VHA Inc., a national health care network serving 1,400 not-for-profit hospitals and 30,000 non-acute care providers across the nation, announced it has entered into an agreement with Horsham, Pa.-NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems Inc. and a provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions.
Under the agreement, VHA will promote NextGen clinical and financial solutions to its ambulatory and inpatient members. In turn, NextGen Healthcare will offer special pricing on its solutions, enabling VHA members to leverage technology that meets their emerging needs for functionality, pay-for-quality initiatives, and integration across care environments.
The integrated NextGen Ambulatory EHR and NextGen Practice Management solutions help to streamline patient care with standardized, real-time clinical and administrative workflows throughout any size organization. NextGen Inpatient Clinicals and NextGen Inpatient Financials extend the company’s innovation across the continuum of care to deliver secure, flexible, and easy-to-use applications to rural and community hospitals.
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