The hospitals of Texas Health Resources equip physicians with
modern technology and support services.
Electronic Health Record
Foremost among these advantages is the systemwide implementation
of an electronic health record, known internally as CareConnect.
Texas Health is nearing completion of a multi-year project to
install the CareConnect system in all of its hospitals. This
initiative is already benefitting physicians and patients by
reducing the odds for medical errors and increasing efficiency.
Once recorded, a patient's information - medical history,
prescribed medications or lab results - is quickly and securely
accessible to help guide designated users in making treatment
Initiatives to improve patient care at Texas Health Resources are
routinely recognized with top national honors. The system is a
perennial fixture in the
InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across
America, and is one of just two health care systems
nationwide to have achieved this long-running distinction.
InformationWeek has identified and honored the nation's most
innovative users of information technology for more than 20
years. Its annual listing is unique among corporate rankings
because it spotlights the power of innovation in information
technology, rather than simply identifying the biggest IT
Similarly, Texas Health has become an annual winner of the
Wired" award from the American Hospital Association for its
extensive and innovative use of information technology.
Collectively, these and other honors reflect the dedication and
support that physicians have come to expect - and brag about to
their peers - from the Innovative Technology Solutions (ITS)
department at Texas Health.
Clinical Technology Tools
Physicians are attracted to Texas Health for many reasons, not
the least being the system's commitment to providing top-notch
tools for their use in diagnosis, surgery and treatment. A
sampling of these difference-makers include: