CINCINNATI, Nov. 26 Streamline Health Solutions,Inc. (Nasdaq: STRM), a leading provider of integrated document workflowsolutions, today announced that a large Northeastern healthcare system willimplement Streamline Health's enterprise document workflow solutions, asanother strategic step in transforming their organization's healthcaredelivery processes. To enhance the flow of patient information, StreamlineHealth's solutions will be integrated with the hospital's current GEHealthcare Centricity(R) Enterprise clinical information system, enabling themto have a single point of access to critical patient data.
Patient-Focused Healthcare Delivery
A new client for Streamline Health, this not-for-profit, multi-hospitalhealthcare system comprised of over 1,000 beds is located in the northeasternUnited States that also includes an outpatient healthcare center, outpatientsurgery centers, home healthcare service, and rehabilitation and nursingcenters. Streamline Health's workflow solutions will provide this facilitywith an automated means of moving documents through various clinical, billingand administrative processes, while also providing a document-based repositoryof historical health information conveniently accessed from within the patientcontext of their clinical information system.
"Streamline Health's document workflow solutions integrated with GEHealthcare's Centricity(R) clinical information system will enable this largehealthcare organization to achieve their goals for enhancing operationalefficiencies, optimizing document workflow, and advancing the quality ofpatient care," according to Brian Patsy, president and CEO of StreamlineHealth. "Streamline Health's vision is to transform healthcare delivery bypartnering with healthcare organizations to improve the flow of documentcentric business processes."
About Streamline Health(R)
Streamline Health is a leading supplier of workflow and documentmanagement tools, applications and services that assist strategic businesspartners and healthcare organizations to improve operational efficienciesthrough business process optimization. The Company provides integrated toolsand technologies for automating document-intensive environments, includingdocument workflow, document management, e-forms, portal connectivity, opticalcharacter recognition and interoperability.
The company's workflow-based services offer solutions to inefficient andlabor-intensive healthcare business processes throughout the revenue cycle,such as chart coding, abstracting and completion, remote physician orderprocessing, pre-admission registration scanning and signature capture,insurance verification, secondary billing services, explanation of benefitsprocessing and release of information processing. The company's solutionsalso address the document workflow needs of the Human Resource and SupplyChain Management processes of the healthcare enterprise. All solutions areavailable for purchase or through a remote hosting services model that bettermatches customers' capital or operating budget needs. Through the remotehosting option, Streamline Health currently manages over 14 million patientcharts securely accessed by over 11,000 users.
Streamline Health's solutions create a permanent document-based repositoryof historical health information that is complementary and can be seamlesslyintegrated with existing disparate clinical, financial and administrativeinformation systems, providing convenient electronic access to all forms ofpatient information from any location, including secure web-based access.These integrated solutions allow providers and administrators to link existingsystems with documents, which can dramatically improve the availability ofpatient information while decreasing direct costs associated with documentretrieval, work-in-process, chart processing, document retention, andarchivin