Moses Cone Health System Selects Streamline Health to Enhance the Electronic Medical Record
CINCINNATI, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM) a leading provider of document workflow solutions for hospitals, today announced that Moses Cone Health System has selected the Company’s enterprise technology to improve quality and operating efficiency by providing their physicians with one view of the patient medical record across their healthcare enterprise. The implementation of the Company’s enterprise document workflow solution will help Moses Cone Health System achieve its goal of becoming paperless within the next five years.
Moses Cone Health System is the largest healthcare provider in Greensboro, NC and is comprised of five hospitals with over 7,500 healthcare professionals. Moses Cone Health System is considered a leader in providing quality patient care in the Southeastern region of the United States. Tim Rice, President and CEO, Moses Cone Health System, was recently appointed to The Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners by the American Hospital Association. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition ProgramÂ® for excellence in nursing services has once again designated all five Moses Cone Health System hospitals as Magnet hospitals. Only two percent of hospitals across the country have Magnet designation.
“Implementing this document workflow technology from Streamline Health is an important step in our strategic IT plan for the health system,” notes John Jenkins, Chief Information Officer at Moses Cone Health System. “Being able to electronically connect patient documents with the patient records of our CentricityÂ® Enterprise systems from GE Healthcare will provide our clinicians with more immediate access to complete patient information. This will allow us to further improve the quality of care we provide to our community, and drive improved efficiency across our organization with the use of advanced workflow technology.”
“We are grateful for the opportunity to work with a leader like Moses Cone Health System,” said J. Brian Patsy, President and CEO of Streamline Health. “John and his team share our passion with respect to our mutual desire to leverage technology to streamline healthcare processes to drive operational efficiency. Our mutual goal is to improve patient care by providing all stakeholders with instant electronic access to all forms of healthcare information.”
About Moses Cone Health System
Moses Cone Health System consists of The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Wesley Long Community Hospital, The Women’s Hospital of Greensboro, Annie Penn Hospital, Moses Cone Behavioral Health, LeBauer HealthCare, Penn Nursing Center and various outpatient clinics and programs.
Moses Cone Health System provided $110 million in uncompensated care in FY 2008 to the people of Guilford, Rockingham, Forsyth, Randolph and Alamance Counties.
About Streamline Health Solutions, Inc.
Streamline Health is a leading supplier of document workflow and document management tools, applications and services that assist strategic business partners and healthcare organizations to improve operational efficiencies through business process optimization. The Company provides integrated tools and technologies for automating document-intensive environments, including document workflow, document management, e-forms, connectivity, optical character recognition (OCR) and business process integration.
Streamline Health’s solutions create a permanent document-based repository of historical health information that is complementary and can be seamlessly integrated with existing disparate clinical, financial and administrative information systems, providing convenient electronic access to all forms of patient information from any location, including secure web-based access. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.streamlinehealth.net.
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