Navigation Links
South Jersey Healthcare Offers Sage Intergy EHR Electronic Health Records System to Community Physicians Through EHR Grant Program
Date:1/19/2009

Goal is to increase physician EHR adoption, interoperability with hospital systems for health information exchange

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- South Jersey Healthcare (SJH), an integrated healthcare system offering hospital services, ambulatory care services and home healthcare services to the residents of Southern New Jersey, has chosen Sage Intergy EHR electronic health records system to offer to physicians through eHealth Connection, SJH's EHR Grant Program.

"We've made a substantial investment in our hospital systems, implementing a clinical information system as well as hospital information systems. The hospital electronic medical records project is slated to begin later this year," said Tom Pacek, Chief Information Officer for SJH. "Our boards and administration feel strongly that to fully realize the efficiencies of these systems, our community-based physicians must adopt appropriate systems, too. Through our eHealth Connection, we will subsidize the cost of the electronic health records system and interfaces to our hospital clinical information system and HIE."

Mr. Pacek continued, "Our goal is to develop a health information exchange, or HIE, in our region, using interaction between our hospitals, other facilities, and community physicians as the catalyst."

According to Mr. Pacek, the eHealth Connection program will subsidize 85% of Sage Intergy EHR licensing fees for physicians on the SJH medical staff. It will also subsidize the cost to implement interfaces which will allow the practices to receive and send clinical information, lab orders and reports, and more, as discrete, mineable data for quality and outcomes analysis.

"Sage Intergy EHR was chosen for the program after a lengthy, in-depth search process," noted Mr. Pacek. "There were several key factors in the decision, including the integrated Sage Intergy practice management system, the Sage Practice Analytics business intelligence package for data analysis and reporting, and the company's extensive experience creating interoperability with hospital systems."

The system will be available either as an ASP system, with the hospital hosting the system, or as an onsite, client-server system.

"Since the relaxation of Stark regulations, more hospital systems are offering electronic health records to their community-based physicians," said Sharon L. Howard, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Sage. "These visionaries, like SJH, are moving our country's healthcare agenda forward toward a more quality-focused, evidence-based system of care."

Physicians in the SJH system can find out more about the eHealth Connection EHR Grant Program by visiting http://www.sjhealthcare.net and clicking on the EHR Grant Program quick link.

About South Jersey Healthcare (SJH)

SJH is a nonprofit, integrated healthcare system, providing access to a continuum of health services. SJH provides hospital services, numerous community health clinics, home health services, and specialty services, which serve the medical and health care needs of Southern New Jersey residents. Please visit www.sjhealthcare.net to learn more.

About Sage Software Healthcare, Inc.

Sage Software Healthcare, Inc., provides integrated electronic health records, EDI applications and practice management systems to thousands of ambulatory care practices throughout North America. These systems enable physicians and practice managers to better manage their practices and improve profitability. Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. is based in Tampa, Fla., and is a division of Sage North America. For more information, please visit www.sagehealth.com or call (877) 932-6301.

About Sage North America

Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. At Sage, we live and breathe business every day. We are passionate about helping our customers achieve their ambitions. Our range of business software and services is continually evolving as we innovate to answer our customers' needs. Our solutions support accounting, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, time tracking, merchant services and the specialized needs of the construction, distribution, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofit and real estate industries. Sage North America employs approximately 4,800 people and supports nearly 2.9 million small and medium-size business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs more than 14,500 people and supports 5.8 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the web site at www.sagenorthamerica.com or call 866-308-2378.

(C) 2008 Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. All rights reserved. Sage, Sage Software, Sage logos and the Sage product and service names mentioned herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. or its affiliated entities. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

    Contacts:

    Lynne Durham
    Sage
    269-277-3645
    lynne.durham@sage.com

    Jan Shulman
    Amendola Communications
    480-664-8412 ext. 12
    jshulman@acmarketingpr.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Sage Software Healthcare, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Justice Department Reaches Settlement Over Conditions at South Carolina Nursing Care Center
2. TriServ Alliance Submits Final Bid for TRICARE South Region Contract
3. Chicagos First Smoke-Free Apartment Building Thriving in South Loop
4. Worlds First Medical Identification Franchise Launches at Miamis Franchise Expo South
5. UJC and Jewish Federations of North America Commit $10 Million for Needs in Southern Israel
6. UT Southwestern University Hospitals transplant program recognized for increasing organ donor rates
7. The Doctors Company Launches Southeast Legal Summit to Provide Industry's Best Claims Defense for Physicians
8. South Carolina IABC Event to Hear from BurrellesLuce Exec on Best Ways to Reach Multi-Generation Audience
9. South Carolina Plastic Surgeon Helps New Moms Restore their Bodies with a Mommy Makeover
10. Childhood anxiety disorders can and should be treated, according to UT Southwestern national expert
11. HealthSouth Announces Date of 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Conference Call
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... January 16, 2017 , ... Date aired: ... http://www.ageofautism.com/legal , Sharon Kleyne, America’s leading water educator, researcher and advocate welcomed ... radio program, The Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, Global Climate Change and ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 ... ... Kevin Thibodeau has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the medical device company, ... said Vixiar Chairman Robert Storey. “Kevin has a strong track record in ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... Accreditation Commission ... accreditation for its specialty care services. Albertsons Companies is the largest national ... service for pharmacy patients. , Accreditation by ACHC reflects Albertsons Companies’ dedication and ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The JPR Group, a public relations and ... will be assisting HackensackUMC Mountainside with its public relations efforts, effective January 2017. ... towns. The firm will be working closely with HackensackUMC Mountainside’s internal marketing operations. ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... January 13, 2017 , ... People with type 2 ... is as easy as checking the nutrition label on foods for grams of ... Despite being sugar-free, proteins can influence — either positively or negatively — insulin ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)... --  The Harrington Discovery Institute at University ... has announced the 2017 recipients of Harrington Scholar-Innovator ... whose research shows promise to advance the standard ... – part of The Harrington Project for Discovery ... medicine: to advance early breakthroughs into the clinical ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... , January 16, 2017 According to the ... Controller, Multi Display , Smart Display, Graphic LCD Controller), Application (Industrial ... 2022", published by MarketsandMakets, the market is expected to grow from USD ... a CAGR of 9.68% between 2016 and 2022. ... ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... 16, 2017 The ... Type (Methyl, Ethyl, Hydroxyethyl, Hydroxypropyl, Carboxymethyl Cellulose), ... Surface Coatings & Paints), Region - Global ... market was valued at USD 4.51 Billion ... USD 6.41 Billion by 2021, at a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: