NTT DATA and EPOWERdoc Announce Deployment of Hospital Emergency Department EMR Solution at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital

Full Integration of Emergency Room EMR Improves Care, Drives Down Costs and Improves Reporting

25 Apr, 2012

New York, NY – April 25, 2012  NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT professional services provider and a regional operating unit of the Japan-based NTT DATA Corporation, today announced the successful deployment of its Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) solution at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, based in Red Oak, Iowa.  To complete the project, NTT DATA partnered with EPOWERdoc, an industry leader in Emergency Department documentation solutions. Montgomery County Memorial Hospital can now expect greater flexibility and seamless coordination among disparate Information Sources and the NTT DATA Optimum™ solutions currently installed in the hospital.

We chose NTT DATA based on its extensive healthcare experience, their expertise in the hospital setting, and more specifically the flexibility that they offer us by having software solutions that conform to our needs,” said Ron Kloewer, CIO of Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. “We anticipate the benefits of hospital-wide integration, including the Emergency Department, will be felt by patients and by staff right away.”

The partnership between NTT DATA and EPOWERdoc allows hospitals like Montgomery County to purchase Optimum EDIS (Emergency Department Information System) as part of NTT DATA Healthcare Technologies’ full Optimum suite of clinical Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Revenue Cycle software solutions. NTT DATA and EPOWERdoc have worked closely to integrate the Emergency Department module with the Optimum Suite to provide seamless data transfer and usability across platforms.

“The Implementation of the Optimum EDIS solution provides Montgomery County Memorial Hospital with a sophisticated solution that builds upon the foundation of their existing EHR resulting in improved patient care and operational efficiencies,” said Walt Kaczor, Senior Vice President of the Healthcare Technologies Division at NTT DATA, Inc. “We are pleased that our recent partnership with EPOWERdoc provides NTT DATA Healthcare Technologies’ customers with the ability to have greater integration of patient records through a sophisticated solution provided by EPOWERdoc.”

The Optimum EDIS System is a clinical software solution that produces comprehensive and integrated clinical records electronically, while providing management tools for control of logistical operations.

"EPOWERdoc is very excited about our new partnership with NTT DATA particularly due to our matching priorities of putting client service as our number one priority,” said Dr. David Ernst, President of EPOWERdoc, Inc. “We look forward to working with the Montgomery County team and NTT DATA to provide a complete solution for meeting Meaningful Use and all future initiatives with the best software solutions in the industry.”

 

About EPOWERdoc
EPOWERdoc is a leading supplier of electronic and template Emergency Department documentation systems with over 175 clients nationwide. EPOWERdoc’s EMRDoc™ is a revolutionary electronic patient tracking and documentation system that incorporates the unique EPOWERdoc template formats into an EMR module that is specifically designed for ED physicians and clinicians. EMRDoc™ is the fastest and easiest EDIS product on the market today.  For more information, visit www.epowerdoc.com.  Follow us on Twitter (@EPOWERdoc), or become an EPOWERdoc fan on Facebook.

 

About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 35 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide healthcare technologies and premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.  

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas  to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

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