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The HCI Group to Lead MEDITECH Expanse Implementation at Val Verde Regional Medical Center

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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JACKSONVILLE, FL – May 7, 2019 – The HCI Group has been selected to lead the MEDITECH Expanse Implementation at Val Verde Regional Medical Center (Del Rio, Texas).

The electronic health record (EHR) implementation will transition Val Verde Regional Medical Center from multiple EHR’s to the highly integrated, web-based MEDITECH Expanse platform. After a full evaluation of the MEDITECH READY-Certified firms, Val Verde Regional Medical Center selected The HCI Group based on their successful track record assisting Val Verde Regional Medical Center through its EHR selection, planning and contract negotiations in addition to HCI’s experience with MEDITECH implementations, strength of MEDITECH consulting resources and breadth of IT services to support its needs. The HCI Group will provide MEDITECH READY-Certified Project Management, Clinical, Financial, and Ambulatory experts to both advise and carry out project workload throughout the implementation. “After a systematic evaluation of the MEDITECH READY-Certified consulting firms, we chose The HCI Group. It was clear to our selection committee their level of talent and expertise was exactly the type of partner we desired to help us drive a successful Expanse implementation.” said Linda Walker, CEO, Val Verde Regional Medical Center. “We see The HCI Group as a true partner who is committed to meeting our project goals and contributing meaningful change across the organization.”

Key drivers for the project include consolidation of multiple core EHR IT vendors into one integrated platform to support Val Verde Regional Medical Center’s health delivery system; the project includes an end-to-end review and optimization of inpatient and outpatient clinical and revenue cycle workflows and operations; organization-wide adoption of business intelligence to drive decision making; implementation of quality surveillance and clinical alerts and deploying MEDITECH’s comprehensive suite of web based clinical, revenue cycle, financial and ambulatory applications. The MEDITECH Expanse project has commenced with a planned Go-LIVE in Q2 2020.

About The HCI Group

The HCI Group is a global leader in healthcare IT consulting committed to helping organizations reduce IT operating costs and drive digital transformation initiatives. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, The HCI Group’s broad scope of healthcare IT solutions have reached more than 10 countries in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. The HCI Group’s services include enterprise-wide advisory services, infrastructure management, application development, IT system implementation and training, as well as specialty service lines in integration, testing, go-live, clinical adoption, optimization, clinical transformation and HIMSS EMRAM consulting and cyber security.

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About Val Verde Regional Medical Center

Val Verde Regional Medical Center, (VVRMC), has been part of the history of Val Verde County for nearly six decades. Val Verde Memorial Hospital, as it was named at the time, first opened its doors in 1959. Since then VVRMC's commitment to serve the community has remained unchanged; there has always been a tradition of caring and of progressing along with medical advancements. It is the primary medical care provider in the area and is a leading healthcare provider among rural hospitals in the state.

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To learn more about VVRMC Services visit www.vvrmc.org

Media Contacts:

James Kjellman

Media Relations

The HCI Group

james.kjellman@thehcigroup.com

(904) 337-6316

Angela Prather

Director Marketing/PR

Val Verde Regional Medical Center

angela.prather@vvrmc.org

(830) 778-3651