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Open Source Health IT in the Psychiatric Care Environment

Silver Hill Hospital of New Canaan, Connecticut, recently joined a select group of psychiatric hospitals in the United States that have implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system. Founded in 1931, Silver Hill...

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Silver Hill Hospital transforms many information systems into one

Silver Hill Hospital unites disparate business and specialty platforms under an open-source EHR and database solutionAbout five years ago, Silver Hill Hospital was looking for a new electronic medical record solution....

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Behavioral Health and the EMR

Why One Psychiatric Hospital Went Open-Source Sigurd Ackerman, M.D., is president and medical director of Silver Hill Hospital, a 129-bed inpatient psychiatric hospital in New Canaan, Conn. Like many leaders in...

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Out of the School

Behavioral health facilities seek to be included in meaningful use incentive payments.The Health Information Technology Extension for Behavioral Health Services Act, currently in committee, would extend federal...

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Connecticut psychiatric hospital goes for open-source EHR

Silver Hill Hospital, a nationally recognized psychiatric hospital with 129 licensed beds in the New York City suburb of New Canaan, Conn., has implemented the OpenVista electronic health record.San Diego-based...

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Silver Hill Psychiatric Hospital Implements OpenVista EHR to Promote Patient Safety

Top psychiatric hospital goes live with open-source health IT solution and contributes best practice treatment protocols to Healthcare Open Source EcosystemSAN DIEGO, Calif., AND NEW CANAAN, Conn.--Silver Hill Hospital...

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