NTT DATA and EPOWERdoc Announce Deployment of Hospital Emergency Department EMR Solution at Montgomery County Memorial Hospital
New York, NY – 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 OptimumTM 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 David Ernst, MD, FACEP, 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.”
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