CHICAGO, Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Bend Hospice, Inc., a leading hospice agency located in Tallahassee, Fla., has chosen Allscripts Homecare software solution to improve the delivery of critical clinical information in the home, enabling the agency to focus on patient needs and better patient outcomes.
Big Bend Hospice is a not-for-profit agency that serves eight counties in Florida with over 3,700 patients in 2012. In 2013, Big Bend Hospice also celebrates its 30th year in operation.
Big Bend Hospice selected their new system based on the reputation and stability of Allscripts and Allscripts Homecare's feature set, which includes the capability to utilize a clinical product in rural areas where there is limited connectivity to the Internet.
"We chose Allscripts Homecare for its reliability, ease-of-use and its ability to integrate across platforms," said Cathy Adkison, Chief Executive Officer of Big Bend Hospice. "Our ability to deliver the best possible care for patients relies on the efficiency and reliability of our IT systems. Allscripts provides an economical solution that helps us more easily manage our patients and our evolving operational needs."
In addition to Allscripts Homecare's financial and clinical software, Big Bend selected Allscripts AllDocs, which helps organizations become paperless through advanced workflows and electronic forms.
"Big Bend Hospice is an exciting new relationship for Allscripts," said Martha Thorne, General Manager, Performance & Care Logistics at Allscripts. "Big Bend chose Allscripts over our competitors because Allscripts Homecare is a comprehensive and integrated solution that improves homecare and hospice financial performance, improves operations and, most importantly, helps our clients improve the quality of care for patients."
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