Founded in 1985, BHCHP has evolved into the largest and most comprehensive health care for the homeless program in the country, delivering services to more than 10,000 homeless men, women and children a year.
EMC Global Services worked with BHCHP to coordinate the datacenter relocation and design the new infrastructure, which included provisioning it with EMC's high-speed data backup equipment and a project manager to coordinate the move of existing servers and network components to the new datacenter.
Additionally, BHCHP relies on its practice management and billing systems, as well as GE Healthcare Centricity applications for 24/7 access to patient information to provide direct care to patients throughout Boston.
ZixCorp will provide email encryption for BHCHP users through ZixGateway [TM] , a policy-based email encryption service.
GreenPages has worked with BHCHP since April 2009 and is a diamond level channel partner with ZixCorp.
Healthcare organizations like BHCHP face many challenges in providing quality care efficiently, especially in the face of increasing federal and state regulations regarding privacy.
Greg Wagoner, medical director for BHCHP, said, "The bottom line for us is improved patient care.
The BHCHP pilot program is subsidized by the eRx Collaborative, a program funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Health Plan, Neighborhood Health Plan, and ZixCorp to provide e-prescribing to Massachusetts clinicians with the goal of increasing patient safety, efficiency, and accuracy of the prescription process.