When the initial search for vendors with medication-reconciliation solutions turned up none, LVHN turned to The Menon Group, a company with expertise developing applications that integrate closely with the GE clinical system.
After seeing a prototype in early 2007, LVHN decided to proceed with a new discharge-instructions/medication-reconciliation solution that would extract information directly from the clinical system to support reconciling medications throughout a patient's stay in the hospital and at discharge.
Ron Swinfard, president and CEO of LVHN said, "Jim was critical in working with us to bring about the merger with GHHA, as our like missions and cultures made joining together a perfect fit .
As per to LVHN, it is not certain if Fletcher will be chosen as the permanent CEO.
For LVHN, the initial payoff from moving to an integrated system came more quickly than expected.
LVHN cut accounts receivable (AR) days from 72 to the current average of 59.
The solution and its capabilities provide LVHN
with a solid foundation to further improve the health of the communities it serves.
After carefully evaluating several vendors' HIM solutions, we selected Quantim because it enables us to use a single solution to address our immediate and future coding and billing challenges," said Carolyn Murphy, Director, HIM Coding and Clinical Outcomes at LVHN.
We look forward to strengthening our relationship with LVHN and are confident that our Quantim CAC solution will help them meet the many challenges of coding and compliance, both now and into the future.
was an early adopter of the technology, receiving TRU-D No.
Named multiple times a "100 Most Wired" and "25 Most Wireless" hospital by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine, accolades which include recognition for systems to promote efficiency and transparency, LVHN
is also accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), the "gold seal" for adhering to rigorous standards in quality and research subject protection.
The students spend their first two years at USF in a student centered environment, and then complete their clinical training at LVHN
, a health system renowned for its patient-centered care, and recognized by U.