Scripps is a prestigious and forward-thinking healthcare organization that understands, in the highly competitive healthcare market, strategic patient engagement and management will prove to be the market differentiator."
--Peter Kuhn, MEDSEEK CEO
Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) February 02, 2012
MEDSEEK, the provider of the healthcare industry’s onlyenterprise strategic patient engagement and management solution, today announced an agreement with Scripps Health to deliver an enterprise digital health solution for physicians, employees and patients to improve communication and collaboration, establish online clinical and business transactional capabilities to improve operational efficiencies, and attract and retain patients.
MEDSEEK’s enterprise software suite will support Scripps in meeting federal Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements for patient access to electronic health records while providing advanced functionality. The suite, which leverages Scripps’ existing investment in SharePoint 2010, also positions the organization for accountable care.
“Our goal is to create a robust online environment that allows patients to use the Web to schedule appointments, view lab and test results, request prescriptions, attend virtual medical consultations (eVisits), and communicate securely with their Scripps physicians and caregivers, while also offering our physicians and employees to work more efficiently through online collaboration tools, and Web-based clinical and business functions,” said Don Stanziano, Scripps Health Corporate Vice President, Marketing Communications .
“We’re honored to have been selected by Scripps Health,” said Peter Kuhn, MEDSEEK CEO. “Scripps is a prestigious and forward-thinking healthcare organization that understands, in the highly competitive healthcare market, strategic patient engagement and management will prove to be the market differentiator. Providing a rich, integrated patient and physician experience is essential to driving loyalty, satisfaction, engagement and acquisition.”
To learn more about how MEDSEEK is helping Scripps, and other healthcare organizations, meet the demands of healthcare reform, visit us in Las Vegas at HIMSS 2012, exhibit # 1345 or visit http://www.medseek.com/HIMSS.
About Scripps Health
Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Healthis a $2.45 billion nonprofit integrated health system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps treats a half-million patients annually through the dedication of 2,600 affiliated physicians and 13,000 employees among its five acute-care hospital campuses, home health care services, and an ambulatory care network of physician offices and 23 outpatient centers and clinics. For the past five years, Scripps has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work For.”
Recognized as a leader in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research, genomic medicine, wireless health care and graduate medical education. With three highly respected graduate medical education programs, Scripps is a longstanding member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. More information can be found at http://www.scripps.org.
Since 1996, MEDSEEK has focused exclusively on creating a 360-degree optimal eHealth experience for patients, clinicians and administrative staff by removing traditional integration and communication barriers, workflow roadblocks and redundant processes. Used by more than 1000 hospitals and health systems, MEDSEEK’s strategic patient and engagement and management solution and predictive analytics technology enable hospitals to execute enterprise-wide objectives by improving quality of care, uncovering new sources of revenue, informing capital expenditure decisions and generating meaningful loyalty among physicians and patients with a low-risk, high-return investment that leverages existing IT investments and infrastructure. For more information, visit http://www.medseek.com or call 1.888.MEDSEEK.
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