Federally Qualified Health Center Enhances Patient Care Through Electronic Medical Records System
NEW ORLEANS, HIMSS Conference, Booth #1569—February 26, 2007—eClinicalWorks™, a market leader in unified EMR/PM systems, today announced that Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC), Connecticut’s largest operator of community health centers, has chosen eClinicalWorks electronic medical records (EMR) solution for its providers in the medical and behavioral health areas. eClinicalWorks is also providing CHC with an interface to Quest Diagnostics and will interface with eight hospitals state-wide by the end of the project.
“Community Health Center focuses in excellence in whatever we do,” said Mark Masselli, Community Health Center’s president and CEO. “eClinicalWorks shares in that commitment and has proven itself to fit well in complicated practice environments. Its solution is intuitive to use and at a price that fits well in our budget, making it the ideal solution for our locations.”
Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) is one of the oldest and largest community federally qualified health centers (FQHC) in the United States, providing health care to over 70,000 people annually through its offices across Connecticut. Medicine, dentistry, and mental health are the core clinical services, supported by a range of social and support services including a battered women’s shelter. Using eClinicalWorks EMR for its medical and behavioral health locations, CHC will streamline processes between practice locations and promote patient safety while reducing costs.
“We have worked closely with community health centers, in general, to enhance our products in order to meet the unique needs of these centers,” said Girish Kumar Navani, president of eClinicalWorks. “This is exactly in line with our philosophy to provide the optimal solution in a variety of practice settings. Our work with Community Health Center helps solidify our strategy in this area.” eClinicalWorks’ EMR solution enables CHC to manage patient flow, immediately access patient records in-house or remotely, electronically communicate with the referring physicians and securely send consult notes and clinical data. Users can easily access and review complete patient histories, past visits, current medications, allergies, labs and charts. Connecticut Health Center
eClinicalWorksTM is a privately-held leader in the unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) market. The company’s EMR/PM solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) and Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI), as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 2,200 customers across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including Best in KLAS in 2006, 2005 and 2004, a top solution by TEPR for four consecutive years and the 5-STAR rated EMR solution by AC Group for three years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling (866) 888-MY-CW.
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