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Orchestrate Healthcare Signs Epic Agreement With Nemours Children’s Hospital

Carbondale, CO – June 1, 2011 – Orchestrate Healthcare, the leader in healthcare technical consulting services, announced today that Nemours Children’sHospital (NCH), located within the Lake Nona MedicalCity in Orlando, FL,has partnered with them on an enterprise implementation of EPIC for their newhospital. Scheduled for opening inOctober 2012, the Nemours Children’s Hospital will bring top-tier pediatrichealth care, education, prevention, research and advocacy to CentralFlorida. Orchestrate Healthcare emulates this commitment to quality and is pleased to bring their top Epic Certified Resources to NCH.

NCH has chosen to install EPIC for their new facility in Orlando,mirroring their successful implementation at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital forChildren in Wilmington, DE. In addition to implementing over twenty of the modules used in DE, NCHwill also be implementing new EPIC modules which will provide Electronic HealthRecord (EHR) support for their patient and family focused delivery ofcare. “We are excited with thisopportunity and the level of technical development this installation will demand,”comments Charlie Cook, President ofOrchestrate Healthcare, “as an EPIC consulting firm, we have invested significanteffort in gaining knowledge and experience to make this clinical installation successful.” As Project Lead for Orchestrate Healthcare, John Alexander adds, “Ourconsultants are anxious to get into this project. This hospital will be a state-of-the-artcenter for health care and it will have the most advanced EHR systems behindthe scenes making the technical side of patient care exemplary.”

Leading the EHR development for NCH, DavidE. Milov, MD, Chief of Medical Informatics at Nemours explains, “We are lookingforward to having Orchestrate Healthcare on-board with our in-house teamworking in collaboration to make this project a success. We needed not only the best EPIC team, butalso a partner committed to client quality. With Orchestrate Healthcare, we get both.” Orchestrate Healthcare has provided the leadon numerous EPICinstalls throughout the nation, and continues to receive 100% clientsatisfaction commentary via KLAS recognition.

Nemours Children’s Hospital is one of the anchor facilities in the nationally recognized Medical City community. Designed to provideinnovative medical treatment in a collaborative environment, this 600 acre Central Florida planned development will offerstate-of-the art care from hospitals to research facilities to bio-medicaltechnology firms. “Scientistshave to be around other scientists to bring their thinking forward and to havethe ‘Eureka!’ moments,” said RaseshThakkar, senior managing director of the Tavistock Group. And these “Eureka” moments will bring advancedtreatment to Veterans, children, cancer patients and others being cared forwithin the Medical City community.

ABOUT NEMOURS

Nemours, one of the nation’s leading pediatric health systems, is dedicated toachieving higher standards in children’s health by offering a spectrum of clinical treatment, research, advocacy,and educational health and prevention services extending to all families in thecommunities it serves. Starting with Alfred I. duPont’s bequest over seventyyears ago, Nemours has grown into a multi-dimensional organization offeringpersonalized clinical and preventive care focused on children.

Nemours owns and operates theNemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington,Delaware and major children’s specialtyclinics in Delaware (Wilmington),Florida (Jacksonville,Orlando and Pensacola),Pennsylvania (Philadelphia,Lancaster and Newtown Square)and New Jersey (Egg Harbor Township and Voorhees). Nemours will establish anew full-service children’s hospital in Orlando in 2012. Nemours’ award-winning website,KidsHealth.org, is the #1 most-visited site in the world for pediatric healthinformation.

Nemours employs over 4,100 individuals,including 430 pediatric physicians, specialists and surgeons who cared for almost a quarter of a millionchildren in 2009. The organization’s goal is to align with parents,physicians, community leaders, children’s advocates and elected officials toensure optimal wellness for every child. For more information about Nemours, please visit www.nemours.org.

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