Sunrise Ambulatory Care™ Module Versions 5.5, 6.0 and 6.1 Achieves Canada Health Infoway Certification

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Allscripts announced today that Sunrise Ambulatory Care™ Module versions 5.5, 6.0 and 6.1 have achieved Infoway's J-class, Laboratories and Clinical Documents Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (EMR) certification, ensuring it conforms to national and international standards for privacy, security and interoperability.

"We commend Allscripts on their achievement of J-class, Laboratories and Clinical Documents Ambulatory EMR certification for their product, Sunrise Ambulatory Care Module," says Richard Alvarez, President and CEO, Canada Health Infoway.  "This achievement demonstrates to the Ambulatory EMR market in Canada that this product has undergone the assessment processes set by Infoway Certification Services and that it conforms to the national and international standards for privacy, security and interoperability, as well as the interoperability standards for Laboratory and Clinical documents."

"The Canada Health Infoway certification for our Sunrise Ambulatory Care Module paves the way for us to bring the product's innovative capabilities to the Canadian health system," says Mark Hubbell, Allscripts Managing Director for Canada. "The comprehensive solution will enhance interoperability and improve efficiency across Canadian health organizations, helping clinicians provide better care to patients."

The Sunrise Ambulatory Care Module supports clinicians efforts to offer care across multiple venues through every stage of care and administration. As patients transition between healthcare settings, the Module provides visibility to information regarding current orders, medications and results, fostering informed decision-making.

Infoway's strategic efforts to hasten EMR adoption and use at the point of care, both in community and out-patient care settings, leverages and connects to the work that has already been done to build electronic health record systems.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations.  To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog. Allscripts, the Allscripts logo, and other Allscripts marks are trademarks of Allscripts. Other company and product names featured herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

About Canada Health Infoway

Canada Health Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government. Infoway jointly invests with every province and territory to accelerate the development and adoption of information and communications technology projects in Canada. Fully respecting patient confidentiality, these secure systems will provide clinicians and patients with the information they need to better support safe care decisions and manage their own health. Accessing this vital information quickly will help foster a more modern and sustainable health care system for all Canadians.

SOURCE: Canada Health Infoway

For further information:

Ariana Nikitas
Allscripts
Tel: 773-490-5657
ariana.nikitas@allscripts.com

Tom Lynch
Marketing Communications Manager
Allscripts
Tel: (773) 297-8507
tom.lynch@allscripts.com

Dan Strasbourg
Director, Media Relations
Canada Health Infoway
Tel: (416) 595-3424
dstrasbourg@infoway-inforoute.ca


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