Trinity Health Expands Its Use of NextGen Technology

Jan. 8, 2010

HORSHAM, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII), and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, today announced that Trinity Health has purchased 1,200 “bundled” NextGen® EHR (Electronic Health Records) and NextGen EPM (Enterprise Practice Management) software licenses. Based in Novi, Mich., Trinity Health originally purchased 400 NextGen EPM licenses for a portion of its employed providers in 2006. The additional licenses will enable all employed providers in the Trinity Health network – comprised of 44 acute care hospitals, 379 outpatient facilities, 33 long-term care facilities, and numerous home health and hospice programs – to access NextGen Healthcare’s award-winning technology platform.

“In addition to providing the necessary integration capabilities and a depth of clinical content, we expect NextGen Healthcare to help us achieve various patient care goals, including patient-centered medical home certification,” said Grace Miller, director of physician office services, Trinity Health.

Featuring pre-built clinical templates and workflow for more than 25 specialties, NextGen EHR provides complete, accurate documentation stored in a standard format. NextGen EHR version 5.6 was recently named a pre-market conditionally CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR. This certification designates that NextGen EHR version 5.6 has been tested against the most comprehensive set of new and existing criteria for achieving meaningful use, such as interoperability, privacy and security, and functionality. The NextGen EPM product allows healthcare organizations with multiple locations to centralize appointment scheduling, billing, collections and other business processes.