Acute care hospital and regional referral centre Mercy Iowa City has chosen Allscripts Sunrise platform as the core electronic health record (EHR) solution.

The Mercy Iowa City campus includes the hospital, medical office building, outpatient clinics, and cancer centre.

The hospital’s medical staff includes more than 250 healthcare providers who serve patients from throughout Eastern Iowa.

Mercy Iowa City chief executive officer Sean Williams said: “At Mercy Iowa City, we’re committed to delivering an integrated care system to our community.

“Allscripts has proven to be a trusted partner to fellow healthcare organisations, and Sunrise EHR will enable our providers to deliver streamlined care, with access to data that can help drive continuous positive outcomes to our organisation.”

The comprehensive single-platform is clinician-friendly and evidence-based solution that brings together all elements of care.

Allscripts Sunrise uses cloud-capable features built on the Microsoft Azure platform and will help improve the facility’s overall patient and care delivery experience.

It is equipped with an integrated revenue cycle, patient administration and patient engagement system.

Allscripts Client Development and Delivery vice-president Nicole Faucher said: “The flexible and robust Sunrise solution will help Mercy Iowa City serve its patient population in a way that best meets its community’s needs.

“We’re honoured and excited that Sunrise will play a role in enhancing Mercy Iowa City’s clinician experience and provide a future-looking, single patient record that delivers a true platform of health to Eastern Iowa.”