A4 Health System®'s status as
a Gold Certified Solutions Provider allows us to deliver our solutions
on industry-standard platforms and to take advantage of Microsoft's
leading-edge development technologies. The Microsoft ISV/Software
Solutions Competency provides additional benefits and support to
A4 for our proven competency in developing and marketing software
solutions based on Microsoft technologies.
is the quality provider of carrier-neutral datacenter and outsourced
IT services to valued customers throughout the U.S. An ISO 9001:2000-certified
provider, Inflow's services include hosting, business continuance & disaster
recovery, managed services and IT consulting. Our customers consistently
give us the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. www.inflow.com.
A4 Health Systems is a member of the Oracle Partnership Program.
Several products within the HealthMatics® Electronic Medical Record solutions
are built on industry standard Oracle databases, particularly leveraging
and report generation.
ACI Financial offers customized financing plans for new, established,
expanding or relocating practices, clinics or hospitals. ACIs
100% financing on hardware, software, services, and annual maintenance
offers the ability to begin implementing A4s HealthMatics solutions
with minimal out-of-pocket costs. ACIs
financing services offer: improved cash flow, liquidity preservation
and increased productivity. ACIs financing alternative provides
the ability to both preserve cash and maximize productivity.
HEX Laboratory Systems has been providing hospitals, clinics and all
types of medical laboratories with solutions to their lab computing
needs for over 20 years. LAB/HEX laboratory information system automates
your laboratory, improves productivity, assures regulatory compliance
and increases profitability and reimbursements. A complete laboratory
information system, LAB/HEX can be integrated with existing networks,
HIS and practice management systems. Interfaces to these systems and
all laboratory analyzers are standard features of LAB/HEX.
The Coker Group, a leader in healthcare consulting, helps providers attain
improved financial and operational results through sound business principals.
Our consulting team members are proficient, trustworthy professionals
with experience and strengths in various areas. The well-rounded staff
includes seasoned individuals in finance, administration, management,
operations, compliance, and information systems. Coker integrity is unquestionable.
Coker works to solve your unique challenges with your best interests
A4 Health Systems is a Corporate
member of the Microsoft Healthcare Users Group, Inc./MS-HUG. This relationship
promotes shared interest in implementing vendor and user-developed software
based on Microsoft technology to improve quality and efficiency in healthcare.
In 2001, Microsoft announced that HealthMatics® Ntierprise was
the winner in the Ambulatory Care: Administrative/Financial Systems category.
HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems
Society) is the healthcare industry's only membership organization exclusively
focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information
technology and management systems for the betterment of human health. Founded
in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., and other locations across
the country, HIMSS represents more than 13,000 individual members and some
150 member corporations that employ more than 1 million people. HIMSS shapes
and directs healthcare public policy and industry practices through its
advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed
to promote information and management systems' contributions to quality
patient care. HIMSS. The Source for Healthcare Information.
Founded in 1987, Health Level
Seven, Inc. (http://www.HL7.org/) is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited
standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive
framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing,
and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice
and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. The federal
government has recently adopted HL7 messaging standards as part of the
President's eGov initiatives (see separate press release at http://www.HL7.org).
nearly 2,000 members represent over 500 corporate members, including 90
percent of the largest information systems vendors serving healthcare.
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), founded in 1926,
is the nation's principal voice for medical group practice. MGMA's
19,000 members manage and lead 11,500 organizations in which approximately
237,000 physicians practice. MGMA leads the profession and assists
members through information, education, networking and advocacy.
MGMA’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices
and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage/lead them.
Through its annual surveys of practice cost, physician compensation, and
management compensation, MGMA produces benchmark data on medical practices.
Its analyses of better performing practices serve to advance the art and
science of practice management, and provide important educational resources
Health Record Vendors Association (EHRVA)
A4 Health Systems is a proud member of the Health Information Management & Systems
Society (HIMSS) Electronic Health Record Vendors Association (EHRVA).
HIMSS EHRVA is a trade association with a mission to address national
efforts relative to health information interoperability, standards,
EHR certification, performance and quality measures, and other evolving
government, industry and physician association initiatives and requests.
For ongoing information visit www.himssehrva.org
Medi-Span is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a global leader in providing
information for medical and health professionals. Medi-Span provides
electronic drug data and clinical information that is fully integrated
into business systems software at thousands of pharmacies, hospitals,
insurers, and physician offices.
Center for Health Information Technology has signed historic agreements
with leading companies whose software, hardware, and networking products
and services are important adjuncts to the modern practice of medicine.
There are currently 10 companies in the Partners for Patients core
In addition to making a commitment to work with AAFP on standards based
on the four "Acid Test" HIT principles, these companies have
agreed to work closely with the AAFP in an advisory capacity to help
put the principles into practice through ongoing meetings and collaboration.
They have also agreed to significant reductions in the prices of their
products and services, where applicable, to AAFP members by way of Principled
Group Purchasing Agreements. Our shared goal is to make good quality
software and hardware for electronic health record and practice management
systems affordable to any family physician who wants to make the transition.
