Hospital extends and further expands portfolio to provide single clinical and financial record
Chicago, IL (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) announced today that Saint Anthony Hospital has signed a Paragon expansion, confirming its commitment to improving the quality of patient care by creating a single unified EMR across its hospital and clinics.
Saint Anthony Hospital, located in Chicago, IL, is an independent, nonprofit, acute care, community hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the families on the West Side and Southwest Side of Chicago. The hospital provides medical care, social services, and community outreach to the residents of surrounding neighborhoods.
This seven year expansion will provide a complete integrated clinical and financial platform that includes Paragon® Acute EHR, Paragon® Ambulatory EHR, Paragon® Practice Management, Paragon® Emergency Department, Paragon® Radiology Management, Allscripts FollowMyHealth® patient portal, Revenue Cycle Management Services (RCMS), Allscripts Payerpath®, Professional Services, ITO and Hosting Expansions.
“Through our partnership with Allscripts, Saint Anthony Hospital will now have a fully integrated system that supports our future goals,” said Guy A. Medaglia, President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Anthony Hospital. “We’re pleased that Allscripts delivered a Paragon solution suite that includes the Ambulatory module. This integrated system will allow us to streamline processes and operate more efficiently, ultimately improving patient care and experience, both at the hospital and Saint Anthony affiliated clinics.”
“Saint Anthony Hospital’s extension and expansion of Allscripts solutions highlights the success of our ongoing client commitment efforts,” said John Sage, Allscripts Senior Vice President, U.S. Client Organization. “Allscripts continues to invest and develop the Paragon solution suite to fit the needs of our community hospital clients and we look forward to continuing to support Saint Anthony Hospital’s vision of developing new models for community care.”
Through this partnership, Allscripts and Saint Anthony Hospital are also committed to the advancement of the new Saint Anthony Hospital, being built as the health care anchor to the 32-acre Focal Point Community Campus SM. Focal Point® will serve as a source of financially sustainable community development to help improve the lives of more than 400,000 residents on the West and Southwest Sides of Chicago, representing North Lawndale, Little Village, Pilsen, Brighton Park, Back of the Yards, and Archer Heights neighborhoods. The campus will offer retail, wellness, education, recreation services and workforce development customized to the needs of the community.
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