Lauren Kolbe – Kolbeco for Ero Health
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ero Health Secures 31-Month Contract Extension to Continue Health IT Services to
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
More than 1 million patients are served annually through the CCALAC Health Center Controlled Network
St. Louis, MO – Ero Health, a leading healthcare IT services firm and the largest solution partner focused on implementation, consulting and data services for eClinicalWorks EHR solutions, has been awarded a contract extension to support 22 Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) health centers. The work will focus on meeting key goals for improving the health centers’ operational and clinical practices for better health outcomes. Ero Health has served CCALAC since 2017.
Originally founded in 1994, CCALAC is a Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) comprised of community health centers which provide primary care to uninsured, underinsured, and under-resourced populations. Their mission is to empower health centers to remain at the forefront of health care transformation. CCALAC forges partnerships, fosters innovation, promotes health equity, and advocates for the communities health centers serve. CCALAC has been awarded federal funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)to support 49 of its network members in optimizing health information technology to improve patient health. Ero Health’s work will focus on the 22 health centers that use eClinicalWorks for their Electronic Health Records and Practice Management system.
“The Ero team has worked with CCALAC for many years, supporting their eClinicalWorks practices to leverage their systems for operational efficiencies and clinical support, and also to comply with reporting that is required for federally funded health centers,” said Steve Rhodes, Ero Health Co-CEO. “Our practical and technical eClinicalWorks expertise, along with our intimate knowledge of Community Health Centers’ needs allow us to seamlessly partner with the organization to reach their goals of enhancing clinical quality, patient-centered care, and improving provider and staff wellbeing.”
Throughout the duration of the 31-month contract, Ero Health will focus on optimizing and customizing eClinicalWorks to meet the following key objectives:
- Patient Engagement
- Social Risk Factor Intervention
- Disaggregated, Patient-Level Data
- Interoperable Data Exchange and Integration
- Data Utilization
- Health IT Usability and Adoption
- Health Equity
- Improving Digital Health Tools
“Ero Health’s technical assistance support to CCALAC’s health centers utilizing eClinicalWorks has enabled us to meet key project and grant objectives in recent years, including increasing patient access to their health information, consolidating clinical data from multiple sources to optimize care, and enhancing data analysis capabilities, among others,” said Raymond Ople, Assistant Director of Network Programs and Initiatives at the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Ero team to further our work in leveraging eClinicalWorks to enhance access to quality care for these communities.”
CCALAC is the second largest Health Center Controlled Network in the United States.
“We are proud of our history and the reputation we’ve built for successfully empowering medical practices to better leverage eClinicalWorks to build proper workflows, harness and analyze the data they need, and build custom reports and dashboards to provide visibility to managers and stakeholders,” said Rhodes. “Properly leveraging technology is the key to patient engagement, enhancing care, monitoring and achieving key quality measures, and ultimately, ensuring the financial health of the practice through accurate reporting for federal funding, proper claims management, and appropriate coding and billing practices. The entire team is honored to continue serving CCALAC in this capacity so that they may meet their goals and fulfill on their mission.”
About Ero Health
Ero Health is the largest eClinicalWorks Partner in North America that provides a full suite of digital health services to healthcare systems, clinics and physician practices. For 20 years, the firm has served independent clinics, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), health systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs), as well as management services organizations (MSOs) and private equity practice rollups. Ero Health focuses on helping practices gain greater visibility to patient data, reduce overhead costs and improve patient and staff satisfaction. Ero Health holds its HITRUST risk-based two-year certification for its hosted eClinicalWorks applications as well as its revenue cycle management residing in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Ero Health has additional offices in Santa Ana, CA, Atlanta, GA, Toronto and Vancouver, Canada, with data centers in Austin, TX and Atlanta, GA. For more information, visit ero.health.