March 17, 2008
Risk Reduction Overlay to Fortify Patient Documentation System
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sullivan Group (TSG), a leading provider of risk management solutions for medical professionals, today announces its partnership with EPOWERdoc, developers of the EPOWERdoc paper template and electronic ED documentation systems. In doing so, TSG will provide further expertise in Emergency Medicine Risk and Safety to EPOWERdoc, which TSG considers to be the flagship company in patient templates for documentation of emergency visits.
This partnership represents a completely new concept in emergency medicine risk management and documentation. A comprehensive, system approach has been developed to include web based risk training, a prompted medical record called TSG
PowerDoc™, a real time, on-site electronic resource for clinical decision support and an audit for clinician performance measurement.
PowerDoc™ system with 'TSG fortified' risk reduction will support CME education, clinical decision making, and documentation." Dr. Daniel Sullivan, founder and chief executive officer of TSG says, "It is clear that by using this intelligent medical record system we are reducing even further the risk of an unfortunate event. The system combines the ease and cost effectiveness of paper templates with a real time, bedside, resource tool for clinical decision support." David Ernst, MD, President of EPOWERdoc states, "We are extremely excited to be working with the premier ED Risk Management company and to be able to present this unprecedented tool for use by ED Physicians. In our opinion, there is nothing else available that combines the intuitive template design for comprehensive documentation with the Risk Fortification and Clinical Prompting to promote safety. In addition, the RSQ Resource Library offers immediate availability of key information on high risk presentations that is not offered in any other system."
About The Sullivan Group -- Dr. Daniel Sullivan, founder and chief executive officer of TSG is renowned in the American health care system for his ideas on patient safety, empowerment, and risk reduction. The Sullivan Group's patient safety and risk management system combines web-based risk and safety education programs, intelligent medical records for physicians and nurses, and a web-based clinical audit tool to help medical professionals decrease errors and improve patient outcomes. This new paradigm in risk reduction and patient safety has helped hundreds of hospital emergency departments reduce their malpractice claims by more than 40%. The Sullivan Group serves more than 600 hospitals, healthcare organizations and insurance companies nationwide, including HCA, Adventist, Kaiser, Banner Health and LifePoint Hospitals, and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company, Medical Protective and Willis. For more information, please visit here, or call 1-866-Med-Risk.
About EPOWERdoc -- EPOWERdoc is an innovative developer of fully integrated templated charting products and electronic clinical documentation systems for emergency physician and nurses. EPOWERdoc's unique data entry formats have created a new standard for speed and ease of use in permitting emergency department staffs to create comprehensive patient medical records easily and efficiently in both the template and EMR product lines. This new generation of documentation systems enhances the productivity of ED doctors and nurses and produces medical records that meet the highest level of risk management, patient safety, and reimbursement standards.
The EPOWERdoc system is installed in hospital emergency departments nationwide. For more information, please visit www.EPOWERdoc.com, or call 1-888-417-5588.
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