Allscripts Care Director™ elevates patient results with improved care coordination and analytics

    Allscripts Care Director™ elevates patient results with improved care
                          coordination and analytics

New solution designed to ease transition to value-based care

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, April 23, 2013

CHICAGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts took another key step in
delivering an Open, Connected Community of Health™ with the release of
Allscripts Care Director™. The new solution coordinates outpatient care across
healthcare settings. With the industry shift toward value-based care,
Allscripts Care Director will help healthcare organizations more effectively
manage patient care post hospital discharge and importantly, better address
preventable readmissions, a key requirement now that hospitals could be
subject to penalties for excess readmissions under Medicare.

Allscripts Care Director extends the Allscripts Care Management™ suite,
enabling true care coordination across all settings: home care, physician
practices, hospitals, post-acute care facilities, and community services. The
web-based solution can help health organizations by: managing at-risk
patients, improving transitions of care, reducing potential readmissions,
decreasing redundancies and connecting all care settings. Patient information
can be imported directly into Care Director, or pulled from Sunrise Clinical
Manager™ or certain other third-party EHR systems via Allscripts Care
Management™. Although available to implement as a standalone solution, Care
Director's strength lies in its integration with Allscripts Care Management,
the widely adopted and proven Care Management system at 900 hospitals

"Ensuring successful transitions of care is a huge priority for our
organization," said Ruth McNaughton, RN, Senior Director Care Coordination,
Administrator Hospitalist Group, Jordan Hospital. "Allscripts Care Director is
an extension of our care management strategy that enables us to efficiently
serve our patients as they head into their next phase of treatment outside the
hospital. Allscripts Care Director improves handoffs and follow-up, which
ultimately means better results for our patients."

Improving care collaboration

Care Director is instrumental in achieving the patient results that
value-based care will require. Here's how the solution works:

  oThe health organization's care coordinator enrolls the patient into
    Allscripts Care Director, reviews clinical information and risk assessment
    and defines the care team.
  oThe care coordinator develops additional care plan elements such as
    education, transportation, counseling and goals.
  oThe care coordinator shares the care plan with the patient and the care
    team that facilitates transitions of care and collaboration.
  oThe care coordinator then assigns owners to the goals and interventions on
    the plan.
  oThe care coordinator measures the patient's progress by recording
    completion progress toward goals.

Allscripts Care Director benefits

  oPatient Stratification-- manage high risk, high utilization and
    chronically ill patients via risk scoring.
  oCare Coordination-- coordinate care across care settings using
    assessments to identify gaps in care, and care plans to track measurable
    goals and interventions.
  oTransitions of Care-- coordinate transitions of care between all care
    settings including home care, physician practices, post-acute care
    facilities, community services and hospitals.
  oAnalytics-- capture and report on data as well as share with analytics
    tools to measure improvements in the care process and patient outcomes as
    part of an organization's overall population health management strategy.

"Allscripts Care Director is another building block as we deliver the tools
our clients need to succeed in the future world of health care," said Cliff
Meltzer, Executive Vice President of Solutions Development, Allscripts. "Care
Director's improved coordination and metrics will significantly elevate
patient results as we move toward an Open, Connected Community of Health™."

About Allscripts
Allscripts(NASDAQ:MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers
require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health
Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity
and information solutions create aConnected Community of Health™ for
physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about
Allscripts, please, Twitter, and It Takes A
Community: The Allscripts Blog.

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synergies, efficiencies and cost savings of the merger with Eclipsys
Corporation ("Eclipsys") will not be realized, or will not be realized within
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platform and product integration and the connection and movement of data among
hospitals, physicians, patients and others; the risk that the Allscripts and
Eclipsys businesses will not be integrated successfully; competition within
the industries in which we operate; failure to achieve certification under the
Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act could
result in increased development costs, a breach of some customer obligations
and could put us at a competitive disadvantage in the marketplace; the volume
and timing of systems sales and installations, the length of sales cycles and
the installation process and the possibility that our products will not
achieve or sustain market acceptance; the timing, cost and success or failure
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possible regulation of our software by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration;
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electronic record provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of
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on Form 10-K for 2011 and other public filings with the SEC for a further
discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties applicable to our
business. The statements herein speak only as of their date and we undertake
no duty to update any forward-looking statement whether as a result of new
information, future events or changes in expectations.


SOURCE Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

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