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PIH Health Selects Allscripts Sunrise

Stocks in this article: MDRX

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PIH Health, a healthcare system based in Whittier, Calif., has selected the Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Sunrise™ product suite as the electronic health record (EHR) solution for its newly acquired 199-bed acute care facility, PIH Health Hospital – Downey (formerly Downey Regional Medical Center).

PIH Health is a fully integrated, nonprofit, regional healthcare delivery network comprised of two hospitals, a host of outpatient medical offices, a multi-specialty medical group and home health and hospice care. PIH Health serves more than 1.5 million residents in the Los Angeles and Orange County region, as well as in the San Gabriel Valley area.

In addition to selecting the Allscripts Sunrise suite for PIH Health Hospital – Downey, PIH Health also added licenses for additional products and services and agreed to extend its enterprise-wide hosting and managed services contract with Allscripts into 2020. In total, the Agreement is expected to result in approximately $120 million of incremental revenue to Allscripts over the life of the contract.

Allscripts integration, care coordination, open platform and population health capabilities were among the reasons PIH chose to extend its existing relationship with Allscripts. PIH Health will deploy most of the Allscripts Acute and Ambulatory product suite including Sunrise™, Enterprise™, dbMotion™, FollowMyHealth™ patient portal and Care Management solutions.

Davis Lee, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer of PIH Health said, "Allscripts solutions are integrated, interoperable and innovative. Partnering with Allscripts helps us with the demands of the evolving regulatory, population health and accountable care requirements and also provides us with the tools to exceed our care standards and meet our business goals."

"PIH Health is a valued long-term partner and with a complete deployment of Allscripts solutions portfolio and depth of services, will be a model for population health management," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "Allscripts products and services can improve adoption, utilization and care coordination and deliver outcomes that enable our clients to deliver efficient and effective care. We are delighted that PIH Health has decided to extend and grow their relationship with Allscripts."

About Allscripts

Allscripts (NASDAQ:  MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a  Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations.  To learn more about Allscripts, please visit, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.

About PIH Health

PIH Health is a regional nonprofit healthcare delivery network that serves more than 1.5 million residents in the Los Angeles, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier and PIH Health Hospital - Downey and features a host of outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical group, home health and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer and emergency services. Recognized in 2013 by Truven Health Analytics and Hospitals and Health Networks as one of the nation's top hospital systems for best practices and cutting-edge advancements in both quality and healthcare technology, PIH Health also invests millions each year in community education and free and low-cost services to support those with the greatest need.

© 2013 Allscripts Healthcare, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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