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Duke University Hospital Implements Canopy's Care Management Solution.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Canopy Systems, Inc.(TM), a leader in providing Web-based solutions for care management, announced today that Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham CountyGR6 and is the fourth-largest city in the state by population.  has implemented Canopy's Web-based care management solution.

Canopy uses the application service provider (ASP) model to provide utilization, case, and denial management applications across the continuum of care. Duke University Hospital chose Canopy(R) based on its ability to integrate the hospital's care management processes with the revenue recovery program. Duke University Hospital will use Canopy to streamline their care management workflow and provide an information repository that will be used to manage denials, optimize length of stay and monitor care management outcomes.

"Duke University Hospital is one of the premier academic hospitals in the country dedicated to providing high-quality patient care and we look forward to helping them automate their care management processes," said Alan Winchester, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Canopy Systems.

Duke University Health System is a not for-profit, fully integrated academic health care system dedicated to providing patient care, professional education and biomedical research. The Duke University Health System includes: Duke University Hospital; Durham Regional Hospital Durham Regional Hospital (DRH) has been a member of the Duke University Health System family since 1998. The hospital has 369 beds and over 500 physicians on the medical staff, and has a certified Level II Intensive Care Nursery. ; Raleigh Community Hospital; ambulatory surgery centers ambulatory surgery center A free-standing center that performs various types of surgery ; primary and specialty care clinics; home care, hospice, skilled nursing care; wellness centers; and community-based clinical partnerships and is integrated with the Duke University School of Medicine The Duke University School of Medicine is part of the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Curriculum
The School of Medicine has a unique curriculum among American medical schools.
 and the Duke University School of Nursing The Duke University School of Nursing is located in Durham, NC and is affiliated with Duke University. The school offers an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Ph.D. Program. .

Canopy Systems, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC, ( is the leader in providing secure, Web-based solutions for care management. The Canopy(R) product line utilizes the ASP model to provide utilization, case, and denial management applications across the continuum of care. Canopy Systems, Inc. is a subsidiary of The Medical Mutual Group of North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures

Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
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Date:Sep 28, 2004
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