Hi-Desert Medical Center Selects CareTech Solutions iDoc™

Document Imaging Software Complements the Hospital’s Current Electronic Medical Record

Hi-Desert Medical Center Selects CareTech Solutions iDoc™

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CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals was selected by Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree, Calif. to provide iDoc™, the company’s document imaging software and management solution. The hospital will use iDoc in conjunction with its Meditech electronic health record for patient registration and health information management.

“Adding iDoc to our current EMR adds another level of efficiency to the hospital’s management of patient data and processes,” said Dan McClure CIO, Hi-Desert Medical Center. “With this electronic document management solution we will quickly add patient documents, starting right in registration, to the electronic medical record thereby insuring all patient information is quickly available to the medical staff so they can provide excellent care.”

iDoc is a convenient and comprehensive software solution to turn paper forms and documents into an electronic format. The EHR Module for iDoc document imaging is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for Hospitals adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Hi-Desert Memorial Health Care District is comprised of 179 licensed beds: the Hi-Desert Medical Center, a modern, 59-bed primary care hospital, and the Continuing Care Center, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility on the campus of Hi-Desert Medical Center. Along with a wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, the District also operates the Airway Outpatient Center—a full-service surgery and diagnostic center, the Behavioral Health Centre—an intensive mental health program, and family health clinics—providing medical specialists for Medi-Cal patients. Home health and hospice and a variety of community education and outreach services are also provided.

CareTech Solutions, Inc., an information technology and Web products and services provider for more than 200 U.S. hospitals and health systems, creates value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving patient care while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services across the entire patient data lifecycle earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive) as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the ”2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report.

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