e-MDs, Lightbeam Health and Princeton HealthCare System Partner to Enhance Population Health

e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, and Lightbeam Health Solutions, LLC, a leader in end-to-end population health management, announced today the selection of their integrated platform by Princeton HealthCare System. The integrated solution will enable Princeton HealthCare System’s outpatient practices to replace several other disparate systems with a single, powerful tool.

Princeton HealthCare System will leverage the system to better identify the needs of its patients based on select, detailed criteria – especially those patients at higher risk who require advanced levels of chronic care management. The system will also enable providers to access and track when a spectrum of health parameters and quality metrics have been achieved for a defined patient population.

“The new tool will give our clinicians the ability to address questions across the disease spectrum, keep track of attributed patient populations, track risk stratification and ensure quality performance,” said Dr. Tobe Fisch, a practicing physician and director of practice innovation for Princeton Medicine, the employed physician practice of Princeton HealthCare System. “We expect the e-MDs and Lightbeam solution will help facilitate better team-based care by providing an immediate overview for identifying gaps in care for individual patients.”

The integrated solution delivers a comprehensive and affordable population health management platform that has successfully been leveraged in more than 40 accountable care organizations (ACOs) nationally. By drawing on data from e-MDs’ EHR and practice management software, the solutions give clinicians a rapid overview and streamlined insight to cost and utilization from payers. It then leverages Lightbeam’s analytic and cloud solutions to transform that data into actionable information to better determine areas for improvement.

“e-MDs is thrilled to showcase its partnership with Lightbeam Health Solutions by supporting Princeton HealthCare System’s clinicians as they make the transition to value-based care,” said David L. Winn, MD, FAAFP, chairman of the board and CEO at e-MDs. “It gives their physicians the power to enhance the point of care experience so the right patients are getting the right treatments in a timely manner.”

“Lightbeam has a valued partnership with an elite EHR provider, e-MDs, helping clients to rapidly implement quality projects and accommodate alternative payment models” said Jerry Shultz, president of Lightbeam Health Solutions. “Together our solutions will arm Princeton HealthCare System’s physicians with clinical integration across multiple systems delivering a patient-centric view to providers in their native workflow.”

About Princeton HealthCare System

Princeton HealthCare System is a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that strives to anticipate and serve the lifelong needs of central New Jersey residents, including acute care hospital services through University Medical Center of Princeton, primary and specialty outpatient medical care through Princeton Medicine, behavioral healthcare through Princeton House Behavioral Health, rehabilitation, home care, hospice care, ambulatory surgery, a primary and specialty medical practice, and fitness and wellness services. For more information, visit www.princetonhcs.org.

About Lightbeam Health Solutions

Lightbeam Health Solutions is delivering a revolutionary new way of managing patient populations and risk. Our vision is to bring health data into the light through the use of analytics, and provide the insights our clients need to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. Our advanced technology platform facilitates end-to-end population management and provides a comprehensive tool set that supports ACOs, payers, large provider groups, health systems and other healthcare organizations who aspire to provide superior care and lower costs. To learn more, please visit www.lightbeamhealth.com.

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 a superior clinical experience. 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, 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, 2013 and 2014, and is currently rolling out Meaningful Use Stage 2-compliant solutions to clients. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients are attesting in the top proportion of all major vendors. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://facebook.e-mds.com, and https://twitter.com/emds.

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