Michael Karpf University of Kentucky
UK HealthCare First in Nation to Earn Federal Incentives
In January, UK HealthCare became the first hospital in the nation to receive ARRA incentive payments for the Medicaid portion of the program, which requires that a hospital have in place an acute care EHR certified for the ARRA program by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC). All Allscripts Electronic Health Records have been so certified.
Integrated Solution will Contribute to Clinical Excellence
Dr. Steltenkamp added, "As an academic medical center, it’s our job to teach the physicians of the future and they need to learn on systems like this that not only provide visibility to all elements of a patient’s health but also alert them to clinical best practices."
"UK HealthCare, one of the leading academic medical systems in the nation, understands the importance of connecting physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals in every care setting to the latest patient information and best practices," said Mr. Tullman. "We are committed to helping UK HealthCare further improve the quality and cost of the care they provide by delivering one patient record that lets their world-class providers collaborate across transitions in care for a more effective team approach to patient health."
UK HealthCare facilities include the 473-bed UK Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital, UK HealthCare East, Kentucky Clinic, Markey Cancer Center, and Gill Heart Institute.
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May 31, 2010
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