Second Phase of Epic Electronic Medical Record
Conn. August 26, 2014) –
Gregory Bennett has been promoted to Assistant
Director in the Enterprise Information System Department at Saint Francis
Hospital and Medical Center. In his new
role, he will oversee the implementation of the second phase of the Saint
FrancisCare EpiCare Ambulatory system, and will also oversee the Allscripts
Touchworks EMR and Vision Practice Management systems.
EpiCare Ambulatory builds upon the
hospital’s current EpiCare Inpatient
system. These tools allow physicians in
the community to communicate pertinent information seamlessly with the Hospital
and staff to coordinate patient care.
has been training physicians, nurses and administrative staff in the use of
electronic medical records (EMRs) for 12 years.
He has 14 years of experience working in both the inpatient and
came to Saint Francis in 2006 to help configure and implement the Allscripts
Touchworks EMR for outpatient physicians’ practices. He was promoted to manager in 2012 to help
oversee an EMR rapid rollout strategy with Saint Francis HealthCare Partners.
holds a bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania,
and lives with his wife, Melissa Bennett, a nurse at the Saint Francis Cancer
Center, and four children, in Granby.
About Saint Francis Care
Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north
central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed
for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest
Catholic hospital in New England. Other
major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai
Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the
Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount
Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for
Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint
Francis HealthCare Partners.
Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial
Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services
is also a Saint Francis Care Partner.
Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five
major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited
throughout the region. For more
information, visit www.stfranciscare.com.