|[February 28, 2013]
Alegent Creighton Health Adopts InteliChart's Patient Portal
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
LLC, is pleased to announce the successful rollout of the
InteliChart patient portal at Alegent
Creighton Health of Omaha, Neb. Following a pilot phase involving 7
providers at 1 practice, Alegent Creighton Health deployed the portal to
an additional 221 providers located at 44 different practices. Key
functionality immediately utilized by patients includes secure
messaging, scheduling, prescription requests and alerts. Since the
InteliChart patient portal embeds a personal
health record, providers are also able to share clinical results and
documentation with patients upon request or demand.
"Patient-friendly solutions allow our patients to easily register and
immediately begin engaging in their care process," said Jim Burgart,
Alegent Creighton Health Operations Leader for Information Systems.
"Patient engagement is the foundation for success with many of our
health system initiatives."
"We know that patients who use our portal are not only engaged in
managing their own care, they are also loyal to their practtioners,"
said Gary Hamilton, President of InteliChart. "The portal makes it easy
for practitioners and patients to overcome traditional communication
barriers and become more closely connected. We're delighted to be
working with Alegent Creighton Health to bring the portal to their
providers and patients."
Alegent Creighton Health conducted a year-long search for a patient
portal with the expectation that it could meet both its strategic and
functionality goals. This included Alegent Creighton Health's objective
to continuously enhance the care experience for patients and families
through technology that provides value to the patient without additional
cost, and continues to improve the quality of care delivered.
About Alegent Creighton Health
With a commitment to providing high-quality care and an exceptional
patient experience, Alegent Creighton Health physicians and employees
are focused on caring for the body, mind and spirit of every person.
Patients find a continuum of care at Alegent Creighton Health, from
primary care through geriatrics. Sponsored by Catholic Health
Initiatives (CHI), Alegent Creighton Health is the largest
not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and
southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital,
freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and
more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary
teaching partner of Creighton University's health sciences schools,
Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to
teaching the health professionals of the future. For more information
about Alegent Creighton Health, visit AlegentCreighton.com.
InteliChart is a health information technology company focused on
connecting patients, providers and their communities. Products include:
the InteliChart Integration Engine (IIE) providing connectivity between
ambulatory and acute entities; InteliChart Patient Portal is a user
friendly solution designed for patient of all ages and technical
competencies providing bi-directional connectivity for clinical and
administrative information; InteliChart Physician Portal enables
provider to provider communications and exchange of usable patient
information. For more information, visit our website at http://www.intelichart.com
or call 866.957.8890. Follow us on Twitter
(@InteliChart) or visit the InteliChart
Facebook page or the InteliChart blog.
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