Allscripts Enterprise was rated the No. 1 Electronic Health Record in the mid-size physician market by the prestigious research group KLAS, the "Consumer Reports" of healthcare, in the 2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report.
Excela Health will also offer Allscripts ePrescribe(TM), a stand-alone Web-based electronic prescribing solution, at no cost to all physicians affiliated with its hospitals to promote safer prescribing and to encourage physicians to adopt automated solutions.
Allscripts ePrescribe, designed to appeal to physicians in solo practice or small groups, requires no download, no new hardware, and minimal training. All prescriptions are instantly checked for drug-to-drug, drug-allergy and other potentially harmful interactions, and users receive real-time notification of insurance formulary status from leading payers, plans and pharmacy benefit managers.
In addition to deploying Allscripts for its employed physician group, Excela has partnered with Allscripts to enable the healthcare organization's growing community of independent physicians to access patient visit documentation and other hospital information electronically, in real-time from their offices or remotely via the Internet. Excela-affiliated physicians can leverage this agreement to acquire Allscripts solutions for their practices.
Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts, commented, "Virtually
everything we do in our daily lives requires access to the right information
at the right time, whether its online banking, financial investment decisions,
or even traffic conditions. Yet in healthcare we expect physicians to make
critical decisions without access to all the information they n
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