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Allscripts Unveils BlackBerry Solution, EHR 9.0

December 9, 2009
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Chicago-based Allscripts is introducing two new products: Allscripts Remote for BlackBerry smartphones and Allscripts Professional EHR 9.0.

Allscripts Remote provides to access the Allscripts Professional and Enterprise EHRs from the BlackBerry, enabling physicians to make critical medical decisions when they are away from the office, says the company. Capabilities include access to real-time patient summary information; communication to local hospital emergency rooms; ePrescribing to any pharmacy; and real-time access to patient information including medical history, lab results and medications, it touts.

Designed for small and medium-sized physician groups, Professional 9.0 delivers a graphical user interface (GUI) designed to streamline navigation and common tasks. It includes a physician dashboard that highlights the patient’s care management plan, providing graphing of health measures such as blood pressure and cholesterol, says Allscripts.

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