ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BMS Practice Solutions and CareConnections today announce their plans of integration between their web-based systems to streamline the process of delivering optimal patient care in a way that is transparent, measurable, and efficient.
Higher quality care at a lower cost - the healthcare industry is quickly moving toward a value-based payment system, which is why this partnership between BMS Practice Solutions and CareConnections is so important. This integration will give rehabilitation providers a powerful platform to document quality patient care in a way that is value-based and outcome-oriented.
BMS Practice Solutions CEO, John Wallace, PT, MS, OCS stated, “The overall goal for our EMR is for it to become a key tool for helping therapists manage their patients. CareConnections’ sophisticated approach to clinical outcomes and the value they deliver in real time patient clinical management will be a key component as healthcare moves towards value-based payment for services. We believe the BMS-CareConnections partnership will add critical value to this process.”
Therapeutic Associates CEO, Steve Anderson, PT, DPT stated, “CareConnections was developed by therapists to utilize clinical practice guidelines, track clinical outcomes, and provide real time data to better manage the patient's episode of care. The CareConnections-BMS integration combines practice management programming with patient outcomes data in a user friendly platform providing treating therapists with clinical tools at their fingertips to make better clinical decisions. These types of integration strategies are necessary to track, measure and demonstrate the value physical therapy intervention delivers for our customers.”
About BMS Practice Solutions
BMS Practice Solutions provides state-of-the-art technology, professional guidance, and operational training to physical therapy practice owners and their staff. The company’s proven services transform outpatient therapy practices of all sizes by improving AR management, financial reporting, EMR, and scheduling solutions. It enables practice owners to view critical real-time data with complete transparency and make informed management decisions. The company’s corporate headquarters are based in Upland, California with regional offices throughout the country.
CareConnections, a product of Therapeutic Associates, Inc., is an evidence-based outcome improvement system designed to measure, monitor, and manage the delivery of rehabilitation services. Since 1996, CareConnections has collected outcomes data from providers across the United States and currently has a database of over 2,000,000 episodes of care for benchmarking and comparative analysis.
CareConnections offers a suite of integrated, cloud-based rehabilitation management tools to gather data and administer cost-effective, valuable patient care. The system facilitates the benchmarking of functional improvement, decrease in pain, utilization, and return to work. These integrated tools allow seamless, transparent communication among patients, providers, and payers.
The integration between BMS Practice Solutions and CareConnections is on track to be complete by Q1 2016.