North Bend Medical Center Signs Agreement for Unibased’s ForSite2020® Surgery Management and Physician Order Collection Solution

<0> North Bend Medical Center Signs Agreement for Unibased’s ForSite2020® Surgery Management and Physician Order Collection Solution </0>

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Unibased Systems Architecture, Inc. (Unibased) announced today that North Bend Medical Center, Inc. (NBMC), located in Coos Bay, OR, has signed an agreement for its market-leading surgery management solution, ForSite2020® periOperative Resource Management System (ORMS), aimed at improving workflow and productivity as well as providing efficient resource management to reduce costs and effectively manage inventory. NBMC, a 55-physician multi-specialty group practice clinic offering ambulatory surgery, diagnostic imaging, lab services, rehabilitation therapy, and other services, has also contracted for Unibased’s unique ForSite2020® Physician Order Collection & Enterprise Tracking (POCET) physician portal as well as its ForSite Analytics business intelligence solution to enhance communication and strengthen ties with patients and physicians. ForSite2020® will provide NBMC with an enhanced workflow, increased operational efficiency, and improved physician relations as well as an improved patient experience with streamlined coordination of care.

Bill Murray, NBMC Chief Executive Officer, stated, “Key considerations in selecting Unibased’s comprehensive ForSite2020® ORMS surgery management solution included ease-of-use, rapid system performance, and an excellent track record of successful integration. The integration with our Allscripts practice management system as well as inventory management will be instrumental to automating billing and will provide significant cost savings by enabling effective supply management and surgical case cost control. ForSite2020® will ensure all equipment and supplies are available and on-hand for scheduled cases, and provide the ability to accurately calculate case costs and effectively manage inventory. NBMC is eager to benefit from the robust capabilities offered by ForSite2020®, and we look forward to a strong partnership with Unibased while continuing to provide the highest level of quality service to Oregon’s South Coast.”

North Bend Medical Center, Inc. (NBMC) has strong community roots. Founded in the early 1950s, North Bend Medical Center is now the largest medical clinic serving Oregon’s South Coast. NBMC offers convenient clinic locations in Coos Bay, Bandon, Coquille, Gold Beach, and Myrtle Point. Key to its success is its strong team of physicians and healthcare providers. These professionals serve their patients with concern for each individual and with the added support services required by today’s standards of quality medical care. NBMC physicians and support staff take great pride in assuring the highest level of service to the communities they serve. For more information, visit

A Celebrating its 26th year in the healthcare information technology (HIT) industry, Unibased has achieved “Best In KLAS” for 10 consecutive years for the market segment of enterprise scheduling (2003-2012) and 8 consecutive years for surgery management (2003-2010), as well as the KLAS Category Leader Award (1999-2002). Unibased provides highly generic, platform-as-a-service, tailored and unique solutions to its clients, and is best suited for a private cloud, engineered stack data center environment for integrated multi-facility organizations. Unibased products are highly scalable and offered with sub-second response time guarantees.

Unibased’s ForSite2020® v7.0 received inpatient and outpatient modular EHR ONC-ATCB certification on 11/17/2011. ForSite2020® v7.0 is an integrated solution that provides improved access management processes including physician and consumer portals, physician order tracking, EMPI, registration, scheduling, conflict resolution, and tracking patient resource needs from pre-access through follow-up. ForSite2020® v7.0 monitors the effectiveness of clinical programs, financial productivity and capacity management to improve quality, safety, and efficiency related to the coordination of care.

ForSite2020® v7.0 also includes a surgery management module that coordinates surgery procedures and surgeon preferences, pre-admission activity monitoring, tissue tracking, suite utilization, materials management, clinical worker training and certification, perioperative charting, anesthesia management integration, and surgery-based EHR. ForSite2020® v7.0 improves the communication between hospitals and physicians through its physician portal, automated order creation, and business intelligence analytics. ForSite2020® v7.0 impacts the revenue cycle through functions such as validation of patient demographics, patient’s current insurance eligibility checking, assurance of medical necessity compliance and estimation of the patient’s out-of-pocket expense based upon scheduled and ordered services.

Unibased solutions will increase provider patient volumes quickly, through its physician and consumer portals as well as its Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities. They will reduce provider debt associated with patient payments and minimize claim denials associated with inaccuracies and missing documentation, and Medicare readmission penalties will be minimized. Most importantly, providers realize these benefits within months, not years. All Unibased solutions are supported by integrated automatic data collection processes such as bar coding, facsimile collection and retention, optical and intelligent character recognition, and document image collection and storage – all linked to the appropriate patient and administrative records. Unibased Systems Architecture, Inc. is a private corporation founded in 1986, and is based in St. Louis, Missouri. All Unibased products are made and supported in the United States.

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