Los Angeles based Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital selects Site of Care’s Daily Baby Center module and three interfaces for use in hospital special care nursery
San Francisco, CA and Whittier, CA – April 6, 2002 – Site of Care Systems, the leading provider of integrated data management tools for improving quality in maternal and child healthcare, announced today that Los Angeles, CA based Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital has selected The Daily Baby Center application for its Neonatal Information System. Presbyterian Intercommunity 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.
Presbyterian Intercommunity 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.
"We are extremely pleased to add Presbyterian Intercommunity 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. PIH plans to have Site of Care Systems pull data from the hospital ADT & Laboratory information systems. An outbound report export has also been purchased so various reports completed in the nursery and contained within Site of Care will be available in the hospital Central Data Repository (CDR)." stated Gordon Romer, President & CEO of Site of Care Systems.
About Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, a not-for-profit regional hospital and health center, delivers health care services to southeastern Los Angeles County and portions of the San Gabriel Valley and Orange County.
The Ruth B. Shannon Maternity Care Center at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital is the finest maternity facility in this region. The center blends the most modern obstetrical care with the comforts of home to assure that every child born in the unit will arrive by special delivery. The center features thirty-two special LDRP (labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum) rooms. The latest in specialized neonatal care is also available in PIH’s 26-bed, Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Where premature and other at-risk infants receive all the individual attention and life-enhancing medical support they need.
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital provides high-quality health care without discrimination, demonstrating compassion, respect, and dignity in caring for all patients. Recognizing its charitable mission, the hospital's efforts are directed toward contributing to the health and well being of its communities in an ethical and fiscally prudent manner.
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.