Washington Health System Transitions to eClinicalWorks EHR

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Pennsylvania Health System Utilizing eClinicalWorks Comprehensive Electronic Health Record Solution for 87 Employed Physicians

SAN DIEGO, MGMA Conference, BOOTH #831—October 7, 2013—eClinicalWorks®, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, today announced that Pennsylvania’s Washington Health System (WHS) has selected eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for its 87 employed physicians and 21 residents in its Family Practice residency program. This agreement will bring technology to create a single patient record across the WHS’s network, making care delivery more convenient and efficient.

“Washington Health System is comprised of leading medical experts, advanced technology and innovative procedures,” said Rodney Louk, vice president of Information and Ancillary Services and CIO for Washington Health System. “After an in-depth evaluation, we selected eClinicalWorks because of the comprehensive nature of its solution and benefits its current customers are receiving. The company has been a great resource in migrating data from our legacy systems to eClinicalWorks to create a single patient record that spans across our network. This will also aid in our goal of becoming Patient-Centered Medical Home recognized.”

Utilizing the eClinicalWorks EHR solution, Washington Health System will streamline processes between practice locations and emphasize preventative care. 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 and connecting with patients through its Patient Portal will help streamline processes in addition to improving both provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient communication.

“eClinicalWorks implements solutions that have the ability to grow with the healthcare organizations as they evolve and has expertise in transitioning organizations from another system to eClinicalWorks quickly,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “We have expanded on our core competencies to include managing the provider, population and patient. Our capabilities in these areas will aid Washington Health System in offering more collaborative care based on real-time information from multiple sources across its network.”

About Washington Health System

Employing more than 2,000 highly trained medical professionals, Washington Health System provides health care services at more than 40 off-site locations throughout three counties. In addition, Washington Health System has diagnostic centers, outpatient care facilities, the Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center, Greenbriar Treatment Center, urgent care and hospice care, all seamlessly working together to provide excellent patient-and-family-centered care.

Our goal at Washington Health System is to provide the community with an integrated healthcare system centered around patients and families that is comprised of leading medical experts, advanced technology and innovative procedures. We focus on streamlined processes set to improve patient care communication and coordination between our hospital, physicians, programs, services and practices so that we can obtain better patient outcomes while delivering the best possible care and experience. For more information, please visit www.whs.org.

About eClinicalWorks

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. Nine eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past six 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.