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New York City’s William F. Ryan Community Health Network Selects eClinicalWorks

By: | Tags: , , , , , , | September 13th, 2009

Network of Community Health Centers Using Unified EMR/PM System and Enterprise Business Optimizer to Streamline Operations for Approximately 250 Physicians and Residents Across 16 Locations

Las Vegas, eclinicalworks Users’ Conference—September 13, 2009—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that New York City’s William F. Ryan Community Health Network has chosen eClinicalWorks unified electronic medical records (EMR) and practice management (PM) solution along with eClinicalWorks Enterprise Business Optimizer’s (eBO) enhanced reporting capabilities for its more than 250 physicians and residents in 16 locations. These sites include three main health centers, schools, homeless shelters and mobile vans.

“Building on the belief that healthcare is a right and not a privilege, William F. Ryan searched for an electronic health records system that could help our practitioners improve care in the community,” said Barbra E. Minch, president and CEO of William F. Ryan Community Health Network. “We selected eClinicalWorks because of the user-friendly nature of the product, its reporting capabilities, and its ability to coordinate care across not only multiple locations, but also various types of settings.”

eClinicalWorks EMR/PM will allow William F. Ryan to streamline processes between locations and promote patient care. The community health network has also chosen to implement eBO, which uses meta-data to give the practice more flexibility through the creation of customized reports and by performing clinical and financial analysis.

“It is a privilege to work with one of the largest Community Health Center networks in the country. We understand that health centers have unique needs that our products and services are tailored to meet,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Our system is also flexible enough to suit multiple environments, including mobile vans. We look forward to working with William F. Ryan to ensure that their providers have the tools they need to better coordinate care between their multiple settings.”

About William F. Ryan Community Health Network

Since 1967, the William F. Ryan Community Health Center, Inc. (Ryan), a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) accredited by the Joint Commission, has provided high quality, affordable, culturally and linguistically competent, primary and preventive health care, dental, mental health, and support services to minority, medically underserved residents in Manhattan. The William F. Ryan Community Health Center is located in northern Manhattan, and its service area includes the Upper West Side, Central Harlem/Morningside Heights, and Washington Heights/Inwood communities; a satellite center, Ryan-NENA is located in the Lower East Side and an affiliate center, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton serves the midtown neighborhoods of Chelsea and Clinton. The three Centers comprise the William F. Ryan Community Health Network, and share a common mission supported by the founding principle that health care is a right, not a privilege. The Network’s service sites also include the Ryan Annex; three family living transitional shelters and one rehabilitation agency; five School-Based Health Centers (SBHC); and, two fully equipped mobile medical vans. These service sites are fully coordinated with all services at the main Center sites.

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 30,000 providers and 100,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 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 and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.

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