Hygea Holdings Corp. Partners with Electronic Health Record Provider Healthfusion
03/18/2015

Hygea Holdings Corp., a healthcare holding company has partnered with a new Vendor of Choice for electronic health records for its largest physician group.

Online PR News – 18-March-2015 – Doral, Florida – Hygea Holdings Corp., a healthcare holding company that owns and operates integrated medical group practices and independent provider networks, has partnered with a new Vendor of Choice for electronic health records (EHRs) for its largest physician group. HealthFusion, Inc., provider of top-ranked MediTouch® EHR software, will introduce its services to the Palm Medical Group, which consists of more than 1,700 physicians representing more than 76 different physician specialties. The software will help the Palm Medical physicians implement or upgrade EHRs in their practices to have greater efficiencies in billing and coding and to avoid Medicare penalties.

“We chose to make this partnership for our physicians during a critical time in Hygea’s growth cycle,” said Manuel Iglesias, Chief Executive Officer for Hygea Holdings Corp. “With planned acquisitions of new practices over the next few months, as more physicians join our network, it is important that we are able to provide best-in-class services like EHRs at increased economies of scale.”

"The right EHR helps our physicians improve their daily practice of medicine, including workflow and quality of care," added Martha Castillo, Chief Operating Officer for Hygea Holdings Corp. "We chose HealthFusion’s affordable, cloud-based MediTouch electronic health record solution because it was created by doctors, for doctors. We are pleased to now offer these services to our members."

MediTouch is an EHR conceived by physicians for physicians and designed for practices of all sizes. The leading edge software is a total medical software solution with EHR, Practice Management, Clearinghouse and a Patient Portal. The system is cloud-based and works with tablets, PCs, and smart phones.
For more information, Palm Medical Group members should visit ehr.HealthFusion.com/Palm for a free personal demonstration.

About Hygea Holdings Corp.

Hygea is a diversified healthcare holding company led by a team of nationally recognized industry leaders with backgrounds in insurance, finance, medicine, law and technology. The company owns physician practices, ancillary medical services, such as pharmacy, physical therapy, and diagnostics, as well as a 1,700-doctor independent physician association (IPA). Hygea prides itself as ‘the physician’s choice’ in group healthcare, as evidenced by the number of acquired physicians who then choose to invest in the firm. Hygea’s business model applies best practices at every stage of healthcare delivery to reduce inefficiencies and improve outcomes, providing seamless care to commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid patients. For more information, visit www.hygeaholdings.com.

About HealthFusion

Founded in 1998, HealthFusion develops web-based, cloud computing software for physicians, hospitals and medical billing services. HealthFusion's fully integrated solution includes MediTouch EHR (Electronic Health Record and Patient Portal) and MediTouch PM (Practice Management and Claims Clearinghouse).

MediTouch EHR was designed for use on mobile tablets such as the iPad, and offers a unique array of features that facilitate adoption of EHR technology. Features include a mobile Pure Cloud platform, cross-compatibility with traditional desktop and laptop devices, and an affordable subscription payment model. MediTouch EHR is Meaningful Use 2014 Certified, and thousands of users throughout the country place their trust in HealthFusion and MediTouch every day. Healthcare is complicated; HealthFusion makes it easy. To learn more, visit HealthFusion.com or follow HealthFusion on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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