November 19, 2013
Medsphere Integrates Atigeo’s xPatterns Clinical Auto-Coding with OpenVista for Advanced Medical Coding Analytics
Open source EHR uses uniquely integrated capabilities of xPatterns C.A.C. to leverage cloud advantages: unlimited scale, automated software updates, always-current ontologies and rule sets, and zero IT overhead
CARLSBAD, Calif., and BELLEVUE, Wash. – Atigeo™, a compassionate technology company for a wiser planet, and Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare IT platform solutions, today reached an agreement to integrate Atigeo’s xPatterns Clinical Auto-Coding (C.A.C.) application with Medsphere’s OpenVista electronic health record (EHR).
The agreement expands OpenVista’s medical coding capabilities and demonstrates the value of Atigeo solutions in the rapidly expanding healthcare IT marketplace.
“Medsphere’s commitment to transforming health information technology for patient safety, improved clinical efficiency and increased healthcare quality makes them a great partner for Atigeo,” said Michael Sandoval, company chairman and CEO. “Our partnership provides Medsphere’s customers with a clinical coding solution that is fully integrated with OpenVista, making for rapid implementation with no additional deployment or interfaces required.”
Medsphere enables healthcare providers to make transformative improvements to clinical care and financial systems using OpenVista®, the open-source version of the proven VistA EHR developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The integration of Atigeo’s xPatterns C.A.C. coding module with the OpenVista EHR will provide Medsphere customers with a highly accurate clinical coding engine, including comprehensive support for multiple specialties, native ICD-10 auto-coding, automated localization, and learning and feedback loops for optimization.
“Atigeo’s xPatterns C.A.C. enables OpenVista users to get the most, from a coding perspective, from the extensive clinical functionality provided by OpenVista,” said Irv Lichtenwald, Medsphere president and CEO. “The combination of xPatterns C.A.C. and OpenVista enables hospitals to accurately track all tests and procedures, and to ensure appropriate billing to support the financial health of the hospital.”
Atigeo is a compassionate technology company for a wiser planet. Its big data analytics platform, xPatterns™, operates in the cloud to lower any company’s cost barrier for extracting knowledge from all available data, even with a legacy IT infrastructure. Enterprise-grade and developer-accessible, xPatterns makes data easier to leverage in its native state, greatly reducing the effort, expense and limitations of data architecture and analysis. For more information, please visit http://atigeo.com or find us on Twitter.