Hospital-Owned South Florida Physician Group to Create Integrated Clinical
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Direct from the HIMSS 2008 Conference and Exhibition, Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, today announced that Holy Cross Hospital has selected the Allscripts Electronic Health Record to inform and connect its 85 Medical Group physicians in 28 South Florida offices.
The Allscripts solution will automate everyday clinical tasks for Holy Cross's physicians, while electronically connecting the group to South Florida's premier healthcare provider, Holy Cross Hospital, a 571-bed, non- profit Catholic hospital. Holy Cross Medical Group is a fully-owned subsidiary of Holy Cross Hospital. Holy Cross's multi-specialty physicians will use Allscripts to access real-time test results and other clinical data on their patients in Holy Cross Hospital by integrating with the hospital's Meditech inpatient system.
"This initiative with Allscripts will reinforce our 'One Patient - One Chart' philosophy for our medical group and our patients. We feel certain we can deliver higher quality and safer care to our patients," said Patrick Taylor, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Holy Cross Hospital.
The Electronic Health Record delivers instant access to patient
information anywhere at anytime, whether providers are in the clinic, at
the hospital, or on-call at home. The solution provides physicians with
robust tools for documentation and orders, preloaded connections to a wide
range of medical devices, and seamless support for pay-for-performance and
quality initiatives. To support high quality patient c
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