Unveiled at HIMSS19, the new collaboration promises to drive advancements in healthcare IT through the combination of knowledge and technology
TAMPA, Florida, February 11, 2019 — Greenway Health, a leading health information technology and services provider, today announced it has been named a 2019 North American CHIME Innovation Partner by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). As a CHIME Innovation Partner, Greenway will advocate alongside senior professional and industry leaders on best practices regarding the effective use of information management in healthcare.
“We are honored to join CHIME, enabling us to collaborate with recognized health IT innovators, further serve our customers and the industry, and ultimately make a difference in the future of patient care,” said Richard Atkin, CEO of Greenway Health. “As the healthcare market continues its shift to value-based care, it's crucial the industry stays ahead of the complex, evolving regulatory environment while supporting enhanced care and a better patient experience. The CHIME Innovation Partnership will provide Greenway with the opportunity to lead in the advancement of innovative initiatives that benefit healthcare providers today.”
Greenway is also honored to announce that Atkin will introduce the keynote speaker at the CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum in Orlando, Florida, February 10–11.
“Having Greenway as a CHIME Innovation Partner will expand what our organization can offer and improve our ability to address key challenges faced by many in the industry,” said Russell Branzell, CEO of CHIME. “It will take all of us working together to close the digital gap and transform health and care.”
CHIME Innovation is a resource for chief information officers, innovation executives, senior healthcare IT executives and others to promote innovative and disruptive technologies designed to transform health and care. CHIME Innovation will serve as an educational hub and an innovation facilitator for the health IT and innovation community.”
In addition to the partnership, Greenway’s Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Kali Durgampudi, was recently appointed as an Advisory Board member of CHIME Innovation. Recently, he received the CHIME Foundation’s prestigious Industry Leader Award for 2018. Winners of the award have more than 20 years of positive, long-lasting influence within the healthcare IT industry and have supporting evidence of the positive impact of their work.
“At Greenway, we are stewards of innovation. Our customers look to us for guidance on the technologies they need to implement and integrate,” Durgampudi said. “By partnering with CHIME, we can continually make good on our promise of delivering state-of-the-art technologies to healthcare providers, so they can maintain a thriving, profitable practice, and give exceptional care to patients. We want to work with CHIME to create an Innovation ecosystem that benefits the industry as whole.”
Durgampudi is responsible for driving the company’s product excellence, including its Intergy EHR platform, which was recently recognized as a 2019 Best in KLAS: Most Improved Physician Practice Product. Intergy will evolve into Greenway’s next-generation platform, currently under development as Project Polaris, which will introduce technology that improves the patient experience and the health of populations, drives practice efficiencies to help providers avoid burnout, reduces costs, and supports new government payment models.
About CHIME Foundation
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Foundation is a non-profit organization composed of select healthcare IT companies and professional services firms. CHIME Foundation members benefit from the unique opportunity to partner and collaborate with CHIME member chief information officers. The CHIME Foundation provides and participates in educational initiatives and programs that serve the professional development needs of CHIME and CHIME Foundation members. These initiatives and partnerships advance the strategic and innovative applications of healthcare information technology.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers (CIOs), chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 2,800 members in 51 countries and over 150 healthcare IT business partners and professional services firms, CHIME provides a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate; exchange best practices; address professional development needs; and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and healthcare in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit chimecentral.org.
About Greenway Health
Improving health is at the heart of Greenway Health’s work. We connect providers to the right information and insights, at the right place and time, so they can make patient-driven care a reality while navigating the ever-changing healthcare system. Greenway delivers exceptional service through a deep team of clinical, financial and technology experts committed to innovations that keep people healthier and happier. We partner with over 8,000 organizations and 75,000 progressive providers across more than 40 specialties, which translates into more than 100 million lives that are touched by our solutions. All of Greenway Health’s solutions and services are designed to meet our company-wide goals of serving physicians, connecting the industry, and empowering better care. Whether as a customer, strategic partner or staff member, we invite you to partner with us to create a smarter healthcare system. For more details, call (866) 242-3805 or follow Greenway on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
ARPR, on behalf of Greenway Health