Continuum Health Alliance Selects Ignis Systems to Deliver Lab Connectivity

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Continuum Health Alliance, LLC has selected Ignis Systems to provide integrated lab orders management for all of its electronic medical record (EMR) application services.

Continuum Health Alliance, LLC has selected Ignis Systems to provide integrated lab orders management for all of its electronic medical record (EMR) application services. Beginning with a group of more than 300 physicians in New Jersey, Continuum will use Ignis’ EMR-Link product to electronically share orders and results with national reference labs as well as local and regional labs and radiology services.

Joseph Coyne, Continuum’s President of Information Technology and CIO, found Ignis to be the obvious choice. “Unlike a conventional EMR or HIE interface, EMR-Link really optimizes usability for physicians and staff,” stated Coyne. “By combining the routing, insurance requirements, and lab rules into the EMR workflow, EMR-Link enables physicians and staff to focus their attention on patient care. These are precisely the efficiencies that Continuum strives to deliver to all of its clients.” Coyne added that Ignis’ deployment tools will save weeks of effort in their rollout to each new clinic.

“We are very pleased to be working with Continuum,” remarked Ken Willett, CEO of Ignis Systems. “They have an outstanding reputation for freeing the provider to focus on patient care, something that is central to our mission as well.”

About Ignis Systems
Founded in 1999, Ignis Systems Corporation (http://www.ignisssytems.com) provides physician-centric solutions that integrate lab test services within the clinic's EMR. Used by more than 4,000 physicians at over 200 practices nationwide, EMR-Link features out-of-the-box integration to the leading national reference labs, and to regional and hospital labs throughout the U.S.

About Continuum Health Alliance, LLC
(“Continuum”) is a regional healthcare management company formed by doctors for doctors. Founded in 1998 by nationally-renowned pediatrician John M. Tedeschi, MD, Continuum offers operational oversight and optimizes business processes, enabling physician groups and hospitals to better serve their patients. The company’s comprehensive service portfolio offers dynamic solutions for administration, finance, revenue cycle management, and information technology. Continuum also collaborates with hospitals to create and manage medical group networks, hospitalist programs, and innovative hospital-based programs; and helps medical providers navigate and respond to the regulatory requirements mandated by America’s health care reform legislation. The company presently oversees an aggregate client workforce of more than 1,600 employees located in approximately 75 medical offices and hospital settings. Learn more at http://www.challc.net.

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