Einstein Healthcare Network selects Zynx Health for evidence-based optimization

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Zynx Health™,  market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions since 1996, today announced that Einstein Healthcare Network, a leading academic healthcare system serving the communities of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, PA, is implementing Zynx Health solutions across its enterprise. The unified solution will offer a streamlined framework for managing evidence-based clinical decision support throughout their organization.

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Einstein Healthcare Network includes three hospitals with more than 1,000 beds, 11 outpatient centers, 42 primary care practice locations, and 8,500 employees. Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia is the largest independent academic medical center in the Philadelphia region, annually training more than 3,500 health professional students and 400 residents in more than 30 accredited programs.

A data-driven, clinical quality leader for more than 150 years, Einstein continues its tradition with the integration of ZynxOrder and Knowledge Analyzer and its Cerner electronic health record (EHR) system.

“Zynx offers a unified solution with a strategic implementation plan specifically designed to align our needs–it will help our physicians ensure their decisions are based on the most current and reliable evidence available to reduce unnecessary care variations while improving efficiency and care quality,” said Mary Carroll Ford, vice president and chief information officer for Einstein Healthcare Network. “We believe Zynx is the ideal partner for this initiative because of their team’s extensive experience working with healthcare organizations to implement and standardize enterprise-wide knowledge management. We are looking forward to collaborating with Zynx to advance our quality care goals.”

Knowledge Analyzer, creates a longitudinal snapshot of the client’s existing content, providing a view of their existing content and its alignment with the Zynx evidence-based standards and vital interventions. This blueprint of content will allow Einstein to prioritize their work and assures high-quality decision support now and into the future. ZynxOrder provides a systematic way to create, review, and incorporate new order sets into the EHR, facilitating stakeholder engagement throughout the organization with the right collaboration tools.

This unified approach results in a well-defined process that can save weeks, or even months, of clinician, administrator, and information technology staff time.

“As the industry pushes further into value-based care models, leading healthcare organizations such as Einstein are recognizing that their physicians need easy access to standardized, evidence-based clinical content and order sets to save time while promoting the best possible clinical and financial outcomes,” said Kevin J. Daly, president of Zynx Health. “We are excited to help Einstein analyze, review, and integrate their vast collection of clinical content so that their physicians are empowered with the most concise and complete information from a single access point to continue to deliver the highest quality care in the communities they serve.”

Einstein is scheduled to implement the Zynx solution set in the second quarter of 2019.

About Einstein Healthcare Network  
Einstein Healthcare Network is a healthcare system with approximately 1,000 beds and more than 8,800 employees serving the communities of Philadelphia and Montgomery County, Pa. The Network is made up of three acute care hospitals including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, the largest independent academic medical center in the Philadelphia region training over 3,500 health professional students each year with 400 residents in more than 30 accredited programs; Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park; and Einstein Medical Center Montgomery. The Network also includes MossRehab, consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top rehabilitation hospital in the nation; Willowcrest, named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best nursing homes for short-term rehabilitation care in Philadelphia; outpatient care centers; and a network of more than 500 primary care physicians and specialists throughout the region. For more information, visit www.einstein.edu or call 1-800-EINSTEIN.

About Zynx Health
Zynx Health, part of the Hearst Health network, provides healthcare professionals with vital information and processes that guide care decisions and reduce complexity across the entire patient journey in a way that leads to healthier lives for all. Zynx is a pioneer and market leader in evidence- and experience-based clinical solutions that help health systems improve patient outcomes, financial outcomes, clinical engagement, and technology performance. With Zynx Health, healthcare organizations exceed industry demands for delivering high-quality care at lower costs under value-based reimbursement models. To learn more, visit zynxhealth.com or call 888.996.9435.

About Hearst Health
The Hearst Health network includes FDB (First Databank), Zynx HealthMCGHomecare HomebaseMedHOK and Hearst Health Ventures (www.hearsthealth.com). Hearst also holds a minority interest in the precision medicine and oncology analytics company M2Gen. The mission of Hearst Health is to help guide the most important care moments by delivering vital information into the hands of everyone who touches a person’s health journey. Each year in the U.S., care guidance from Hearst Health reaches 85 percent of discharged patients, 205 million insured individuals, 77 million home health visits and 3.2 billion dispensed prescriptions.

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