The innovations that EHC is bringing to service, technology and facility design offer a truly differentiated option for patients.
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (PRWEB) September 25, 2007
The Amelior ED system provides comprehensive information management from patient triage to disposition. Core modules include patient tracking, nurse and physician charting, computerized provider order entry, clinical decision support and patient disposition management. PCTS, recognized as a pioneer in automatic patient and asset tracking software for emergency departments, is the first EDIS provider to embed automatic patient and asset tracking software within its documentation system. Earlier this year, PCTS announced its partnership with Sonitor Technologies to integrate ultrasound locating with its tracking and charting systems.
"Our vision for Emergency Health Centre is to offer a new level of service and convenience with the highest quality emergency care," said Victor Miranda, CEO of Emergency Health Centre. "Our concierge emergency care model represents a customer-driven philosophy towards how emergency care should be provided. Central to our care model is the use of the most advanced technologies. The Amelior ED system and its use of real-time ultrasound locating will provide us with the workflow and clinical support to offer the most efficient and safe emergency care."
Emergency Health Centre is a freestanding emergency care facility which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is designed around a concierge emergency medicine model which promises a higher level of service, more customized patient care and more comfortable and upscale waiting and treatment areas. As part of the service commitment, patients are guaranteed that they will be seen within 30 minutes and can check-in using tablet PCs. EHC is staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and contains an on-site full service CLIA certified laboratory and diagnostic center. A 64-slice CT scanner is among the advanced medical technology and diagnostic tools in use.
"We are proud to support EHC's exciting new vision for emergency care with the latest advances in emergency department information systems," said Tony Marsico, CEO of PCTS. "The innovations that EHC is bringing to service, technology and facility design offer a truly differentiated option for patients."
The Amelior ED system integrates location data from real-time locating systems such as Sonitor's ultrasound indoor positioning system. Wireless patient and asset tags communicate their real-time location using ultrasound signals which remain in the room where they originate to provide 100% room level accuracy. The signals do not create any electromagnetic interference and do not impact hospital LAN bandwidth. Used as part of the Amelior ED system, manual updating of patient location and care status is virtually eliminated. Emergency department workflow intelligence within the Amelior ED system provides caregivers with extensive workflow automation support to anticipate and manage their activities.
About Emergency Health Centre
Emergency Health Centre is a 15,000 square foot, freestanding emergency care facility with 14 private treatment rooms located in Houston, Texas. EHC is the first emergency care facility in the nation to provide concierge emergency care, a personalized and upscale level of service for patients seeking emergency treatment. EHC offers patients immediate and outstanding treatment, in an atmosphere that promotes patients' health and well-being. EHC abides by the same rigorous standards which apply to hospital-based emergency rooms and is in the process of receiving certification by the Joint Commission.
For more information, please visit http://www.emergencyhealthcentre.com or call (888) ER.911.ER.
About Patient Care Technology Systems
Patient Care Technology Systems, a subsidiary of Consulier Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSLR) supports healthcare providers with intelligent workflow automation solutions to improve patient flow and to reduce the risk of medical errors. The company's Amelior(TM) software suite includes Amelior ED(TM), a comprehensive emergency department information system, and automatic patient and asset tracking software for the emergency department, perioperative suite, and enterprise-wide needs. Amelior automatic tracking software is compatible with all leading locating hardware including ultrasound, infrared, RFID, ultra-wideband, and Wi-Fi. PCTS customers have been recognized nationally for improvements in efficiency and clinical excellence. PCTS was recognized with the prestigious Blue Diamond Award for Best IT Innovation in 2007. For more information, visit http://www.pcts.com.
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