HealthMatics® EMR is a SureScripts Certified Solution™, enabling you to receive and respond to renewal requests online and transmit new prescriptions electronically to an extensive network of chain and independent pharmacies. Only a SureScripts Certified Solution provides access to a nationwide network of pharmacies, providing you the opportunity to realize the benefits of true electronic prescribing. With strong support from the pharmacy industry, SureScripts is improving the prescribing process by creating the largest national electronic prescribing network and by building grassroots support for the acceptance of electronic prescribing.
A4 Health Systems, a
provider of electronic medical record solutions, and Genesis Physicians
Group (GPG), North Texas' largest independent physician
association with more than 1,400 members, have signed a Value-added Services
agreement that will provide GPG physicians with preferred pricing on
A4 software and services.Genesis Physicians Group (www.genesisdocs.org),
founded in 1986, includes primary care physicians and practitioners in
more than 70 medical specialties.
Nuesoft and A4 Health Systems jointly promote an integrated
university healthcare software application combining A4's
HealthMatics Electronic Medical Record solutions with
Nuesoft's MEDiCAT Practice Management application. This partnership offers
a specially designed system that meets the needs of the college healthcare
Midmark Diagnostics is a leading medical technology innovator
that offers digital diagnostic medical devices through its IQmark™ product
line. Brentwood's Digital ECG converts PCs into fully functional, 12-lead
resting ECG with analysis, when connected to the serial or USB port of
an IBM or compatible computer. The system works hand-in-hand with A4’s
HealthMatics EMR. The alliance allows
for an integration of applications that will enable improved workflow
for users of both companies’ systems.
Offered as part of HealthMatics EMR, McKesson's Clinical Reference Systems
library of health topics covering a broad range of diseases and conditions
helps providers to educate patients about personal and family health
issues and improve treatment compliance.
Primetime Medical Software, Inc. has been developing Instant Medical
History since 1985 to increase productivity for physicians. Within A4’s
HealthMatics EMR, Instant Medical History gathers a medical history and
history of present illness. Patients respond to questionnaires from an
extensive medical knowledgebase, saving valuable time for A4 physicians.
With over 300 installed sites since 1986, EPIC Software Systems, Inc
has distributed one of the fastest and easiest to use programs for providing
personalized patient discharge instructions for use in Emergency Department
and Urgent Care Centers. A customized database of emergency or urgent
care providers and referral physicians and clinics can be built to insure
appropriate referral. The EPIC v.6 instruction database has over 700
easily understood patient instructions, and forms and consents. EPIC
version 6.0 is based on a client/server architecture utilizing Microsoft
SQL Server technology as the database server and the EPIC application
as the client interface, and comes as either a network and standalone
version. EPIC instructions improve patient compliance by eliminating
any confusion over the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care, and providing
vital documentation for the medical record.
Stockell aims to improve clients utilization of information technology
with a variety of system support services, technical consulting, information
systems, and custom development. This is done by becoming an extension
of your information systems team, adding a higher level of systems integration
not presently offered by other vendors, offering extensive expertise
in application, operating systems and networking, as well as building
client trust and long-term relationships.
Sentillion, Inc. is a leading provider
of standards-based, vendor-neutral context management technology solutions
that simplify caregivers' use of computer-based patient information,
enabling more efficient, effective and safer patient care. The partnership
with Sentillion enables single desktop login across multiple applications,
making HealthMatics® ED and EmSTAT CCOW (Clinical Context Oriented Workgroups) compliant. A privately held
company, Sentillion is headquartered in Andover,
DataDirect Technologies database access is utilized in HealthMatics® CDR.
The company is the leading supplier of components for connecting data
and applications that drive today's e-business and enterprise systems,
and that will enable emerging web services. DataDirect Technologies reliable,
standards-based connectivity components ensure consistent behavior and
performance across diverse environments such as Java, .NET, and Legacy.
This helps customers to bring applications to market faster by speeding
development, integration and deployment, no matter what the standard,
platform, or data source. DataDirect Technologies connectivity
components are embedded in hundreds of leading commercial software products
with millions of users worldwide. With over ten years experience in making
evolving standards like JDBC and ODBC and emerging standards like XML
reliable, and exclusive partnerships with Sun, Microsoft, IBM, and other
leading vendors, DataDirect Technologies has a dedicated focus on defining
the future of connecting data and applications with components that work.
A4 Health Systems utilizes Topaz Systems' electronic signature
capture pads to facilitate electronic signature of charts as part of
HealthMatics ED. Topaz is a pioneer in providing the wide range of products
and software necessary to make electronic, paperless solutions work in
every business environment. In fact, Topaz offers the broadest range
of products in the industry.
Emergin is a leading provider of real-time notification software for
healthcare enterprises. Emergin's flagship product, WirelessOffice,
has been deployed by more than 5,000 enterprise organizations, including
customers such as Johns Hopkins Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Center, Wesley Medical Center and Baptist Health Systems of
Miami. Emergin provides the right strategies, products and solutions
to help healthcare organizations distribute time-sensitive information
to employees - anytime, anywhere.