San Diego Children’s Hospital and Health Center Select Daily Baby Center for Use in NICU.
San Francisco CA and San Diego, CA – September 30, 2000 – Site of Care Systems, the leading provider of integrated data management tools for improving quality in maternal and child healthcare, announced today that it has added San Diego Children’s Hospital and Health Center to the family of neonatal intensive care units (NICU) using its Daily Baby application. The hospital plans to use Daily Baby Center to do real-time tracking of the day-to-day medical information of their neonatal patients.
The Daily Baby Center: One of SOC’s suite of applications, the Daily Baby Center is utilized by nurses and physicians to generate admission H & P’s, daily progress notes, discharge summaries, logbooks, and extensive automated reports. Clinical information entered into Daily Baby is stored in a large relational database, providing clinicians with ready access to daily documentation for comprehensive statistical analysis and outcome review. Data tracking reports required by state and federal agencies include Vermont Oxford Network measures, HEDIS, and JCAHO standards & reports.
Dr. Gail Knight, Neonatologist commented, "Our facility was chosen 7th best children’s hospital in the United States by Parents Magazine and we are definitely not newcomers to electronic data collection. We chose Site of Care Systems as a best of breed clinical tool that clearly meets our needs in the NICU."
"We are very excited to add San Diego Children’s Hospital to our list of prestigious healthcare facilities utilizing Site of Care Systems applications. We look forward to continuing our mutual efforts in improving the quality of care provided in the neonatal and perinatal settings," said Gordon Romer, President and CEO of Site of Care Systems.
About San Diego Children’ Hospital and Health Center:
Children's Hospital and Health Center, located in San Diego, CA, is a full-service pediatric health center dedicated to caring for and about kids. At Children's it is understood that children have special healthcare needs that differ greatly from those of adults. Physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals practice quality pediatric medicine with special training and sensitivity perfected through the caring of children 100 percent of the time. Children’s mission is to restore, sustain and enhance the health and developmental potential of children. To help kids reach their full potential, Children's has become a complete health system by caring for sick and injured children, helping others stay healthy, and providing care in neighborhoods close to their patients' homes. Children's has 227 in-hospital beds and 38 outpatient exam rooms. www.chsd.org
About Site of Care Systems
Site of Care offers online charting and data management solutions for the prenatal office, antepartum testing, labor and delivery unit, regular and intensive care nursery and developmental follow-up clinic. Site of Care’s products also automate the production of state birth certificates and medical documentation, such as admission history and physicals, ICN Daily Progress Notes, Transport Notes and Discharge Summaries.
Site of Care Systems’ products enable simplified compliance with regulatory agencies such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and Health Care Organizations; and with state, health plan, and employer coalitions’ demands for reliable data on rates of caesarian sections, complications, and mortality. Using these tools, healthcare providers can readily benchmark their clinical quality against that of leading institutions and can reduce clinical variation within their own institution. More information about Site of Care can be found on its website, www.siteofcare.com.
Gordon Romer, Site of Care Systems, 800.997.6861, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gail Knight, M.D., San Diego Children’s Hospital 858.576.5818