Louisiana Hospital Selects MEDHOST's Emergency Department Information System

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Hospital News
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EDIS solution will help Springhill Medical Center improve efficiency and accelerate revenue

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDHOST Inc., a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and

healthcare engagement solutions, announced that Springhill Medical Center in Springhill, Louisiana, has selected MEDHOST's Emergency Department Information Solution (EDIS) for its facility.

Springhill Medical Center is an acute-care hospital that has been serving Springhill since 1975 and prides itself in giving personalized care to its patients.

Springhill Medical Center chose MEDHOST's EDIS solution to improve patient throughput which will result in enhanced patient satisfaction scores. Additionally, Springhill Medical Center was impressed with MEDHOST's excellent track record with emergency departments locally and across the country that utilize the solution. Springhill Medical Center is planning to go live with MEDHOST EDIS in early 2018.

"Our community and the patients we serve are very important to us. We selected MEDHOST EDIS to improve the efficiency in our Emergency Department," said Donna Morris, chief project leader at Springhill Medical Center. "The more efficient we are, the sooner we can diagnose and treat our patients. Time is very important to everyone and MEDHOST EDIS will help us enhance our emergency service by providing our patients with better care with better utilization of their time." 

"Community hospitals like Springhill Medical Center run on a very lean budget and a great return on their investment, plus clinical excellence, is a key requirement for them when choosing a solution," said Bill Anderson, chairman and CEO at MEDHOST. "Acute-care facilities face unique challenges and MEDHOST takes pride to be in a position to provide them with innovative solutions so they can be profitable and overcome these challenges."

About Springhill Medical Center

Springhill Medical Center is an acute care hospital that has been serving Springhill since 1975 and prides itself in giving personalized care to its patients. Springhill Medical Center can trace its roots back to the Springhill Community Hospital, located on 1st street NE in Springhill. The Springhill Community Hospital began in 1959 and continued serving Springhill until it was relocated to its current location at 2001 Doctors Drive in 1975 when Humana Inc. built the current facility. Throughout the years, the hospital has been owned by several different for-profit hospital companies, which included, Humana, Columbia/HCA and LifePoint. In 2000, the hospital became a standalone not-for-profit hospital governed by a local board. In 2008, SMC partnered with Willis Knighton Health Systems in Shreveport.

About MEDHOST

MEDHOST® is a provider of market-leading enterprise, departmental and healthcare engagement solutions to more than 1,000 healthcare facilities. Our integrated product portfolio includes intuitive, cloud-based solutions, including YourCareEverywhere, a robust health and wellness consumer engagement platform. Our broad offering of hosting, outsourcing, marketing and consulting services are changing how clinicians and hospital leaders work and collaborate, while generating notable operational improvements. MEDHOST delivers value by enabling hospitals of all types and all sizes to better manage the business of healthcare across the care continuum while meeting evolving regulatory requirements.

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Contact:

Samra KhanEnterprise Brand Manager at MEDHOST615.761.2119Samra.Khan@medhost.com

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