NYC REACH, the federally designated Regional Extension Center (REC) for New York City overseen by the Primary Care Information Project at the NYC Health Department, has teamed up with CureMD Healthcare, the leading provider of web based EHR/PM and portal solutions, as a partner of choice to assist eligible health care providers in New York City to achieve Meaningful Use.
“This partnership with CureMD will enable us to combine resources to best help NYC providers achieve Meaningful Use and use their EHR to improve patient care.” said Dr. Jesse Singer, Acting Assistant Commissioner for the Primary Care Information Project.
CureMD CIO, Mr. Bill Hashmat said “We are happy to partner with NYC REACH, together we will reach thousands of providers caring for millions of lives. Being partners with both RECs of the State of New York, we will accelerate EMR adoption across the entire state. We are happy to offer F@ST TRACK MU implementations, delivering quality, efficient and cost effective implementations that start the day our customers sign up. Our new SAS 70 certified hosting infrastructure, six sigma based MU implementations backed by fifteen years of experience in delivering SaaS services is the key advantage for CureMD community of providers.”
NYC REACH provides technical assistance, guidance and information to health care providers seeking to implement EHR systems and achieve Meaningful Use as defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In addition, NYC REACH facilitates the use of EHRs by providing classes, one-on-one site visits, and feedback on quality measures to help providers use EHR tools to prevent and manage chronic conditions.
NYC REACH is federal designated regional extension center serving physicians in New York City. It was launched by the NYC Health Department’s Primary Care Information Project (PCIP), in partnership with the Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY). NYC REACH encourages health IT adoption in physician offices, community health centers, and hospitals to coordinate care and improve health outcomes, specifically through the use of prevention oriented EHRs. More information can be found at http://www.nycreach.org or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or (347) 396-4888.The program evaluates vendors based on numerous factors including company history, financial stability, industry experience, market penetration, solution capabilities, marketing, sales and implementation capabilities, industry partnerships, client satisfaction, MU Strategy and compliance, HIE, and Interoperability. Regional Extension Centers are funded by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator. Regional Extension Centers offer health care providers a local resource for technical assistance, guidance, consulting, education and information in support of acquiring electronic health records and accelerating the process by which health care providers become meaningful users of EHRs.
CureMD Healthcare is an award winning network of health information management systems and services offering certified EMR, practice management, patient portal, revenue cycle management and discrete reportable transcription to help accelerate adoption and Meaningful Use – driving outcomes and subsidy payments to maximize value and returns. CureMD’s advanced web technology and award winning usability facilitate quality decision making, streamline operations, and ensure compliance.