The San Francisco Department of Public Health Selects eClinicalWorks for Its Employed Physicians

By: | Tags: , , , , , , , | November 1st, 2010

KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, eCLINICALWORKS USERS’ CONFERENCE—November 1, 2010—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that The San Francisco Department of Public Health, has chosen eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) system for the full suite of Ambulatory Care Electronic Medical Records products. The selection of eClinicalWorks is the result of an extensive Request for Proposal (RFP) process which compared products offered by a wide variety of clinical information systems vendors.

“The San Francisco Department of Public Health looks forward to a successful partnership with eClinicalWorks for the implementation of new technology to support the Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records in the Ambulatory Care setting “said Dave Counter, CIO of The San Francisco Department of Public Health

The eClinicalWorks implementation will occur in Community and Hospital-based Primary Care and Specialty Clinics over the next two years, and will transition the provision of medical care to a platform consistent with the compliance standards for ARRA “Meaningful Use” specifications. In addition to systems software and Application Services provider (ASP) services, the system will be implemented with an on-site eClinicalWorks technical team which will work closely with Departmental Information technology staff to insure a successful installation and effective knowledge transfer for on-going support in the future.eClinicaWorks has a proven track record of working with the city department of health and being able to deploy EMRs with interoperability and clinical decision support system.

“We are pleased to be working with The San Francisco Department of Public Health,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “eClinicalWorks will allow The San Francisco Department of Public Health practices to obtain the quality of care goals that they aim to achieve, through meaningful use and several other initiatives designed to improve patient care. We look forward to working with The San Francisco Department of Public Health to outfit its providers with a system that will help improve patient care.”

About eClinicalWorks

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 50,000 providers and 225,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 2009, 2008 and 2007.  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 or by calling 866-888-MYCW.


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