Beaver Dam Rolling Out Enterprise HIS | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Beaver Dam Rolling Out Enterprise HIS

November 12, 2008
by root
| Reprints

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals, Inc. (Beaver Dam, Wis.) is deploying the Paragon community healthcare information system from Atlanta-based McKesson to provide integrated clinical and financial systems and EHRs for its new hospital and facilities.

The Paragon solution includes an electronic charting system to help streamline the charting and billing process, along with point-of-care applications, says the company. The organization will also implement McKesson’s document management solution, which will enable doctors to sign electronic patient records online.

Beaver Dam Community Hospitals is an independent, non-profit healthcare organization whose objective is to deliver quality, affordable care and wellness programs to patients in the greater Dodge County, Wisconsin area.



Dignity Health, CHI Merging to Form New Catholic Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), based in Englewood, Colorado, and San Francisco-based Dignity Health officially announced they are merging and have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.

HHS Announces Winning Solutions in Opioid Code-a-Thon

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted this week a first-of-its-kind two-day Code-a-Thon to use data and technology to develop new solutions to address the opioid epidemic.

In GAO Report, More Concern over VA VistA Modernization Project

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report is calling into question the more than $1 billion that has been spent to modernize the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) health IT system.

Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Aimed at Improving Medicare ACO Program

U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) have introduced H.R. 4580, the ACO Improvement Act of 2017 that makes changes to the Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) program.

Humana Develops Medication Management Tool

A new tool developed by Humana enables the company’s members to keep a list of their medications in one place.

Four Hospitals Piloting OurNotes Initiative in 2018

Beginning in January, four academic hospitals—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, University of Washington in Seattle, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire and University of Colorado in Boulder—will begin piloting a new digital tool called OurNotes that enables patients to contribute to their clinical notes.