University of Toledo Physicians, LLC Deploys PatientKeeper Charge Capture Software
Multispecialty faculty practice group affiliated with northwestern Ohio academic medical center partners with PatientKeeper to improve charge capture and create an integrated electronic billing workflow
WALTHAM, Mass. – June 20, 2017 – PatientKeeper®, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that University of Toledo Physicians, LLC (UTP), a multispecialty faculty practice group affiliated with University of Toledo Medical Center(UTMC) in Toledo, Ohio, has deployed PatientKeeper Charge Capture™ software to streamline inpatient professional charge capture at UTMC and its affiliated skilled nursing facilities.
UTP comprises over 280 physicians and 70 advanced practice professionals in a wide array of specialties and subspecialties. Initially, PatientKeeper has been deployed to the group’s hospitalist, geriatrics and surgery departments, with goals to expand to other departments and clinical services locations.
The organization selected PatientKeeper after an extensive evaluation of commercially available physician charge capture solutions. “We found PatientKeeper to be the most robust and flexible offering to meet our needs,” Gary Lawera, chief operating officer for UTP, said. “The software, whether run on a computer or mobile device, is designed to be intuitive for provider users, and it has a wealth of capabilities that our billing and coding colleagues will appreciate.”
The go-live earlier this month went very smoothly, Lawera said. “The preparation, including planning, education and on-site training, was very well done. Within a day, many physicians and APPs were entering charges into PatientKeeper.”
PatientKeeper®, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians. PatientKeeper provides highly intuitive software that streamlines physicians’ workflow to improve productivity and patient care. Currently the company is developing an innovation platform to make IT an indispensable tool for 21st century clinical care. PatientKeeper’s CPOE, physician documentation, electronic charge capture and other applications run on desktop and laptop computers and popular mobile devices. PatientKeeper’s software integrates with many existing healthcare information systems to effectively support healthcare providers in adopting technology, meeting MACRA requirements, and transitioning to value-based care. PatientKeeper has more than 65,000 active physician users today. For more information about PatientKeeper, visit www.patientkeeper.com or call (781) 373-6100.