Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
) continues to strengthen and diversify its Allscripts Sunrise
platform which provides a complete range of fully integrated
inpatient, ambulatory, emergency care and surgical care solutions
to electronic health record (EHR) clients.
Allscripts recently upgraded the Sunrise Surgical Care
enterprise-wide solution in May to meet the distinct IT needs of
surgery, preoperative and postoperative care. By providing a
continuous, patient-level record, the platform helps to improve
surgical outcomes as well as financial and operational
Allscripts launched the latest version of Sunrise Ambulatory Care,
which is designed to enhance operational efficiency through every
stage of care and administration for inpatient and outpatient
capabilities. With enhanced features and improved performance, it
provides a comprehensive solution to support the ambulatory
Powered with the innovative technology of a Microsoft SQL platform,
Allscripts Sunrise allows clients to create complex protocols and
workflows to be deployed across all care settings. It provides a
platform for optimized decision support and improved patient and
The Allscripts Sunrise suite comprises Allscripts Sunrise
Ambulatory Care, Allscripts Sunrise Emergency Care and Allscripts
Sunrise Surgical Care. In addition to the suite of open platform
solutions, Allscripts offers Sunrise Patient Portal, Sunrise
Clinician Portal and Sunrise Mobile MD II.
Since Jan 2013, there have been 23 new Allscripts Sunrise
commitments at existing client facilities or at new organizations
globally. Building on the popularity of the Allscripts Sunrise
platform, its clients are transforming towards value-based
In Apr 2014, IA-based Shenandoah Medical Center opted to deploy
select Allscripts Sunrise EHR solutions to facilitate the
transition to value-based care. It also installed Allscripts
Sunrise Financial Manager - an integrated financial management
solution that helps drive efficiencies, boost revenues and improve
margins across the enterprise.
In Nov 2013, Allscripts extended its partnership with Montefiore
Health System for implementation of its EHR solutions at the
latter's recently-acquired New Rochelle and Mount Vernon hospitals
in New York. Per the deal, Allscripts would upgrade the operations
at the hospitals with its Allscripts Sunrise 6.1 Integrated EHR,
Sunrise Clinical Analytics, Sunrise Radiology, and Sunrise
Laboratory as well as Allscripts FollowMyHealth patient engagement
In Oct 2013, PA-based Heritage Valley Health System implemented
Allscripts Sunrise suite at its Beaver and Sewickley campus. Within
three months of the installation, Heritage Valley Health System
successfully attested for Meaningful Use stage 1.
Earlier in the same month, CA-based non-profit healthcare provider
PIH Health chose Allscripts Sunrise suite as the EHR system for its
199-bed care facility in Downey, known as PIH Health Hospital. In
order to extend relationship with MDRX, PIH Health also added
licenses for additional products and services and extended its
enterprise-wide hosting and managed services contract with
Allscripts till 2020.
With the growing success and popularity of its Allscripts Sunrise
platform, the company intends to provide continued integrated
population health management solutions to help hospitals drive
proactive and responsive patient care across all settings.
Currently, Allscripts carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked
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