Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth Inc. has introduced new Web services integrated with its practice management and electronic health records software, which the vendor offers with its outsourced billing services to physician practices.

The athenaCommunicator platform includes automated phone calls and e-mails about appointment reminders, past due balance alerts, disease management programs, test results and other types of messages to patients.

The platform also includes a patient portal to schedule appointments, retrieve test results, view personal health information, update insurance and demographic information, view educational content, review financial statements, and make online payments.

More information is available at athenahealth.com.

--Joseph Goedert


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