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e-MDs, Lightbeam Health Solutions to offer Population Health Management to Manage Risk, Improve Outcomes

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e-MDs Solution Series integrates with Lightbeam's analytics suite and Cloud Solutions to identify gaps in care, prevent high-cost events

AUSTIN, Texas, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, today announced an agreement with Lightbeam Health Solutions, LLC to provide population health management (PHM) for e-MDs physician practices and healthcare enterprises.

e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated EHR and practice management software. The company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and a superior clinical experience. e-MDs software continues to receive top rankings from KLAS(R), AmericanEHR(TM) Partners, and others. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients are attesting in the top proportion of all major vendors. For more information, please visit www.e-mds.com

The announcement was made at e-MDs' 10th Annual User Conference and Symposium, which is drawing more than 750 physicians and practice administrators to the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. The conference runs Thursday, June 5th through Saturday, June 7th.

"We are excited to announce this partnership with e-MDs," said Jerry Shultz, President of Lightbeam Health Solutions, "Lightbeam's synchronized enterprise data warehouse and risk stratification unravels the complexities of clinical and claims data from multiple sources. The predictive modeling will enable e-MDs providers to lower the cost of health care by identifying patients with avoidable high-cost events, and the care management capabilities allow timely interventions improving patient health."

e-MDs and Lightbeam together provide a comprehensive and affordable population health management solution already selected to power over 40 ACOs nationally. The unified platform consists of a tightly integrated set of modules that allow tailoring to meet the exact needs of organizations.  Module capabilities include enterprise data warehouse, risk stratification, integrated analytics, care management, physician engagement and member engagement.

"e-MDs is pleased to work with Lightbeam Health Solutions, as they share our commitment for improving healthcare through the learned use of information technology," said David L. Winn, MD, FAAFP, Chairman of the Board and CEO at e-MDs. "Lightbeam's end-to-end population health management platform integrated with e-MDs at the point of care will have a tremendous impact on the ability of patients, payers and providers to improve outcomes."

The newly offered population health management solution provides out-of-the-box, secure exchange of data among all systems within a community (EHR, HIE, Lab and more).  ACOs, provider groups, health systems and healthcare organizations who aspire to provide superior care to their patients at a reduced cost now have the ability to minimize upfront costs with a competitive monthly subscription that will accelerate their return on investment.

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About Lightbeam Health Solutions

Lightbeam Health Solutions is delivering a revolutionary new way of managing patient populations and risk.      Our vision is to bring health data into the light through the use of analytics, and          provide the insights our clients need to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time. Our advanced technology platform facilitates end-to-end population management and provides a        comprehensive tool set that supports ACOs, payers, large provider groups, health systems and other healthcare organizations who aspire to provide superior care and lower costs. To learn more, please visit www.lightbeamhealth.com.

About e-MDs

e-MDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and a superior clinical experience. e-MDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Practice Management, KLAS®, AmericanEHR™ Partners, MedScape®, and Black Book®.  e-MDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011, 2013 and 2014, and is currently rolling out Meaningful Use Stage 2-compliant solutions to clients. According to data provided by CMS, e-MDs clients are attesting in the top proportion of all major vendors. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://facebook.e-mds.com, and https://twitter.com/emds.

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Jan Shulman
Amendola Communications for e-MDs
jshulman@acmarketingpr.com
480-664-8412 x12

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