NextGen RCM Services Ranked Number One in Overall Performance
HORSHAM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Healthcare Information Systems, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality
Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and a leading provider of healthcare
information systems, services and interoperability solutions, announced
today that its NextGen RCM Services offering has earned top ranking in
the KLAS 2014 Ambulatory RCM Services "Uncovering Truths When Services
Are Outsourced" report (i).
In the newly released report, KLAS, a leading healthcare technology
ratings provider, ranks the best-performing healthcare IT vendors
providing outsourced billing/revenue cycle management (RCM) on their
overall performance and performance in key RCM areas such as:
effectiveness of claims processing; transparency into billing/financial
operations; denials and rejections management; sustainability of
pricing; trust as a business partner and, efficiencies gained through
the partnership. 2014 marks the first of the performance evaluation for
Ambulatory RCM Services (i).
NextGen RCM Services received the most favorable ranking among select
vendors (ii) for its overall performance. NextGen Healthcare is also
ranked highest of any ambulatory vendor for its performance in the
following key RCM areas: effectiveness of claims processing;
patient-facing support performance; efficiency gained by customers;
sustainability of pricing; and, trust as a business partner.
The KLAS report states RCM customers see NextGen as a trusted business
partner due to highly effective, well-managed claims processing and that
customers gave NextGen top scores for claims processing, saying that
NextGen makes them more efficient by effectively billing and processing
claims in the background.
"The ever-increasing complexities of healthcare reimbursement have
placed an emphasis on revenue cycle effectiveness. It's extremely
gratifying to be recognized by our clients as a leader in efficiently
managing the business of transforming patient care into positive
financial outcomes. We are particularly pleased that 100 percent of
NextGen respondents view us as a trusted business partner due to our
transparency, consistent delivery and willingness to fix mistakes," said
Monte Sandler, executive vice president for NextGen RCM Services. "We
congratulate the other vendors recognized and together, as leaders in
this industry, we will work to help providers prepare for the many
changes happening in healthcare today."
"The ambulatory EMR/PM vendors that can effectively attain the status of
‘trusted business partner' in the RCM services space are the ones
creating transparency, enabling operational consistency and relieving
the greatest stresses on providers," said report author, Erik Bermudez.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare
delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with
thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data
on software, services, medical equipment and infrastructure systems to
deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research
directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for
improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
(i) "2014 Best in KLAS Awards 2014 Ambulatory RCM Services," October,
2014. (c) 2014 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com.
Surveyed vendors include athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Kareo,
and NextGen Healthcare.
About NextGen Healthcare
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Quality Systems, Inc., provides integrated clinical, financial, and
connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient, and dental provider
organizations. For more information, please visit www.nextgen.com
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but not limited to those statements made by Monte Sandler related to the
Company's future products and offerings. These statements are based on
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products will not achieve or sustain market acceptance; the impact of
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requirements; the development by competitors of new or superior
technologies; the timing, cost and success or failure of new product and
service introductions, development and product upgrade releases;
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or regulatory influences in the healthcare industry; availability of
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product offerings, pricing and promotional activities; the Company's
ability or inability to attract and retain qualified personnel; possible
regulation of the Company's software by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration; and general economic conditions. Additional risks
and uncertainties are set forth in the Company's public filings with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the discussion under
the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's most recent Annual Report on
Form 10-K and any subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The
Company expressly disclaims any intent or obligation to update these
forward-looking statements except as required by law.
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