CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX), has significantly expanded its business relationship with Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems.
Beginning in Autumn, 2015, Allscripts Managed Services, through its TouchWorks® EHR and Allscripts Practice ManagementTM solutions, will provide CHI complete system support and operational management, as well as current and future upgrades, enhancements and optimization. CHI also added the Allscripts FollowMyHealth® patient engagement platform.
The Allscripts Managed Services partnership is designed to direct resources toward initiatives that enhance patient outcomes and improve population health. As part of these initiatives, CHI will launch the FollowMyHealth patient engagement platform for 1,500 TouchWorks EHR providers, with full implementation and support services being provided by Allscripts.
FollowMyHealth is a cloud-based patient engagement solution that makes it easy for patients and clinicians to stay connected. EHR-agnostic, FollowMyHealth integrates with all systems across the CHI healthcare organization. Patients have a single point of access regardless of an individual provider's software.
"CHI is a national leader in delivering highly reliable, quality health care to its communities," said Senior Vice President of Allscripts Client Organization, John Sage. "Allscripts solutions and services will further enable CHI to focus on its core mission to treat patients without the distraction of also managing its IT systems and infrastructure."
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