Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare system, plans to implement the Epic Systems EHR platform to unify all its medical information and enhance patient care coordination across its units. The rollout is expected to begin in 2025, aiming to reduce administrative and cognitive burdens for clinical and revenue cycle staff while improving efficiency and reducing errors. Meanwhile, Sleep Matters and Satori Healing have also announced eClinicalWorks EHR implementation to enhance the patient experience, streamline clinical operations and reduce administrative burnout and costs. These EHR implementations reflect the ongoing efforts by healthcare organizations to leverage technology to improve patient care, reduce costs, and improve financial performance.
Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare system, has announced its plans to implement the Epic Systems electronic health record (EHR) platform in a multi-year effort to unify all its medical information. The move is expected to enhance patient care coordination by providing a single patient record across its ambulatory, emergency, inpatient, and post-acute care units. The unified platform will also streamline information access for patients and providers, thus creating a more integrated healthcare experience. Additionally, the EHR implementation aims to reduce administrative and cognitive burdens for clinical and revenue cycle staff while improving efficiency and reducing errors. The healthcare system is expected to roll out the new EHR in phases, with initial deployment planned for 2025.
In a separate announcement, Sleep Matters, a specialized sleep disorder clinic, has announced an eClinicalWorks EHR implementation to enhance the patient experience and streamline clinical operations. eClinicalWorks will offer the clinic various tools to accelerate daily documentation, improve understanding of emerging healthcare challenges, enhance patient engagement, relieve burdens on providers, and reduce costs per claim for the practice. Sleep Matters Ltd will also use eClinicalWorks Healow’s patient engagement software to provide real-time access to patient data and direct patient-provider communication via portal messaging.
New Mexico-based holistic healing practice Satori Healing has also launched an eClinicalWorks EHR implementation to improve patient satisfaction and enhance the financial performance of the practice. The EHR’s revenue cycle management service offers billing and claims management solutions, access to financial information, and real-time dashboards for data analysis. Satori Healing aims to achieve higher patient satisfaction through online scheduling and the patient portal while reducing administrative burnout and costs for back-office staff.
Overall, these EHR implementations represent ongoing efforts by healthcare organizations to leverage technology to enhance patient care, streamline clinical operations, reduce costs, and improve financial performance. The implementation of EHRs is a critical step in achieving these goals, as it allows healthcare providers to access accurate and up-to-date patient data, improve care coordination, reduce administrative burdens, and improve patient outcomes.
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