Allscripts Announces 2010 Winners of President's and Circle of Excellence Hospital Awards

Winners Recognized for Documented Strategies and Superior Outcomes Using Health Information Technology from Allscripts—October 13, 2010

Allscripts announced the winners of its 2010 Sunrise Enterprise™ client awards programs. The President's Award and the Circle of Excellence Award are bestowed annually to highlight the tremendous collective expertise, accomplishments and outcomes achieved within the company's Sunrise Enterprise client base of hospitals and health systems. Each winning organization reflects innovative achievements in areas such as process improvement, clinical adoption, financial savings and measurable outcomes. In addition to industry recognition, a charitable donation is made to each winning client's foundation or charity of choice.

2010 President's Award winner: Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City, NY)

The President's Award is the highest honor that Allscripts bestows upon its hospital and health system clients for their outstanding outcomes that demonstrate the value realized from Allscripts technology. Bestowing $10,000 to a charity of choice, the Allscripts President's Award recognizes clients who achieve measurable outcomes in the areas of clinical, financial and performance management.

Significant outcomes represented by this year's President's Award winners include:

Hospital for Special Surgery underwent an aggressive activation of technology from Allscripts to achieve three main organizational goals – no written orders, data-proven returns on its health information technology investment and the transformation of its organizational culture toward IT-powered clinical and performance excellence. Through its implementation initiatives, combined with a refined set of impactful alerts, Hospital for Special Surgery achieved fantastic outcomes, including a 96.6 percent reduction in duplicate orders, a 51.8 percent reduction in blood transfusions enabling savings up to $14 million, and the elimination of medication order turnaround time and medication variances.

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