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Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan to use Avicenna’s AviTracks Anticoag in its Anticoagulation Management Service

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Mon, Jul 12, 2010 @ 07:17 PM

Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan PLLC (IMNM), a leading healthcare provider in Petoskey, Michigan, and Avicenna Medical Systems, a provider of clinical decision support software, announced today that IMNM’s Anticoagulation Management Service will use Avicenna’s AviTracks Anticoag system to track its patients.

AviTracks Anticoag is expected to significantly improve the already excellent service provided by IMNM’s Anticoagulation Management while allowing the practice to expand it served population and keep costs in check.

Managing patients on warfarin and other anticoagulants has never been more demanding. With up to 50% of a practice’s time spent managing information instead of patients, clinicians, nurses and managers are struggling to provide excellent care for their anticoagulation patients while controlling costs. AviTracks™ anticoagulation management signed to improve outcomes along with productivity. Patients are automatically enrolled in the clinic’s management protocols to ensure compliance with best practices. AviTracks™ organizes the patients’ data by diagnosis and risk, and updates critical values and missed appointments. Each interaction is quickly documented, tracked, and integrated with the practice’s electronic medical record (EMR). With AviTracks’™ myQI feature, you can program your own QI metrics to evaluate your outcomes and design improvements. Your staff’s productivity and responsiveness can be tracked with AviTracks’™ administrative features.

About Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan

Internal Medicine of Northern Michigan PLLC began operation in April 1999, with eight physicians who were formerly affiliated with Burns Clinic. We now have ten providers, physicians and nurse practitioners, who stand ready to help you with to meet your health needs, whether in the office or in the hospital. Visit IMNM's web site at http://www.imnm.net/index.html.

About Avicenna

Avicenna Medical Systems, Inc. is a privately held company located in Ann Arbor, Michigan that develops and markets software solutions to improve the quality of care, information flow, and financial efficiency in Chronic Disease Management and Clinical Procedure Documentation. The founding of Avicenna resulted from the work of a group of physicians and IT professionals addressing issues of workflow efficiency in a world-class health system. Avicenna’s products address specialty segments such as: Anticoagulation, Electrophysiology, Cancer, Rheumatology, and Chronic Heart Failure. In use since 2002, AviTracks has been shown to lower operating costs, double clinic productivity and reduce adverse events by 75% over the most recent five years managing over 2.5 million patient encounters.

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