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North Mississippi Medical Center to Implement Wellsoft Emergency Department Information System
Somerset, New Jersey – February 18, 2014 - Wellsoft Corporation announces that North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo, Mississippi, has selected Wellsoft’s Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) to support its goal of improved patient care. NMMC, a 650-bed hospital, is a Level II and Secondary Pediatric Trauma Center that manages care for more than 85,000 Emergency Department (ED) patients each year. Wellsoft EDIS was chosen to improve ED efficiency and help meet Meaningful Use goals. Implementation is underway.
“With our high volume of emergency visits, we wanted our physicians and mid-level providers to have access to an EDIS that would be beneficial to our patients and meet our meaningful use goals as well as mesh well with our providers’ needs,” said Mike Denham, NMMC’s interim Chief Operating Officer and administrator of Surgical Services, of the new Wellsoft EDIS.
“With Wellsoft EDIS, North Mississippi Medical Center will improve Emergency Department productivity and improve patient throughput,” said Dr. John Santmann, President of Wellsoft. “We are excited to have this opportunity to partner with NMMC and look forward to helping them provide quality care to their Emergency Department patients.”
Wellsoft Corporation, developer and provider of the industry-leading EDIS since 1988 is consistently the recipient of the prestigious Best in KLAS* award and has ranked #1 in KLAS and MD Buyline user surveys of EDIS time and again. Wellsoft EDIS is ONC-ACB certified for Meaningful Use and is HL7 compliant. Wellsoft is recognized for providing the most complete functionality and most configurable product on the market. 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 Information Systems. For more information please visit www.wellsoft.com.
* Wellsoft ranked #1 in the 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003 and 2002 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services Emergency Department Market Segment www.KLASresearch.com
About North Mississippi Medical Center
North Mississippi Medical Center, a 650-bed regional referral center in Tupelo, is the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi and the largest non-metropolitan hospital in America. NMMC serves more than 700,000 people in 24 counties in north Mississippi, northwest Alabama and portions of Tennessee. NMMC is a 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient and is affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services, a 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.