Hospital Stays at Cutting Edge in NICU with Implementation
of Crib NotesTM Electronic Medical Record
September 6, 2012 – Bryn Mawr, PA – Grand Rounds Software, LLC (GRS), makers of the Crib NotesTM suite of EMR software for NICU, PICU, and Well Baby Nurseries announced today the successful implementation of Crib NotesTM in the Level III Nursery at the South Jersey Healthcare (SJH) Regional Medical Center.
“Working with the staff of the SJH Regional Medical Center over the last 6 months has been enjoyable for our implementation team. It is great to see the excitement from the hospital staff for the launch of Crib NotesTM” says Robert Stavis, MD, Ph.D., President of GRS. Muhammad Anwar, M.D., chief of Neonatology at SJH says “in 6 months we were able to configure the system, train staff, and go live in our growing, busy NICU. We were live in one day for both nurses and clinicians with excellent adoption of the software and its capacities. The ability to positively impact patient care is integral to the Crib NotesTM product and a big part of why we selected this software.”
“Crib NotesTM have been a great addition to our unit. They are so easy for the nurses to navigate and have cut down tremendously on paperwork. Additionally graphs and trends are directly accessed and handoff reports from shift to shift are always updated and complete. Our staff nurses and neonatologist have immediate access to respective notes. Many of our community pediatricians have also commented positively about the comprehensive discharge summary that they receive immediately when the baby goes home. Crib NotesTM has been a great addition for our whole team” according to Mary Matyas, MSN, APN-C, Nurse Manager of Neonatal Services and the Women's and Children's Care Center.
The SJH Regional Medical Center in Vineland, New Jersey has six licensed NICU beds in its nursery. All aspects of documentation for nurses, doctors, nurse practitioners and ancillary staff will be done in Crib NotesTM. Integration with the hospitals existing EMR ensures a complete, easily accessible patient record. And with the software being Meaningful Use certified it supports the federal mandates applied to hospital EMR system.
SJH is a nonprofit, integrated health care system, providing access to a continuum of health services. SJH provides hospital services, numerous community health clinics, home health services, and specialty services, which serve the medical and health care needs of Southern New Jersey residents. Please visit www.sjhealthcare.net to learn more.