Healogics Joins the Epic App Orchard
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Healogics Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services, today announced they have joined the App Orchard to begin working on an integration to improve interoperability within their nationwide network of Wound Care Centers®. Currently, this integration is set to deploy in the fall of 2019.
This integration will allow discrete data flow between systems with a goal to reduce errors for hospital compliance and audits, eliminate redundant double entry work for Wound Care Centers and foster better partnerships with hospital systems. Additionally, these updates will allow for integration with Healogics applications, and Epic creating a more streamlined user experience.
"This integration is a major step forward for Healogics' hospital partners that are looking to use Epic in their Wound Care Center," said Ty Smith, Chief Information Officer at Healogics. "This level of integration will bring the best of Healogics applications into the Epic ecosystem and supports our Centers with the best technology available. We are looking forward to all the ways in which these updates will improve the patient experience and save time for clinicians and physicians, all while increasing the quality and consistency of patient care."
Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Healogics is the nation's wound healing expert. Last year over 330,000 patients received advanced wound care through a nationwide network of nearly 700 Wound Care Centers®. The Healogics team is made up of almost 3,000 employees, 4,000 affiliated physicians and a Healogics Specialty Physician practice group of nearly 300. In addition to the company's network of outpatient Centers, Healogics partners with over 300 skilled nursing facilities to care for patients with chronic wounds, and provides inpatient consults at more than 80 partner hospitals. As the industry leader, Healogics has the largest repository of chronic wound-specific patient data in the country. The Healogics Wound Science Initiative, an effort launched in 2017 to provide peer-reviewed research, recognizes the value and relevance of big data and advanced analytics to drive continuous, collaborative learning towards a better understanding of how to efficiently utilize healthcare resources for patients with wounds. For additional information, please visit Healogics.com.