Emergency Department Solutions

Stay efficient and compliant every day

Optum™ can help your emergency department (ED) with solutions that will allow it to perform efficiently and effectively and provide the high level of health care people seek.

Your emergency department (ED) is the front door of your hospital. Studies show that more than 50 percent of hospital admissions come through the ED and at least 45 percent of all hospital revenues come from patients admitted through the ED. In fact, ED inpatients typically comprise 72 percent of a hospital’s intensive care days, 67 percent of inpatient lab tests and 57 percent of inpatient days. It is therefore critical for hospitals and providers to improve the quality of care delivered in the ED through increased sharing of patient documentation across both the internal and external care continuum, resulting in a significantly enhanced patient experience.

The Optum high-performance emergency department electronic medical record (ED EMR) offers comprehensive clinical documentation, workflow and meaningful use compliance reporting. As a leader in ED solutions, it facilitates bi-directional information flow with HIS/HIE. Installed in over 1,500 facilities, our emergency department solutions help automate 39 million ED visits per year.