Announcing athenahealth Connection to AAOE’s Empower

The American Association of Orthopaedic Executives announces athenahealth as a full connector to AAOE Empower. athenahealth supplies healthcare providers with performance data tracking, administrative tasks management, and much more.

AAOE Empower consists of Power Surveys, Power Insights, and the AAOE Registry – all of which allow orthopedic practices direct access to national benchmarking data. The newfound connection with athenahealth allows Empower users to submit data, including patient reported outcomes and patient satisfaction reports, and compare industry standards with ease. 

“AAOE ‘s Empower is a dream to work with and has created a major platform for change at athenahealth,” says Bob Segert, Chairman & CEO of athenahealth. “Orthopedic groups have access to national data right at their fingertips with Empower – how could you pass up something like that? We are very excited for the opportunity to improve our management of data analytics, and we know that our clients are equally as excited about this new change.” 

athenahealth promises superior client support, improved efficiency, and a vast network with over 100,000 providers. Being a leading provider of network-enabled services and mobile applications, athenahealth’s connection with AAOE Empower opens new doors to data analytics management and strategic planning for its clients. 

“We are thrilled to have connected athenahealth with AAOE Empower,” says Kitchi Joyce, 2019-2020 AAOE President and Chief Administrative Officer of IntraHealth Group/OrthoAtlanta. “Empower’s unprecedented tools and resources for orthopedic professionals will enhance the experience for AAOE members and athenahealth customers alike. This connection will undoubtedly improve the quality of benchmarking results for years to come.” 

Learn more about how your practice can benefit from data collection and reporting AAOE Empower at


The American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) is the educational arm of the American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE). Founded in 1969, AAOE is the premier practice management association serving the musculoskeletal industry. Membership includes more than 1,400 orthopedic practice executives, administrators, physicians, and their staff. AAOE provides education, community, and resources to set the standard of professional knowledge and industry insight.


athenahealth is one of healthcare’s most connected networks, partnering with hospital and ambulatory customers to drive clinical and financial results. They offer medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services. athenahealth combines insights from their network of more than 120,000 providers and approximately 117 million patients with deep industry knowledge and perform administrative work at scale.