NFL adopting EHRs for care coordination
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—November 19, 2012—eClinicalWorks, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that the National Football League (NFL) is moving from paper medical records to electronic and will utilize the company’s comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for this endeavor.
“The NFL and its healthcare professionals pride themselves in maintaining a leadership role in sports medicine developments,” said Dr. Tony Yates, president of the NFL Physicians Society and member of the EMR Committee for the National Football League. “We are always looking for innovative ways to enhance healthcare within the organization. Electronic health records are the next logical step and we look forward to partnering with eClinicalWorks on this initiative.”
The NFL is implementing the eClinicalWorks EHR solution across the organization to streamline processes between locations and coordinate care.
“We have had the pleasure of successfully implementing electronic health records in a variety of care settings,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “Being a fan of the NFL makes this particular project that much more meaningful. We look forward to working with this premier sports organization to bring them live on this technology.”