The Electronic Health Record from Allscripts automates everyday clinical tasks such as prescribing medications, ordering and viewing laboratory tests, and documenting patient care. The web-based solution will connect physicians and other healthcare providers across the LSI network to laboratories, pharmacies, insurers and other providers, while delivering secure, immediate access to patient information anywhere and at any time. Important features of the Electronic Health Record include robust tools for documentation and orders, seamless support for pay-for-performance initiatives, clinical trials integration, and plug-and-play connectivity to more than 100 medical devices through the Universal Application Integrator(TM). Allscripts also provides 1,200 ready-to-use CareGuide templates with best practice guidelines, and automated health management plans customized for each patient.
To connect providers to patients, LSI will implement iHealth from Allscripts, providing patients with a secure, online Personal Health Record and patient-provider communications. And the Electronic Health Record will be integrated with the organization's existing Centricity Business (formally IDX(R) Flowcast(R)) practice management system, linking LSI's clinical and financial functions for enhanced productivity and patient service.
"We're excited to partner with Lakeside Systems to deliver on their
vision of creating an interconnected healthcare experience for their
patients in Southern California," said Allscripts Chief Executive Officer
Glen Tullman. "To compete in today's healthcare environment, physicians
need to deliver high quality patient care cost-effectively. The only way to
make that happen is using an Electronic He
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