Emergency Department Charting Software Leader Brings ED Documentation and Care Management Solution to Urgent Care Providers
WALTHAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 –Forerun, Inc. (www.forerunsystems.com) announced today its launch of UrgiCare Manager™ documentation and care management solution. Forerun, a leader in delivering innovative electronic charting software for the emergency department is immediately offering its UrgiCare Manager solution to the expanding Free-standing ED and Urgent Care Center marketplace.
UrgiCare Manager integrates with available practice management solutions and hospital systems making it attractive to both independent Urgent Care Centers and those affiliated with hospitals. Its intuitive single chart template supports physician productivity for the range of acuity typically seen in these care environments.
Ken Wolfe, the company’s CEO said, “Expanding our offerings to meet the needs of these other unscheduled care environments is a natural extension for Forerun. Leveraging our expertise in ED clinical operations and system integration, we’re delivering a pre-built configurable solution that addresses the specific needs of the Urgent Care space.”
The interoperability features of UrgiCare Manager enhance care coordination with patients’ primary care providers, positively impacting patient and provider satisfaction. Advanced reporting and analytics features provide facility managers with near real time data on key metrics needed to optimize center operations.
The UrgiCare Manager application is provided as a centrally managed and hosted solution offering the same high quality service and system reliability enjoyed by its Emergency Department customers.
Forerun’s UrgiCare Manager recently went live at Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center, affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Norwood, Massachusetts, a new facility that is staffed by clinicians from BIDMC.
UrgiCare Manager is available now. For more information or to schedule a product demonstration, visit www.forerunsystems.com.
Forerun, Inc. is a leading innovator of electronic documentation and care management solutions for hospital emergency departments, free-standing EDs and urgent care centers. The Forerun solutions platform was developed by physicians, for physicians, to enable emergency medicine caregivers to accelerate the documentation of patient care, while enhancing patient safety and the quality of care. Founders include leading emergency medicine practitioners and IT experts associated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Forerun is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Visit www.forerunsystems.com for additional information.
About Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center, affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dedham Medical Urgent Care Center, affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Norwood, MA operated by Dedham Medical Associates, part of Atrius Health, in association with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, provides the highest quality health care for those with non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries in a convenient, walk-in setting. All patients are seen by physicians board-certified in emergency medicine and the center offers “advanced” urgent care, providing some services other urgent care facilities do not provide and beyond the capabilities of most physician’s offices.
About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently ranks third in National Institutes of Health funding among independent hospitals nationwide. The BIDMC health care team includes Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, Anna Jaques Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance, Lawrence General Hospital, Signature Health Care, Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare, Community Care Alliance, and Atrius Health. BIDMC is also clinically affiliated with the Joslin Diabetes Center and Hebrew Senior Life and is a research partner of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. BIDMC is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox. For more information, visit www.bidmc.org.