News | February 06, 2007

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Selects Allscripts for Emergency Department Information System

Feb. 7, 2006 - Allscripts announced that The Johns Hopkins Hospital has selected HealthMatics ED Emergency Department Information System from Allscripts to automate administrative and patient care processes in its Emergency Department and urgent care center. Allscripts valued the agreement at approximately $900,000.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is a 1,017-bed academic medical center affiliated with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine that provides a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art patient care and has topped U.S. News and World Report's ranking of American hospitals for 16 consecutive years. More than 108,000 patients visit the hospital's Emergency Department and urgent care centers every year. HealthMatics ED (www.allscripts.com/edis) will integrate with existing hospital information systems to provide enhanced communication, better management of high-risk patients and improved access to critical patient information both inside and outside the hospital.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital will connect HealthMatics ED with its inpatient health information system from Eclipsys, enabling interoperability of clinical and financial information within the hospital.

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