Relationship will Bring Together Award-winning Electronic Medical Records System and Health Services Provider to Improve Communication Among Providers and Patients within Correctional Facilities
Westborough, Mass.—Aug. 31, 2009—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Correctional Medical Services, Inc. (CMS), a leading provider of health services for prisons and jails nationwide for over 30 years, to provide its electronic medical records (EMR) solution to correctional facilities affiliated with CMS.
CMS facilities using the eClinicalWorks EMR will be able to streamline processes and promote patient care. The system will also permit providers to utilize chronic and preventative care measures, including those that are unique to this setting such as suicide watch alerts and detox monitoring. eClinicalWorks will work with CMS to enhance its Electronic Medication Administration Record (EMAR) as well as intake process flows and a mental health module.
“eClinicalWorks has always strived to provide the most comprehensive EMR at an affordable price for every market segment,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Our commitment to customers and experience with Rikers Island makes us a logical solution for correctional facilities. We are pleased to be chosen by a national leader like CMS and look forward to working with them.”
About Correctional Medical Services, Inc.
Correctional Medical Services, Inc (CMS) has been a nationwide leader for over 30 years in the provision of correctional healthcare services, offering a comprehensive suite of medical, dental, pharmacy and mental health services for the incarcerated population. CMS currently maintains a presence in 17 states and manages medical services for 10 statewide systems. More than 6,000 employees and independent contractors work with CMS nationwide. For more information, visit the CMS Web site at www.cmsstl.com.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 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 25,000 providers across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 2008 and 2007, and a top solution by TEPR for four consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.
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