TAMPA, Fla. – Sept. 10, 2010 – Sage North America today announced that the Sage Healthcare Division, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHR) and practice management software, has been named a preferred vendor by the Massachusetts eHealth Institute to make available the Sage Intergy Meaningful Use Edition to all of the institute’s thousands of participating healthcare providers.
Massachusetts eHealth Institute is part of an extensive network of 60 Regional Extension Centers (RECs) across North America that serves as a neutral source for EHR and health information technology (HIT) as providers seek to navigate EHR options and select vendors that meet meaningful use requirements. Massachusetts eHealth Institute performed an exhaustive analysis of vendors in the HIT landscape prior to recommending solutions to its physician base.
Sage Intergy line of products and services met Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s standards for quality. By implementing a fully automated EHR such as Sage Intergy, providers will be better able to achieve meaningful use.
Through the partnership, Sage will support Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s goal to increase quality of care and improve public health.
Clinics eligible to utilize Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s subsidized services include Priority Primary Care Providers (PPCP) in the area of family medicine, obstetrics, and gynecology, general internal or pediatric medicine. In addition, practices must be either individual or a small group practices (defined as 10 or fewer professionals with prescriptive privileges in the practice) primarily focused on primary care; public and critical access hospitals; and community health centers and rural health clinics.