Primary Care Center Utilizing Electronic Health Records for Improved Communication and Clinical Decision Support
CHICAGO, NACHC 2013 Community Health Institute, Booth #515—August 26, 2013—eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, today announced that HealthproMed, a primary care center serving Puerto Rico, has selected eClinicalWorks’ comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for both its locations in San Juan and rural Culebra. Utilizing this technology will provide actionable data for enhanced clinical decisions as well as improved communication between providers and patients.
“In creating our expanded facility, we searched for an electronic health records solution that could help us reach the next level of care,” said Manuel Santini COO of HealthproMed. “As we increase the amount of patients we see, it is important that our EHR has the functionality and reporting capabilities to aid our providers in making more informed clinical decisions. eClinicalWorks is a great partner, aiding us in improving the quality of our patient care.”
HealthproMed is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) intended to provide high-quality care to patients with fixed financial resources, which makes the reduction of healthcare costs all the more significant. The solution will also assist to improve continuity of care across multiple settings, allowing critical information to be accessible at the point of care. Implementing eClinicalWorks will help streamline processes in addition to improving both provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient communication.
“HealthproMed provides excellent and affordable healthcare to its community,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “eClinicalWorks delivers an extensive clinical platform and will support the practice as it grows, facilitating communication regardless of urban or rural setting. The Patient Portal will make it easier for providers to connect with their patients and further improve healthcare. eClinicalWorks is excited to be HealthproMed’s partner in this initiative.”
HealthproMed is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) which provides healthcare to the island of Puerto Rico in their two facilities in San Juan and Culebra. Created as a nonprofit organization, HealthproMed is designed to service patients with a low income or who are in of a healthcare plan. The organization offers a variety of primary care services including Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and various other services. After twenty-seven years, HealthproMed has 10,000 regular patients from the island-based community. For more information, please visit www.healthpromed.org.
eClinicalWorks® is a privately-held leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. With more than 236,000 providers and 472,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, out-patient departments of hospitals, health centers, departments of health and convenient care clinics. Eight eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past five years, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is the second largest vendor in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia. For more information, please visit www.eclinicalworks.com, Facebook, Twitter or call 866-888-6929.