Epion Health Partners With athenahealth to Bring Digital Check-In and Patient Engagement to the Doctor's Office
July 13, 2014 - Roseland, NJ
Epion Health, a provider of a digital check-in and patient engagement solution, announced a partnership with athenahealth as part of athenahealth's More Disruption Please (MDP) program. The companies will work together to link athenahealth's growing network of more than 52,000 health care providers with the capabilities of Epion Health to streamline patient check-in. Epion's solution replaces clipboards and paper forms with iPads, creating a valuable patient engagement platform at the point of care.
"Epion Health delivers a powerful tool for health care systems and providers," said Joe Blewitt, Epion's CEO. "As an emerging company in the health care IT space, it's important to be open to partnerships with clear win-win opportunities. athenahealth's MDP program is successful because they choose these partnerships very carefully and follow through with an incredible support team to execute on their commitments. In the end, athenahealth clients and, in turn, their patients are the biggest winners. By leveraging the Epion solution, users of the athenaNet® network can access an integrated digital check-in system that provides a valuable patient engagement platform and can significantly reduce patient registration paperwork and increase payment collections. I could not be happier with the Epion-athenahealth partnership."
athenahealth is a cloud-based services company with a vision to build an information backbone to help make health care work as it should. Through the MDP program, athenahealth is accelerating high-value innovation via the cloud, providing new services to help providers thrive in the face of industry change and pressure. MDP partners with innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, investors, and individuals --those who are passionate about overthrowing established approaches in health care that simply aren't working, aren't good enough, or aren't advancing the industry. Unlike other health care startup incubators, MDP invites qualified companies like Epion to gain access to the more than 52,000 providers that are already plugged into athenahealth's cloud-based network.
"We are excited to introduce Epion, one of the leaders in digital check-in technology, to the MDP Marketplace. Together, we will leverage our services to drive greater value and efficiencies for our clients and ultimately their patients," said Kyle Armbrester, Vice President of Business Development at athenahealth.
To learn more about athenahealth's MDP program and partnership opportunities, please visit www.athenahealth.com/disruption.
About Epion Health: Epion offers a Software as a Service, patient engagement platform at the point of care, beginning with the patient check-in process. By replacing outdated clipboards and paper forms with an interactive, digital intake process, Epion improves record accuracy and compliance, collects payments, and engages patients. The Epion service fully integrates with electronic medical records and practice management systems to reduce administrative costs while improving outcomes and patient satisfaction.
The growing number of patients entering the health care system, coupled with the increased costs of health care has created a demand for solutions to streamline workflows and provide patients with health education. Epion's comprehensive software service is designed to meet the needs of providers while also providing a solution to improve patient outcomes. To learn more about Epion, please visit www.epionhealth.com.
Epion Health, Inc.