YAKIMA, Wash., Oct. 12, 2009 – Memorial Practice Management (MPM) has selected Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) to provide an advanced communications network solution to connect seven MPM-managed health care clinics in central Washington. MPM provides services, including staff recruitment, administration, billing, and technical support designed to help physicians and their staffs manage the time-consuming aspects of running their practices.
Jeff Garretson, senior systems analyst, Memorial Practice Management: “Balancing the day-to-day business aspects of a typical medical practice while providing quality patient care can be a challenge for doctors and their staffs. Qwest Metro Optical Ethernet makes it possible for MPM to deliver the applications that allow clinicians to spend less time on paperwork and more time on patient care.”
Chris Ancell, executive vice president, Qwest Business Markets Group: “Demand continues to grow within the medical community for high-speed, affordable bandwidth to deliver advanced applications and services. Qwest solutions like QMOE enable health care providers of all sizes to take advantage of the time-saving information and resources that help them more easily and effectively manage their practices.”