August 2005

Saint Joseph, St. Vincent Launches ACIS Phase I

Two more market-based organizations have launched the Phase I applications of Catholic Health Initiatives’ Advanced Clinical Information System, using Cerner technology. In June, Saint Joseph HealthCare, Lexington, Ky., became the second market-based organization to launch Phase I, and St. John’s Regional Medical Center followed in August. ACIS Phase I was already in use at St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Ark. The Phase I applications include electronic access to patient information and emergency department triage.