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CINCINNATI, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM) today announced that Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the nation's eighth largest hospital system based in San Francisco, has selected Streamline Health's enterprise document management and workflow solutions for select hospitals and medical centers. These solutions will integrate with CHW's current systems, including Cerner and McKesson, to establish a single point of access to essential health information.
Elevating Patient Care with Technology
With a mission to deliver excellent, compassionate and affordable healthcare, Catholic Healthcare West, with facilities in California, Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in all the communities it serves. This not-for-profit organization is investing strategically in technology enhancements that will improve the ability of its more than 9,500 physicians and approximately 50,000 employees to care for all in need. Streamline Health will help enhance efficiencies at specific CHW hospital facilities with the implementation of a permanent, document-based repository of health information and workflow solutions to improve business and clinical processes.
"Streamline Health offers an integrated solution that is focused on creating greater operating efficiencies across our facilities," stated Kelley Moore, Vice President, Enterprise and Hospital Technology, Catholic Healthcare West. "Our healthcare professionals will have immediate access to comprehensive patient information when they need it, expediting workflows to optimize patient care and streamline overall business processes."
Streamline Health's enterprise document workflow solutions will equip healthcare professionals at CHW with seamless access to document-based patient information. CHW has selected Streamline Health's enterprise solution, consisting of the Health Information Management (HIM) suite and Patient Financial Services (PFS) suite, with accessANYware(TM), Completion Workflow, Coding Workflow and Release of Information Workflow. CHW will also use Streamline Health's Document Capture products, such as RegScan(TM), PowerScan(TM) and DataManager(TM), to deliver high-speed production scanning and indexing, as well as departmental document capture and management.
"We are very pleased to help Catholic Healthcare West achieve operational efficiencies through our integrated approach to document workflow," stated Brian Patsy, president and CEO of Streamline Health. "Our solutions will help enhance CHW's business processes and increase productivity by improving the flow of patient health information across the spectrum of care. Ultimately, our solutions will result in cost savings for CHW, for a real return on investment."
About Streamline Health Solutions, Inc.
Streamline Health is a leading supplier of workflow and document management tools, applications and services that enable strategic business partners and healthcare organizations to improve operational efficiencies through business process optimization. The Company provides integrated technology solutions for automating document-intensive environments, including document workflow, document management, e-forms, portal connectivity, optical character recognition (OCR), and interoperability.
Streamline Health's solutions create a permanent document-based repository of historical health information that is complementary and can be seamlessly integrated with existing disparate clinical, financial and administrative information systems, providing convenient electronic access to all forms of patient information from any location, including secure web-based access. For additional information, visit our website at http://www.streamlinehealth.net.
About Catholic Healthcare West
Founded in 1986, the CHW network of more than 9,500 physicians and approximately 50,000 employees serve a population spanning 22 million people at 41 hospitals across California, Arizona, and Nevada. CHW is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare services with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2007 CHW provided $922 million in charity care, community benefits, and unreimbursed patient care. Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) is the eighth largest hospital system in the nation and the largest not-for-profit hospital provider in California. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.chwHEALTH.org.
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