Saturday, November 14, 2009

The Need for Evidence-Based Medicine: Hospitals Are Searching for Point of Care Solutions

--(Business Wire)-- Zynx Health: WHO: Zynx Health, the leader in evidence-based and experienced-based clinical decision support, will showcase its solutions at the American MedicalInformatics ( News - Alert) Association's 2009 annual symposium in San Francisco. This is a pivotal time for facilities seeking to demonstrate the achievement of "meaningful use," a key criteria for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) reimbursement. Zynx Health supports organizations with clinical decision support solutions, including evidence-based order sets, clinical rules/alerts and interdisciplinary plans of care, at the point of care.

WHEN: November 14-18, 2009 WHERE: AMIA 2009 annual symposium; Booth 306, Hilton Hotel San Francisco, California WHY: Evidence-based medicine has become increasingly important in today's healthcare from the implementation of electronic health records (EHR) to increasing quality of care, to helping physicians remain current on best practices. Now, it is essential for ARRA reimbursement. By incorporating the Zynx Health portfolio of evidenced-based clinical decision support solutions into an EHR system, organizations will be best positioned to demonstrate the achievement of meaningful use.

"Since the inception of Zynx Health, it has been our mission to measurably improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care through the use of evidence-based clinical decision support," said Scott Weingarten, president and CEO of Zynx Health. "That mission is now strongly aligned with the Health Outcomes Policy Priority, which is to improve quality, safety and efficiency and reduce health disparities." CONTACT: Media interested in finding out more about this event should contact Carina Edwards, vice president of marketing and product management, 310-954-1950, cedwards@zynx.com or Lily Eng,Schwartz Communications ( News - Alert), 415-512-0770, zynx@schwartz-pr.com ABOUT ZYNX HEALTH Thousands of hospital organizations and providers trust Zynx Health order sets, plans of care, clinical decision rules, quality forecasters and practice guidelines to drive clinical improvements at the point of care. Drawing from vast client experience, the Zynx Health clinical service group shares proven best practices and supports the full implementation lifecycle. Delivered via paper, intranet or within an EHR, Zynx Health's suite of solutions integrates with an institution's infrastructure for use at the point of care.

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