News | April 5, 2017

Appalachian Regional Healthcare Takes Progressive Move To MEDITECH's Web EHR

Healthcare organization to implement contemporary and clinically-integrated Web HER

Westwood, MA /PRNewswire/ - After launching a complete evaluation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions, Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) (Lexington, Ky.) announced they will begin a partnership with MEDITECH. The large, not-for-profit, integrated delivery network that includes 11 hospitals, will begin their shift to MEDITECH's transformative, mobile Web EHR later this year.

"We are excited to partner with MEDITECH in providing ARH an innovative Web EHR that fosters and supports sustainability," said Appalachian Regional Healthcare's President and CEO, Joe Grossman. "With the Web EHR, our clinicians will have seamless integration across the continuum, improved productivity, and the sophisticated tools to improve the quality and safety of care delivered to our communities."

In addition to the 11 hospitals, ARH is also comprised of 49 physician practices, 11 home health agencies, and pharmacies. Employing about 5,000 people, with a network of more than 600 medical staff members, ARH delivers care to 350,000 residents across Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia, with services ranging from Cancer Care, Heart Care, Pediatrics, and Rehabilitation Therapy.

Committed to their mission of improving the health in their communities, ARH is investing in MEDITECH's next generation technology. The organization will be implementing MEDITECH's Web Acute, Web Emergency Department, Web Ambulatory, Business and Clinical Analytics, Patient Portal, Critical Care, Quality & Surveillance, and Corporate Management Software solutions to standardize operations across all their facilities.

"We are delighted Appalachian Regional Healthcare chose to partner with MEDITECH," Helen Waters, executive vice president of Sales and Marketing at MEDITECH said. "ARH embodies the next generation of healthcare leaders transforming patient care with MEDITECH's intuitive, physician-centric Web platform. We look forward to the organization harnessing the value and power that MEDITECH's EHR will drive across the care continuum."

Learn more about MEDITECH's clinically-integrated, state-of-the-art Web EHR and sign up for MEDITECH's next webinar:

  • Web ED Walkthrough

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern)
    Presented by: Dr. Clark Simpson, Emergency Department Physician
    Punxsutawney Area Hospital

About MEDITECH
Healthcare is long overdue for genuine disruption and innovation. MEDITECH is supporting care organizations reclaim their productivity, coordinate care, and do more for patients with its mobile Web Electronic Health Record (EHR). With 2,400+ customers, across 22 different countries, MEDITECH solutions are empowering users to provide higher quality care, with greater efficiency, to more people, at a lower cost. A leading EHR vendor with over 45 years of experience, MEDITECH is helping care organizations reach their clinical, analytical, and financial goals. For more information on how MEDITECH is transforming healthcare and building the next generation of EHR leaders, go to ehr.meditech.com.

SOURCE: MEDITECH

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