- Integration with Eclipsys Sunrise Clinical Manager Helps Improve
Efficiency, Leading to Significant Cost Savings -
CHICAGO, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eclipsys Corporation(R) (Nasdaq: ECLP), The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ, has documented outcome improvements by having an integrated clinical and radiology information system. Trinitas Hospital implemented Sunrise Radiology(TM) and Sunrise PACS(TM) to create a filmless and paperless environment and better manage the workflows within its radiology department. Trinitas Hospital also integrated Sunrise Radiology with Sunrise Clinical Manager(TM) to reduce duplicate order entry, helping its clinicians provide more efficient and effective care.
Over a three month period since activating the Eclipsys integrated clinical and radiology information solution and automating its radiology workflows, Trinitas Hospital has achieved improved revenue capture of $1.8 million and a 61 percent savings in film costs.
"With our organizational focus on understanding how technology can not only help improve care delivery but also make our operations more efficient, Trinitas Hospital is very excited about the financial and productivity improvements we've achieved since going live on Sunrise Radiology," said Judy Comitto, vice president and chief information officer, Trinitas Hospital. "By integrating Sunrise Radiology with Sunrise Clinical Manager we've been able to provide our clinicians with a solution that positively impacts the patient experience through more coordinated and, ultimately, more effective care."
Sunrise Radiology is an easy to use, Web-based radiology information system (RIS) that manages the flow of data within a radiology department, and includes workflow tools for clerical staff, technologists, radiologists, transcriptionists and administrators. The latest release will be demonstrated at the Eclipsys booth (North Building - Hall B: 6959) at RSNA 2007, November 25th-29th at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
"Eclipsys is dedicated to helping our clients achieve outcome improvements," said Diane Gilbert Bradley, MD, chief quality outcomes officer, Eclipsys Corporation. "Trinitas Hospital is well known as a pioneer in using technology to help improve care delivery, and continues to build on that reputation by identifying multiple areas of improvement following the implementation of an integrated clinical and radiology information solution."
Eclipsys solutions are remote hosted for Trinitas Hospital in the Eclipsys Technology Solutions Center in Mountain Lakes, NJ.
About Trinitas Hospital
Trinitas Hospital is a major center for comprehensive health services for those who live and work in Central New Jersey. Offering 531 beds, Trinitas is distinguished by ten Centers of Excellence, which include: the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center; the Trinitas School of Nursing; the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine; the Sleep Disorders Center; cardiology services, maternal/child health services; diabetes management; women's services, renal care; behavioral health services, and senior services. The Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry offers one of the most comprehensive services in the state for the psychiatric treatment of children and adults. Trinitas serves as the Center for End-Stage Renal Care for Eastern Union County. Trinitas is a Catholic teaching hospital sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation. For more information on Trinitas Hospital, visit: http://www.TrinitasHospital.org or call (908) 994-5138.
Eclipsys is a leading provider of advanced integrated clinical, revenue cycle and access management software, clinical content and professional services that help healthcare organizations improve clinical, financial, operational and client satisfaction outcomes. For more information, see http://www.eclipsys.com or email email@example.com.
Statements in this news release concerning the benefits provided by
Eclipsys software and remote hosting services are forward-looking
statements and actual results may differ from those projected due to a
variety of risks and uncertainties. Implementation and customization of
Eclipsys software is complex and time-consuming. Results depend upon a
variety of factors and can vary by client. Each client's circumstances are
unique and may include unforeseen issues that make it more difficult than
anticipated to document outcomes or implement or derive benefit from
software and remote hosting services. The success and timeliness of the
company's services will depend at least in part upon client involvement,
which can be difficult to control. Eclipsys is required to meet specified
performance standards, and the contract can be terminated or its scope
reduced under certain circumstances. More information about company risks
is available in recent Form 10-Q and 10-K filings made by Eclipsys from
time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Special attention
is directed to the portions of those documents entitled "Risk Factors" and
"Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations." Eclipsys Corporation and The Outcomes Company are registered
trademarks of Eclipsys Corporation. Sunrise Clinical Manager, Sunrise
Radiology, and Sunrise PACS are trademarks of Eclipsys Corporation. Other
product and company names in this news release are trademarks and/or
registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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(561) 322-4355 (561) 322-4655
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