Stoltenberg Consulting Working With Indianapolis-Based Community Health Network On EHR Implementation
PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2012
PITTSBURGH, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consultants from Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc., a leading healthcare information technology consulting firm, are helping Community Health Network, Central Indiana's leader in access to innovative and compassionate healthcare services, implement its enterprise-wide EHR (electronic health record) from Epic. Stoltenberg, an innovative healthcare consulting group, began working with Community in September 2011 and has several consultants undertaking project management, as well as augmenting and mentoring the network's staff, to ensure the successful deployment of its new EHR.
"Community Health Network's Epic implementation project is called Community CareConnect to reflect our vision to transform the way we provide care to our patients," said Margaret Donnelly, executive director of Community CareConnect. "We staffed our project team with a mix of Community Health Network IT and clinical-operational professionals who have the enthusiasm and passion to create the future for healthcare in Central Indiana. As part of this initiative, we partnered with Stoltenberg Consulting for some of our contracted resources; they have a talented team that works side-by-side with ours."
Some specific duties of Stoltenberg's consultants include supporting and refining the EHR's patient access functions and providing leadership regarding the role of the Inpatient Project Manager.
"Community Health Network is a well-respected healthcare organization, and we are honored to be working with its team," said Sheri Stoltenberg, president and founder of Stoltenberg Consulting. "We continue to provide Community with our unmatched industry insight and experience which will help elevate its overall quality of patient care."
As a non-profit health system with multiple sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana, Community Health Network's full continuum of care integrates hundreds of physicians, acute care and specialty hospitals, surgery centers, physician offices, home care services, walk-in care centers and employer health services. To put the needs and the convenience of patients first, Community pioneers advanced treatments and world-class health information technologies, with a focus on ease of access to exceptional care.
Ranked among the nation's most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana's leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them -- in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor's offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes. As a non-profit health system with over 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana, Community's full continuum of care integrates hundreds of physicians, specialty and acute care hospitals, surgery centers, home care services, MedChecks, behavioral health and employer health services. To learn more, visit eCommunity.com or call 800-777-7775.
About Stoltenberg Consulting
Founded in 1995, Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting Inc. creates an environment for success by working with health care organizations to provide a variety of services including project management, implementation support and integration between systems. Members of the Stoltenberg Consulting team are consultants with extensive experience in both financial and clinical systems, averaging more than 15 years of direct on-site hospital experience. Stoltenberg Consulting has grown rapidly to serve a client base of more than 100 preeminent healthcare organizations throughout the United States providing services for Siemens (Approved Partner), Epic (Preferred Partner), Cerner, McKesson, Meditech, NextGen, Allscripts and Zynx customers. For more information call 1-888-724-1326 or visit www.stoltenberg.com.
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