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CSC and AORN Bring Standardized Electronic Health Framework to Perioperative Nursing Care
Date:3/17/2009

Syntegrity is First Step Toward Comprehensive Solution

FALLS CHURCH, Va. and CHICAGO, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) today announced the launch of the AORN Syntegrity Standardized Perioperative Framework, software content for perioperative care nurses that integrates into electronic health record (EHR) systems and nursing documentation systems. This is the first in a series of AORN offerings designed to improve patient outcomes and enhance operational performance.

Developed by CSC and AORN, Syntegrity includes perioperative standards of care and predefined tables and fields that can be incorporated into existing EHR systems. CSC will provide marketing, sales, distribution and ongoing technology support services.

"Electronic health records have rightly come to the forefront of national policy discussions because they have proven to dramatically improve health delivery and patient care," said David Hampshire, senior partner and managing director of Health Delivery for CSC's Global Healthcare Sector. "This new solution provides a template for how EHRs can become ubiquitous in not only surgical departments, but across the healthcare continuum."

The framework, which allows nurses to capture and identify critical patient care elements throughout all phases of perioperative care, is compatible with any commercially available or internally developed EHR and nursing documentation system. It meets all current interoperability and data standards set by the American National Standards Institute Health Level 7. With this solution, hospitals can save 80 percent of the clinical staff time needed to configure and support EHR perioperative content.

"In our aim to get Syntegrity in as many hospitals as possible, interoperability is crucial," said AORN Executive Director Linda Groah, RN, MSN, CNOR, FAAN. "CSC's experience with EHR selection and implementation combined well with our access to the concerns of perioperative nurses in developing useful standardized data for their nursing staff."

As the framework gains widespread acceptance, AORN and CSC will begin developing a national data repository. This repository will support benchmarking activities across settings and institutions and will enable perioperative care practitioners to measure outcomes and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of care. An accreditation system will follow.

Details will be released at the annual AORN Congress (www.aorn.org/Congress) conference taking place now through March 19 at McCormick Place West in Chicago. Hospitals can obtain more information at www.aornSyntegrity.org.

CSC's Global Healthcare Sector, which serves healthcare providers, health plans, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and allied industries around the world, is a global leader in transforming the healthcare industry through the effective use of information to improve healthcare outcomes, decision-making and operating efficiency.

About AORN

AORN, Inc., the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, represents over 42,000 Registered Nurses in the U.S. and abroad who facilitate the management, teaching and practice of perioperative nursing, or who are enrolled in nursing education or engaged in perioperative research. Its members also include perioperative nurses who work in related business and industry sectors. AORN's mission is to support RNs in achieving optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. AORN promotes quality patient care by providing its members with education, standards, services and representation. www.aorn.org

About CSC

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled solutions and services through three primary lines of business. These include Business Solutions & Services, Global Outsourcing Services and the North American Public Sector. CSC's advanced capabilities include systems design and integration, information technology and business process outsourcing, applications software development, Web and application hosting, mission support and management consulting. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 92,000 employees and reported revenue of $17.1 billion for the 12 months ended Jan. 2, 2009. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.csc.com.


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