HOUSTON – March 28, 2016 – XtreMed, a turnkey medical imaging provider today announced successful integration of their Harmonious Radiology Solution with T-System’s emergency department information system (EDIS) at Neighbors Emergency Center, one of the largest freestanding emergency center (FSEC) networks in the U.S.
Neighbors Emergency Center is projected to provide care to over 75,000 patients annually through its more than 20 center locations. With plans to open centers throughout the U.S. this year, Neighbors sought out technology providers who could support their exponential growth. Since the integration of the two technologies from XtreMed and T-System, Neighbors Emergency Center has reported optimized clinical workflow, efficiency and patient care.
“When it comes to the unique dynamics of emergency care, having radiology information available at your fingertips is incredibly valuable,” said Lauren Cotton, RN, CEN, MS, chief nursing officer at Neighbors Emergency Center. “Our clinical team can access a radiology image directly within T-System instead of having to work between two systems, which would have a tremendous negative impact on our workflow and efficiency.”
XtreMed and T-System worked to ensure the technologies were seamlessly integrated so that the images from the radiology equipment were sent automatically to T-System’s EDIS, EV™, and accessible at the point of care.
“Prior to the integration with T-System, we experienced difficulties when attempting to integrate with other EDIS providers. We found that most vendors were unable to provide the necessary support and communication for a successful integration,” said Houman Farzian, chief executive officer of XtreMed. “This has been a very successful working relationship and we’re proud to help streamline care for Neighbors through this technological integration with T-System.”
“We believe in providing clinicians with the tools they need to deliver the best care possible to patients,” said Robert Hitchcock, M.D., FACEP, chief strategy officer at T-System. “I believe this successful integration with XtreMed really shows the remarkable outcomes that can be achieved when healthcare technology vendors work together and remain focused on what’s best for the patient.”
XtreMed is a radiology and medical imaging solutions provider headquartered in Houston, Texas. Since the inception of the FSEC market, XtreMed has performed more than 250 modality installations and 20 complete radiology suite projects and currently provides technical support and modality maintenance for more than 40 FSECs nationwide. For more information about XtreMed visit www.x3med.com.
About Neighbors Emergency Center
Neighbors Health System operates Neighbors Emergency Center, a series of 24-hour freestanding emergency centers that have seen exponential growth in Texas since 2009. Neighbors Emergency Center believes in providing extraordinary care that is dedicated to making lives better every day, with an unfaltering vision to be The Best Neighbors Ever. This means providing unparalleled medical care driven by compassion, respect, and\ dedication and a focus on our patients, our culture, and the community.
Neighbors’ 20+ locations service many communities, including Houston, Austin, El Paso, Beaumont, and the Permian Basin, with plans for centers in areas that include South Texas and Colorado in 2016.
For additional information about Neighbors, please visit www.nec24.com.
T-System Inc. advances episodic care with solutions proven to solve clinical, financial, operational and regulatory challenges for hospitals and urgent care clinics. About 40 percent of the nation’s emergency departments and urgent care centers use T-System solutions to provide an unmatched patient experience. Through gold-standard documentation, charge capture and coding solutions, T-System optimizes care delivery and financial outcomes for organizations across the United States. Follow @TSystem on Twitter, or become a T-System fan on Facebook.
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