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Microsoft® Gold Certified Solutions Provider

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.

Microsoft® Solution Provider Website

Inflow

Inflow 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.


Inflow's Website

Oracle®

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 strengths in interfacing and report generation.

Oracle Corporation Website

ACI Financial, Inc.

ACI Financial offers customized financing plans for new, established, expanding or relocating practices, clinics or hospitals.  ACI’s 100% financing on hardware, software, services, and annual maintenance offers the ability to begin implementing A4’s HealthMatics solutions with minimal out-of-pocket costs.  ACI’s financing services offer:  improved cash flow, liquidity preservation and increased productivity. ACI’s financing alternative provides the ability to both preserve cash and maximize productivity.

ACI Financial, Inc.'s Website

HEX Laboratory Systems

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.

HEX Laboratory Systems Website

The Coker Group

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 in mind.

The Coker Group's Website

Microsoft Healthcare Users Group, Inc./MS-HUG

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.

The Microsoft Healthcare Users Group, Inc./MS-HUG Website

HIMSS

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.

HIMSS Website

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Health Level Seven, Inc

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). HL7's nearly 2,000 members represent over 500 corporate members, including 90 percent of the largest information systems vendors serving healthcare.

Health Level Seven, Inc Website

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

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 for members.

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Website

HIMSS Electronic 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

Wolters Kluwer Health

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.

Wolters Kluwer Health's Website

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AAFP Partners for Patients Core Group Member

AAFP's 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 group. 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.

SureScripts

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.

SureScripts Website

Genesis Physicians Group

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.

Genesis Physicians Group's Website

Nuesoft Technologies, Inc.

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 community.

Case Profile: Charles W. Schiffert Health Center of Virginia Tech

Nuesoft's Website

Midmark Diagnostics

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.

Midmark Diagnostics Website

McKesson

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.

McKesson's Clinical Reference Website

Primetime Medical Software, Inc.

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.

Primetime Medical Software, Inc. Website

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MED3000

A4 is in alliance with MED3000, one of the country's largest practice improvement companies, endorsing HealthMatics EMR as a clinical management solution for MED3000’s managed physician practices.

MED3000 Website

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EPIC Software Systems

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.

EPIC Software Systems Website

Stockell

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.

Stockell's Website

Sentillion, Inc

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, Mass.

Sentillion's Website

DataDirect® Technologies, Inc.

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.

DataDirect Technologies Inc.'s Website

Topaz Systems, Inc.

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.

Topaz Systems, Inc.'s Website

Emergin

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.

Emergin Website

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