Strategic alliance maximizes efficiency to support the longitudinal care of patients with complex conditions


Irvine, CAKareo, the leading provider of cloud-based medical office software for independent medical practices, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with ElationEMR, a San Francisco-based ambulatory EMR provider, specialized in supporting multi-specialty and chronic disease care practices.

“Managing a chronic disease can be exceptionally challenging for both patients and clinicians. Chronic care requires advanced care team coordination, complex billing and enhanced patient education,” said Dan Rodrigues, founder and CEO of Kareo. “We are excited to partner with Elation as we work together to help clinicians provide exceptional, ongoing longitudinal care.”

Through this partnership, Elation’s clinically-focused EMR is integrated with Kareo’s robust suite of billing and practice management tools to help clinicians better care for patients with complex conditions, while efficiently managing the administrative and financial aspects of their practice. ElationEMR customers will gain access to key functionalities from Kareo, including automated patient scheduling, appointment reminders, secure messaging, insurance eligibility checks, enhanced claims submissions, customized patient encounter forms and online payment services.

“Since ElationEMR was founded, our main priority has been to create a clinical first experience that is designed with the clinician’s workflow in mind,” said Kyna Fong, co-founder of Elation. “Partnering with Kareo allows us to capitalize on this mission with an expanded set of services that will enable our provider clients to further focus on high quality care, while improving patient engagement and ensuring financial stability.”

ElationEMR, which supports over 30 specialties in more than 36 states across the U.S., is the latest partnership addition to Kareo Marketplace, a curated listing of cloud-based applications and value-added services to support small practices. All of the solutions offered in Kareo Marketplace can be seamlessly integrated and build upon Kareo’s medical office software platform. Kareo Marketplace currently provides a curated selection of EHR partners that cover the unique requirements of more than 15 medical specialties.

About Kareo

Kareo is the only cloud-based medical office software and services platform purpose-built for small practices. At Kareo, we believe that, with the right tools and support, small practices can do big things. We offer an integrated solution of products and services designed to help physicians get paid faster, run their business smarter, and provide better care. Our practice management software, billing services, and free, award-winning fully certified EHR help more than 75,000 medical providers more efficiently manage the business and clinical sides of their practice. Kareo has received extensive industry recognition, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 500/5000, Forbes Top 100 Most Promising Companies, and Black Book #1 Integrated EHR, Practice Management and Billing Vendor. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the Kareo mission is to help providers spend their time focused on patients, not paperwork. For more information, visit www.kareo.com.

About Elation

ElationEMR delivers a new standard for healthcare with a revolutionary, clinically-centered platform for frontline providers. Through the company’s “Clinical First” philosophy, Elation brings the right information, at the right time, to the true change agent in care delivery: the clinician. Intuitively designed to reflect how the healthcare system actually works, Elation creates trusted clinical tools for thousands of clinicians that bring patients and their providers closer together, that make providers more productive and effective, and that allow patients’ critical health information to follow them throughout the healthcare system. ElationEMR is a fully certified Meaningful Use Stage 2 EHR that enables providers to manage all aspects of patient care in one place. The Elation Provider Network helps physicians collaborate seamlessly and securely with other providers with whom they share patients -- whether those providers use ElationEMR or not -- and enables physicians to expand their own provider networks by drawing on the actual networks of their peers. For more information, visit www.elationemr.com.