An EMR that guarantees Meaningful Use payments
Get help and gain confidence in securing your Medicare Meaningful Use payments. With athenaClinicals, ranked #1 in Usability by KLAS in 2013, eligible providers are guaranteed to receive incentives. Unlike a traditional EMR, we offer full-service support and coaching that helps you achieve Meaningful Use measures and guides you to the finish line. There are no hidden costs for upgrades. No wondering or uncertainty.
Guaranteed payments, with 2014 Certified Complete EMR software
We are the only EMR vendor in the industry to guarantee physicians' Medicare Meaningful Use payments, not just software. And our industry-leading 96% Meaningful Use attestation rate in 2012 illustrates our track record for getting providers paid. In anticipation of Stage 2 measures, our cloud-based EHR is already a complete ONC 2014 Certified service—meaning 100% of our providers are using it now.4
Your own Meaningful Use Performance Team
Avoid the time-consuming work of registration and attestation with government agencies. Our team does it all for you, while also supporting you with expert coaching and guidance on achieving Meaningful Use measures.
Meaningful Use resources at your fingertips
Get the information you need in our online Meaningful Use Training Resource Center. You and your staff have easy access to self-guided step-by-step training, reporting tools, webinars and more.
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Visit the Meaningful Use Knowledge Hub to learn how to prepare.
Stay current with the latest clinical rules and requirements
The rules for quality programs change so often that it's hard to keep pace. athenahealth's Quality Management EngineSM and Performance Team embed clinical rules directly into your workflow to ensure that your clinical staff is able to satisfy Pay-for-Performance program requirements outside the exam room wherever possible. Robust tracking and reporting help ensure you receive every dollar your practice deserves.
Quality Management Engine
Stay current with—and take advantage of—Meaningful Use, PQRI, Bridges to Excellence, and other Pay-for-Performance programs while getting prepared for new risk-based payment programs and models, such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Our Quality Management Engine includes a continuously updated database that injects clinical knowledge into your patient encounters, so you stay current and get paid what you deserve.
Your eyes and ears in Quality Management
When new valuable information is pulled into the "cloud," our Quality Performance Team keeps you informed. They also assess data across the athenahealth client base to identify workflow improvements, best practices, and solution enhancements for everyone. The team is constantly tuned into new Pay-for-Performance changes and rules so you're always up to date.
A faster route to Patient-Centered Medical Home
With athenaClinicals, you can participate in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model more quickly and with less burden on your staff. Our EMR has been qualified as a service that facilitates the PCMH model and our PCMH Accelerator Program is designed to speed the way for your practice to achieve the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) recognition.
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An EMR that frees up your time to focus on patient care
Less administrative work means more time for you to spend with patients – and more efficiency in your patient workflow. With our EMR, you're free to focus on being a physician with the assurance that your back office needs are under control.
Back-office document services
Leave the bulk of your paperwork and your most labor-intensive administrative tasks in our hands. We receive and route clinical information to patient charts and tie incoming results to the original orders, closing the loop on care.
The information you need—in your inbox
Now you don't have to waste time tracking down which orders have been filled or unfilled, finding out when results have come in, and other critical updates on your patients. Our Clinical Inbox puts all the timely information you need in one place, so you can easily access it and act on it.
Uncover new pay-for-performance opportunities
Rely on athenahealth's experts to proactively seek out new Pay-for-Performance opportunities and other incentive programs and to share them with you on an ongoing basis.
Get the secure clinical interfaces you need
We can build the secure interfaces you need with pharmacies, hospitals, registries, and Health Information Exchanges—at no extra charge.
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Boost the efficiency of your patient workflow
Position your providers to be as productive and efficient as possible.
A 5-stage workflow to drive efficiency
Our EMR won't slow you down when you're conducting exams. With athenahealth's 5-stage workflow, you can focus your attention on patients and keep data collection and pay-for-performance measures outside of the exam room wherever possible.
Ensuring your success through tracking, benchmarking and coaching
Designed to support your method of documentation
Our EMR helps speed adoption by supporting multiple documentation and charting modes, including jotter, key-board entry, Dragon voice recognition software, and even paper-based note taking. Our 97% average provider adoption rate offers compelling proof that our model works.3
Gain access anywhere, anytime
Gain quick, convenient web access to the information you need—whether you're in the exam room, at the hospital or at home. The advantages of athenaClinicals follow you wherever you provide care.
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Get started with low costs and few hassles
Break through the cost barriers of traditional electronic medical records and move forward with an easy-to-use, cloud-based approach. You won't need a big up-front investment.
With athenaClinicals, you can look forward to reaping clinical and financial rewards, with none of the start-up pain associated with conventional EMRs.
Low upfront costs, no ongoing fees
The start-up costs of plugging into our cloud-based network are minimal. Unlike other EMRs, there are no licensing fees and you won't have to deal with the hassle and expense of installing and maintaining servers.
No software upgrades
Regular updates are free and automatic for everyone on the network. That means you don't have to worry about costly and disruptive upgrades or providers being on different and disconnected networks.
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Easy to implement and adopt
With athenaClinicals, you can move forward with a cloud-based EMR with minimal disruption and maximum efficiency. We support your way of working and documenting, while also providing the resources and experts you need to ensure a smooth transition—every step of the way.
Less confusion, more confidence
Our cloud-based EHR implementation methodology includes 24/7 self-service and online training. If you have a question at any time, rely on our free implementation training and live athenahealth support team to get quick, clear answers.
Transition without disruption
With athenaClinicals, there's no need to take extra steps or to conform to a process that doesn't synch up with the way your practice works. Our EMR relieves the burden on you and your staff, by allowing you to create specialty-based and custom templates. And, because everyone in your practice is on the same version of our continuously-updated EMR, it's easy to plug new employees and locations into the service anytime.