BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eclipsys Corporation(R) , The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that Victoria Bradley, RN, DNP, FHIMSS, has joined Eclipsys as the company's Chief Nursing Informatics Officer. Dr. Bradley, a 2005 winner of the HIMSS Informatics Nursing Leadership Award, will utilize her industry experience to help strengthen Eclipsys' nursing information solutions.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050209/FLW006LOGO )
"As the vice chair of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Victoria Bradley is recognized as a thought leader in understanding how information solutions can positively impact how nurses deliver care," said Jim Cato, chief nursing officer, Eclipsys. "Eclipsys has already established itself as the leading vendor achieving balanced rates of adoption between physicians and nurses. With Dr. Bradley on board we can leverage her experience to extend that position and continue to develop solutions that help nurses improve patient-care outcomes."
Most recently, Dr. Bradley was the Director of Patient Information for the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, where she was responsible for the hospital medical records department. In addition, she was the project director for implementation of an enterprise wide integrated clinical information system. Her experience also includes system selection, contract negotiation, and evaluation.
"Through my extensive work with Eclipsys at the University of Kentucky, I have hands-on knowledge of how the company's solutions can positively impact care delivery," said Dr. Bradley. "I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with the other Eclipsys clinical leaders to help develop information solutions that help nurses improve every aspect of care delivery."
Dr. Bradley was also active for many years in the specialty of emergency nursing as an educator, director, speaker and author. She is a past president of the Emergency Nurses Association and the Emergency Nurses Foundation. She has received the Pillar Award of the ENA Foundation and the Judith C. Kelleher Award from ENA.
Bradley received her bachelor and masters in nursing from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. She is a recipient of a Wright State University Wall of Fame Award. In 2005, she received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Kentucky. This program, the first of its kind in the country, is designed to prepare expert clinical nurse leaders to change direct care practice or health care systems to address safety issues and to improve healthcare outcomes.
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 email@example.com or email .
Statements in this news release concerning the potential strengthening of nursing information solutions as a result of hiring Dr. Bradley are forward- looking statements and actual business plans may differ from those projected due to a variety of factors. 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. Other product and company names in this news release may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Eclipsys Jason Cigarran Robert J. Colletti Director of Media Relations (media) Chief Financial Officer (investors) (561) 322-4355 (561) 322-4655 firstname.lastname@example.org (561) 322-4485
CONTACT: Jason Cigarran, Director of Media Relations, +1-561-322-4355, email@example.com+1-561-322-4485, , Investors, Robert J.Colletti, Chief Financial Officer, +1-561-322-4655,, both of Eclipsys
Web site: http://www.eclipsys.com/