ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems ('SIS'), a leader in perioperative information systems , announced today that Regional Medical Center at Memphis—has completed implementation of the company's comprehensive perioperative and anesthesiology IT solution that functions interoperably with the hospital's new electronic health record (EHR). The implementation was completed in a six-month time frame.
Regional Medical Center at Memphis elected to implement a perioperative system as part of its strategic planning to ensure that its EHR infrastructure was positioned for meaningful use success under the requirements of the HITECH Act. Goals of the perioperative implementation project included managing costs, improving technology support for clinical workflows, eliminating manual processes, and creating a complete, fully automated perioperative record that was interoperable with the hospital's other IT systems.
Regional Medical Center at Memphis' implementation includes:
- A comprehensive solution to schedule and document patients throughout each step of pre-, intra-, and post-surgical process to improve efficiency and quality of care.
- An automated anesthesia information management system (AIMS)  to improve accuracy and completeness of the anesthesia record
- A role-based analytics tool  to promote optimized performance and improved perioperative outcomes through drill downs to a granular level of detail
- An integrated tissue-tracking and management solution<