athenahealth partners with Intacct for hospital financial management: 4 things to know

Health IT software vendor athenahealth and Intacct, a provider of cloud enterprise resource planning software, are partnering to deliver a comprehensive cloud-based financial solution for hospitals.

Here are four things to know about the partnership.

1. Under the partnership, athenahealth will integrate and sell Intacct's financial applications with its revenue cycle management services.

2. athenahealth's introduction of Intacct across its network will happen immediately with general availability to follow in May.

3. In a prepared statement, Kyle Armbrester, chief product officer at athenahealth, said he believes the partnership with Intacct has vastly extended the value and measurable results athenahealth brings to hospitals. "Together, we've combined our financial, accounting and clinical expertise to bring to market a new standard of cloud services that we believe will redefine what's possible when it comes to visibility into, and management surrounding, the entire financial picture for hospitals," he added.

4. Scott Lumish, vice president of business development at Intacct, echoed Mr. Armbrester, saying, "Instead of forcing hospitals to rely on a suite of solutions from a single vendor that only scratch the surface of their needs, together, with athenahealth, we believe we've created a fully-integrated solution with a new depth of functionality for hospital financial teams."

 

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