BLOOMINGTON, MN--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) - MDI Achieve, provider of MatrixCare, the fastest growing Electronic Health Record solution for the long-term care continuum, announced a strategic partnership with Pathway Health to provide an industry leading solution to help long-term care providers with the transition to ICD-10. This comprehensive solution includes the tools and functionality in MatrixCare needed for accurate claims submission and testing and consulting and training from Pathway Health to train staff and ensure organizational readiness.
MDI Achieve CEO John Damgaard commented, "We realize that the transition to ICD-10 will be a major effort for long-term care providers and could have catastrophic business consequences for providers who are not well prepared or are using EHR platforms that will not be ICD-10 enabled well in advance of the October 1, 2014 deadline. MatrixCare is ICD-10 enabled today and our partnership with the experts at Pathway Health will deliver the additional expertise that providers need to successfully transition to the new coding standard."
"At Pathway Health, we recognized the need for customized approach to ICD-10 training specifically for long term care since there are now over 87,000 new code sets," commented Peter B. Schuna President and Chief Operating Officer for Pathway Health. "Due to our deep knowledge and insight into post-acute care, we have invested significant resources and are excited to partner with MatrixCare to assist the providers as they make this transition."
MatrixCare and Pathway Health share a commitment to delivering superior care to clients to drive better outcomes for their organizations. This partnership helps address the issues unprepared providers may face relative to the ICD-10 transition including claims denials, cash flow disruption, and decreased productivity. This complete solution will give providers the necessary knowledge and tools to accurately assign ICD-10 codes from admission to discharge.
MDI Achieve solutions have powered the long-term care continuum for over 30 years. MatrixCare is the fastest growing, cloud-based EHR solution designed to help long-term care and senior living communities deliver superior care, resulting in better outcomes for their residents. The MatrixCare solution includes product suites to help providers maximize reimbursements, reduce readmissions, maintain high occupancy, facilitate interoperability within ACOs and across the continuum of care, and support executive decision making. MDI Achieve delivers superior service to its clients resulting in better business outcomes for their organizations. Visit www.matrixcare.com for more information.
About Pathway Health
Pathway Health is a professional management, consulting, interim management and education services organization, serving clients across the post-acute care continuum. Since 1997, Pathway Health has been keeping a pulse on industry clinical, regulatory, quality and reimbursement trends to keep clients on the path to success. With over 150 experienced professionals, they engage and employ leading clinical and operational experts to assist their clients in achieving the next level of performance. It is their people, their talents and their real-world post-acute experience that set Pathway Health apart. For more information, call 877-777-5463 or visit www.pathwayhealth.com.
MatrixCare and MDI Achieve are trademarks of MDI Achieve, Inc.