Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A. (CCHC), located in New Bern, North Carolina, formed its ACO in April 2012 and leverages Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR. The infrastructure of TouchWorks EHR enables CCHC to reach out to patients who need preventative care.
Coastal Carolina Health Care has seen the following outcomes since choosing TouchWorks EHR to assist in their ACO efforts:
*Patients dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
CCHC is also working to actively involve patients in their own care by leveraging the FollowMyHealth® patient engagement platform as part of its commitment to improve quality. In just the first sixth months of using the portal, about 12% of CCHC's patients have enrolled.
TouchWorks EHR's robust reporting capabilities helped CCHC provide more preventative care for patients. Improving clinical results has also helped the practice cut costs and remain competitive in a rapidly changing regulatory environment.
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