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Orchestrate Healthcare Signs Epic Agreement With Nemours Children’s Hospital

Carbondale, CO – June 1, 2011 – Orchestrate Healthcare, the leader in healthcare technical consulting services, announced today that Nemours Children’s Hospital (NCH), located within the Lake Nona Medical City in Orlando, FL, has partnered with them on an enterprise implementation of EPIC for their new hospital. Scheduled for opening in October 2012, the Nemours Children’s Hospital will bring top-tier pediatric health care, education, prevention, research and advocacy to Central Florida. Orchestrate Healthcare emulates this commitment to quality and is pleased to bring their top Epic Certified Resources to NCH.

NCH has chosen to install EPIC for their new facility in Orlando,mirroring their successful implementation at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE. In addition to implementing over twenty of the modules used in DE, NCH will also be implementing new EPIC modules which will provide Electronic Health Record (EHR) support for their patient and family focused delivery of care. “We are excited with this opportunity and the level of technical development this installation will demand,”comments Charlie Cook, President of Orchestrate Healthcare, “as an EPIC consulting firm, we have invested significant effort in gaining knowledge and experience to make this clinical installation successful.” As Project Lead for Orchestrate Healthcare, John Alexander adds, “Our consultants are anxious to get into this project. This hospital will be a state-of-the-art center for health care and it will have the most advanced EHR systems behind the scenes making the technical side of patient care exemplary.”

Leading the EHR development for NCH, David E. Milov, MD, Chief of Medical Informatics at Nemours explains, “We are looking forward to having Orchestrate Healthcare on-board with our in-house team working in collaboration to make this project a success. We needed not only the best EPIC team, but also a partner committed to client quality. With Orchestrate Healthcare, we get both.” Orchestrate Healthcare has provided the lead on numerous EPIC installs throughout the nation, and continues to receive 100% client satisfaction commentary via KLAS recognition.

Nemours Children’s Hospital is one of the anchor facilities in the nationally recognized Medical City community. Designed to provide innovative medical treatment in a collaborative environment, this 600 acre Central Florida planned development will offer state-of-the art care from hospitals to research facilities to bio-medical technology firms. “Scientists have to be around other scientists to bring their thinking forward and to have the ‘Eureka!’ moments,” said Rasesh Thakkar, senior managing director of the Tavistock Group. And these “Eureka” moments will bring advanced treatment to Veterans, children, cancer patients and others being cared for within the Medical City community.

ABOUT NEMOURS

Nemours, one of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems, is dedicated to achieving higher standards in children’s health by offering a spectrum of clinical treatment, research, advocacy,and educational health and prevention services extending to all families in the communities it serves. Starting with Alfred I. duPont’s bequest over seventy years ago, Nemours has grown into a multi-dimensional organization offering personalized clinical and preventive care focused on children.

Nemours owns and operates the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington,Delaware and major children’s specialty clinics in Delaware (Wilmington),Florida (Jacksonville,Orlando and Pensacola),Pennsylvania (Philadelphia,Lancaster and Newtown Square) and New Jersey (Egg Harbor Township and Voorhees). Nemours will establish anew full-service children’s hospital in Orlando in 2012. Nemours’ award-winning website,KidsHealth.org, is the #1 most-visited site in the world for pediatric health information.

Nemours employs over 4,100 individuals,including 430 pediatric physicians, specialists and surgeons who cared for almost a quarter of a million children in 2009. The organization’s goal is to align with parents,physicians, community leaders, children’s advocates and elected officials to ensure optimal wellness for every child. For more information about Nemours, please visit www.nemours.org.

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