Springhill Medical Center Chooses Allscripts Sunrise Surgical Solution to Manage, Optimize Perioperative Care

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Springhill Medical Center, a private, full service hospital located in Mobile, Ala., has selected Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) Sunrise Surgical Care to help improve operational efficiency, leveraging their existing Allscripts Sunrise investment to deliver a higher quality of care and better perioperative experience for its patients, surgeons and clinicians.

“Springhill chose Sunrise Surgical Care because there is tremendous technical benefit to having surgical and clinical solutions on the same platform,” said Mark Kilborn, Chief Information Officer at Springhill Medical Center. “A single platform assures the quality and integrity of data, improves clinical and financial outcomes and with only one platform to support, ensures a lower total long-term cost of ownership.”

Allscripts Sunrise Surgical Care is an enterprise-wide solution developed on the Allscripts Sunrise electronic health record platform. It provides a continuous, single patient record designed to meet the distinct needs of all phases of perioperative care.

“Springhill Medical Center wanted an IT solution that met the specific complexities of the surgical environment and was a fit with our mission to deliver the best possible patient care,” said Pam Shedd, Clinical Applications Manager at Springhill Medical Center. “Sunrise Surgical Care is a complete solution that will enhance the efficiency and management of our perioperative operations as it helps us drive quality, safety and coordination of surgical care.”

Springhill Medical Center is a full service hospital serving southwest Alabama. Springhill Medical Center includes a campus that is home to primary care physicians as well as a senior residence, sleep center, cancer center, athletic club, orthopedic surgery center, wound care and a hyperbaric center. Springhill Medical Center intends to use Sunrise Surgical Care to coordinate its surgical resources in 12 operating and two cystoscopy rooms at its Mobile facility.

“Maximizing efficiency and optimizing margins, while preserving quality care, is essential for healthcare organizations, and that mandate is even more complex in the highly specialized perioperative environment,” said Dr. Diane Bradley, General Manager, Allscripts Sunrise. “We are delighted that Springhill Medical Center has chosen to expand its Sunrise platform and Sunrise Surgical Care will help improve the perioperative experience for the hospital, clinicians and patients with a single patient record and streamlined inpatient/outpatient workflows.

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