Allscripts is a leader in healthcare information technology with a 30-year history of excellence. The company has a vision to build open and connected communities of health that advance clinical, financial and operational results.
Its innovative solutions connect people, places and data across its vision of an Open, Connected Community of Health™. This connectivity empowers caregivers to make better decisions and deliver better care for healthier populations.
Allscripts creates tools that address virtually every aspect of population health, an each of these tools facilitates real-time analysis and action. They enable healthcare organizations to analyze and act – right at the point of care – to empower change, improve health, and reduce costs.
CareInMotion™ is the company’s comprehensive population health platform. It brings together care coordination, patient engagement, connectivity, data aggregation, and analytics at the point of care.
A Veteran Leader
Paul Black currently serves as a board member and the CEO of Allscripts. Paul leads the company in its commitment to build open, connected communities of health.
Prior to joining Allscripts in 2012, Paul spent more than 13 years with Cerner Corporation in various executive positions and retired as its CEO in 2007. During his tenure, he helped build the company into a market leader in healthcare information technology with more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue.
Paul also spent 12 years with IBM Corporation in a variety of leadership positions in sales, product marketing, and professional services. He has served on the boards of several private companies and nonprofit organizations involved in healthcare information technology, healthcare services, and consumer Internet marketing.
He is currently the immediate past chairman and an officer of Truman Medical Centers, a 400-bed safety net academic hospital in Kansas City, MO. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa.
Committed to Client Success
Allscripts is the original open, connected health platform. Thousands of the top hospitals, health systems, physician’s practices, and healthcare facilities use the company’s EHR, financial management, and population health management solutions.
As a true healthcare IT innovator, Allscripts introduced the concept of an open platform connecting all points of the care community over a decade ago in 2007. The organization provides advanced, reliable, client-focused solutions that enable smarter care to be delivered with greater precision. This makes for healthier patients, populations, and communities. The organization contributes to its clients’ success by:
- Strengthening their IT foundation through the most comprehensive and user-friendly clinical and financial solutions available today.
- Providing insights and innovations so they can meet the operational, regulatory and quality demands of today’s – and tomorrow’s – healthcare environment.
- Connecting everyone across the healthcare community through open and interoperable solutions that empower communication, collaboration, and coordination for better outcomes.
- Innovating to improve the practice of medicine and the process of care delivery.
Superior Patient Engagement
Allscripts believes that healthcare doesn’t begin and end with just providers and patients, and it is the only company that brings all healthcare stakeholders together.
By collaborating with payers, health plans and programs, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies, and employers, Allscripts has gained a wider view of the care process. It uses that perspective to create innovative tools that lower costs and improve care. Allscripts offers the industry’s only vendor-agnostic patient engagement platform. With the advantage of open access across the care community, providers can communicate effectively and engage patients directly, creating game-changing improvements in patient outcomes and operational performance.
Allscripts believes that the patient is at the center of everything it does. Modern healthcare consumers understand the benefits of engagement, and they expect to be active participants in their own care. The organization partners with providers to deliver an improved patient experience where individuals have a greater say in the treatment they receive.
With Allscripts, healthcare organizations have at their disposal the critical tools required for ongoing communication, effective education, and regular interaction with patients. These tools make it easy for caregivers to engage and quickly respond to consumers while also offering them full, immediate access to their healthcare information.
Evolving and Overcoming Challenges
When Allscripts was founded in 1986, its primary business was repackaging medication for point-of-care distribution. In the 1990s, Allscripts started transforming the doctor’s office with comprehensive practice management and electronic health record (EHR) solutions.