Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System Selects Eclipsys

Thursday, September 20, 2007 General News
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BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 19 EclipsysCorporation(R), (Nasdaq: ECLP), The Outcomes Company(R), today announced thatBronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System, Bronx, NY, will implementSunrise Clinical Manager as the information solution to support its continuousimprovement culture.

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Bronx-Lebanon, the largest voluntary not-for-profit health system servingthe South and Central Bronx, will implement Eclipsys' Sunrise Clinical Managerintegrated platform, including the modules Sunrise Acute Care(TM), SunriseEmergency Care(TM), Sunrise Ambulatory Care(TM), Sunrise Critical Care(TM),Sunrise Pharmacy(TM), Knowledge-Based Medication Administration(TM), andKnowledge-Based Charting(TM).

To help ensure that patient information flows seamlessly from registrationand scheduling to the point of care, Bronx-Lebanon will also implementEclipsys Sunrise Patient Registration(TM) and Sunrise EnterpriseScheduling(TM), both of which are integrated with Sunrise Clinical Manager.

"When the Eclipsys program is fully implemented in the next two years, wewill have the important advantage of a fully integrated electronic medicalrecord system for the inpatient, ER and outpatient areas; thereby enabling usto keep pace with the latest technological advances in the field," statedSteven Anderman, chief operating officer, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center HealthCare System.

Integrated Platform to Better Connect Care Providers

Eclipsys integrated clinical solutions will connect caregivers so nomatter where a patient presents - across the enterprise or in the community -each clinical team member has access to the up-to-date health records. Itwill leverage the evidence-based order sets in Eclipsys Knowledge-BasedCPOE(TM) solution to help improve efficiency and drive adherence to standardpractices. Eclipsys' user-friendly interface will enable Bronx-Lebanonphysicians to build their own order sets, thereby engaging them in theimplementation process, and helping to drive high rates of solution adoption.

"Bronx-Lebanon has a long history of using clinical information solutionsto improve the quality of care delivery. As the organization looked for amodern platform, the selection of Sunrise Clinical Manager reflects on thequality of our XA architecture and our proven ability to help our clientsachieve outcome improvements," said Jay Deady, Eclipsys executive vicepresident, Client Solutions. "Eclipsys and Bronx-Lebanon both share anorganizational commitment to continuous improvement. Our Outcomes Methodologyincorporates this philosophy into our implementation process, and we lookforward to working with Bronx-Lebanon to help refine its clinical workflows sothat rapid clinician adoption and outcome improvements are achieved and thenconsistently improved."

Taking Order Reconciliation to the Next Level

By connecting its care teams with a shared database and electronic medicalrecord (EMR), Sunrise Clinic Manager will help clinicians deliver medicationssafely to patients anywhere in the healthcare system, or in the community. Aspatients move from one setting to another, clinicians will have access toprevious medication orders, the opportunity to review them alongside neworders and plans for care, and a chance to reconcile any differences in aproactive manner. From the physician placing the orders, to the pharmacistdispensing the medication, to the nurses administering medicationsincorporating the "five rights," Eclipsys provides an end-to-end solution thatconnects the care team and helps prevent errors.

Using Content to Help Transform Care Delivery

With Sunrise Clinical Manager's care transforming content, clinicians willreceive actionable knowledge at the point of decision making to help improvecare delivery. Eclipsys' executable clinical content will help mai

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