CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Children's Hospital, ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals, has made significant new investments in the Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise product suite.
The addition of Sunrise Financial Manager, Sunrise Ambulatory and Allscripts Community Record will enable Phoenix Children's to connect its community with an integrated clinical and financial platform. Allscripts open architecture, integration and agility of its solutions, and care coordination are three of the reasons Phoenix Children's made the expanded commitment to Allscripts.
"Allscripts open platform as a springboard for innovation will offer us the flexibility to develop the clinical initiatives that are important to our pediatric population," said David Higginson, chief information officer, Phoenix Children's Hospital. "Having a single, integrated view of every patient will enable us to provide better patient care for our community."
Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Vinay Vaidya, said: "We did not want a garden variety EHR- we wanted an innovative partner to grow with us, one who is interested in focusing on safety, quality and regulatory outcomes specific to the needs of our organization. We found this in Allscripts."Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only licensed children's hospital, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children's hospitals in the country with 465 licensed beds, Phoenix Children's provides care across more than 60 pediatric subspecialties. "Our goal is to help Phoenix Children's Hospital provide excellent and efficient pediatric care," said Paul M. Black, president and chief executive officer, Allscripts. "This expanded commitment will enable Phoenix Children's to leverage its Allscripts deployment and build upon it in an integrated environment."