ECPS Client MetroSouth to Receive $8M in CMS Stimulus Funds
Based on the successful implementation and Meaningful Use of ONC Certified Complete EmpowerSystems™ EHR, Metro South Medical Center of Blue Island, IL received their First Year Payment of ARRA Stimulus Incentives, totaling an impressive $2.25 Million. Over the next four years of continued Meaningful Use of Empower Inpatient + Ambulatory™, MSMC will receive additional CMS payments for a grand total of $8 MILLION!
Such success in the ARRA/HITECH program underscores the shared vision of Metro South Medical Center and ECPS™. The common goal of improving the quality and expediency of patient care through advanced Electronic Health Record technology clearly delivers measurable, impactful results.
ECPS™ President, Seth Guterman, MD FACEP notes, “Metro South Medical Center continues to set itself apart as a forward-thinking medical facility, leading the industry by example. Their proactive decisions consistently place them ahead of the curve. We are extremely pleased that our joint efforts are successful and are confident they will continue to benefit the community at large.”
As a regional innovator, MSMC continues paving the way for other Midwest hospitals to follow suit. ECPS™ provides the skilled medical professionals needed to ensure Best Practices in patient care. Empower Systems™ provides the necessary ONC-ATCB Certified comprehensive Electronic Health Record technology, Built By Clinicians, For Clinicians.