CINCINNATI, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM) announced today that a leading multi-hospital network serving the Great Lakes Region, will integrate Streamline Health's enterprise document management and workflow solutions with its existing GE Centricity(R) Enterprise technology. This integration will result in a more efficient flow of patient information across the entire hospital system's enterprise leading to the delivery of better healthcare to the communities it serves.
In conjunction with GE Healthcare's Centricity(R) Enterprise solution, which is an integrated clinical, financial and administrative system, Streamline Health's enterprise document management and workflow solutions will provide healthcare professionals at the hospital system seamless access to document-based patient information. The institution expects to enhance clinical efficiencies with the implementation of Streamline Health's permanent, document-based repository of historical health information and workflow solutions.
"We are pleased to provide a leading regional healthcare institution the technology solutions that will allow it to efficiently deliver on its mission to serve the healthcare needs of a large segment of the Great Lakes Region. Working with our colleagues at GE Healthcare, the healthcare professionals throughout the hospital system now have streamlined business process automation and management capabilities that provide an easier and more efficient exchange of information throughout the enterprise. We believe this will be a win/win proposition for the residents of the communities served by the system and the healthcare professionals that deliver leading-edge care with compassion and efficiency," concluded J. Brian Patsy, president and chief executive officer of Streamline Health.
The Streamline Health solutions include the following remotely hosted subscription services:
-- AccessANYware(TM): Provides an enterprise document repository and enhanced access to a patient's medical records to better coordinate patient care.
-- Completion Workflow: Expedites the completion of the medical record, including online review and electronic signature by physicians.
-- Coding Workflow(TM): Improves coding turnaround time by prioritizing and pushing work tasks to staff coders on campus or in remote locations, including home-based employees.
-- Release of Information Workflow(TM): Facilitates efficient compliance with requests for patient information from third party requestors.
-- Document Capture Solutions: Delivers high speed production scanning and indexing as well as departmental document capture and management.
About Streamline Health Solutions, Inc.
Streamline Health is a leading supplier of workflow and document management tools, applications and services that assist strategic business partners and healthcare organizations to improve operational efficiencies through business process optimization. The Company provides integrated tools and technologies for automating document-intensive environments, including document workflow, document management, e-forms, portal connectivity, optical character recognition (OCR) and interoperability.
The Company's workflow-based services offer solutions to inefficient and labor-intensive healthcare business processes throughout the revenue cycle, such as chart coding, abstracting and completion, remote physician order processing, pre-admission registration scanning and signature capture, insurance verification, secondary billing services, explanation of benefits processing and release of information processing. The Company's solutions also address the document workflow needs of the Human Resource and Supply Chain Management processes of the healthcare enterprise. All solutions are available for purchase or through a remote hosting services model that better matches customers' capital or operating budget needs.
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. These integrated solutions allow providers and administrators to link existing systems with documents, which can dramatically improve the availability of patient information while decreasing direct costs associated with document retrieval, work-in-process, chart processing, document retention, and archiving. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.streamlinehealth.net.
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