Solution to Help Prospective Pay Hospital System Integrate With Independent Practice Association (IPA), Increase Care Coordination and Achieve Meaningful Use
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. and a leading provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, announced today an agreement with Chinese Hospital to deploy NextGen Inpatient Clinicals across its enterprise. Chinese Hospital will use NextGen Inpatient Clinicals to automate its medical processes, improve organizational efficiencies and provide better quality care for its patients while meeting Meaningful Use (MU) criteria.
San Francisco-based Chinese Hospital is a 54-bed, acute care, community-owned, non-profit hospital offering a wide range of medical, surgical and specialty programs. Chinese Hospital aims to achieve a single, shared patient record using NextGen technology across its integrated inpatient and ambulatory organization. NextGen solutions offer both advanced functionality tailored for Chinese Hospitals’ organizational needs and seamless integration to its Independent Practice Association (IPA), Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA). CCHCA is currently utilizing both NextGen Ambulatory EHR and NextGen Practice Management in physician offices.
NextGen Inpatient Clinicals is a highly scalable, secure and mobile-enabled platform, designed to initiate widespread workflow efficiency and communication; reduce errors and time-to-chart; and, improve patient care. The software facilitates complete electronic charting at the point-of-care, promotes interdisciplinary documentation and includes a discrete clinical data repository for customizable and comprehensive reporting, thereby providing Chinese Hospital the capabilities to meet MU requirements. Implementing NextGen Inpatient Clinicals will enhance care coordination, data capture and data sharing across Chinese Hospital’s enterprise and completes its integration strategy.
“We believe that this partnership with NextGen Healthcare affords us the tools necessary to provide continuous, holistic care across both our in-patient and out-patient care settings,” said Brenda Yee, chief executive officer for Chinese Hospital. “NextGen Healthcare brings to us a truly integrated solution that supports our mission to deliver the highest levels of quality care to the community we serve and to advance our efforts to attest for MU.”
“Chinese Hospital is precisely the type of facility to which NextGen Hospital Solutions caters, and we are pleased to work together to bring the benefits and customization capabilities of our technologies to their hospital. Together, we will strive to enhance care, improve efficiencies and achieve better outcomes,” said Daniel J. Morefield, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Quality Systems, Inc.
About Chinese Hospital
Chinese Hospital provides a full range of primary and secondary acute care and ambulatory services to a multi-cultural clientele within the San Francisco Bay area. The hospital is licensed for 54 acute care beds and features an Intensive Care, Medical Surgical and Telemetry Units, , Endoscopy Unit, Surgical Services, Treatment Center (a Level 4 Standby Emergency Medical Service), East West Medicine, Specialty Clinic for Disease Management and Women Health, three Community Clinics and an array of clinical diagnostic and therapeutic services. For more information, visit www.chinesehospital-sf.org.