Extending its relationship with
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
), U.S.-based Wheeling Hospital renewed its contract to use
Allscripts Sunrise Electronic Health Record (EHR) system through
2021. Under the renewed contract, Wheeling Hospital also added
Allscripts Sunrise Financial Manager to its suite of Allscripts
open platform solutions.
Additionally, Allscripts and Wheeling Hospital entered into a
partnership under which the former will provide education,
roadmaps, audits and surveys to the hospital to build processes and
The rationale behind this collaboration is to enable Wheeling
Hospital to achieve the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record
Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 Certification. EMRAM is a
methodology that measures the progress and impact of EHR systems on
organizations in the HIMSS Analytics Database.
Allscripts Sunrise EHR is a comprehensive suite of fully integrated
population health capabilities comprising inpatient, ambulatory,
emergency care and surgical care solutions. It provides innovative
Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and features, including
integrated pharmacy, knowledge-based medication administration and
patient portal solutions.
Allscripts Sunrise Financial Manager offers a wide-range of
financial solutions for revenue management in hospitals and health
systems. Apart from providing revenue cycle functionality,
Allscripts Sunrise Financial Manager also offers a strong
foundation that helps enterprises to expand and adapt to new
reimbursement and care models such as accountable care
Wheeling Hospital also selected Allscripts FollowMyHealth patient
engagement platform to allow convenient online access to health
information. The portal, which integrates all systems across the
enterprise, enables patients or family members to fill forms, view
test results, refill prescriptions, request appointments and
communicate with physicians.
By leveraging Allscripts Sunrise EHR and several of its open
platform solutions, Wheeling Hospital intends to meet regulatory
requirements, manage population health and improve patient outcomes
across all its facilities.
Allscripts Sunrise platform is gaining increasing popularity among
healthcare providers and hospitals. Since Jan 2013, there have been
over 20 new Allscripts Sunrise commitments at existing client
facilities or at new organizations globally.
Last week, NY-based Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre
installed Allscripts dbMotion population health analytics solution
at its facility and also extended its use of the Allscripts Sunrise
EHR platform. In the same month, Children's of Alabama, a
Birmingham-based pediatric medical center, extended its commitment
to the Allscripts Sunrise EHR through 2023.
In this era of enhanced interoperability and connectivity,
Allscripts continues to empower healthcare providers with its
innovative and integrated population health management solutions.
With its consistent efforts, Allscripts aims to drive positive
patient outcomes and ultimately transform the healthcare industry.
Currently, Allscripts carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Better-ranked
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