BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a leader in Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS), today announces that New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center, a brand-new state-of-the-art center, went live on Anesthesia Touch™ in their 8 operating rooms. New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH), who is recognized as one of the best orthopedic programs in the country, recently opened the 66,000-square-foot outpatient center in Dedham so their patients can receive world-class orthopedic care without having to travel to Boston. NEBH has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top orthopedic hospital for over 10 years in a row.
Plexus Information Systems is providing New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center in Dedham with a comprehensive AIMS equipped with advanced decision support for the documentation of national quality measures and extensive ad-hoc reporting capabilities. Their anesthesia providers have full mobility with the native iOS software application, Anesthesia Touch, which gives them the power to manage patient information electronically from any location.
Since 2011, New England Baptist Hospital and New England Baptist Surgicare at Brookline continue to enjoy all the functionality and flexibility of the Plexus IS intraoperative anesthesia record.
"We are very pleased with Anesthesia Touch at both the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and at the Baptist's two outpatient surgical centers at Brookline and Dedham," said Robert Bode, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at New England Baptist Hospital. "Anesthesia Touch is easy to use and is a highly functional anesthesia electronic medical record system that provides us with invaluable information. In addition to patient care information, we are able to gather data on quality, OR efficiency and utilization, and cost."
"We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with such a world-class healthcare facility and exceptional group of anesthesia providers. We support NEBH's commitment to improving patient safety and maintaining unparalleled patient care by incorporating innovative technology in their healthcare facility," says Albert Woo, M.D., President of Plexus Information Systems.
About New England Baptist Hospital
New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) offers nationally recognized expertise in orthopedic surgery, built on more than a century of experience, with an exceptional blend of superb patient care and advanced medical knowledge. NEBH has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top orthopedic hospital for over 10 years in a row. The hospital is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and conducts teaching programs in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard School of Medicine. NEBH is the official hospital of the legendary Boston Celtics, and has provided services to U.S. Olympic teams, elite athletic associations and individual elite athletes. For more information visit, www.nebh.org.
About Plexus Information Systems, Inc.
Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a subsidiary of Plexus Management Group, is a leading anesthesia information management systems provider. The Plexus IS intraoperative anesthesia record, Anesthesia Touch™, offers the most functionality and adaptability of any AIMS and uses a cloud-based solution for capturing, managing and storing patient information. Anesthesia Touch is a full-featured AIMS that operates natively on the iPad iOS platform. Plexus IS makes use of patient registration, operating room scheduling, lab and pharmacy systems integration to achieve unparalleled clinical decision support and reporting. Plexus IS values customer support, patient safety, and product improvement. For more information about Plexus IS, visit www.plexusis.com.
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