IT Investment Distinguishes Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and New York Methodist Hospital as Industry Leaders.KANSAS CITY, Mo. & LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK -- Cerner is leading supplier of currently marketed CPOE systems in acute care settings
Only 2.7 percent(a) of U.S. hospitals currently use some form of computerized physician order entry (CPOE). By using Cerner Corp.'s (Nasdaq:CERN) CPOE system, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and New York Methodist Hospital are distinguishing themselves as premier healthcare providers in their respective states and across the nation.
"Implementing CPOE and other core clinical solutions demonstrates the commitment to patient safety these healthcare leaders share," said Trace Devanny, Cerner president. "New York Methodist and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles are leading the way on each coast, setting the standard for quality."
Cerner has the largest share of currently marketed CPOE systems when including both live and contracted acute care hospitals, according to a 2003 report(b). Presently, Cerner has 50 acute care clients using its CPOE solution and 120 implementing the technology.
Cerner's CPOE system coordinates the workflow of physicians, nurses and pharmacists around the complex and calculated process of medication management. The software provides clinicians with scientific data for care throughout inpatient settings, outpatient clinics and physician practices. Using CPOE, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and New York Methodist can benchmark and assess the treatment they provide, streamline care and reduce inefficiencies.
"The electronic management of medical information is one of the most urgent priorities in healthcare and perhaps the most important component for reducing costs and improving quality," said Childrens Hospital Los Angeles President and 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. Walter W. Noce, Jr. "It's proven to enhance medical care, making us a better, safer environment for the children and families who depend on us."
In addition to CPOE, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles implemented a solution to automate emergency room registration, triage, tracking, clinician orders, documentation and medical records; software to simplify laboratory clinical and management processes; and a solution combining demographic, financial and clinical information to prevent adverse drug events, minimize transcription errors and reduce pharmacy costs.
"In healthcare, paper-based systems are inherently slower and error-prone," said Lauren Yedvab, senior vice president of New York Methodist Hospital. "This technology has been embraced by the 600 physicians we have using CPOE. Our doctors are seeing first-hand how this technology streamlines care, enhances patient safety and reinforces our hospital's reputation as a progressive healthcare leader."
New York Methodist Hospital recently unified nearly 30 of the hospital's patient care departments including emergency, pharmacy, radiology and laboratory. In addition to CPOE, this step automates the clinical documentation occurring throughout the hospital.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has been treating the most seriously ill and injured children in Los Angeles for more than a century and is acknowledged throughout the world for its leadership in pediatric pediatric /pe·di·at·ric/ (pe?de-at´rik) pertaining to the health of children.
Of or relating to pediatrics. and adolescent health. Childrens Hospital is one of America's premier teaching hospitals, affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California The U.S. News & World Report ranked USC 27th among all universities in the United States in its 2008 ranking of "America's Best Colleges", also designating it as one of the "most selective universities" for admitting 8,634 of the almost 34,000 who applied for freshman admission for more than 72 years. It is a national leader in pediatric research. Since 1990, U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
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New York Methodist Hospital is a voluntary, acute-care teaching facility located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, providing a wide variety of specialized inpatient and outpatient services. Founded in 1881, the hospital has undergone extensive renovations in recent years and is now one of the 200 largest hospitals in the United States Lists of hospitals for each U.S. state:
Yedvab is speaking about CPOE at the Cerner Health Care Leadership Forum Oct. 7-10 in Orlando, Fla. Children's Hospital Los Angeles Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (founded 1901) is a private, non-profit teaching hospital in Los Angeles. It is affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the Children's Miracle Network, an international non-profit organization dedicated to helping children by raising is discussing the topic at the Cerner Health Conference, also in Orlando, Oct. 10-13. Fifteen other healthcare providers from across the country will also serve on CPOE panels at these events including: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children (Wilmington, Del.); Ascension Health (St. Louis, Mo.); Aurora Health Care Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system located in eastern Wisconsin and headquartered in Milwaukee. The system has 13 hospitals, over 100 clinics, and more than 140 community pharmacies. (Aurora, Wis.); Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center (Seattle); Detroit Medical Center The Detroit Medical Center is a Detroit-based non-profit corporation that owns and operates nine general and specialty hospitals in southeast Michigan. Detroit Medical Center hospitals include:
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(a)2004 KLAS Enterprises CPOE Digest: www.healthcomputing.com.
(b)2003 Dorenfest Complete IHDS+ Database(TM)