ATLANTA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies, provider of the fully-integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice management and interoperability solution PrimeSuite®, is demonstrating a seamless data transfer solution from its flagship EHR into Microsoft HealthVault, an online personal health management platform.
The demonstration, titled "Greenway and HealthVault: Secure, Centralized and Accessible Health," is scheduled for Wednesday, March 3 at 12:30 p.m. EST at the Microsoft booth (#6733) during the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
HealthVault is designed to put consumers in control of their health by providing a central place for them to gather, store and mange their health records, as well as share that information with physicians, caretakers and family members. It also enables consumers to upload data from home health and fitness devices and offers a variety of third-party health services that help people better manage their health.
"We are proud to be part of this interoperability demonstration and of this relationship with HealthVault," said Greenway President Tee Green. "The time is now to further patient-provider interaction and communication through PrimeSuite-enabled practices, and HealthVault allows a centralized and portable solution on a scale that can truly advance this country's journey toward a national health information network. This interaction between Health IT innovators, providers and patients is a major step toward comprehensive and coordinated care."
Through PrimeSuite's use of standard data exchange language such as the Continuity of Care Document (CCD) and Continuity of Care Record (CCR) – which are also standard data exchange requirements in meaningful use proposals – providers can comply with patient requests and seamlessly transfer health records, prescription history, updated labs, discharge summaries and complete wellness and disease management recommendations into an individual patient's HealthVault. The information can then be shared and built at the discretion of each individual.
"Enabling physicians to transfer health information into a patient's HealthVault account is a critical step in helping individuals build long-term and comprehensive health histories that can be shared with family and a trusted network of caregivers," said David Cerino, general manager, Microsoft Health Solutions Group. "This empowers individuals to become more active partners in coordinating their care to drive better outcomes."
About Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc.
Greenway Medical Technologies provides the latest in EHR, ambulatory healthcare and clinical research business solutions and services to more than 23,000 healthcare providers nationwide, in 30 specialties and subspecialties, by enhancing the delivery of patient care through innovative HIT software and on-demand services that allow physician practices to function at their highest level of efficiency. Greenway's PrimeSuite is a comprehensive, interoperability component of the integrated physician's infrastructure solution, which serves as the starting point of a long-term business plan for physician practices. PrimeSuite 2011 is a pre-market CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR, additionally certified for Child Health and Cardiovascular Medicine, with optional Advanced Reporting. PrimeSuite integrates a practice's clinical, financial and administrative processes, and allows practices to increase profitability, enhance patient satisfaction and facilitate adherence to compliance guidelines. Established in 1998, Carrollton, Ga.-based Greenway Medical Technologies is a privately held company with more than 300 employees. For more information about Greenway, visit www.greenwaymedical.com.
About Microsoft HealthVault
Microsoft HealthVault is a personal health application platform designed to put consumers in control of their health information. HealthVault provides a privacy- and security-enhanced foundation on which a broad ecosystem of providers can build innovative health and wellness solutions such as personal health records, disease management, fitness, weight loss and other Web applications. HealthVault can be used to collect and store health information that would otherwise reside in disparate systems and transfer the information between a variety of providers' health services and systems. It enables the reuse and free flow of interoperable and transportable personal health information. For more information, visit www.HealthVault.com.
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