Ascension Health Extension Hospital Chooses eClinicalWorks Comprehensive Electronic Health Record Solution to Implement for 65 Providers Across 11 Locations
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—October 23, 2011—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Kansas City’s Carondelet Health, an extension hospital for Ascension Health Information Services, has chosen eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system for its 65 providers across 11 locations. The hospital also selected eClinicalWorks Electronic Health eXchange (eEHX) to serve as an integral component of a health system that enables interoperability between clinical systems to foster improved communication across the care continuum.
“Carondelet Health inspires to exceed the expectations of care and to provide a cohesive community to patients,” said Stephen L. Stoops, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Carondelet Health. “eClinicalWorks was selected because of its ability to improve the quality of care delivered in a comprehensive unified manner. We chose an EHR that will unify providers across multiple locations within the Carondelet community, elevating communication between practice and patients as well as productivity.”
Carondelet Health will utilize the eClinicalWorks EMR system to streamline clinical process between employed practice locations and will work with affiliated physicians to adopt the technology as well. Improving communication with access to real-time information, eClinicalWorks eEHX will serve as a hub in conjunction with the group’s existing information exchange providing physicians with improved access to patients’ health information and allowing them to exchange data more effectively.
“eClinicalWorks provides the platform to enable interoperability and secure communication between providers across multiple locations,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Employed groups, including those affiliated with Ascension Health, continue to select eClinicalWorks because of its ease of use, simpler customization and ability to integrate with more points in the healthcare ecosystem. We look forward to working with Carondelet Health.”
About Carondelet Health
Carondelet Health consists of St. Mary’s Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center, three long-term care facilities and home care services. Carondelet Health is dedicated to the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our commitment to human dignity compels us to provide compassionate, quality healthcare for body, mind and spirit, with a special concern for the poor. We are responsible stewards serving the needs of all people from conception to death. Carondelet Health is a member of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s comprehensive electronic health records and practice management solution is proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) 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 180,000 providers and 370,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 for the past five consecutive years. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Pleasanton, Calif. and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-6929.