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Blog posts tagged with Sunrise

  • How health IT is turning the tide against sepsis

    Salman Naqvi, MD, MPH
    September 12, 2018

    Sepsis contributes to one out of every three hospital deaths. An electronic health record (EHR) system that is constantly monitoring and evaluating patient data can help clinicians more quickly identify the condition and intervene earlier with treatment. Read more…

  • 4 keys to achieving digital maturity

    Steve Brain
    August 15, 2018

    The UK’s Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital (LHCH) has a patient-centered approach that guides every aspect of the organization. In just a few short years, LHCH has become 99.9% paperless, been ranked Third in Cheshire and Merseyside for digital maturity, and was rated “Outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission, a first for a specialty Trust. Read more…

  • Top 10 client stories of 2017

    Ann Marie Beasley
    December 28, 2017

    There are countless stories of how our clients' achievements are advancing healthcare. Here are the most-read, most-shared client stories of 2017. Read more…

  • 7 tips to help optimize perioperative performance

    Samantha Purnell
    November 30, 2017

    As financial pressures increase, the operating room (OR) is a prime candidate for optimization. Here are a few best practices hospitals are using to make the most of their surgical suites. Read more…

  • Documenting DNR decisions and treatment escalation plans

    Dr Anna Bayes
    November 07, 2017

    In a recent BMJ Open Quality journal article, King’s College NHS Foundation Trust (London, UK) shares its path to a more unified electronic tool to document resuscitation decisions and treatment escalation plans Read more…

  • Improving patient safety with consistent documentation of ward rounds

    Dr Anna Bayes
    October 26, 2017

    NHS Improvement recently issued guidance for best practice in running and documenting ward rounds. Configuration within an electronic patient record (EPR) lends itself to prompting clinicians to check all the key parameters, record decisions and update plans during the ward round Read more…

  • Quality care in a nutshell

    Jennifer Bolduc MD
    August 31, 2017

    Methodist Hospital of Southern California is achieving exceptional performance in patient safety. Chief Medical Officer and Patient Safety Officer Dr. Bala Chandrasekhar said, “Patients essentially want three things from their hospitals: don’t hurt me, heal me and be nice to me. And they want them in that order.” Read more…

  • 5 ways to continue clinical engagement beyond deployment

    Dr Anna Bayes
    April 20, 2017

    Doctors face huge pressure to be efficient during patient consultations, often less than 10 minutes each. Navigating a new electronic patient record (EPR)* system can strain that precious time and leave clinicians feeling frustrated. Over the years, I’ve seen organisations take some successful approaches to alleviate this pressure by continued clinical engagement beyond deployment. Here are just a few examples. Read more…

  • Will you sink or swim with post-acute documentation?

    Salman Naqvi MD MPH
    April 06, 2017

    Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals (Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.) recognizes that a solid documentation system can buoy both patient access to care and reimbursements. The organization developed the first rehabilitation content solution in the United States, and it has been so successful, it is now available to other Allscripts clients as Sunrise Rehabilitation. Read more…

  • 4 approaches to achieving digital maturity

    Steve Brain
    April 04, 2017

    Three out of four of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Trusts are not running as efficiently, effectively and safely as they could with a fully-functioning EPR. Most people recognise the value of the information revolution, but financial and operational challenges are hampering Trusts’ ability to implement a digital maturity strategy. Here are the most common approaches NHS Trusts take, along with risks and benefits to consider. Read more…

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