HMS and Greenway form strategic partnership
FRANKLIN, Tenn. and CARROLLTON, Ga. – June 27, 2013 – Healthcare Management Systems, Inc. (HMS) today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. to integrate HMS’ enterprise inpatient EHR with Greenway’s ambulatory solution, PrimeSUITE. The two companies will jointly sell the Greenway solution to HMS customers.
Through the integration of Greenway’s ambulatory solutions, HMS customers will realize greater patient retention, improvements in coordination of care and more fluid data exchange of orders and results with their surrounding clinics.
“Greenway is a leader in the ambulatory space, and we share their strategy of improving care and the business of healthcare. We have a number of customers exploring options for their ambulatory solutions, and we are pleased to provide them with industry-leading technology through our newest partner in Greenway,” said Steve Starkey, president of HMS. “HMS and Greenway will collaborate to help HMS customers navigate the changing landscape of healthcare while giving clinicians powerful solutions that help enhance data exchange, patient care and safety, and operational efficiency.”
As part of the alliance, HMS and Greenway will conduct joint sales and marketing activities. Customers who choose to have Greenway’s market-leading solutions integrated with HMS’ enterprise EHR will be served by a team of implementation experts from both HMS and Greenway. HMS will continue to manage its enterprise inpatient EHR, while Greenway will implement and support its solutions for HMS customers.
“HMS has earned a substantial leadership position in the enterprise EHR market, and we look forward to working closely with them for the mutual benefit of both companies’ customers and the consumers to whom they deliver care,” said Greenway President and Chief Executive Officer Tee Green. “Partnerships such as this foster greater data liquidity, improve care coordination and cost-efficiency and are essential to moving the nation toward its goal of better population health.”