Spurred by economic stimulus incentives and a desire to implement an advanced electronic health record (EHR), Citrus Memorial Health System has chosen to upgrade its hospital information system (HIS) with McKesson’s Paragon® community HIS. As part of the agreement, McKesson will remotely host the new solution for the Inverness, Fla., hospital.
The Paragon HIS will be the foundation of the health system’s use of McKesson solutions for document management and medical imaging. New for Citrus Memorial will be a computerized physician order entry system (CPOE), which will enable physicians to electronically submit patient orders – increasing order efficiency and eliminating the chance for errors related to poor handwriting. Additionally, Citrus Memorial plans to connect with physicians in its outpatient clinics using McKesson’s Practice Partner® ambulatory EHR. [Read more…]