Norton Healthcare (NHC, Louisville, Ky.) has signed an enterprise-wide agreement with Unibased Systems Architecture (USA, Chesterfield, Mo.) to provide pre-visit access management, scheduling, a business intelligence software system, and physician and consumer portal services.
The contract includes Norton Healthcare’s five hospitals totaling 1,857 licensed beds in Kentucky. The not-for-profit, faith-based system includes four large hospitals in Louisville, with a fifth under construction and scheduled to open in August 2009; 11 Norton Immediate Care Centers; 9,800 employees; nearly 300 employed medical providers at more than 60 locations; and nearly 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Norton Healthcare serves patients in the Louisville Metro area including Southern Indiana, and throughout Kentucky.