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Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System Selects Eclipsys
Sep 19, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eclipsys Corporation(R), , The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System, Bronx, NY, will implement Sunrise Clinical Manager as the information solution to support its continuous improvement culture.

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Bronx-Lebanon, the largest voluntary not-for-profit health system serving the South and Central Bronx, will implement Eclipsys' Sunrise Clinical Manager integrated platform, including the modules Sunrise Acute Care(TM), Sunrise Emergency Care(TM), Sunrise Ambulatory Care(TM), Sunrise Critical Care(TM), Sunrise Pharmacy(TM), Knowledge-Based Medication Administration(TM), and Knowledge-Based Charting(TM).

To help ensure that patient information flows seamlessly from registration and scheduling to the point of care, Bronx-Lebanon will also implement Eclipsys Sunrise Patient Registration(TM) and Sunrise Enterprise Scheduling(TM), both of which are integrated with Sunrise Clinical Manager.

"When the Eclipsys program is fully implemented in the next two years, we will have the important advantage of a fully integrated electronic medical record system for the inpatient, ER and outpatient areas; thereby enabling us to keep pace with the latest technological advances in the field," stated Steven Anderman, chief operating officer, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System.

Integrated Platform to Better Connect Care Providers

Eclipsys integrated clinical solutions will connect caregivers so no matter where a patient presents - across the enterprise or in the community - each clinical team member has access to the up-to-date health records. It will leverage the evidence-based order sets in Eclipsys Knowledge-Based CPOE(TM) solution to help improve efficiency and drive adherence to standard practices. Eclipsys' user-friendly interface will enable Bronx-Lebanon physicians to build their own order sets, thereby engaging them in the implementation process, and helping to drive high rates of solution adoption.

"Bronx-Lebanon has a long history of using clinical information solutions to improve the quality of care delivery. As the organization looked for a modern platform, the selection of Sunrise Clinical Manager reflects on the quality of our XA architecture and our proven ability to help our clients achieve outcome improvements," said Jay Deady, Eclipsys executive vice president, Client Solutions. "Eclipsys and Bronx-Lebanon both share an organizational commitment to continuous improvement. Our Outcomes Methodology incorporates this philosophy into our implementation process, and we look forward to working with Bronx-Lebanon to help refine its clinical workflows so that rapid clinician adoption and outcome improvements are achieved and then consistently improved."

Taking Order Reconciliation to the Next Level

By connecting its care teams with a shared database and electronic medical record (EMR), Sunrise Clinic Manager will help clinicians deliver medications safely to patients anywhere in the healthcare system, or in the community. As patients move from one setting to another, clinicians will have access to previous medication orders, the opportunity to review them alongside new orders and plans for care, and a chance to reconcile any differences in a proactive manner. From the physician placing the orders, to the pharmacist dispensing the medication, to the nurses administering medications incorporating the "five rights," Eclipsys provides an end-to-end solution that connects the care team and helps prevent errors.

Using Content to Help Transform Care Delivery

With Sunrise Clinical Manager's care transforming content, clinicians will receive actionable knowledge at the point of decision making to help improve care delivery. Eclipsys' executable clinical content will help maintain high standards of care by providing clinicians easy access to the latest clinical evidence and increasingly complex regulatory requirements.

The Eclipsys solutions will be remotely hosted by the ISO 9001:2000- certified Eclipsys Technology Solutions Center in Mountain Lakes, NJ.

About Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System is continuing to fulfill its essential leadership role as "Doctor to the Community." It is the largest teaching and voluntary not-for-profit health care system serving the South and Central Bronx, with 964 beds at two major hospital divisions, two special long-term care facilities, and an extensive BronxCare network of more than 70 outpatient practices that provided 926,000 visits in 2006. Bronx-Lebanon is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), with 14 residency programs that are certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME); strong indicators of its medical excellence.

About Eclipsys

Eclipsys is a leading provider of advanced integrated clinical, revenue cycle and access management software, clinical content and professional services that help healthcare organizations improve clinical, financial, operational and client satisfaction outcomes. For more information, see or email .

Statements in this news release concerning the benefits provided by Eclipsys software, content, and implementation and remote hosting services are forward-looking statements and actual results may differ from those projected due to a variety of risks and uncertainties. Implementation and customization of Eclipsys software is complex and time-consuming. Results depend upon a variety of factors and can vary by client. Each client's circumstances are unique and may include unforeseen issues that make it more difficult than anticipated to implement or derive benefit from software, content or services. The success and timeliness of the company's services will depend at least in part upon client involvement, which can be difficult to control. Eclipsys is required to meet specified performance standards, and the contract can be terminated or its scope reduced under certain circumstances. More information about company risks is available in recent Form 10-Q and 10-K filings made by Eclipsys from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Special attention is directed to the portions of those documents entitled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations." Eclipsys Corporation and The Outcomes Company are registered trademarks of Eclipsys Corporation. Sunrise Clinical Manager, Sunrise Acute Care, Sunrise Emergency Care, Sunrise Ambulatory Care, Sunrise Critical Care, Sunrise Pharmacy, Knowledge-Based Medication Administration and Knowledge-Based Charting are trademarks of Eclipsys Corporation. Other product and company names in this news release are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Eclipsys Jason Cigarran Director of Media Relations (media) (561) 322-4355 Robert J. Colletti Chief Financial Officer (investors) (561) 322-4655 Bronx-Lebanon Errol C. Schneer Vice President Planning, Marketing & Public Relations (718) 901-8595

CONTACT: Media, Jason Cigarran, Director of Media Relations,, ; or Investors, Robert J.Colletti, Chief Financial Officer, +1-561-322-4655,, both of Eclipsys; or Errol C. Schneer,Vice President Planning, Marketing & Public Relations, of Bronx-Lebanon,+1-718-901-8595

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