Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
) recently announced that Children's of Alabama, a Birmingham-based
pediatric medical center, has sought to strengthen its relationship
with the company and extend its support for the Allscripts Sunrise
platform. Shares of Allscripts climbed 1.6% till the last closing
date following the announcement.
Children's of Alabama extended its commitment to the Allscripts
Sunrise Electronic Health Record (EHR) through 2023. Apart from
extending the Allscripts Sunrise platform, Children's of Alabama
plans to leverage several open platform solutions of Allscripts in
order to meet regulatory requirements, manage population health and
improve patient outcomes.
Children's of Alabama will install Allscripts dbMotion health
information exchange platform, population health and analytics
solutions, Allscripts Sunrise Ambulatory Care and Allscripts
Sunrise Emergency Care solutions. Given the breadth of these
solutions, Children's of Alabama expects to drive proactive and
responsive patient care across all settings.
Allscripts dbMotion integrates discrete real-time patient data from
diverse care settings and health information technology systems
into a single patient record and provider workflow, at the
point-of-care. Allscripts Sunrise Acute EHR provides innovative
Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and features, including
integrated pharmacy, knowledge-based medication administration and
patient portal solutions.
Last month, 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. Allscripts Sunrise
Ambulatory Care and Emergency Care supplement Sunrise Acute Care to
effectively manage the complex medical needs of patients in
By leveraging the suite of Allscripts open platform solutions,
Children's of Alabama aims to create a single patient record,
improve efficiencies and set a standard for patient care.
Allscripts has constantly been expanding its Allscripts Sunrise
platform. 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 EHR clients are working toward value-based
Currently, Allscripts carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked
stocks in the medical products industry include
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). While OraSure Technologies and Wright Medical Group sport a
Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Cardiovascular Systems carries a Zacks
Rank #2 (Buy).
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