Award-winning Medical Center Implementing eClinicalWorks EMR System and Electronic Health eXchange for Employed and Affiliated Providers
Westborough, Mass.—May 3, 2010—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Salisbury, Maryland’s Peninsula Regional Medical Center has chosen eClinicalWorks electronic medical records (EMR) solution for the employed physicians of the Peninsula Regional Medical Group comprised of family medicine and specialty practices in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, and will promote its adoption by affiliated community physicians within the region. The Medical Center also selected eClinicalWorks Electronic Health eXchange (eEHX) to serve as an integral component of an existing strategy to establish a health records system that allows for access across the practices and the acute care system.
“Due to the changing dynamics of healthcare, we looked for an EMR system that would support interoperability and the continuity of care between acute care and the ambulatory practices,” said Ray Adkins, Chief Information Officer of Peninsula Regional Medical Center. “eClinicalWorks will provide our physicians with a comprehensive management and reporting system supporting pay-for-performance initiatives and the ability to more effectively manage the care provided to patient populations. The company and system have received great reviews from customers nationally and within our own community, as well as through independent evaluators.
Peninsula Regional will utilize eClinicalWorks EMR to streamline clinical processes between employed practice locations and will work with affiliated physicians to adopt as their practice EMR. eEHX will serve as a hub in conjunction with the Medical Center’s existing information exchange providing physicians with improved access to patients’ health information and allowing them to exchange data more effectively.
“eClinicalWorks has spent the past few years promoting interoperability between practices and systems,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “By selecting eClinicalWorks, Peninsula Regional Medical Center will be offering its providers a standards-based electronic medical records system with a proven track record in employed and affiliated practice settings that will aid in treatment outcomes and provide operational efficiencies.”
Peninsula Regional Medical Center was presented the 2009 and 2010 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical ExcellenceTM by HealthGrades, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of independent hospital ratings. This places its clinical quality among the top five percent of the nation’s 5,000 hospitals.
About Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland offers the widest array of specialty and subspecialty services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It is the 6th largest Medical Center in the state of Maryland-by bed count-providing a full scope of services that rival those offered in much larger metropolitan areas. It has received over 25 national awards, certifications and recognitions over the past four years for the safety and care it provides patients and the outcomes they experience. At 113 years, it is the region’s oldest health care institution with the most experienced team of health care professionals. For more information, please visit www.peninsula.org. The Peninsula Regional Medical Group is a multispecialty physician group practice serving patients in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia with 15 locations/sites and 54 providers.
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 40,000 providers and 120,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 5000 in 2009, 2008 and 2007, and prominently placed in a report released by IDC company Health Industry Insights, titled Healthcare Provider Industry Short List Ambulatory Electronic Health Records and Electronic Medical Records. 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-MYCW.
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