Greenway Adds Cloud-Based PrimePATIENT to PrimeSUITE Platform
Greenway Adds Cloud-Based PrimePATIENT to PrimeSUITE Platform
Patient Portal Simplifies Consumer Engagement, Helps Providers Achieve Meaningful Use Stage 2
CARROLLTON, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc., which delivers innovative software and business service solutions for healthcare providers through its PrimeSUITE® platform, has launched PrimePATIENT®, a unique, cloud-based patient portal that gives consumers unprecedented access to their personal health information while helping providers qualify for financial incentives. Fully integrated with PrimeSUITE, the PrimePATIENT advanced cloud service supports secure messaging, patient information updates, appointment requests, online bill payment and patient education, plus user-friendly innovations that maximize patient engagement and improve provider efficiency.
The PrimePATIENT portal provides a wealth of secure online services, giving patients a convenient health management tool that can be used anywhere there is Internet access. PrimePATIENT provides:
- Sharing of clinical summary information through the Direct exchange protocol
- Access to signed lab result documents
- Medication refill requests
- Views of requested/scheduled appointments
- Custom reminders and message types with configurable data fields that create new PrimeSUITE task types
- Links to patient education health sheets
Additionally, PrimePATIENT utilizes Blue Button±, a federally sanctioned initiative that enables patients to easily download and share their health information, encouraging greater patient engagement and helping eligible providers and hospitals meet a core measure for meaningful use Stage 2.
Empowering Healthcare Consumers
"PrimePATIENT is an important step forward in the advancement of consumerism, giving patients a convenient and effective means of involvement and responsibility in the management of their own health," said Tee Green, president and chief executive officer of Greenway. "Because it provides patients with direct access to their health information and streamlines their communication with physicians, PrimePATIENT also improves provider workflows, cost-efficiency and both patient satisfaction and engagement."
PrimePATIENT was built on Salesforce.com's award-winning Force.com cloud platform, benefiting from the technology's reliability, scalability and performance. "The future of apps in healthcare is all about the connected experience for the patient," said Ron Huddleston, senior vice president of Global ISV & Channel Alliances at salesforce.com. "Applications such as Greenway's PrimePATIENT are leveraging the power of the Salesforce Platform to give patients and providers the connected experience they need to improve patient care in this new connected era."
About Greenway and PrimeSUITE
Greenway Medical Technologies (NYS: GWAY) delivers smarter information solutions that improve the financial performance of healthcare providers and enable them to deliver smarter care. Greenway PrimeSUITE® — the company's certified, single-database electronic health record, practice management and interoperability solution platform — is complemented by an expanding array of integrated business and data services, including clinically driven revenue cycle management (RCM). Thousands of care providers across primary care and more than 30 specialties and sub-specialties use cloud-based or on-premise Greenway® solutions to improve outcomes in healthcare enterprises, physician practices, retail and other ambulatory clinics, and alternate care venues nationwide. For details, see greenwaymedical.com, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.
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