WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PatientKeeper®, Inc., the leading provider of physician health information systems (HIS), today announced that Baylor Medical Center at Frisco (Baylor Frisco), an acute care hospital in a fast-growing suburb north of Dallas, Texas, purchased PatientKeeper’s clinical and documentation software products, including PatientKeeper CPOE™ and PatientKeeper NoteWriter™, to streamline physician workflow and achieve ARRA-HITECH Meaningful Use standards in 2011 and beyond.
PatientKeeper’s software will complement and integrate with the hospital’s existing MEDITECH system. Baylor Frisco has purchased MEDITECH PCM but plans to implement PatientKeeper CPOE to provide physicians with a superior user experience.
PatientKeeper CPOE (Computerized Physician Order Entry) enables hospitals to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy a physician-centric order entry system as an overlay to their current HIS without replacing existing IT infrastructure. It allows physicians to perform routine daily activities, such as ordering labs and medications, within a system that connects all of the appropriate departments at the hospital. The application is designed to support established physician workflow, which saves physicians time and spurs adoption.
Baylor Frisco plans to deploy PatientKeeper CPOE on both desktop and mobile devices to give physicians maximum flexibility in their ordering workflow. The hospital is also implementing the PatientKeeper Physician Portal™, to provide a comprehensive view of clinical data from any web browser; PatientKeeper Mobile Clinical Results™, which offers physicians “anytime, anywhere” access to patient information via smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices; and PatientKeeper NoteWriter™, which automates physician documentation, a likely requirement for Stage 2 Meaningful Use certification.
Baylor Frisco’s leaders were seeking a better and more comprehensive physician-oriented health information system that will enable a better physician experience than their current system delivers. Baylor Frisco is primarily a physician owned facility and also has more than 300 affiliated physicians that admit patients to the hospital.
Early demonstrations of PatientKeeper’s product suite were very well received by a core group of Baylor Frisco physicians, who were impressed with how PatientKeeper enhanced physician workflow more than anything else they had seen. In addition, Baylor Frisco’s senior management liked that physicians also could access data with an iPad and other mobile devices.
Paul Brient, president and CEO of PatientKeeper, said that the company is pleased to partner with Baylor Frisco. “Baylor Medical Center at Frisco is a leading medical facility that clearly values the benefits that physician-centric workflow can provide. We look forward to helping Baylor Frisco advance its physicians’ effectiveness and satisfaction.”
About Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
Baylor Medical Center at Frisco is a 68-bed acute care hospital committed to serving the Frisco community through a “culture of care”. The hospital’s hotel-like atmosphere creates a comfortable, relaxing and patient-friendly environment with a focus on service and hospitality. From the beautiful Women’s Center to the Urgent Care Center, and the latest in surgical technology, Baylor Frisco strives to provide its community with first rate service. Baylor Frisco is certified as a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Baylor Frisco recently has received the Press Ganey Summit Award for outstanding patient satisfaction, the HealthStream Research Excellence Through Insight Award for outstanding physician satisfaction, and has been named one of the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in America by Solient Health and one of the fastest growing companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex by Dallas Business Journal. For more information, visit www.bmcf.com, or call 1-800-4Baylor.
PatientKeeper® Inc., the leading provider of physician health information systems, enables physicians and hospitals to focus on their patients, not technology, by providing highly intuitive software that streamlines physician workflow to improve productivity and patient care. PatientKeeper’s CPOE, physician documentation, HIE and other applications run on desktop and laptop computers and virtually all handheld devices and tablets. PatientKeeper integrates easily with hospitals’ existing IT infrastructure to create the most cost-effective solution for driving physician Meaningful Use. For more information about PatientKeeper, which is headquartered near Boston, Mass., visit www.patientkeeper.com or call (781) 373-6100.