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Barrington, IL, United States, 2010/07/20 - Centricity Enterprise, GE's integrated cross-continuum clinical, financial and administrative software solution for hospitals, is "Meaningful Use" ready. NYSE: GE
GE Healthcare IT, a leading provider of healthcare information technology solutions, announced the availability of its Meaningful Use-ready software release for Centricity Enterprise - the integrated cross-continuum clinical, financial and administrative software solution for hospitals.
Centricity Enterprise 6.9 is designed to support organizations that require an integrated inpatient and ambulatory software solution on a single platform and wish to demonstrate inpatient and ambulatory Meaningful Use. The solution includes embedded content & workflows to enable more rapid clinician adoption and pre-configured CPOE workflows with embedded decision support, all on a single integrated platform crossing the healthcare continuum.
“The release of Centricity Enterprise 6.9 is a very exciting milestone both for our customers as well as for GE Healthcare,” said Laurent Rotival, vice president and general manager of GE Healthcare IT. “As we have monitored and provided extensive input into many of the guidelines finalized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) last week, we feel that our products are well positioned to meet ARRA Certification. As a result of our continued commitment and investment in the Centricity Enterprise solution suite, we are confident Centricity Enterprise will be there for our customers—both existing and new— throughout the journey towards demonstrating meaningful use.”
Centricity Enterprise 6.9 includes new tools and enhancements specifically designed to support clinical staff adoption, quality improvement and cost reduction and is designed to satisfy GE’s healthymagination pillars of reducing cost, improving quality and increasing access. The release includes many enhancements to CPOE and order workflow, configurable patient and assignment views, ePrescribing, eligibility/formulary checking and new applications such as a Registries module to support Quality Measures and automated building of discharge instructions based on diagnosis, meds, problems and allergies to name a few.
“Centricity Enterprise is used by many of the country’s most forward-thinking academic medical centers and community hospitals. Our customers can rest assured of our commitment to helping them achieve Meaningful Use,” said Rotival. ”They know, when they choose GE, they’re not only getting a product for today, they’re getting our commitment to grow and work with them long into the future.”
About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.
Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality and efficiency around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a $16 billion unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs more than 46,000 people committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries. For more information about GE Healthcare, visit gehealthcare.com.