At Greenway Health™, social responsibility is integrated into our business model. As a company dedicated to the advancement of health, Greenway is keenly aware of not only the challenges of the sustainability of healthcare and how it impacts communities, but how our solutions can and should provide philanthropic benefits on many levels.
To meet that goal, in 2010, Greenway® donated our integrated EHR, practice management and interoperability software PrimeSUITE® to Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics and College of Health Professions. There, it’s being used to create merged curriculums to aid in the training, development and research tools of the next generation of health information technology professionals.
We followed the donation of PrimeSUITE with one to the University of West Georgia in our hometown of Carrollton, Georgia, and provided the technical support and training for the university’s Health Services Center to convert health records for its entire student population from paper to digital charts to improve healthcare coordination.
Those are but two examples of how we’re working to make a difference.
Taking our efforts a step further, in 2010 we launched The Greenway Community Foundation, which embraced the Carroll County chapter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta as its initial beneficiary. The Greenway family is proud to assist the Boys & Girls Clubs teach life-applicable skills while having fun and preparing kids for their future.
The Greenway Community Foundation has provided ongoing programmatic funds, on-site mentoring and company-sponsored internships toward employment to the nearly 200 Carroll County youth ages six to 18 the club supports through its own comprehensive outreach to area youth.
West Fest is an annual music festival successfully launched in 2012 by Greenway and other corporate leaders in the community to raise funds to support the Carroll County Chapter of the Boys & Girls Clubs.
The third year’s events in 2014 were a huge success, bringing the event’s total proceeds to nearly $135,000 going to support the local club chapter. Check out the West Fest website for details of upcoming events.
We were proud to present the fourth-annual Do Right Scholarship to Demarrcus McKinney in a ceremony held at Carrollton High School on April 24, 2014.
Greenway developed the annual award to provide college education assistance to a high-school senior and member of the Carroll County Boys & Girls Club.
Students are selected based on demonstrated financial need, academic merit, leadership in the community, extracurricular activities and community service. The award is also a recognition of the invaluable community service the club provides. Demarrcus has been a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Carroll County for four years and, with the club’s support, grown into a responsible young leader with a bright future.
Demarrcus will use the scholarship from Greenway and its contributing team members to attend Valdosta State University.