Affiliations & Partnerships
AGA Digestive Health Outcomes Registry
The American Gastroenterological Association is the trusted voice of the GI community. Founded in 1897, the AGA has grown to include more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology.
The AGA, a 501(c6) organization, administers all membership and public policy activities, while the AGA Institute, a 501(c3) organization, runs the organization’s practice, research and educational programs.
AmeriPath is one of the leading anatomic pathology laboratory companies in the United States. AmeriPath offers a broad range of testing and information services used by physicians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of cancer and other diseases and medical conditions.
CBLPath is a specialized anatomic pathology laboratory committed to partnering with our physician-clients in providing the best possible patient care.
Datascope Corp. manufactures proprietary products for clinical health care markets in interventional cardiology and radiology, anesthesiology, cardiovascular and vascular surgery, emergency medicine and critical care.
Datatel is a leading provider of Secure Automated Patient Communication Solutions on the Cloud. Datatel builds, customizes and hosts IVR, email, text messaging and web communication solutions to enhance the information exchange between patients and healthcare providers.
Datatel’s Services are employed by healthcare providers, research institutions, and governments to automate a wide range of patient interactions. Datatel’s success comes from years of research, development and continuous improvement in delivering service models that provide organizations with reliability, flexibility, and security. As a Cloud platform, Datatel maintains all infrastructures, reducing expenses and ensuring rapid and worry-free implementation.
Dianon’s mission is to improve American healthcare by providing the highest quality cancer and genomic diagnostic services and personalized health information to physicians, patients and health plans throughout the country.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, DrFirst pioneers software solutions and services that provide real-time access to patient data, improve communication and collaboration at the point of care and across the patient’s circle of caregivers, and enhance the doctor’s clinical view of the patient to help drive better health outcomes.
Our growth is driven by a commitment to innovation and reliability across a wide array of clinical software and support services. We empower medical and dental practices, hospitals, and EMR/EHR/HIS systems with integrated technologies, stand-alone solutions, and consulting services related to:
- Medication Management
- Care Collaboration and Clinical Data Sharing
- Medication Adherence and Behavioral Support
DrFirst’s development philosophy is centered on a horizontal view of the healthcare IT spectrum. We identify systemic challenges that detract from the efficiency, accuracy and safety with which doctors can help their patients, and we create user-friendly solutions that improve clinical outcomes, strengthen healthcare technology interoperability, and assure provider and patient security.
Over 45,000 providers and 60% of the healthcare IT vendors in the market depend on us every day to save time, save money, and optimize attention to patient care and patient care coordination.
Founded in 1995, GI Pathology, PLLC is the only physician-owned laboratory in the United States dedicated solely to the practice of gastrointestinal and liver pathology. The company provides the highest quality GI pathology diagnoses, made exclusively by one of its fellowship-trained gastrointestinal and liver pathologists. Centrally located in Memphis, Tennessee, the company guarantees that pathology results will be delivered back to its nationwide client base within an industry-leading 24 hours. With over 100 years of collective experience in gastrointestinal pathology, GI Pathology, PLLC remains the clear choice for Gastroenterologists throughout the United States.
GIQuIC, GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd
GIQuIC, GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd is a joint initiative of the American College of Gastroenterology and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The program provides a powerful quality improvement benchmarking tool for gastroenterology practices’ large and small. GIQuIC launched in July 2010 and collects quality indicators for colonoscopy and EGD, with subsequent modules to collect quality indicators for additional endoscopic procedures and cognitive measures in the future. With GIQuIC you are able to compare your practice’s performance to your local and regional cohort, identify gaps in care and use quality indicators to address those gaps, receive benchmarking reports to support quality initiatives, and report quality measures to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) . Direct endoscopy report writer to database upload saves physician and staff time.
Healthcare Development Associates Enterprises, Inc.
