Central DuPage Hospital Selects Site of Care’s Daily Baby Center Module and Two Interfaces for Use in Hospital Special Care Nursery
San Francisco CA and Winfield, IL – June 12, 2001 - Site of Care Systems, the leading provider of integrated data management tools for improving quality in maternal and child healthcare, announced today that Chicago, IL based Central DuPage Hospital has selected The Daily Baby Center application for its Neonatal Patient Information System. Central DuPage Hospital joins a growing list of national leading health care providers that have chosen Site of Care Systems to meet the many healthcare challenges in the well baby and neonatal nursery care settings.
Central DuPage Hospital staff will utilize The Daily Baby Center module 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.
"Central DuPage Hospital is the fastest growing advanced nursery in Illinois. We believe that the addition of Site of Care’s data management systems will allow unparalleled access and flow of information between our obstetricians, primary care physicians, neonatal care groups and developmental follow up teams. From our research, the power and range of this system is unmatched by any other existing system."said Dr. Jeff Loughead - Neonatologist, Midwest Neoped Associates, LTD
"We are extremely pleased to add Central DuPage Hospital to our growing list of leading healthcare providers turning to Site of Care Systems. One of the many strengths of our application suite is the seamless flow of data throughout the modules and throughout the hospital HIS system" stated Gordon Romer, President & CEO of Site of Care Systems. "To help streamline data entry efficiencies, reduce medical errors, improve patient safety, and enhance overall access to the neonate’s data CDH has chosen to interface Site of Care’s Daily Baby Center module with the hospital’s HBOC lab and ADT system. Demographic information will be pulled from the hospital ADT systems and lab results will also flow directly into The Daily Baby Center".
About Central DuPage Health
Central DuPage Health serves the health needs of Chicago’s western suburbs. Central DuPage Health is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services including Central DuPage Hospital, senior living, convenient care centers and health and hospice care.
Central DuPage Hospital is a 400 bed acute care facility with a medical staff of nearly 700 physicians representing over 40 specialties and subspecialties. Central DuPage Hospital also offers extensive pediatric care, from specialized clinics, such as the cleft lip and palate clinic, to intensive care units for both pediatrics and neonatology. The mother/baby unit at Central DuPage Hospital delivers over 3,400 babies a year, the most in DuPage County.
CDH is the 19th hospital in Illinois to receive Perinatal Level III designation and the first hospital with Level III designation in Chicago's far western suburbs. The hospital operates an 8 bed neonatal intensive care unit.
About Site of Care Systems
Site of Care Systems develops high tech clinical information systems, which brings patient information together across a continuum of care from the Mom’s pregnancy through the Infants’ developmental care. In today’s healthcare environment, care providers struggle with pressures to improve quality of care, control costs, improve the patient / provider relationship, and manage the increased regulatory demands of reporting requirements. In a hospital setting, data is the key to addressing these challenges. Site of Care Systems bridges this data together.
Site of Care offers online charting and data management solutions for the prenatal office, antepartum testing, labor and delivery unit, well baby 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.