Under the agreement, eMDs will certify Alesco Medical staff for license sales, implementation, user training and day-to-day support and maintenance of its software. As a Distributor, Alesco Medical will provide centralized marketing, sales, operations, support and training to sales affiliates that are part of Alesco's VAR channel, dedicated to reselling eMDs solutions to doctors automating their practice or replacing outdated EHRs to improve quality of care and qualify for EHR meaningful use payments from the federal government.
"By becoming a Distributor for eMDs, we will be able to better serve and enable existing and prospective customers to meet their rapidly evolving clinical, regulatory and business needs, while also driving our growth to the next level," said Kia Banisadre, CEO of Alesco.
"eMDs has an outstanding track record of helping physicians receive meaningful use payments from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and investing in its award-winning EHR, which is well known for its ease of use, functionality and fit within physician practices' daily workflows," said Ryan Barry, VP of Sales & Marketing of Alesco.
Designed by physicians for physician practices, the integrated, single database eMDs Solution Series EHR and PM includes clinical templates and workflows for more than 30 specialties. As doctors navigate challenging health reforms such as accountable care organizations and compliance with ever increasing mandates, eMDs is committed to enhancing its next-generation technology to help practices thrive in the new health system environment.
"We are excited to welcome Alesco Medical as a Channel Distributor, building and managing a VAR channel that shares our mission of enabling providers to improve quality, safety and outcomes of care," said Mike DeMuth, executive vice president of sales at eMDs. "We look forward to working with them as an extension of eMDs' world class team."
About Alesco Medical
Headquartered in San Diego, California, Alesco Medical provides comprehensive and innovative business optimization solutions for physician practices and organizations. Alesco delivers tailored Health Information Technology services supporting improved patient care, reduced business costs, modernizing process efficiencies and maximizing the use of health information. Alesco's nationwide sales and distribution channel includes National Value Added Resellers (VARs) that specialize in sales, training, support, hosting and medical billing services for Health Care providers. For more information, please visit http://alescomedical.com/.
eMDs is a leading developer of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for physician practices and enterprises. Founded and actively managed by physicians, the company is an industry leader for usable, connected software that enables physician productivity and a superior clinical experience. eMDs software has received continual top rankings in physician and industry surveys including those conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians' Family Practice Management, KLAS®, AmericanEHR™ Partners, MedScape®, and Black Book®. eMDs has a proven track record of positioning clients for success as demonstrated by Meaningful Use attainment in 2011-2012. According to data provided by CMS, eMDs clients are attesting in the top proportion of all major vendors. For more information, please visit http://www.e-mds.com, http://www.facebook.com/emdsehr/ and http://twitter.com/emds.