NextGen Healthcare Information Systems Inc. has announced that Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. will be deploying NextGen Ambulatory EHR and NextGen Practice Management.
Hanger Orthopedic Group provides rehabilitative products and services to patients with amputations, limb deficiencies, neuromuscular disorders and other musculoskeletal anomalies. It operates more than 675 orthotic and prosthetic patient care centers in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Switching to a paperless platform for medical records, billing and scheduling is a critical step in meeting its goals to improve clinical and operational efficiency, while enhancing patient care, according to a company release.
“Hanger is among the foremost orthopedics organizations in the U.S. – in size, scope and the significance of its work,” Scott Decker, president of NextGen Healthcare, stated in the release. “As our solutions are rolled out to nearly 700 facilities, we will work closely with Hanger to meet their unique business needs. This partnership reflects NextGen Healthcare’s leadership across a range of medical specialties, where our solutions help more than 25 types of physicians leverage technology to improve patient care.”