CHICAGO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProMedica, headquartered in Toledo, OH has extended its investment in Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) by adding the dbMotion™ interoperability platform to enhance its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and to enable a foundation for population health management. Allscripts acquired dbMotion in March 2013.
The dbMotion platform will enable ProMedica Physicians to harness the data in their hospitals' EHR system, their health plan, Paramount, and the ambulatory practices' Allscripts Enterprise™ system for real-time, retrospective and prospective analytics and reporting throughout the ACO. The dbMotion interoperability platform facilitates effective management of the patient populations while also providing actionable feedback to physicians and care coordinators based on evidence-based protocols.
"Having a comprehensive web-based clinical integration tool that allows for storage, real-time reporting and analytics is required for moving forward with accountability and responsibility in healthcare decision making," said ProMedica Chief Medical Officer and President of ProMedica Physicians and Continuum Services Lee Hammerling. "dbMotion will assist in our understanding of healthcare utilization drivers and help us develop information systems and analytics that capture utilization patterns and allow for effective interventions by providers."
Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a not-for-profit healthcare organization with 11 hospitals and more than 310 facilities. The integrated delivery network owns a health insurance company, Paramount, and operates ProMedica Physicians which employs 563 physicians/providers."Allscripts is providing solutions that will help ProMedica meet the changing and future needs of healthcare," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "Our technology will enable ProMedica to uncover trends in population health through enhanced analytics in order for caregivers to deliver the most effective treatments." About Allscripts Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog. About ProMedica Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,400 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians with more than 563 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 310 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica's mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org . © 2013 Allscripts Healthcare, LLC. All Rights Reserved.