Ann Arbor, MI – Afia Inc announced today that the Washtenaw Community Health Organization (WCHO), has selected Afia to provide IT Strategy and System Design services to its internal Information Management Department. Under the three-year contract, Afia will provide project management, training, and design services for the WCHO’s Encompass EMR system. Additionally, Afia will support an ongoing IT roadmap that includes integration of IT services with WCHO strategic goals, staff development, and relationship building.
The WCHO is a premier public mental health, substance abuse and primary care health services system located in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Their mission is to provide leadership for the development and implementation of unique, effective models of integrated (mental health, substance abuse, physical health) healthcare that create medical homes for Medicaid and indigent consumers.
“The WCHO is recognized across the country as a center of excellence for implementation of integrated health and evidence based practices,” said Chris Akerley, co-owner of Afia. “With such a difficult operating environment, it’s incredible to see the results they produce for their consumers. We’re very excited to be a part of their success.”
Afia is seeing increased demand for its services in the Behavioral Healthcare industry.
Afia Inc. is an IT services firm with a relentless focus on healthcare. Afia’s mission is to partner with healthcare providers to implement tools, techniques, and strategies that will dramatically improve patient outcomes. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, Afia operates across the United States. For more information, please visit www.afiahealth.com.