Netsmart's Insight Public Health Software Will be Core Application for
Multi- Faceted Public Health Treatment and Wellness Programs
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced it has signed an agreement to implement its public health software and provide related services to the Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion (DHWP). The announcement was made at the American Public Health Association's 135th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.
More than 200 DHWP staff will utilize Netsmart's Insight public health software to facilitate a wide range of clinical and operational processes, including electronic medical record (EMR), case management, encounter processing, laboratory management, disease management, epidemiology, and billing.
Insight software will be deployed in DHWP clinics system-wide to enable more effective billing processes and confidentially manage cases involving sexually-transmitted diseases (STD), tuberculosis (TB) and Family Planning Title X. Netsmart will also provide a range of implementation services, including project management, installation, consulting services, data conversion, and training.
"Our selection of Netsmart was based on a thorough review of solutions from a variety of software providers," said Dr. Phyllis Meadows, director and public health officer, Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion. "Netsmart's Insight software has the ability to manage the broad spectrum of programs we currently provide to 200,000 Detroit citizens annually, with the flexibility to handle future growth in a diverse population."
"We're pleased to be selected by DHWP to provide the information
technology foundation for such a wide range of outstanding community public
health programs," said James L. Conway, Netsmart chief executive officer.
|SOURCE Netsmart Technologies, Inc.|
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