CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Hospital Management Corporation (IHMC), based in Dallas, Texas selected Allscripts (Nasdaq:MDRX) Sunrise™ Acute Care as the core electronic health record (EHR) for Hospital CIMA San José, its flagship hospital in Costa Rica.
IHMC operates healthcare facilities in Central America and South America. Each hospital utilizes best practices from throughout the region and is modeled after successful facilities in the United States and provides a full range of surgical, emergency and diagnostic services.
Hospital CIMA San José opened in 2000 and has medical and surgical patient units, an intensive care unit, and a neonatal intensive care unit. Hospital CIMA San José is fully accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), meeting the organization's international standards for quality and patient safety. The hospital has also received Global Quality Certification from the Latin American Quality Institute.
Hospital CIMA San José will utilize Allscripts Sunrise to help support care and patient management efforts for further automation patient-care processes. It intends to use the Allscripts Sunrise suite for inpatient, registration, scheduling, pharmacy and critical care.
"IHMC is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care," said Christopher L. Chatten, Chief Financial Officer of IHMC. "The Allscripts Sunrise system should further differentiate Hospital CIMA San José as a leader and innovator in high-quality patient care in Costa Rica and throughout the region. It will support our continued focus on measurable quality and patient safety."
Allscripts Sunrise is an integrated suite of solutions for acute, post-acute, ambulatory, revenue cycle and emergency health care providers. Used by many of the leading hospitals and health systems in the world, Allscripts Sunrise is a highly configurable solution that offers clinician-specific workflows that help drive adoption of clinical decision support that can lead to improved outcomes.
"Allscripts Sunrise is a proven, highly flexible technology platform that we plan to leverage to enhance Hospital CIMA San José's foundational principles of quality, ethics and sustainability," Mr. Chatten added.
Allscripts Sunrise provides innovative computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and features, including integrated pharmacy, barcoded medication administration and a patient portal solution. Allscripts Sunrise includes fully integrated population health capabilities. These capabilities are part of an open, community-aware EHR that supports a population health strategy to aggregate and organize critical patient data, delivering it seamlessly into the clinicians' workflow for superior decision-making power.
"We are excited that IHMC selected Allscripts Sunrise as its core clinical IT application," said Senior Vice President of Field Sales Steve Holmquist. "IHMC is fully committed to delivering the highest quality health care in the Americas, and we look forward to aligning with the organization to support its exceptional mission of quality care."
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