CHICAGO and MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Heritage Valley Health System, a progressive community-based health system in southwestern Pennsylvania, selected the Sunrise Enterprise™ suite of clinical, access management and performance management solutions from Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) to improve patient care by providing a single integrated technology backbone across its two hospital campuses and more than 70 community-based patient care locations.
As part of the agreement, Heritage Valley will transition from its existing inpatient clinical information system, accelerating its strategy of using cost-effective and connectivity-oriented technology solutions to achieve national leadership in patient care. Allscripts will connect the Sunrise suite to the Allscripts Enterprise™ Electronic Health Record currently in use by Heritage Valley's 200 employed physicians. The added connectivity will enhance the safety and coordination of patient care by allowing caregivers in the hospital and physician's office to share a unified up-to-date patient record.
"Heritage Valley Health System is a model for healthcare organizations across the country who want to leverage the power of real-time information to transform the care process and improve their performance," said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer, Allscripts. "As healthcare moves inevitably toward the value-driven care model to improve quality and