Birmingham, AL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011
Today, SourceMedical, the premier provider of clinical and management ambulatory surgery center (ASC), specialty hospital software, therapy and revenue cycle solutions, announced a partnership with ExitCare, LLC to provide SourceMedical’s ASC and specialty hospital clients access to thousands of patient education documents. Integrating ExitCare’s Patient Education System into SourceMedical’s software applications enables facilities to improve quality of care and patient outcomes, and provides support for Meaningful Use requirements as defined by the HITECH Act.
With this strategic partnership, ExitCare now provides nursing and clinical staff instant access to more than 2,000 topics authored specifically for the ASC and specialty hospital care settings. Organized by relevant diagnoses, the clinician-authored, peer-reviewed content is available in multiple languages and two reading levels to serve the needs of a diverse patient population.
“The patient education documents offered through ExitCare are a great resource for nursing staff and extremely valuable to patients and their families in ensuring post-surgical success,” said Ron Pelletier, vice president of Market Strategy for SourceMedical’s Surgery Division. “Patients appreciate a more thorough yet expedited discharge process, while facilities benefit from heightened quality of care and meeting regulatory requirements related to Joint Commission.”
“The versatility of the ExitCare System allows for successful deployment of this functionality into the extensive ASC and specialty hospital markets that utilize SourceMedical systems,” stated Roger Jacobi, president of ExitCare.
Founded in 1996, ExitCare, LLC is the most trusted, integrated, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and currently serves more than 1,300 healthcare facilities across the United States. With development of over 4,000 healthcare topics organized by relevant diagnosis and sourced with medication information, this system is intuitively designed and authored for all care settings, multiple languages and various health literacy levels to maximize workflow efficiency and increase patient comprehension.
SourceMedical is the largest provider of information solutions and services for outpatient ambulatory surgery centers, specialty hospitals and rehabilitation clinics nationwide. With 30 years of real-world experience, more than 5,000 satisfied customers, and the confidence of more than 250 consultants and management companies, SourceMedical offers the broadest range of solutions and enhancements available to the industry. The company’s unique end-to-end systems improve operational efficiency and cash flow while enabling healthcare facilities to capture, exchange and analyze data to deliver a higher standard of patient care. For more information, please visit http://www.sourcemed.net.
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