Five Los Angeles-Area Medical Groups Merge to Provide Cost-Effective,
Quality Healthcare and Enhanced Connectivity
CHICAGO and GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced today that Lakeside Systems, Inc. (LSI) has selected Allscripts as their Electronic Health Record provider, initially for 100 physicians across Southern California.
LSI is a comprehensive healthcare organization that, through its affiliated medical groups, provides healthcare to approximately 250,000 patients in the North Los Angeles and Ventura County region. LSI was recently formed from the combination of Community Medical Group, Progressive Health Systems, Lakeside Healthcare, Lakeside Medical Group, and Lakeside Medical Associates. The combined organization is now one of the largest physician organizations in California with both an integrated multispecialty group and an independent practice association (IPA). With a commitment to providing quality healthcare, the LSI member organizations merged, in part, to leverage their size in offering the Electronic Health Record from Allscripts to their physicians.
"Both independent physicians and those in group medical practices need
the latest technology to provide cost-effective, high quality healthcare,
and Allscripts delivers that for our physicians and their patients," said
Francesco Federico, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of LSI. "With
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