Healthcare Development Associates Enterprises, Inc. (HDA) provides consultative services to the Gastroenterology market, which includes helping practices and ASCs implement EHR technology and go paperless. HDA Enterprises, Inc. translates the unique requirements of healthcare facilities into solutions, providing guidance through every phase of a project. Their staff’s industry experience, one-on-one service, attention to detail, and established resources and networks, along with an aggressive management style, have led the company to produce more than 200 successful healthcare projects worldwide since the company began more than thirty years ago.
Health eFormatics was founded in 2006 and has worked with hundreds of healthcare organizations of all sizes to convert and archive their legacy EMR data when changing EMR systems. We serve clients nationwide and have experience with the complete range of EMR/PM systems.
iHealthSpot® is America’s leader in medical website design and development and interactive patient education. iHealthSpot designs, builds and hosts award-winning medical websites for more than 28 medical specialties, dentistry and physical therapy. iHealthSpot’s medical practice websites come packed with features you won’t find anywhere else including custom medical website designs, award-winning patient education, tools for secure communication, easy content editing, logo development and extensive search engine optimization.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) is much more than a routine clinical laboratory. As a pioneer in genomic testing and the commercialization of new diagnostic technologies, LabCorp is one of the world’s largest clinical laboratories, with annual revenues of $2.9 billion in 2003.
Microsoft is a worldwide leader of personal and business software. Providing state-of-the-art tools for software developers and system operators, Microsoft’s vision is to empower people through great software – any time, any place and on any device. Microsoft strives to produce innovative product and services that meets personal and business customers needs. Microsoft’s long-term approach to research and development, combined with constant efforts to anticipate customer needs, improve quality and reduce costs allows them to deliver the best products and technologies.
Mindray, founded on innovation, and an enduring commitment to customer service, manufactures patient monitoring, anesthesia and ultrasound systems largely focused in the areas of surgical services, emergency medicine and critical care.
Miraca Life Sciences
Miraca Life Sciences provides the highest quality anatomic GI pathology services, as well as dermatopathology, hematopathology, breast pathology, and urologic pathology. The company’s team of nearly 90 academic-caliber subspecialists utilizes state-of-the-art pathology laboratories to serve more than 5,500 patients every day. Now the largest U.S. independent provider of anatomic pathology services, Miraca Life Sciences continuously improves diagnostic precision through consensus-based terminology and criteria, rigorous quality assurance, daily consensus conferences, extensive educational and training activities, and close relationships with clinical partners. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Miraca Life Sciences is a subsidiary of Miraca Holdings, Inc., Japan’s largest clinical diagnostics and laboratory testing service provider.
OpenEdge is the integrated payments division of Global Payments (NYSE: GPN)
A payments pioneer, Global Payments and its divisions have been on the forefront of payment processing technologies for more than six decades.
OpenEdge is the result of Global Payments’ merger and acquisition of industry leaders, Accelerated Payment Technologies and PayPros, forming a single operating entity processing through the innovative, secure Edge platform. OpenEdge serves more than 2,000 technology partners, over 100,000 merchants and across 60 industry verticals throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The founders of Practice Insight® have been providing services to the Healthcare industry since 1977. Their years of experience gives the company an extensive understanding of physician practices and the healthcare revenue cycle process. Practice Insight is nationally recognized for its fast, secure, robust, integrated EDI solutions. Practice Insight brings the power of EDI functionality to over forty different practice management software brands, seventeen direct commercial payers, and has partnered with many of the best-known healthcare IT vendors and resellers in North America.
Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services needed to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.
Secure Exchange Solutions
Secure Exchange Solutions provides flexible, scalable, Direct-compliant software and services to enable secure communications across organizational boundaries. Secure Exchange’s EHNAC/DTAAP accredited HISP services empower healthcare stakeholders to improve quality of care, manage compliance and risk, meet core Meaningful Use requirements, and reduce communication costs.
The Secure Exchange HISP is an industry leader with robust directory services, automated event-based notification services, and flexible deployment methods to accommodate evolving user needs. Secure Exchange has a nationwide client base that includes HIEs, EHRs, PMRs, patient applications, hospitals, health systems, laboratories, providers, consumers, healthcare exchanges and health plans.
Welch Allyn is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical diagnostic instruments and patient monitoring systems.