Advocare And GuideIT Enter Strategic IT Relationship
MARLTON, N.J. and PLANO, Texas, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocare, LLC a leading multispecialty practice with nearly 600 providers across 181 locations, in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, representing pediatrics, adult primary care, and specialty practices and GuideIT, a market leader in redefining the delivery of information technology, today announced a strategic IT relationship focused on supporting a new Electronic Health Record implementation.
In support of its vision to deliver the highest quality and cost-effective care, Advocare launched a strategic IT transformation project in early 2017. The objective is to implement a best-in-class Electronic Health Record and the supporting organizational transformation initiatives.
Guide IT was initially engaged to advise Advocare on its separation from its current IT provider and to support the procurement of a new Electronic Health Record system. GuideIT's services have expanded to lead this project for Advocare.
"We are committed to providing the highest quality healthcare to the communities we serve," said Howard Orel, MD, President and CEO for Advocare. "With technology playing an increasingly important role in patient care, our investment in technology is also an investment in our patients. We are excited to have GuideIT as our strategic IT partner. They inspire confidence by being results-oriented, exhibiting a straightforward approach, and demonstrating the expertise needed to make this technology transformation a success."
Chuck Lyles, CEO for GuideIT said, "Advocare has an inspiring vision for the strategic role technology can play in healthcare. Our team is dedicated to the mission of healthcare providers. We developed the clinical, technological and business expertise and supporting processes necessary to power initiatives like Advocare is undertaking. We are excited to play a role in this important transformation of an already successful healthcare practice."
Advocare, LLC ("Advocare") is a physician-owned and physician governed multi-specialty medical group operating in New Jersey and the greater Philadelphia metropolitan region. Founded in 1998 as an alliance of 26 pediatricians in southern New Jersey, Advocare has grown to become widely recognized and highly respected as one of the region's largest, independent, multi-specialty physician groups. With nearly 600 providers, Advocare serves approximately 590,000 patients at nearly 200 locations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Advocare physicians are regularly recognized among the region's top doctors by New Jersey and Pennsylvania by both patients and consumer magazines. https://www.advocaredoctors.com/
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