ATLANTA, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems ("SIS") announced today that Huntsville Memorial Hospital in Huntsville, TX, selected SIS' surgical solution to automate its perioperative department, interfacing with the hospital's current MEDITECH system to provide patient care benefits while increasing revenue and generating significant cost savings.  Huntsville Memorial chose SIS because it best supports the facility's goals in automating the entire perioperative continuum, including anesthesia, to enable the highest level of patient care and increased ROI.


"The SIS solution supports our efforts to provide the best perioperative experience possible to our community," said Donna Stewart, Chief Nursing Officer of Huntsville Memorial.  "With SIS, we will have the clinical tools to optimally schedule and manage surgical procedures across our hospital and ambulatory surgery center, create a unified electronic perioperative record, and apply powerful analytics for continual process improvement – all of which provide for a better patient experience."

"As a community hospital completely focused on fulfilling the needs of the people we serve, we felt strongly about the need to bring in the best perioperative system available," said John Heemann, Chief Information Officer for Huntsville Memorial.  "We knew that our patients would be best served with a surgery solution that was interoperable with our MEDITECH system and provides outstanding patient safety benefits.  We are excited to be automating the entire perioperative department on a single database with anesthesia, patient tracking and a robust analytics tool."

Huntsville Memorial Chief Financial Officer Bob Gray said that he anticipates the SIS Solution will provide important financial benefits as well.  "Huntsville Memorial selected SIS because we identified its capacity to increa