Prospira PainCare Partners with athenahealth to Improve Operational Efficiency and Provide a Unique, High-Quality Patient Experience

WATERTOWN, Mass. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(Business Wire)–
athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based electronic
health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to
medical groups and health systems, today announced that Prospira PainCare has
signed an agreement to standardize on athenahealth`s cloud-based services across
their nationwide network of pain management practices. Prospira PainCare will
deploy athenahealth`s Best in KLAS cloud-based practice management and EHR
services, athenaCollector and athenaClinicals, and cloud-based patient
communication service, athenaCommunicator, to its growing network of pain
management professionals. Prospira PainCare will also utilize health care
business intelligence services from Anodyne Health Partners, Inc., an
athenahealth company.

Prospira PainCare considers “leveraging the cloud” as essential to helping them
grow their network. Prospira PainCare`s aggressive five-year growth plan
requires nimble services and technology that can scale as the organization
expands to become a national leader in pain management care.

“After an intensive search for a technology provider that would truly empower us
to grow at the rate and scale we`re planning, we chose athenahealth for its
unique combination of high-quality cloud-based services that can address the
broad spectrum of financial, operational and clinical challenges we`re facing
today,” said Dr. Barry Karlin, Chairman and CEO, Prospira PainCare. “We are
excited to partner with athenahealth, as we believe it will help us operate more
efficiently and better serve our growing patient population.”

Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO of athenahealth, added “Like other innovative
organizations, Prospira has discovered that only a truly cloud-based technology
and services company like athenahealth can meet a high level of demand and offer
unmatched insight into business and patient care services. We are very much
looking forward to supporting Prospira PainCare as they barrel full-speed ahead
towards becoming a national pain management category leader.”

With athenaCollector, Prospira PainCare will gain real-time insight into a broad
range of business activities, including things like claim status, patient
eligibility and payer monitoring.

athenaClinicals will help Prospira PainCare gain more control over its clinical
processes, boosting the efficacy of patient workflows and making its network of
providers as productive as possible when providing high-quality care.

athenaCommunicator will help Prospira PainCare more effectively support its
patients as they navigate the current medical environment, providing greater
patient access and satisfaction through increased communications related to
medical payments, appointment scheduling, reminders, and more.

With health care business intelligence services provided by Anodyne Health
Partners, Prospira PainCare will use a broad suite of athenahealth`s cloud-based
solutions to gain unprecedented visibility into their clinical and financial
operations, as they continue to provide high-quality patient care in an
important and underserved care segment.

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About athenahealth

athenahealth, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based Best in KLAS electronic
health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to
medical groups and health systems. athenahealth`s mission is to be the most
trusted service to medical care givers, helping them do well by doing the right
thing. For more information, please visit or call

About Prospira PainCare

Prospira PainCare, located in Mountain View, California was founded in August
2012. Prospira PainCare partners with world class interventional pain management
physicians and rehabilitation specialists. Prospira affiliated physician
practices provide a comprehensive program in which clinical professionals from a
variety of disciplines work together in an integrated manner to achieve common
treatment goals. Our multidisciplinary approach to pain care is designed to
effectively improve our patients’ quality of life and overall health. Our
professional staff takes pride in offering outstanding patient service and a
full spectrum of care that is personalized for each individual we treat. For
additional information, please visit