Patagonia Health offers Michigan-specific functionality and connectivity built into the EHR!

Central-Michigan Health District Staff

It all started with Mid- and Central-Michigan District Health Departments who needed a public health-focused EHR and then some.  All MI counties can agree that MI has very specific programs that are part of the everyday life of the Public Health professionals.  They also can agree that there was no EHR vendor out there that offered an all-inclusive EHR software.  Well that remains true, but Patagonia Health EHR now has the biggest bang for your buck, thanks to the cooperation and direction of a few MI counties!

In addition to its already feature-rich and apps-based EHR system, Patagonia Health has developed customized apps and interfaces to include many of the features required by MI public health departments. The apps that were introduced in January 2017 enable electronic forms and track services provided by local health departments for Maternal and Infant Health Program (MIHP)  and for  Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS).  Initially, simple progress notes to track services provided and a limited set of electronic forms were made available. Several additional forms that can be filled out and filed electronically for both programs have been added since.  In both programs, auto-generating letters to be printed and sent to patients and/or their parents is also available. The third and most recently developed App is for Hearing and Vision services provided in the schools to test children for hearing and vision.

In addition to the new features, Patagonia Health EHR also includes connectivity and upload of immunizations to Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR), real-time billing clearinghouse connecting to over 5000 payers, and a built-in, real-time insurance eligibility checks, including Medicare and Medicaid, all included at no additional fees.

Software and Services for Michigan Public Health Departments

  • Comprehensive, integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management (PM) and Billing software
  • Affordable, apps and cloud-based EHR developed specifically for Public Health departments – all SaaS hosting & storage included in monthly fee
  • Federally certified, HIPAA Compliant and Secure
  • ePrescribing included with no additional monthly fees
  • Built-in, real-time billing clearinghouse connecting to over 5000 payers included with no additional fees
  • Built-in, real-time insurance eligibility checks, including Medicare and Medicaid, included with no additional fees
  • Includes connectivity and upload of immunizations to Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)
  • Integrated electronic forms and tracking services app for Maternal and Infant Health Program (MIHP)
  • Integrated electronic forms and tracking services app for Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)
  • Hearing and Vision App built-in to enable schools to test children for hearing and vision
  • Full suite of Behavioral Health functionality with Michigan-specific forms, including Substance Abuse Disorder forms
  • Integrated Michigan Lead Forms App for use in conjunction with Mi-HHLPSS system, provides case management and prevention assistance to address lead exposure
  • Integrated app to support community health workers using the Pathways Community HUB Model

Mid-Michigan Health District on-site staff training