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Wyckoff Heights Medical Center selects Sunrise™ Abstracting to collect core measure data and monitor key departmental metrics

September 11, 2018 GMT

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced it will be providing the Sunrise™ Abstracting solution to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York. Sunrise Abstracting is a powerful chart abstracting solution that complements Allscripts Sunrise™ electronic health record (EHR). The solution is a premier tool to help coders collect the necessary information for state-specific requirements, core measure data collection and/or any other hospital-specific requirements.

An Allscripts client, Wyckoff Heights Medical Center is a 276-bed teaching hospital with a staff of 1,800 physicians, nurses and support personnel care. The Medical Center provides care to patients with 35 distinct languages and cultures, has 90,500 visits annually in its Pediatric/Adult Emergency Departments, delivers 1,400 babies, offers outpatient services at community ambulatory care centers and presents extensive community health education and screening programs.

“Sunrise Abstracting will enable us to route the right charts to the right coders, based on business rules,” said Ramon J. Rodriguez, President & Chief Executive Officer of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. “The solution will provide the tools we need to address a fragmented coding workflow and potential coding inaccuracies while also providing a comprehensive reporting solution.”

“We are excited to provide Wyckoff Heights Medical Center a solution to navigate the challenging coding and reporting landscape of today’s healthcare IT industry,” said Ajit Sett, Vice President Sunrise Solutions Management. “Our Sunrise Abstracting solution is enabling providers to establish the highest level of documentation and coding quality.”

About AllscriptsAllscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) is a leader in healthcare information technology solutions that advance clinical, financial and operational results. Our innovative solutions connect people, places and data across an Open, Connected Community of Health™. Connectivity empowers caregivers to make better decisions and deliver better care for healthier populations. To learn more, visit www.allscripts.com

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