Nexus Health Systems Implements EHR with Infinity HIT to prepare for Meaningful Use

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Nexus Health Systems, with the guidance and support of Infinity HIT, successfully converted from paper based systems to the MEDITECH EHR in preparation for attestation to the Meaningful Use electronic health record (EHR) incentive program.

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of the Assisted Living Programs we have surveyed, we believe that we have the first, fully integrated EHR system in the country, at our cutting edge residential brain injury program, Touchstone Neurorecovery Center.

Nexus Health Systems, with the guidance and support of Infinity HIT, successfully converted from paper based systems to the MEDITECH EHR in preparation for attestation to the Meaningful Use electronic health record (EHR) incentive program.

“We are excited to now be on an electronic platform. The project, as well as the planning leading up to the project itself, motivated us to evaluate all processes across each of our facilities. This effort also nicely complimented our successful implementation of the ISO 9001 standards as a part of our DNV accreditation,” said Erin Cassidy, President for Nexus Health Systems.” We are confident this transition will allow for improved patient outcomes and for staff to efficiently document such that they are able to spend greater time at the bedside caring for our patients and residents.”

“We are pleased to have been selected as Nexus’ consulting and implementation partner for a critically strategic initiative. The challenges of converting facilities across multiple states from paper to the MEDITECH EHR were overcome by strong collaboration between the Infinity and Nexus staff” said Dr. Kevin McConnell, Executive Vice President for Infinity HIT.

Founder and CEO, John W. Cassidy, M.D. further added “of the Assisted Living Programs we have surveyed, we believe that we have the first, fully integrated EHR system in the country, at our cutting edge residential brain injury program, Touchstone Neurorecovery Center. Furthermore, we chose the right business partner in Infinity HIT to assist us with achieving this accomplishment.”

About Nexus Health Systems:
Founded in 1992, Nexus Health Systems provides sub-acute and post-acute medical care, transitional and vocational rehabilitation services to children and adults who suffer from traumatic brain injuries or are medically complicated, technology dependent, and/or catastrophically impaired. Nexus Health System is recognized for excellence in neurology, wound care, pulmonary management and a number of specialized services for children. Nexus Health Systems focuses on patients who require long-term specialty care as they transition from the acute care hospital and begin their journey toward recovery. Nexus Health Systems provides a comprehensive continuum of care through five specialty medical facilities across the United States: HealthBridge Children's Hospital in Orange, CA, HealthBridge Children's Hospital in Houston, TX, Nexus Specialty Hospital in The Woodlands, TX, Touchstone Neurorecovery Center in Conroe, TX, and Nexus Specialty Clinic in Shenandoah, TX. For more information visit http://www.nhsltd.com.

About Infinity HIT:
Infinity HIT provides professional services to hospitals and health systems that understand the need to enhance their IT Software Infrastructure with the goal of achieving Meaningful Use. Infinity’s MEDITECH EHR consulting and implementation services enable patient outcomes and improve clinical care through the use of technology. Highly focused on workflow, planning, system implementation and optimizations, Infinity HIT services enable improved patient care, improved operational efficiencies, financial improvement and regulatory compliance. Infinity HIT is a privately held consulting and implementation firm assisting hospitals and health systems utilizing the MEDITECH EHR throughout the U.S. For more information visit http://www.infinityHIT.com

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