News | January 29, 2009

Largest Multi-Specialty Practice Picks Up Centricity PACS

January 29, 2009 – The Centricity Business suite has been chosen by Scott & White Healthcare, Temple, TX, ) in which Scott & White will expand implement the Centricity Business Patient Access, Physician Revenue Cycle Management and Business Intelligence solutions across their enterprise to support their focus on patient satisfaction and customer service, patient access, clinical integration, productivity, and revenue cycle operations.

GE Healthcare’s Centricity Business portfolio is installed at a majority of the academic medical centers and integrated delivery networks in the U.S. The suite of solutions will provide Scott & White with workflow-focused tools to manage cash flow and access performance data across the enterprise. The Centricity Business platform will enable connectivity across many applications within Scott & White, including its’ electronic medical record (EMR), the GE Centricity Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS), and various clinical care applications.

The 6th largest integrated group practice model in the nation, Scott & White operates the largest multi-specialty practice in Texas, with more than 750 physicians and scientists who care for patients at multiple Scott & White locations. Hospital locations include the flagship Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, a 660-bed tertiary/quaternary facility, and recently-opened hospitals located in Round Rock and Temple, Texas. Scott & White Clinic includes a large multi-specialty clinic on the main campus in Temple, and twenty-seven regional clinics throughout Central Texas. Scott & White physicians treated more than 1.7 million patient encounters in 2008. Listed as a perennial “Top-100 Hospital” and “Top-15 Major Teaching Hospital” by Thomson Reuters, Scott & White is investing in integrated technologies that will serve the needs of their rapidly-growing patient population while supporting recent double-digit percent volume and revenue increases across the enterprise.

For more information: www.gehealthcare.com

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