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Falcon Physician and MEDfx Team Up to Fully Automate a Nephrology Practice

DENVER, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MEDfx and Falcon Physician have partnered to provide a standards-based Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management (PM) and Revenue Cycle Management system to fully automate a nephrology practice.   

Working to serve the specific needs of nephrologists, the Falcon Physician product suite integrates with the dialysis center and doctor's office to manage kidney patients' health records from chronic kidney disease (CKD) through end stage renal disease (ESRD) and can be accessed wherever there is internet access.

A standards-based EHR-PM solution is a foundational component that automates the care-delivery process on patients when they visit the practice and transition to other providers in the community.  

Through its partnership with MEDfx, Falcon Physician is well-positioned to manage patient care through the full care-delivery process. Falcon Physician EHR is a KLAS leading and Meaningful Use-certified solution that automates the front office, clinical office and back office for a practice. 

"Falcon Physician's partnership with MEDfx allows us to offer our nephrologists a complete solution to manage the practices," said Kari Holloway, vice president of Falcon Physician. "Having physicians on a singular system will help us provide the continuity of care across all points of care, ultimately improving patient care."

Sharing patient data and integrating clinical workflows are critical in supporting providers in the care delivery process. Connecting providers who care for patients creates a network for collaborative care enabling the team to deliver the most cost-effective treatment plans and best practices, increasing patients' safety and quality of care. 

"We're very excited to announce our partnership with Falcon Physician and introduce our combined solution to the marketplace," said Colin Barry, CEO of Medfx.  "Both organizations are tightly aligned in vision to enhance the care-delivery process in support of quality and safety of patient care. Beyond the user workflow experience, MEDfx has long prided and defined itself based upon delivering the highest customer support. We have a very longstanding user base of practices we proudly serve. We understand their goals deeply and are focused on delivering a more seamless user experience as their patients transition within the practice and for follow-up care."

About Falcon Physician
The Falcon Physician product suite integrates with the dialysis center and doctor's office managing kidney patients' health records from CKD through ESRD and can be accessed wherever there is internet access.  Developed, tested, and endorsed by nephrologists, FalconPhysician is supported by a dedicated team of health technology experts.  For more information, visit www.falconehr.com.

About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease.  As of March 31, 2015, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,197 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 174,000 patients. The company also operated 93 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florid and Colorado in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of March 31, 2015, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 830,000 patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

About MEDfx
Since 2009, MEDfx has been implementing solutions to integrate systems, data and workflows across disconnected platforms in a healthcare community.  MEDfx's Lifescape solution offers a platform to support enterprise and community needs, for initiatives such as a connected ambulatory EMR-PM supporting full practice automation, healthcare data integration (HDi), standards-based bi-directional health information exchange and a comprehensive platform for analytics.  MEDfx has built an open, cloud-based solution, integrated on the Lifescape platform, which provides value-added applications for targeted workflow and business value.  The Lifescape Platform enables a connected community to support population health management.

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