eBook - 7 User Secrets Why More Community Health Centers Choose NextGen Solutions
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W H Y M O R E C O M M U N I T Y
HEALTH CENTERS CHOOSE
7 USER SECRETSW H Y M O R E C O M M U N I T Y H E A L T H C E N T E R S C H O O S E
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ow many technology partners deliver a truly integrated
solution? To help ensure a simple, seamless, and
straightforward user experience, NextGen Healthcare develops
and supports our own products—and designed our integrated
EHR and practice management solution to leverage a single
database on a single server. When you utilize and update your
system, all activity is happening on one system,
rather than separate systems. That’s why our integrated system
works seamlessly, as a cohesive whole, for the best possible user
experience and results.
Many vendors employ an interfaced solution, which links different
products that reside on separate databases and often separate
servers. Why does this make a difference? An integrated solution,
, enables combined reporting of administrative and
clinical data because both data categories reside on the same
database. This way, you can more easily avoid issues resulting
from any inequality of technology. Also, data mapping issues are
removed because no mapping is required with a single database.
Plus, the additional costs incurred due to interface maintenance
are lessened when interfaces are removed.
When healthcare application products are designed to work
together, are built by a common engineering team using a
common application infrastructure, and are based on a common
database schema, Gartner refers to them as “truly integrated.”
Gartner, Inc., “For EHRs, Application Integration Does Not Product Truly Integrated Applications,” (September 2010).
According to Gartner, truly integrated applications almost always
work together better than interfaced applications.1
Why risk your
practice—and your future—on an interfaced solution?
Demand an integrated,
single database solution
reporting, and a
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here will your technology partner be in five, 10, or 15 years?
What’s your partner’s track record of success? NextGen
Healthcare—in business for nearly 20 years—is an award-winning,
widely-respected, profitable, cash-flow positive subsidiary of Quality
Systems, Inc. With record growth, virtually no debt, and one of the
strongest balance sheets in the industry, you can be confident that we
have the financial strength and unrivaled growth to support your
needs over the long term.
As a publicly-traded company with open financials, you can be sure
that NextGen Healthcare is a fiscally-stable organization moving in a
positive direction, and that we are well-equipped to quickly gain
critical industry certifications. With more than 1,600 employees,
2,600 clients, and 60,000 users—and growing by leaps and bounds—
we have a demonstrated focus on research, development, and
ongoing growth, as well as the resources necessary to grow with
you as your needs evolve.
NextGen Healthcare’s organic growth is unique among its competitors,
many of which have sought growth through mergers and are now
forced to discontinue existing products.
Become one of our many CHC success stories!
PTSO of Washington
registered and attested 167 total providers x $21,500.
Further, they have received $2,890,000 to date.
Altamed Health Services
registered 94 providers to California Medicaid
for x $21,500 = $2,021,000.
Vista Community Clinic
submitted 60 providers to California Medicaid
for x $21,500 = $1,290,000
Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center
submitted 50 providers to California Medicaid
for x $21,500 = $1,075,000 anticipated.
Partner with a technology
organization that has a
strong, stable, and proven
market position, achieved
with organic growth.
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Over 365 Community Health Centers
(CHCs) in the U.S. already use NextGen®
solutions. Why is our solution so appealing
to CHC users? One key reason—NextGen
Healthcare is a single source vendor for
practice management and clinical electronic
health records for both medical and
Plus, for your patients with chronic illnesses, our software enables you
to identify and manage the unique needs of your patient population,
helping you to streamline and improve follow-up care.
Implement as a fully-integrated solution or as stand-alone applications:
Ambulatory EHR NextGen®
Electronic Dental Record
Secure a market-leading,
certified solution tailored for
CHCs—and supported by
dedicated specialty directors,
CHC-specific user groups,
and educational opportunities.
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nd, while our CHC solution is robust right out of the box, you
can also tailor our solution—and edit our templates—for a truly
Another crucial consideration is the peace of mind that comes
with superior ongoing support. Our staff of CHC experts—and
our two dedicated CHC Specialty Directors—are on hand to assist
and guide you. Our project managers and fully-certified CHC
trainers, who function much like business analysts, help execute our
proven implementation methodology to help ensure your success.
With NextGen Healthcare as your partner, you can also count on
top-notch products and ongoing support via our responsive client
support and development departments.
Some of the other benefits—
especially appealing to our
CHC client base—include:
• Rich multi-specialty templates and
workflow—including Primary Care,
Behavioral Health, and Optometry
• Sliding fee schedules
• Government poverty guidelines
• Medicare and Medicaid clinical rates
• Electronic UB billing
• Clinical decision support and alerts
• Flexible and comprehensive
reporting—such as UDS reporting
and Title X data capture for Family
Planning Annual Reporting
• A 5-star usability rating
• MU certification under ONC
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o you have all the tools, resources, and expertise you need to reach
your MU goals? What does your technology partner provide to help
ensure your success reaching MU? To date, NextGen Healthcare clients
have claimed approximately $30 million in total MU payments.
