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Community Health Providers Tap Enterprise Software Solutions

February 17, 2009
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AltaMed Health Services

(Los Angeles) and

Valley-Wide Health Systems

(Alamosa, Colo.) are implementing a suite of enterprise software solutions from Horsham, Pa.-based

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc.

, a wholly owned subsidiary of Irvine, Calif.-based

Quality Systems, Inc.

, to help meet billing and reporting needs.

AltaMed plans to install NextGen EPM (Enterprise Practice Management at 18 locations across Los Angeles and Orange County and NextGen EHR at 11 primary care clinics. It will also deploy the Quality Systems’ integrated EDR (Electronic Dental Record at five dental practices, according to the company. Valley-Wide will implement the NextGen EHR, NextGen EPM and Quality Systems’ integrated EDR across its enterprise, making the technology available to clinical and billing staff at the 14 sites.

AltaMed Health Services provides care to the underserved and uninsured in Southern California. The organization serves more than 92,000 families each year, providing community access to medical and dental clinics, complete senior services, youth programs, HIV/AIDS specialty care, and substance abuse prevention and treatment.

Valley-Wide Health Systems is a community/migrant health center that has 14 primary health care delivery sites and 70 providers serving southern Colorado.

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