Electronic health records
SickKids to implement new system for
TORONTO – The Hospital for Sick
Children (SickKids) has selected Wellsoft Corporation, of Somerset,
N.J., as the supplier of an Emergency Department information system.
SickKids is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and the largest
centre dedicated to improving children’s health in Canada. As innovators
in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating
care, research and teaching.
“We expect that the patient tracking and triage features of the Wellsoft
system will provide our staff real-time information about the patients’
journey through the Emergency Department,” said Lutfi Haj-Assaad,
Director, Child Heath Services at SickKids.
Wellsoft’s EDIS system will be customized and integrated into the
existing hospital information technology to meet the needs of the
physicians, nurses and specialists at SickKids.
Wellsoft will work with SickKids to review current patient flow and
determine how the system can best support the desired practices of
SickKids. The highly customizable nature of Wellsoft will give SickKids
an emergency department information system that is configured in a way
that would enable patient flow and the attending physician’s oversight
of fellows and residents.
Dr. John Santmann, President of Wellsoft Corporation added, “We are
committed to providing SickKids with an innovative, flexible, customized
EDIS solution that will integrate their patient care and teaching
About The Hospital for Sick Children
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the
University of Toronto, is the primary care pediatric hospital for the
downtown core of the City of Toronto. The Division of Pediatric
Emergency Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children has approximately
50,000 patient visits per year. Sick Kids is also the tertiary pediatric
referral center for the Greater Toronto Area, which has a population of
approximately five million people. For more information, please visit
About Wellsoft Corporation
A pioneer in Emergency Department software, Wellsoft is committed to
exceeding their clients’ expectations. Recognized for providing the most
complete functionality and most configurable product in the marketplace,
Wellsoft works closely with each client to develop real solutions for
their Emergency Department. Every step of the way, from redesigning
workflow and improving processes, through implementation, training and
support, Wellsoft provides expert, personal assistance. Providing custom
solutions for enterprise-wide or single hospital implementations,
Wellsoft is the specialist in Emergency Department systems. For more
information, visit www.wellsoft.com.