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FirstHealth of the Carolinas is Live with Wellsoft EDIS at 2 Additional Hospitals Montgomery Memorial Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital – Hoke Campus

Somerset, NJ – October 29, 2013 – Wellsoft Corporation announced today that FirstHealth of the Carolinas is live with Wellsoft’s Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) at two additional hospitals in the health system:

  • Montgomery Memorial Hospital – A 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital located in Troy, North Carolina, Montgomery Memorial Hospital provides care for more than 12,000 Emergency Department patients each year.
  • Moore Regional HospitalHoke Campus – The first hospital in Hoke County opened its doors to patients on October 7, 2013. Over the next year, it is anticipated that care will be provided for more than 20,000 Emergency Department patients each year at this location.

Following a "big-bang" go-live at each hospital’s emergency department, Wellsoft EDIS has brought immediate benefits to FirstHealth of the Carolinas including a positive impact on the efficiency of emergency department operations. Wellsoft EDIS provides FirstHealth the ability to generate enterprise and site-specific reports to meet administration, CMS and TJC requirements. Features implemented include Patient Tracking, Clinical Documentation, and CPOE, all of which will contribute to shorter length of stays and increased patient satisfaction.

“Wellsoft has been part of our patient care strategy for many years and we were pleased that we could expand its use across all of our hospitals.” said David Dillehunt, vice president of Information Systems for FirstHealth of the Carolinas. “Our medical staff has come to know and trust that system as well as the team behind it. This combination of people and technology better enables us to care for people.”

“We are proud to expand our successful relationship with FirstHealth of the Carolinas and support their growing needs,” commented John Santmann, President of Wellsoft. “We look forward to helping both FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital - Hoke Campus as they provide the best patient care.”

About FirstHealth of the Carolinas

FirstHealth of the Carolinas, headquartered in beautiful Pinehurst, N.C., is a comprehensive health care network serving 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. FirstHealth is licensed for four hospitals--Moore Regional in Pinehurst, Richmond Memorial in Rockingham, Montgomery Memorial in Troy and Moore Regional Hospital - Hoke Campus in Raeford -- with 582 beds, plus the Reid Heart Center, a rehabilitation center, three sleep disorders centers, three dental clinics, ten family care centers, a convenient care center, six fitness centers, a laundry, four charitable foundations, a Hospice program, home health services and an insurance plan. Critical care transport, EMS and medical transport services are also offered. For more information please visit www.firsthealth.org.

About Wellsoft Corporation

Wellsoft Corporation, developer and provider of the industry-leading EDIS since 1988 is consistently ranked first by users in surveys; MD Buyline and Best in KLAS for EDIS. Wellsoft EDIS is certified for Meaningful Use. With installations in the U.S. and Canada, Wellsoft is recognized for providing the most complete functionality and most configurable product in the marketplace. Wellsoft works closely with each client to develop real solutions for their Emergency Department. Providing custom solutions for enterprise-wide or single hospital implementations, Wellsoft is the specialist in Emergency Department systems. For more information please visit www.wellsoft.com