Sutter Health Chooses Site of Care as System-wide Perinatal/Neonatal IT Initiative
Sutter Health network consists of 28 affiliate hospitals in Northern California.
San Francisco, CA – June 10, 2003 – Today’s CEO’S and CIO’s of large healthcare systems are face with extraordinary challenges. Foremost among these challenges is finding clinical information systems that are reliable, scalable, and flexible enough to serve the needs of multiple facilities. Today more than ever healthcare leaders are choosing Site of Care to provide solutions to meet these challenges.
Kirk Kelsen, Sutter Health IS Project Manager stated, "Sutter Health is committed to system standards that aggregate data from affiliates to produce outcome analyses that are at the heart of improving care. Utilizing Site of Care, all Sutter affiliates can define workflows and product usage in a way that naturally reduces overall costs while improving the level of care in a core competency. Most importantly Site of Care is flexible enough to meet individual affiliate needs while still providing the data standardization desired by Sutter Health".
"State agencies, the federal government, payers, and consumer groups are demanding from healthcare providers higher accountability and quality in the delivery of patient care. In the Women and Infant care service lines Site of Care has proven to be the domain expert in providing data management tools," commented Michael Dale, President of Site of Care Systems. "The increasing reporting and regulatory requirements are forcing healthcare leaders to seek out systems like Site of Care that provide solutions to handle all data requirements."
About Sutter Health
Sutter Health serves more than twenty Northern California counties, from the Oregon border to San Joaquin Valley, and from the Pacific coast to the Sierra foothills. Sutter medical centers care for more inpatients than any other network in Northern California, and lead the market in infant deliveries; neonatology, orthopedics, and pediatric services. www.sutterhealth.org
About Site of Care Systems
Site of Care Systems is a state-of-the-art suite of data management applications for perinatal and neonatal healthcare providers designed to optimize clinical and financial outcomes, improve productivity, and simplify data-driven clinical decision making. 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 a multitude of state mandated reporting requirements; CCS, CPQCC, VON, Newborn Hearing Screening, morbidity and mortality, perinatal statistics, transport statistics, PKU screening, Synagis RVS tracking, competency skills reporting, staff credentialing, physician/staff report cards, benchmarking, utilization review, process improvement, and much more.