Birmingham, Ala.And the June 20 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This week, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC), a leading national integrated healthcare services company with a network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and aged care agencies, launched 150The tenth Post-acute inpatient rehabilitation in Jacksonville, Florida, with Oracle Cerner Corporation’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. Implementing Oracle Cerner technology across all Encompass hospitals allows clinicians to learn and use a single platform.
In 2009, Encompass Health was paired with Oracle Cerner to deploy EHR to an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, piloting the technology for two years at three hospitals. After the successful trial, in 2011, the companies started a large and complex rollout to implement the system in every comprehensive hospital nationwide. Named ACE IT to advance clinical excellence through information technology, the project transformed Encompass Health from a paper based system to an electronic workflow and documentation system.
He said, “Having a unified electronic records and deployment strategy across all of our hospitals has increased our ability to successfully complete and integrate developments, acquisitions, investments and joint ventures in line with our growth strategy, including achieving expected revenue, saving costs and improving productivity.” Rusty Yeagerincluding Senior Vice President of Health, and Chief Information Officer.
Implementation has achieved Phase 6 Certification of the Electronic Medical Records Accreditation Model from the Society for Healthcare Information and Management Systems. Physicians use the same system in every comprehensive health hospital, which enhances documentation efficiency and allows more time to focus on providing quality patient care. Encompass Health and Oracle Cerner are also continuing to develop the Center for Post-Acute Co-Innovation, which was awarded the 2019 CHIME Collaboration Award.
“Our focus at Oracle Cerner is to help solve persistent challenges in healthcare including building more reliable, intuitive, and useful tools to reduce complexity and help improve the caregiver and patient experience,” he said. Bob KopanicC., Oracle Cerner Senior Vice President, Customer Relationships, North America. “Supporting Encompass Health in implementing Oracle Cerner technology across all of its hospitals, ensures that clinicians can work in any of their facilities without having to relearn systems and workflows—giving them more time to focus on great patient care.”
Since 2011, Encompass Health 61 de novo has either opened or acquired a hospital using Oracle Cerner technology on day one, and there are plans to add another 6 to 10 each year.
About include health
As a national leader in integrated health care services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) provides patient care in both facilities and the home through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 150 hospitals, 252 home health sites and 99 seniors sites in 42 states and Puerto RicoThe company provides high-quality, cost-effective integrated healthcare. Encompass Health has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About Oracle Cerner
Oracle Cerner health technologies connect people and information systems at thousands of contracted provider facilities around the world that are dedicated to providing smarter, better care to individuals and communities. Globally recognized for innovation, Oracle Cerner helps clinicians make care decisions and helps organizations manage the health of their residents. The company also offers a connected clinical and financial ecosystem to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a broad range of services to support people-centered, clinical, financial and operational needs. For more information, visit Cerner.com or the Oracle Cerner Blog, connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, or Twitter, or join the discussion on the Oracle Cerner Podcast.
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