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Connect to an external Health System or Hospital

Health Systems and Hospitals review integrations that allow you to exchange data across external health systems and hospitals. Options to satisfy each business need are listed below.

If you don’t find a solution that meets your needs, please contact your Account Manager or Sales Representative.

Send Patient and Appointment Information

HL7 Package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Send Patient and Appointment Information and Receive Charges

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Send Patient and Appointment Information and Receive Dictation Results

HL7 Package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Send and Receive Patient, Appointment, and Charge Information

HL7 Package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Send Lab or Imaging Orders

Send lab and diagnostic imaging orders from athenaNet to a LIS or RIS system and receive results back. For more information on this offering please see the athenaCoordinator site.

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Historical Laboratory Imports: Use athenahealth's HL7 offerings to backfill up to 2 years of historical laboratory data from three national Laboratories--LabCorp, Quest, and BioReference. Backfills from other EMRs or other labs can be accommodated through our custom process, for a fee.

Receive Patient Results

Receive lab, imaging, and result documents from a lab, LIS system, or hospital directly in athenaNet patient charts.

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Receive Charges for CBO Billing

Receive claim information from a hospital or health system in athenaNet for billing purposes.

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Receive Charges via Mobile Charge Capture

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

Enable Provider-Based Billing

athenahealth supports Provider-Based Billing workflows for two scenarios: (1) For provider-based billing, the practices in the physician network become a department of the hospital and patients are charged for both the services of the physician and the visit-driven facility fee or (2) A provider-based entity is a provider of healthcare services that is either created by, or acquired by, a main provider for the purpose of furnishing healthcare services of a different type from those of the main provider under the name, ownership, and administrative and financial control of the main provider. Note: may require multiple interfaces

 

Send Accounting and Billing Reports to a General Ledger

Send pre-built accounting and billing reports from athenaNet to General Ledger software.

Reports: Use athenahealth’s CSV reports, built in athenaNet with our robust outbound automated report delivery (ARD) tools. Any report in athenaNet can be transferred to a third-party system leveraging ARD.

Send ERA and EDI files

Send ERA and EDI files, in ANSI format, to a third-party system.

Reports: Use athenahealth’s CSV reports, built in athenaNet with our robust outbound automated report delivery (ARD) tools. Any report in athenaNet can be transferred to a third-party system leveraging ARD.

Receive Refund Check Numbers

Receive refund check numbers from an external AP or ERP in athenaNet.

Directed Care Coordination

HL7 package: Use athenahealth’s packaged solution to receive discharge summaries in HL7 format, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients.

On Demand Chart Access

CCDA Offering: Use athenahealth’s standardized CCDA documents to develop your integration

Send Data for Population Health Management

Send patient and clinical information to support risk-based reimbursement models.

HL7 package: Use athenahealth's HL7 packaged solution, tested and proven by live athenahealth clients, to successfully accomplish this connection.

C-CDA: Use athenahealth's standardized C-CDA documents to develop your integration.

Enable athenaNet User Single Sign-On (SSO) to Access athenaNet or to Access a Third-Party System

Seamlessly access a hospital or health system EMR directly from athenaNet (Identity Provider) without the need to re-enter usernames or passwords (Outbound Only).

 
 

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