The American Hospital Association Awards Exclusive Endorsement to SIS Anesthesia From Surgical Information Systems

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Following an extensive evaluation of anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) providers, SIS Anesthesia was awarded the exclusive AHA endorsement. SIS Anesthesia differentiated itself among AIMS because of its flexible adaptation to changing organizational needs and minimal manpower investment.

“As hospitals recognize the need to electronically document anesthesia care as part of a complete perioperative record, the Anesthesia Information Management System can help," said Anthony Burke, AHA Solutions, Inc. President and CEO

The American Hospital Association(AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed the Anesthesia Information Management System, SIS Anesthesia, from Surgical Information Systems (SIS). AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards the AHA endorsement to products and services that help member hospitals and health care organizations achieve operational excellence. Following an extensive evaluation of anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) providers, SIS Anesthesia was selected for the endorsement.

AIMS offer the potential to improve clinical documentation and assist with regulatory compliance of pay-for-performance mandates. SIS Anesthesia differentiated itself among AIMS because of its flexible adaptation to changing organizational needs and minimal manpower investment. SIS Anesthesia, in conjunction with the AHA-endorsed SIS Analytics solution, provides a powerful combination of documentation and business intelligence tools for hospitals and anesthesia providers.

“Hospitals strive to elevate the level of care delivered to patients,” said Anthony Burke, AHA Solutions, Inc. President and CEO. “As hospitals recognize the need to electronically document anesthesia care as part of a complete perioperative record, the Anesthesia Information Management System can help.”

“SIS Anesthesia simplifies electronic documentation for anesthesia providers and SIS supports the sharing of information across a complete perioperative record,” said Ed Daihl, CEO of SIS. “Perioperative information, such as scheduled case, patient information and nursing assessments, is available in SIS Anesthesia—saving time for both finding and capturing documentation. The AHA endorsement the of SIS Anesthesia solution points to the need to create a complete electronic perioperative electronic health record, and we are honored to receive this endorsement,” said Daihl.

About AHA
The AHA is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes more than 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and 38,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

About AHA Solutions
AHA Solutions, Inc. is a resource to hospitals pursuing operational excellence. As an American Hospital Association (AHA) member service, AHA Solutions collaborates with hospital leaders and market consultants to conduct product due diligence and identify solutions to hospital challenges in the areas of finance, human resources, patient flow and technology. AHA Solutions provides related marketplace analytics and education to support product decision making. As a subsidiary of the AHA, the organization convenes people with like interests for knowledge sharing centered on timely information and research. AHA Solutions is proud to reinvest its profits in the AHA mission: creating healthier communities. For more information, contact AHA Solutions at 800.242.4677 or visit http://www.aha-solutions.org.

About SIS
SIS provides software solutions that are uniquely designed to add value at every point of the perioperative process. Developed specifically for the complex surgical environment, all SIS solutions – including anesthesia – are architected on a single database and integrate easily with other hospital systems. SIS offers the only surgical scheduling system endorsed by the American Hospital Association (AHA), and a rules-based charging system that has been granted Peer Reviewed status by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

SIS, the SIS logo, and Surgical Information Systems are trademarks of Surgical Information Systems, LLC. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Matt Fenwick
AHA
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Surgical Information Systems
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