Baylor Health Care System Wins 2013 Tech Titans Award for Successful Needs-Based Customizations to Allscripts EHR

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Baylor Health Care System has been named a winner of the 2013 Tech Titans Technology Adopter Award for its outstanding achievement in the rapid and successful design and implementation of innovations enabled by Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Open solutions platform.

Baylor developed several custom components for Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager. The enhancements were designed to improve the adoption and use of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and the use of electronic physician documentation.

“Baylor is honored to receive the Tech Titans Technology Adopter Award,” said Joseph Schneider, Chief Medical Information Officer at Baylor Health Care System. “I am especially proud of the Baylor IT team, who worked so hard to develop a solution that improved physician documentation as it improved the safety and efficiency of patient care.”

The Tech Titans award is presented by Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC). The MTBC, located in Richardson, Tex., is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing a quarter million employees through 300 member companies. The Tech Titans award recognizes companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the technology industry and to the technology industry in North Texas.

Among Baylor’s notable customizations to the Allscripts EHR was a custom physician documentation tool, called NoteBuilder that allows the 3,200 physicians within the Baylor network to create notes quickly and accurately with minimal wasted effort.

“We would like to congratulate Baylor for this special recognition,” said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of 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.

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