October 23, 2008
DocuSys Awarded Anesthesia Information Management System Vendor Agreement at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
DocuSys, the leading anesthesia information management system (AIMS), medication management, and presurgical care management system provider, today announced it has signed an agreement with The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) to take over the maintenance of their AIMS environment. HUP is part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and is ranked as one of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
"After careful evaluation, we elected to transfer our maintenance agreement to DocuSys," said Chairman of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Dr. Lee Fleisher. "We will also be extending the DocuSys solution in 8 additional ORs at the new RUTH AND RAYMOND PERELMAN Center for Advanced Medicine." The Perelman Center OPENING LATER THIS YEAR IS a state-of-the-art, 360,000+ square foot outpatient facility adjacent to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
"We are very excited to be partnering with HUP for both their existing AIMS environment and expansion at the new Center for Advanced Medicine," stated DocuSys President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert E. Watson. "The ability to boost their access to data for better internal and external reporting, employ smart messaging to improve compliance with national quality measures, and significantly enhance their preoperative process will complement their commitment to provide world class patient care."
About PENN MEDICINE
PENN Medicine is a $3.5 billion enterprise dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. PENN Medicine consists of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Penn's School of Medicine is currently ranked #4 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's survey of top research-oriented medical schools; and, according to most recent data from the National Institutes of Health, received over $379 million in NIH research funds in the 2006 fiscal year. Supporting 1,400 fulltime faculty and 700 students, the School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and leaders of academic medicine.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System includes three hospitals -- its flagship hospital, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, rated one of the nation's "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S. News & World Report; Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital; and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center -- a faculty practice plan; a primary-care provider network; two multispecialty satellite facilities; and home care and hospice.
DocuSys is the market-leading anesthesia information management system (AIMS), medication management system and presurgical care management system provider, maximizing both the quality of care and return on investment in surgery. The company provides solutions that address all stages of the anesthesia care delivery process, including the presurgical evaluation process. Additional benefits of the system include ease of use, billing and charge capture automation, and aligning such quality measures as CMS' pay-for-performance (P4P) program with financial objectives. DocuSys' modular design permits integration with existing hospital information systems, electronic medication dispensing cabinets, infusion pumps, physiologic monitors and other systems in those settings where intravenous drug delivery is key. The company has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its technology and is a registered medical device manufacturer in accordance with FDA guidelines. For more information, visit www.docusys.net.