|BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Eclipsys Corporation(R) (NASDAQ:ECLP) , The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that The Washington Hospital, Washington, PA, has selected numerous products from the Sunrise(TM) advanced clinical information suite. Implementation is scheduled to begin in April at the 265-bed community hospital utilizing Eclipsys implementation and consulting services. The hospital will also leverage the industry-leading services of the Eclipsys Technology Solutions Center in Mountain Lakes, NJ, to remote host the Sunrise solutions.
The Washington Hospital selected the award-winning Sunrise Clinical Manager(TM), foundation of the integrated Sunrise advanced clinical suite, to provide the hospital's clinicians with an enterprise-wide electronic medical record solution that provides secure, immediate access to patients' complete records and streamlines care processes. A healthcare provider that has implemented extensive automated nursing documentation using the heritage Eclipsys 7000(TM) system, The Washington Hospital selected Clinical Manager along with Eclipsys Knowledge-Based Charting(TM) to provide nurses and other clinicians with a new level of integrated, state-of-the-art interdisciplinary clinical documentation including embedded evidence-based practice content.
"We have been an extremely satisfied customer of Eclipsys for many years," said Anne S. Hast, The Washington Hospital's vice president of Patient Care Services. "Now, we are excited about the opportunities the Sunrise solutions present us to improve our clinical automation and support our caregivers in providing world-class care."
In addition to Knowledge-Based Charting and Sunrise Clinical Manager with Nursing Care and Physician Solutions, The Washington Hospital also selected Sunrise Medication Manager(TM), Sunrise Clinical Manager with Critical Care Solutions(TM), Sunrise ED Manager(TM), Sunrise Access Manager(TM), Sunrise Concurrent Care Manager(TM), and Sunrise Surgical Manager(TM), the latter powered by Eclipsys partner Surgical Information Systems.
"Eclipsys solutions will enable us to further leverage technology by extending clinician access to a single patient record from within all departments of our hospital, including the Emergency Department and Critical Care unit," said Telford W. Thomas, president and chief executive officer at The Washington Hospital. "Our patients and staff will be supported by the most sophisticated clinical information system on the market, which will enhance our ability to provide efficient and high-quality healthcare to our community."
"We are extremely pleased that The Washington Hospital has chosen to dramatically expand our long-term partnership through this agreement; that speaks well of both the strength of our relationship and the power of Eclipsys software and services," said R. Andrew Eckert, Eclipsys president and chief executive officer. "By implementing and managing the latest information solutions at The Washington Hospital, we look forward to helping the hospital achieve its efficiency, quality and business objectives."