In a recent Black Book Rankings poll—which surveyed more than 30,000
healthcare records professionals, physician practice administrators,
and hospital leaders—vendors were ranked on EHR effectiveness in
three areas of Meaningful Use: CPOE, nursing automation, and medical
administration. According to Black Book’s findings, NextGen Healthcare
was one of the top MU implementation standouts!
Plus, NextGen Healthcare currently has over 100 clients who have
received PCMH level 2 and 3 certifications.
Meet your Patient Centered
Medical Home (PCMH) and
Meaningful Use (MU) goals by
choosing a partner with proven
expertise, resources, tools,
assistance, and results.
NextGen Healthcare clients are
leveraging extensive resources to
ensure their MU goals are met:
• Step-by-step guides
• A lively community forum
• Expert consulting services
• Access to dedicated CHC
• A continually-updated
• Complimentary webinars
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NextGen Healthcare’s dedicated
government regulations team and grant
writing resources help to ensure that our
company and our clients are well-prepared
for ever-changing government programs and
rulings. With over six years of experience in this
area, we’ve helped our clients—and soon-to-be
clients—to leverage funding sources from
federal, state, and local governments, as well
as private and public foundations.
Help win funding for your
CHC by choosing a
technology partner with
grant writing expertise,
resources, and a proven
track record of success.
NextGen Healthcare recently assisted 16 clients with
their Beacon grant applications. These clients received a
total of $1.6 million in funds.
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As the healthcare market evolves—
particularly, as a result of quality initiatives
and the demands for community data sharing—
we can help ensure that your technology
investment is continually relevant and adjusts
to your ever-changing needs.
NextGen Healthcare is a full-service
organization. We’re committed to transforming
healthcare through the innovative use of
award-winning, easy-to-use software products,
business services, and strategic consulting.
Pick ONE partner with an
that will grow with you.
Our rich, comprehensive portfolio provides the freedom from
searching for multiple vendors to fulfill your growing needs,
rewarding you with peace of mind.
Here’s How NextGen
Healthcare’s Solutions Benefit
Community Health Centers:
Technical Consulting Services – Creates and maintains
custom reporting, such as the UDS OSHPD. With expertise in
technology, finance, and healthcare, NCS experts provide you
with strategic guidance and best practices to deliver exceptional
business and clinical results.
Practice Solutions – Provides CHCs with the option to
outsource their billing and collection functions. From revenue cycle
management to patient reminders, to printing statements, NPS
helps increase your revenue, decrease your
costs, and alleviates your administrative burden.
Revenue Cycle Management – Provides unparalleled,
technology-driven, revenue-improvement services that create
efficient and effective business operations—meaning you can
focus on patients, and get paid faster.
Consulting Services – Benefits CHCs
based on NextGen Healthcare’s expertise working with
hundreds of Community Health clients across the nation.
Improve processes, workflow and patient outcomes with
our proven experience.
Real Time Services – Provides access to
accurate data from the insurance companies regarding
eligibility. Readily access patient insurance coverage
data, referral approvals, and claims reports, save time,
and reduce A/R. Available with NextGen Practice
Management and Ambulatory EHR, NextGen RTS
facilitates transaction with payers, clearinghouses,
and other partners.
Population Health – Enables CHCs
to manage their entire patient population, not
just those patients seen on any given day. This, a
powerful population management solution will
help you manage the unique health needs of your
patients while bringing measurable efficiencies
to your practice.
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NextGen Healthcare is proud of
our recent industry recognition
and long-term success:
• Business Week recently ranked NextGen
Healthcare a “Top 20 Hot Growth Company”
• Our stock was rated among the 40 Best performing
stocks of the last decade with a 3436% increase in
stock price (NASDAQ:QSII)
• Forbes named NextGen Healthcare one of the
“Top 5 Best Small Companies in the U.S.”
• Fortune recognized NextGen Healthcare as
“Oneof the Top 100 Fastest Growing Small
Companies in the U.S.”
• Business 2.0 included us on its “100 Fastest
Growing Tech Companies” list.
e’re also a member of numerous critical industry organizations,
such as the American Medical Association, the eHealth Initiative,
Electronic Health Record Vendors’ Association, and IHE (Integrating
the Healthcare Enterprise). As part of our five-year association with IHE,
we’re helping to drive the adoption of standards to address specific
clinical needs and participating in a national vision of a connected and
interoperable healthcare infrastructure.
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partner with a