New Titles, New Capabilities, and New Architecture Position Solution as
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson Healthcare
(NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) today announced the latest update to its Order Sets
Solution, which now includes:
-- The most comprehensive library of evidence-based order sets in the
-- Tools to create, edit, and maintain large order set libraries and
export updated content for paper-based and computerized physician order
entry (CPOE) systems.
-- Design architecture tailored for CPOE integration.
-- Clinical consulting to support implementation and user adoption.
"We selected the Order Sets Solution from Thomson Healthcare because of the combination of unparalleled editorial quality, the flexibility of its design architecture, and the strength of its clinical consulting services," said Dennis DeMasie, chief information officer at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Illinois. "The new solution builds on our continued commitment to deliver the highest quality, clinically consistent care to our patients."
The enhanced Order Sets Solution gives hospitals access to 888 titles for 220 medical conditions. They can acquire the entire library, or bundles that include Starter Packs of the most common conditions, a Performance Measures Pack that focuses on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) core measure conditions, and tailored packs for emergency and pediatric departments.
"Thomson Healthcare is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality evidence-based referential content and the tools necessary to deploy and maintain their systems," said Terry Cameron, executive vice president, Thomson Healthcare. "Hospitals are choosing Order Sets from Thomson Healthcare because of the strength of our editorial process and the flexibility of our solutions. This combination ensures ongoing success in terms of local control over clinical policy, flexibility in system integration, ease of managing a large content set, and strong clinical consulting and implementation support."
The Order Sets Solution combines four critical elements for implementation, adoption and ongoing maintenance: market-leading evidence- based content; a powerful knowledge management tool for creating, editing, and updating order set content; a flexible design architecture that delivers maximum flexibility when integrating with CPOE systems; and clinical consulting services to support the hospitals' user adoption, governance, and implementation processes.
About Thomson Healthcare
Thomson Healthcare is the leading provider of decision support solutions that help organizations across the healthcare industry improve clinical and business performance. Thomson Healthcare products and services help clinicians, hospitals, employers, health plans, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies understand healthcare markets, access medical and drug information, manage costs, and improve the quality of healthcare.
Thomson Healthcare is a part of The Thomson Corporation, a provider of value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in the fields of healthcare, law, tax, accounting, scientific research, and financial services. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC). For more information, visit http://www.thomsonhealthcare.com.
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