In a recent case study, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center describes how it uses Allscripts Staff Augmentation to complete more than 100 IT projects each year. Automating clinical processes helped Bronx-Lebanon attain nearly full compliance with core measures and keep up with ever-changing state and Federal requirements. Bronx-Lebanon is the largest voluntary, not-for-profit healthcare system serving the South and Central Bronx in New York City. About 90% of Bronx-Lebanon’s patient population receives Medicaid, the U.S. government’s healthcare funding assistance for people with low incomes. Bronx-Lebanon implemented its first Sunrise by Allscripts™ solution in 2008, and Allscripts became a trusted partner for the organization. Bronx-Lebanon began using Allscripts Staff Augmentation Services as a core and integrated part of the IT Clinical Team immediately upon beginning implementation activities. Projects range from utilization management tools, clinical documentation, billing workflows and more. “Right now I have […]

Editor’s Note: Springhill Medical Center (Mobile, AL, U.S.A.) is always moving forward. The privately owned, independent hospital recently achieved a prestigious Stage 6 in the HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). Only about 13% of U.S. hospitals have attained HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6, which shows significant progress in integrating electronic systems. And that’s not all. This year marks the third time The Outsourcing Center, an international company, recognized Allscripts and Springhill with the Best Outsourcing Partnership award. Springhill’s Chief Information Officer Mark Kilborn shares some of the best practices that earned these recognitions. This post will focus on achieving the Best Outsourcing Partnership award. The American Recovery Reinvestment Act in 2009 mandated that all U.S. hospitals would move to the electronic health record (EHR) and qualify for federal incentives.  In partnership with Allscripts, Springhill started that journey in 2003. To […]