eClinicalWorks, the Westbourough, Mass.-based ambulatory clinical systems provider, today announced that the City of Philadelphia has selected the company to help improve the continuity of care for the City’s Department of Public Health. Using eClinicalWorks will provide the approximately 230 providers across 20 primary care and correctional clinics with a preventative-care oriented electronic health record (EHR) solution to improve the quality of care through reporting capabilities and the ability to share data between facilities.
Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health and the Philadelphia Prison System will utilize eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for its clinics, combining electronic medical records, practice management, patient portal, interoperability, mobile and messaging capabilities— all unified and linked via a single database. Improving communication with access to real-time information, eClinicalWorks Electronic Health eXchange (eEHX) will serve as a hub providing physicians with improved access to patients’ health information and allowing them to exchange data more effectively, with each other and eventually connecting to health department registries, including those for smoking and vaccines.
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