Anthelio, the Dallas-based independent provider of comprehensive healthcare information technology services and business process software for hospitals and other healthcare providers, and Healthland, the Minneapolis-based healthcare information technology software provider rural community and critical access hospitals have recently announced a new partner relationship. Under terms of the agreement, Anthelio will provide resources, expertise and scale to assist Healthland in migrating clients to Healthland’s EHR solution.
The two will partner on resources to provide support from project management to migration execution and oversight. The combined efforts of Healthland and Anthelio will aim to ensure that rural community and critical access hospitals have all the support they need to migrate to Healthland’s EHR.
These migration projects will aim to establish the basic infrastructure for rural community and critical access hospitals to operate more efficiently, provide access to patient information across the continuum of care, and improve their overall quality of patient care. Healthland Centriq is ONC-ATCB certified as a complete EHR system for Stage 1 Meaningful Use.
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