- Steward Health Care System recently signed to implement MEDITECH Expanse EHR in 18 sites located across Arizona, Texas, Utah, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
- The implementation is a part of Steward’s “One Platform” strategy to bring all 35 hospitals under a one single, integrated, enterprise EHR.
Health IT company MEDITECH announces it will extend its 20-year partnership with Steward Health Care System, which recently signed to implement the MEDITECH Expanse EHR platform in 18 sites located across Arizona, Texas, Utah, Arkansas and Louisiana. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services.
Steward’s “One Platform” Strategy
This decision is a part of Steward’s “One Platform” strategy to bring all 35 hospitals under a single, integrated, enterprise EHR. MEDITECH Expanse is a next-generated, web-based EHR platform spans every care setting and provides a full view of the patient’s story. MEDITECH Expanse includes customizable patient trackers and status boards, real-time notifications, embedded best-practice content, and clinical decision support tools With a consolidated EHR, Steward can streamline communication across all facilities, improving patient care and increasing patient safety.
“We are thrilled to continue our dynamic relationship with MEDITECH, a trusted and long-time partner that has continued to innovate and evolve with us as we’ve grown nationally,” said Julie Berry, chief information officer at Steward Health Care. “MEDITECH’s integrated workflow tools and Revenue Cycle solutions will help Steward continue its efforts to transform care delivery and maximize operational efficiency across the organization.”
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Source: Hit Consultant