Succeed in starting a medical practice
Starting a medical practice with proven services
Starting an independent medical practice often requires more business acumen than clinical know-how. Time spent with patients can feel rushed, and delivering care is filled with distractions. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
athenahealth started as an independent birthing center, and ran into typical pitfalls that challenged our abilities to keep the doors open. From that experience, we’ve become a results-driven health IT industry leader, and we know exactly how to help those starting a medical practice.
Low upfront costs, no long-term contracts
Taking on your busywork so providers can focus on care
When you partner with us, our expert back-office teams work as an extension of your practice to take time-consuming tasks away from your staff. They track claims, manage your clinical paperwork, answer calls after hours and more, all freeing you up to focus on care.
Proven to get you paid more, faster:
- 6% increase in practice collections, 32% reduction in days in accounts receivable1
- 98.2% of our participating providers attested to Stage 2 Meaningful Use in 2014
- 69% of providers called our EHR ready out of the gate6
We guarantee our practices thrive through change
Providers today are faced with government mandates and incentive programs, new codes and a changing landscape that is difficult to navigate alone. We alleviate the burdens associated with Meaningful Use, ICD-10, PQRS and more, keeping all of our providers ahead of change, guaranteed.
Helping independent practices thrive
Learn more about common trends in the industry for independent physicians, and how we can help you succeed.Discover how you can succeed as an independent practice with these helpful tips.
Hear what other independent providers are saying about athenahealth.
Because we align our incentives with clients' results, we measure success only one way: By the success of each athenahealth practice.