NASHVILLE, TN, September 9, 2013 -- eDoc4u’s Automated Physician Extender[TM] is one of the winners of the Allscripts Open App Challenge recently announced at the 2013 Allscripts Client Experience in Chicago.
eDoc4u team joins Allscripts executives at awards ceremony for ACE 2013 (from left Paul Black - Allscripts CEO and President, Jean-Luc Neptune – Health 2.0 Senior VP, Rich Smith – eDoc4u President / Co-Founder, Jack Olexy – eDoc4u VP Information Technology / Co-Founder, Dr. Ryan Bosch – eDoc4u CMO / Co-Founder, Kris Thurman – eDoc4u VP Business Development, Gary Peat – eDoc4u SVP of Corporate and Business Development, Stanley Crane – Allscripts Chief Innovation Officer, Steve Schwartz – Allscripts SVP Corporate Business Development)
In Phase 1 of the Challenge, more than 98 developers answered the call to “Start a Revolution” by creating innovative apps that integrate directly with Allscripts Open Electronic Health Records (EHR) software. Thirty-two moved on to Phase 2 of the Challenge, where participants were expected to complete their integration and install it at a client site to demonstrate the most positive outcomes. Challenge judges selected eDoc4u’s Automated Physician Extender as one the five final winners.
"A Connected Community of Health is powered by an Open environment that enables us all to work collaboratively to apply the best thinking and the most advanced technologies to enhance patient care," said Paul M. Black, President and Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. "The winners of the Open App Challenge have put this innovation into practice at client sites, clearly demonstrating the benefits of an Open, Connected Community of Health. Congratulations to the team at eDoc4u."
“We’re delighted that Allscripts has recognized eDoc4u as an innovator in healthcare technology today,” said Richard Smith, eDoc4u President. “Together, we are improving how both patients and providers make better use of information to manage or prevent disease and improve health by connecting patients and providers for better experiences and better outcomes for both. eDoc4u is excited about our partnership with Allscripts.”
“Our Open App Challenge award recipients, and all of the participants, are well on the way to improving healthcare,” said Stanley Crane, Chief Innovation Officer of Allscripts. “By combining Allscripts open architecture with their innovative problem-solving ideas, these participants are making Open a reality.”
Judges for Phase 2 included:
- Dr. Mark Blatt, worldwide medical director, Intel
- Dr. Lennox Hoyte, MSEECS, chief medical information officer, University of South Florida Physicians Group
- Timathie Leslie, vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton
- Bill Spooner, chief information officer, Sharp HealthCare
- Dr. Jeffrey L. Sunshine, vice president and chief medical information officer, University Hospitals
eDoc4u’s Automated Physician Extender is now available on the Allscripts Application Store, which connects clients quickly with approved third-party applications that may help them increase productivity, deliver higher-quality, more personalized care, integrate devices and much more. Visit the Allscripts Application Store today http://store.allscripts.com.
eDoc4u’s Automated Physician Extendertm is an NCQA-certified health management platform that transforms EHR data to connect and empower patients. Driven and informed with bi-directional integration with the EHR of ambulatory EHR market leader Allscripts, the Automated Physician Extender engages and empowers patients, increases revenue, enhances productivity, and drives achievement of Meaningful Use Stage II.
Since 2002, eDoc4u has provided integrated preventive care web services to millions through health insurance plans, healthcare providers, and pharmacy benefit managers. see www.eDoc4u.com.
About Allscripts Developer Program (ADP)
The Allscripts Developer Program enables outside developers to build innovations and integrate devices for Allscripts Clients that are compatible with Allscripts Electronic Health Records. All applications are available for clients to initiate a purchase on the Allscripts Application Store http://www.store.allscripts.com. Companies interested in applying for the ADP can start the application process at http://www.allscripts.com/en/company/partners/adp-registration.html.
Allscripts 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 a Connected Community of Health[TM] for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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