Bronx-Lebanon selects Allscripts for revenue cycle management
Sunrise Financial Manager enables clients to succeed in the world of accountable and value-based care
CHICAGO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, a 564 bed not-for-profit health care system serving the South and Central Bronx, New York, selected Sunrise Financial Manager™ (SFM) from Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) to manage revenue across the health care system. Built on the Sunrise Enterprise™ 6.0 platform, SFM will provide Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center with a modern, integrated clinical and financial system designed for use with the new value-based care payment models.
An early adopter of SFM in the New York City market, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center shared valuable insights during solution development, including the importance of addressing changing regulations in healthcare today. The hospital is expanding on a long-standing relationship with Allscripts and is already a seasoned user of the Sunrise Enterprise suite of solutions.
"We selected Allscripts to build on the success we have seen from Sunrise Clinical Manager," said Steve Anderman, chief operating officer of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. "Sunrise Financial Manager was truly developed with the future in mind and will give us the tools to adapt to change while avoiding any business interruption."
Allscripts designed SFM with the latest Microsoft technology, creating a solution that is cohesive, connected and focused on care coordination across a patient's total health experience. The solution uses a single database with unique visual workflow capabilities, providing a flexible tool to streamline business operations, reduce costs and increase efficiencies.
"Sunrise Financial Manager is a game-changing solution that provides a solid foundation for our clients navigating the current healthcare landscape," said Paul Black, president and chief executive officer of Allscripts. "We look forward to helping Bronx-Lebanon thrive in a world of new value based care payment models."
About Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
For more than 120 years, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center has provided quality and compassionate health care to those in need, regardless of their ability to pay. Bronx-Lebanon is now among the largest providers of outpatient services in New York City with over 1 million ambulatory visits annually and maintains the second highest market share in the Bronx. Its Emergency Room is responding to 135,000 visits annually, one of the busiest in New York.
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center is also one of the few hospitals in New York that by 2013 will be full computerized, with a complete inpatient and outpatient electronic medical record. In looking to the future, Bronx-Lebanon is directing its efforts towards expanding facilities and adding services in response to the needs of the Bronx community. To learn more about Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, please visit www.bronx-leb.org.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
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