Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Expands Eclipsys Relationship to Create Enterprise-wide Electronic Medical Record.Sunrise Ambulatory Care ambulatory care
Medical care provided to outpatients.
n the health services provided on an outpatient basis to those who can visit a health care facility and return home the same day. [TM] to Build Upon Community Hospital's Successful Outcomes with Eclipsys Sunrise Enterprise[TM] Solutions
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"Eclipsys has proven to be a valuable partner to us, facilitating smooth activations and collaborative consultation on leveraging solutions to make a significant and measurable positive impact on our care delivery and our bottom line," said Steve Packer packer /pack·er/ (pak´er) an instrument for introducing a dressing into a cavity or a wound.
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The ambulatory initiative builds on Community Hospital's highly successful, simultaneous enterprise-wide activation of Eclipsys' Sunrise Clinical Manager [TM] (SCM (1) (Software Configuration Management, Source Code Management) See configuration management.
(2) See supply chain management. ) suite of clinical solutions and Sunrise Patient Financials[TM]. In combination, these applications, which are integrated components of the Sunrise Enterprise[TM] solution suite, have positively impacted Community Hospital's care quality and financial performance. The hospital has successfully standardized and automated healthcare processes, made vast improvements in inter-disciplinary communications, and streamlined information flow to make patient care more efficient across acute care settings, including critical care and the emergency department.
The integration capabilities of Sunrise Patient Financials has not only enabled Community Hospital to streamline patient financial workflow, improve bill collections and raise its clean-claim submission rate submission rate
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A component of Sunrise Enterprise, Sunrise Ambulatory Care resides within the Eclipsys XA[TM] architecture and offers the advantage of supporting a single enterprise medical record across all settings of care with a single clinical decision support system, as well.
"We are proud of our history and strong relationship with Community Hospital, and we look forward to working with them as they focus to continually improve and extend their healthcare delivery system," said Jay Deady, Eclipsys executive vice president of Client Solutions. "We believe this partnership is a great example of how our integrated ambulatory solution offers an existing SCM client a tremendous opportunity for clinical and operational outcome achievement."
About Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, located in Monterey, California For other uses, see Monterey (disambiguation).
The City of Monterey is located on Monterey Bay along the Pacific coast in central California. As of 2005, the city population was 30,641. , was founded in 1934 and has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. Today, it is a nonprofit, integrated healthcare delivery system providing a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula The Monterey Peninsula in central California comprises the cities of Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove, some unincorporated area of Monterey County and the private community of Pebble Beach. and surrounding communities through 15 locations, including outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility skilled nursing facility
n. Abbr. SNF
An establishment that houses chronically ill, usually elderly patients, and provides long-term nursing care, rehabilitation, and other services. , Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices.
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See 10-Q. and 10-K filings made by Eclipsys from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Special attention is directed to the portions of those documents entitled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis Management's discussion and analysis (MD&A)
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