Healthcare organization to enhance care coordination across all stages of patient care
RICHMOND, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the fourth quarter of 2017, Horizon Health Network and Service New Brunswick extended its contract term with Allscripts through 2024, to further clinical advancements in EHR software and enhance the care experience for patients in its community. The organization has been an Allscripts client for more than two decades.
Focused on patient and family-centred care, Horizon Health Network operates 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices. The organization provides services ranging from acute care to community-based health services. Service New Brunswick provides more than 300 services to the public, including delivery of federal, provincial and municipal government services and operating New Brunswick’s Land Registry, Personal Property Registry and Corporate Registry.
“Allscripts Sunrise offers a highly flexible technology platform which supports our Horizon Strategic Plan and recognizes Information Technology as an enabler of high quality family and patient centered care,” said Jennifer Sheils, Chief Information Officer Horizon Health Network.
Allscripts SunriseTM is an integrated suite of solutions for emergency, acute, post-acute, ambulatory and patient management. It is a highly configurable solution that offers clinician-specific workflows that help drive adoption of clinical decision support that can lead to improved outcomes. Sunrise uses the latest technology to improve patient care, including physician order entry and physician documentation, to streamline the documentation process and to improve clinician efficiency.
Andrea Seymour Chief Operation Officer and VP Corporate Services Horizon Health Network added, “Our continued partnership with Allscripts enhances Horizon’s ability to innovate as we deliver safe and quality patient care.”
“Horizon Health Network and Service New Brunswick is fully committed to delivering the highest quality health care in the province of New Brunswick,” said Managing Director of Allscripts Canada, Jennifer MacGregor. “Allscripts is proud to work alongside this innovative organization to improve outcomes and help better serve its patient population.”
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