Huron Valley Physicians Association Selects e-MDs Solution Series

Electronic Health Records Vendor Chosen by Michigan Independent Physicians Association

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AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2013) - e-MDs, the award-winning industry leader in the development and implementation of integrated electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, announced it has been selected by Huron Valley Physicians Association, as a preferred partner for electronic medical record (EMR) solutions. HVPA recognized e-MDs Solution Series as a superior solution for its over 700 physicians located in Washtenaw, Livingston, Lenawee, and Western Wayne counties, Michigan.

"e-MDs Solution Series is very intuitive, easy to navigate and has a seamless integration between the desktop and iPad. It is evident there was significant physician input in the development of e-MDs Solution Series software," said Debra Roberts, Director of Operations of HVPA. "We were pleased that the EMR Workgroup of the Physician Organization IT Group (POIT) Collaborative identified e-MDs Solution Series to be exceptionally user-friendly, comprehensive, and attuned to clients' needs and aspirations."

Superior clinical capability and simple functionality were among the deciding factors for HVPA. e-MDs Solution Series includes clinical templates and workflows for over 30 specialties that can be pre-defined as well as modified at the point of care with automated linking of ICD and CPT codes to ensure accurate documentation and billing efficiency. e-MDs meaningful use dashboard provides innovative approaches for quickly identifying met and unmet quality measures and finding and selecting follow-up actions. The e-MDs Chart EHR's documentation tools can be used on the fly to create a free-flowing, understandable narrative that reads like a dictated note.

"We are delighted to work in partnership with HVPA, one of the highest performing physician groups in the nation. e-MDs strength in clinical measures and value-driven outcomes aligns well with HVPA's dedication to high quality patient- centered health care and population management," said David Winn, MD, FAAFP, CEO and Chairman of the Board, e-MDs. "We were impressed with HVPA's extensive due diligence to find the right partners for their physician members," added Dr. Winn.

About e-MDs
e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and clinical excellence. e-MDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Practice Management, KLAS®, AmericanEHR™ Partners, MedScape®, and Black Book®. e-MDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011-2012. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients attained the highest attestation proportion among all major vendors as of January 24, 2012. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://www.facebook.com/emdsehr, and twitter.com/emds.

About HVPA
Huron Valley Physicians Association (HVPA) was incorporated in 1983 as an Independent Physician Association (IPA). HVPA has over 700 physician members located in Washtenaw, Livingston, Lenawee, and Western Wayne counties. Approximately 25% of our members are primary care physicians and 75% are specialists. HVPA activities are closely tied to the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS), a member of the Trinity Health System. HVPA has organized hospital-owned and privately-owned practices into a single organization. Primary and specialty care physicians are represented on various councils and committees for business and quality improvement initiatives. As an IPA, HVPA has the ability to negotiate network-based contracts. HVPA believes network-based contracting is critical to maintaining and enhancing the collective strength and long-term viability of independent physicians. For more information on HVPA please visit www.hvpa.com.

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