Give the Providers What They Want: Two Physicians Share Ways Their Facilities Have Improved Provider Satisfaction

MEDSEEK, the leading provider of enterprise portal connectivity solutions, announced today that Dr. Asim Masood of William Osler Health Centre and Dr. Jay Wallin of Mount Carmel Health System will present a Webinar in the monthly educational series reThinking eHealth. The session, titled "Give the Providers What They What: Two physicians share ways their facilities have improved provider satisfaction," will take place on Wednesday August 27th at 2pm EDT, 11am PDT.

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Give the Providers What They What: Two physicians share ways their facilities have improved provider satisfaction

Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) August 10, 2008

MEDSEEK, the leading provider of enterprise portal connectivity solutions, announced today that Dr. Asim Masood of William Osler Health Centre and Dr. Jay Wallin of Mount Carmel Health System will present a Webinar in the monthly educational series reThinking eHealth. The session, titled "Give the Providers What They What: Two physicians share ways their facilities have improved provider satisfaction," will take place on Wednesday August 27th at 2pm EDT, 11am PDT.

For this Webinar, Dr. Masood, Deputy Chief of Staff at William Osler, will share with you his experience as an ER physician accessing clinical data as well communicating and educating the Physician Community with the latest and greatest information from the organization. Through the implementation of the Virtual Medical Office, branded MDNet at William Osler, physicians truly have one-stop shopping for access to clinical applications, a census list for patients they are treating and administrative policies and procedures, all personalized to that specific provider. Dr. Masood will share considerable insight into how to develop a strategy that meets the provider where they are with the data they need.

"As we continue to squeeze our health care dollars, trying to do more with less, the next great opportunity is the enhancement, streamlining, and integration of the entire system through investments in information technology," says Dr. Masood. "Internet Technology will help us share important patient information with the healthcare team, reduce medical errors to improve patient safety, and enhance the patient experience," he states.

In addition to having strong communication with providers, it is also necessary to maximize their daily productivity in order to be the most effective in their organization. Dr. Jay Wallin at Mount Carmel Health System will discuss his experience with the MEDSEEK Provider Portal in Internal Medicine and how, since the implementation of the portal, he has gained significant efficiency in his day. With the ability provided by the portal to have real-time access to the data that he needs to treat his patients in the hospital or using remote access, Dr. Wallin has more time to spend with the patient, and ultimately be more effective as a provider.

"Before MEDSEEK I had to log-in to seven different systems that were difficult to navigate just to view a portion of patient information. With MEDSEEK, I log in once and can see all patient information by hospital and covering group from anywhere. It's like a virtual round," Dr. Wallin claims.

Register to attend this informative Webinar online at http://www.medseek.com/rethinkingehealth. Hear from both of these experienced physicians on how to give the providers in your organization exactly what they need.

As part of MEDSEEK's commitment to advancing eHealth education, the reThinking eHealth Educational Webinar series is provided at no cost and will be held monthly. In addition to participating in the Webinar discussion, attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of "Using Clinical Portals to Bridge Information Silos," a white paper written by Dan Bravard, RN MBA, an eHealth Specialist in MEDSEEK's Consulting Services division.

About William Osler Health Centre
William Osler Health Centre has approximately 730 beds and a health care team of 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 900 volunteers. As a regional referral centre, Osler provides programs and services to nearly one million area residents. Our facilities offer acute and ancillary health care in the growing and diverse communities of Etobicoke and Brampton, Ontario, Canada. William Osler Health Centre has grown with the opening of the newest facility -- the 1.3 million square foot Brampton Civic Hospital - on October 28, 2007. Major renovations to the Etobicoke General Hospital and redevelopment of the Peel Memorial Hospital are also planned. For more information or updates please visit http://www.williamoslerhc.on.ca.

About Mount Carmel Health System
Founded in 1886, Mount Carmel Health System (Columbus, Ohio) offers a broad range of health care services in the Central Ohio region and has approximately 1 million patient visits annually. MCHS includes: four hospitals with a combined 1,267 beds; numerous outpatient services; home care; palliative and hospice care; an ambulance and mobile intensive care unit service; a community outreach program for the poor and underserved; a college of nursing; and a Medicare health plan. MCHS has approximately 8,000 associates; a medical staff of approximately 1,500 physicians; and more than 1,000 volunteers. Mount Carmel is a member of Trinity Health (Novi, Mich.), the fourth-largest Catholic healthcare system in the United States.

About MEDSEEK
Birmingham, Ala.-based MEDSEEK provides healthcare organizations with Enterprise eHealth solutions to fully engage and strengthen relationships with key constituents -- physicians, patients, employees, and consumers. By connecting information and communities to foster an enhanced experience with the organization, hospitals will improve community advocacy, revenue and patient acquisition/retention, physician relations, and clinical decision making. MEDSEEK's comprehensive technology platform and strategic consulting services create the infrastructure and provide the thought leadership for hospitals to deliver the most powerful Portal solutions. With more than ten years' experience and 600+ hospital customers, MEDSEEK has the experience and expertise to meet the diverse needs of the healthcare community. MEDSEEK also maintains offices in California and Mississippi. For more information, visit http://www.medseek.com or call 888-MEDSEEK.

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