|Moses Cone Health System Selects Streamline Health to Enhance the Electronic Medical Record|
|Tuesday, 08 December 2009 00:00|
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. a leading provider of document workflow solutions for hospitals, today announced that Moses Cone Health System has selected the Company's enterprise technology to improve quality and operating efficiency by providing their physicians with one view of the patient medical record across their healthcare enterprise. The implementation of the Company's enterprise document workflow solution will help Moses Cone Health System achieve its goal of becoming paperless within the next five years.
Moses Cone Health System is the largest healthcare provider in Greensboro, NC and is comprised of five hospitals with over 7,500 healthcare professionals. Moses Cone Health System is considered a leader in providing quality patient care in the Southeastern region of the United States. Tim Rice, President and CEO, Moses Cone Health System, was recently appointed to The Joint Commission's Board of Commissioners by the American Hospital Association. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® for excellence in nursing services has once again designated all five Moses Cone Health System hospitals as Magnet hospitals. Only two percent of hospitals across the country have Magnet designation.
"Implementing this document workflow technology from Streamline Health is an important step in our strategic IT plan for the health system," notes John Jenkins, Chief Information Officer at Moses Cone Health System. "Being able to electronically connect patient documents with the patient records of our Centricity® Enterprise systems from GE Healthcare will provide our clinicians with more immediate access to complete patient information. This will allow us to further improve the quality of care we provide to our community, and drive improved efficiency across our organization with the use of advanced workflow technology."
"We are grateful for the opportunity to work with a leader like Moses Cone Health System," said J. Brian Patsy, President and CEO of Streamline Health. "John and his team share our passion with respect to our mutual desire to leverage technology to streamline healthcare processes to drive operational efficiency. Our mutual goal is to improve patient care by providing all stakeholders with instant electronic access to all forms of healthcare information."