University Will Use Electronic Medical Records System, including Patient Portal and Enterprise Business Optimizer, to Enhance Healthcare for More Than 28,000 Students
Westborough, Mass.—July 14, 2008—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Campus Health Services (CHS) has purchased licenses of eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) software. Campus Health Services provides comprehensive outpatient health care for more than 28,000 students who will also utilize eClinicalWorks Patient Portal and Enterprise Business Optimizer (eBO). eClinicalWorks will equip UNC-Chapel Hill Campus Health Services with a comprehensive system for maintaining and accessing patient medical information, while increasing the ease of communication between the campus community served and staff.
Interfaces between eClinicalWorks and Orchard Software’s Harvest Laboratory Information System as well as QS/1’s pharmacy system NRx will further automate CHS and improve electronic communication among the various sections of CHS.
“As the nation’s first state university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a history of using innovative processes for its students,” said Dr. Patricia Huff, director of administration and a clinical associate professor at the School of Medicine for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Campus Health Services at UNC-Chapel Hill will implement eClinicalWorks unified EMR/PM system with the goals of streamlining the clinical processes and promoting patient safety while reducing costs and plans to use the Patient Portal to promote increased communication between the students and providers. UNC-Chapel Hill has also chosen to implement eClinicalWorks eBO, which uses meta-data to give the practice more flexibility through the creation of customized reports and by performing clinical and financial analysis.
“eClinicalWorks’ solutions are versatile enough and have been proven to meet the needs of nearly every ambulatory care setting, including universities,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “eClinicalWorks is proud to have been selected by a university as prestigious as UNC-Chapel Hill and looks forward to adding value to its Campus Health Services by facilitating remote and immediate access to patient information, allowing its providers to spend more time on delivering quality care”
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 4,000 customers across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 2007, Best in KLAS in 2006, 2005 and 2004, 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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