Allscripts continues to lead in interoperability, driving successful healthcare delivery

Company enables healthcare professionals and patients to share data across the continuum

Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) remains committed to effective interoperability in healthcare delivery. A leader in interoperability and open platforms, the company has made it a priority to deliver clinicians accessible, clinically relevant information at the point of care, creating a community patient record and enabling successful care delivery.

Allscripts dbMotion™ Solution has been delivering clinically relevant, meaningful interoperability for many years. With dbMotion, which enables the sharing of data across different EHR systems regardless of vendor, clinicians can engage their care teams and improve access to real-time, harmonized information from across the care continuum. Used around the world in the United States, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and Israel, the solution leverages and shares data assets, achieving safer high-quality clinical outcomes.

Every month the following volumes are enabled:

  • 14M+ unique patient transactions are received in dbMotion

  • 31,000+ providers and 128,000+

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Tobacco dependence treatment is critical to excellence in health care delivery

A UCLA-led report published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine exposes what the authors call a weakness in the high-profile “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” published annually by U.S. News and World Report.

The data used to compile the rankings are collected from multiple sources, including outcomes reported to the Joint Commission, an accreditation agency. Every three years, hospitals are required to complete a comprehensive review by the Joint Commission to earn or maintain accreditation.

None of the top 20 hospitals in the 2020-21 U.S. News rankings reported to the Joint Commission on how they deliver smoking cessation care and treatment for tobacco dependence — which the paper calls a significant disconnect.

The authors suggest that reporting on tobacco treatment should be a required measure, not an elective one, for accreditation and recognition.

An honor roll for best

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