NEW YORK, NY: Deloitte, a provider of audit, tax, consulting enterprise risk and financial advisory services, launches Evergreen—a new approach to electronic health records (EHR) implementation and maintenance, reducing hospital system IT costs.
Evergreen leverages global staffing model and a standardized design, which reduces EHR operating costs by 30 percent and improves clinical optimization. It also provides data security and compliance through Deloitte’s cyber risk services. Assistance is also extended to large delivery networks, academic health centers and mid-sized health care systems by providing them with accelerated EHR implementation and maintenance services. Mitch Morris, Principal, Deloitte Consulting says that Evergreen offers an innovative approach to achieving the expected benefits of clinical and revenue management systems in a post-reform world.
“It can provide clinicians with the software applications they prefer while supporting the clinical and financial results that health systems are looking to achieve.” he adds
Evergreen is carved based on Deloitte’s services approach for Catholic Health Initiatives’ Epic deployment and it improve clinical performance with the support of Deloitte’s analytics and reporting tactics.
Michael O’Rourke, CIO of Catholic Health Initiatves, the first implementer of this approach says, “Evergreen is part of their vision to become a forerunner as health care moves to a value-based model,” He also believes that it will enhance their ability to deliver the right treatments to the right patients at the right time, with improved quality and reduced costs.