Includes New Enhanced Lab Interface Exclusively for PathGroup and digiChart Clients
BRENTWOOD, TENN. – (April 8, 2016) – PathGroup, one of the largest private providers of pathology services in the United States, announced today a unique partnership with digiChart, one of the largest specialty-focused EHR providers in the women’s health space.
PathGroup and digiChart have partnered to develop a new ordering interface that will give the digiChart EHR product full bi-directional lab interface capabilities. PathGroup and digiChart clients will be able to both place orders and receive results through their existing digiChart EHR, creating a seamless process that will both save time in the office and simplify the lab ordering workflow for their practice. “PathGroup is committed to providing our clients with superior service. We have always been a leader in utilizing technology to deliver fast, accurate results and this partnership with digiChart adds ease of ordering for our mutual clients to that equation,” stated Dan Valenti, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at PathGroup.
“As one of the largest providers of women’s health services in the United States, PathGroup wanted an EHR partner that showed that same commitment to women’s health providers. We felt that by working together, PathGroup and digiChart could significantly enhance and simplify the workflow for our mutual clients, helping them ultimately better serve their patients,” stated Richard Halstead, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at PathGroup.
Built by OB/GYNs for OB/GYNs, digiChart’s specialty-focused EHR mimics the workflow in the OB/GYN practice, improves clinical decision-making, and provides unique functionality to enhance patient care. “This partnership with PathGroup significantly enhances our lab interface capabilities, allowing our clients’ offices to quickly and easily order and receive results for all their lab testing needs, directly in their digiChart EHR,” stated Rodney Hamilton, M.D., Chief Executive Officer at digiChart. digiChart also provides revenue cycle management tools that integrate seamlessly with the EHR, providing faster, more accurate processing of claims.
PathGroup and digiChart look forward to further enhancing the partnership with future collaborations, focused on ensuring clients have services that benefit both their practice and their patients.
Founded in 1965, PathGroup has evolved into a premier provider of anatomic, clinical and molecular pathology services, as well as one of the largest providers of Women’s Health services in the United States. Privately held and physician centric, PathGroup works seamlessly with customers to provide superior diagnostic services – a vital link in the cycle of patient relationships. PathGroup uses the latest in proprietary and industry standard technology to deliver fast, accurate results. The company provides clients with the highest quality of services available, consistently exceeding the expectations of physicians, employees, payers and most importantly, patients. One Lab; Total Service. For more information, visit www.pathgroup.com.
digiChart offers specialized tools, services, and education to help OB/GYN practices compete with the larger practices or hospitals seeking to control more of the care continuum. Our tools deliver value clinically, operationally, and financially providing insight to know how to make the right changes to keep your practice on course. digiChart has expanded its offering to enhance the foundational EHR with new medical billing services and practice analytics to give OB/GYN practices the resources needed to succeed. Improving the Practice of Women’s Health. For more information, visit digiChart.com.
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