MemorialCare Medical Centers Select Accenx Exchange as Their Physician Outreach Platform

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 General News
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IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 20 Accenx, a leading provider ofhealth information and exchange solutions, today announced that MemorialCareMedical Centers, a nationally recognized hospital system servicing southernCalifornia, has selected Accenx Exchange(TM) as the interoperability platformto support their physician outreach program.

Recognized as one of the nation's top integrated delivery systems, andamong the most technically advanced, MemorialCare is looking to physicianoutreach as a key initiative to improve quality of care, reduce costs, andenhance patient satisfaction by sharing clinical information between hospitalsand physician practices in the communities they serve. "MemorialCare is aleader in the use of evidence-based medicine, and the seamless sharing ofclinical information between physicians in the community and our healthsystems services is an essential component of this strategy," said LaurieSicaeros, Vice President of Physician Integration, MemorialCare MedicalCenters. "With Accenx Exchange, we will be able to get more information, tomore physicians at the point of care, and implement the solution more quickly,than we could have with any other solution we evaluated."

Accenx Exchange(TM) is a wide-area integration platform for creatinghealth information exchanges. Using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deliverymodel, Accenx Exchange provides the low up-front investment, rapid deployment,and guaranteed service levels essential to minimizing project risk whilemaximizing adoption by community physicians. The Accenx Exchange platformprovides the flexibility to deliver full interoperability to physicianpractices with an electronic medical record application (EMR), while providingconvenient and efficient distribution of results for practices using papercharts. This high level of interoperability is achieved as a fully-managedservice with only a small hardware appliance in each location, eliminating thecosts, risks and support challenges inherent with installing proprietarysoftware, in hundreds of locations, widely dispersed throughout the community.

"MemorialCare has been recognized as one of the most wired healthcaresystems in the country, and we're excited to have Accenx Exchange selected astheir platform for physician outreach," said David Cheng, CEO of Accenx. "Withour Software-as-a-Service delivery model, Accenx Exchange will allowMemorialCare and their physician community to realize the benefits ofinformation sharing much more quickly, all without the disruption ofinstalling and maintaining new software."

About Accenx

Accenx(TM) is a leading provider of health information exchange andinteroperability solutions, with more than 150 customers and the largestdedicated team of integration specialists in the industry. Our solutions allowhospitals, physician practices, and other participants in the healthcarecommunity to quickly connect and seamlessly share information to improvepatient care, reduce administrative costs, and create a high-qualityexperience for both patients and providers. With Accenx, hospitals have both atrusted partner who will share the risk of the project, and a superiorsolution that maximizes physician adoption to accelerate benefits to thehospital. Accenx customers include BayCare Health System, Baystate Health,Cascade Healthcare Community, and Cleveland Clinic Health System. Accenxcorporate headquarters are located in Irvine, California.


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