional information regarding these and other risks faced by us, refer to our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), available on the Investors section of our website at www.athenahealth.com and on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

Contact Info: Holly Spring athenahealth, Inc. (Media) media@athenahealth.com 617-402-1631 Dana Quattrochi athenahealth, Inc. (Investors) investorrelations@athenahealth.com 617-402-1329 Scott Breed Tandigm Health scott.breed@tandigmhealth.com 215.568.4775

Source: athenahealth, Inc.