MinuteClinic deploys Allscripts EHR nationally
CHICAGO and WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic has announced that it will transition from its existing proprietary electronic medical record system to the Allscripts MyWay Electronic Health Record.
"MinuteClinic is partnering with Allscripts to assure that we are utilizing the most advanced electronic health record platform in the market," stated Andrew Sussman, president of MinuteClinic and SVP/associate chief medical officer of CVS Caremark. "This will help support our nurse practitioners and physician assistants in continuing to meet and exceed the high standards we have set for quality and adherence to practice guidelines."
With Allscripts MyWay Electronic Health Record, MinuteClinic becomes part of one of the largest networks of healthcare providers using EHRs. In addition, Allscripts' current clients include some of the prominent healthcare systems with which MinuteClinic has affiliated, positioning MinuteClinic well for future growth and clinical collaboration.
"As part of an expanding partnership, we're dedicated to helping MinuteClinic continue its high patient satisfaction rating by enabling seamless, private and reliable access to patient information where and when it's needed and also provide the opportunity to share their treatments electronically with the patient's primary care physician," added Glen Tullman, CEO of Allscripts.