Agreement Includes Allscripts Hosting Solutions and Expansion of Allscripts TouchWorks® EHR
CHICAGO, Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Concentra expanded its long term commitment to Allscripts to improve the performance of its Allscripts TouchWorks Electronic Health Record (EHR).
Concentra provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services for more than 300 medical centers in 38 states in the US. Concentra recently rolled out Allscripts TouchWorks EHR to its network of nearly 2,000 care providers, who can use the solution to improve occupational outcomes. The agreement with Allscripts includes remote hosting services from the new Allscripts data center in Kansas City, Mo., which will help Concentra improve system performance and provide access to solutions experts for support.
Allscripts and Concentra have partnered since 2011 to address the unique EHR needs for urgent care and occupational medicine. Concentra also uses Allscripts FolllowMyHealth® and Allscripts Meaningful Use 2 solutions.
“Concentra and Allscripts have a strong partnership where we have worked together to deliver the best solutions to address occupational medicine services,” said Keith Newton, Chief Executive Officer, Concentra. “Our additional investment in Allscripts will empower our network of care providers to take advantage of efficient and reliable workflows to enhance productivity so they can focus on patients.”
Allscripts TouchWorks EHR is a powerful, multi-specialty ambulatory solution that offers automated clinical decision support at the point of care, a configurable clinical desktop, and approximately 800 peer-reviewed Care Guides. It is a highly customizable solution with an open architecture and efficient workflows that can help improve the patient experience.
“As one of our largest Allscripts TouchWorks EHR clients, Concentra is committed to delivering the solutions and infrastructure its care providers need to be effective,” said Senior Vice President of Allscripts Client Organization, John Sage. “We look forward to continuing to work alongside this innovative organization to improve outcomes and help empower Concentra to better serve its patient population.”
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