Bridgepoint Health

Bridgepoint Health

September 14, 2011 08:30 ET

A Leader in Complex Chronic Disease Management, Bridgepoint Health Chooses the Solution Welcomes University of Toronto Affiliated Bridgepoint Health and is Proud to Continue the Expansion of its Advanced Order Set Technology to Complex Continuing Care and Rehabilitation Services.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2011) - is pleased to welcome Bridgepoint Health to its growing and diverse network of over 160 acute and chronic care facilities. A leader in complex continuing care and rehabilitation, Bridgepoint Health has selected for its advanced order set technology, and evidence-based order sets in this important area of healthcare.

Order sets are detailed, evidence-based checklists that allow doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to quickly and easily create treatment plans for individual patients using the most up to date best practices. Order sets can dramatically improve care delivery while saving money at the same time. The order set project at Bridgepoint Health will be a key part of supporting an evidence-based care model focusing on delivering safe, high quality, patient care across the organization.'s advanced order set technology provides its client hospitals with:

  • A reference library of hundreds of evidence-based order sets that can easily be customized by hospitals.
  • The ability for health care organizations and clinicians to directly share and learn from each other
  • Comprehensive order set project implementation tools and methodologies
  • EntryPoint software that allows clinicians to complete order sets using computers and/or mobile tablet devices
  • Analytic software that lets clinicians view comparative data on their use of order sets client hospitals are part of a network of more than 160 healthcare organizations that work directly with peer hospitals, clinicians, specialty medical societies and other health-care stakeholders to share order sets and maintain evidence-based best practices. is endorsed by the Ontario Hospital Association as a best practice for hospitals.

Dr. Reva Adler, Bridgepoint Health's Vice President, Medicine and Academic Affairs said, "Bridgepoint Health is committed to the safety and quality of patient care. Our order set project, implemented through our computerized order entry system, is a strategic initiative for patient safety and quality of care. It is an important step towards complete implementation of the electronic patient record at Bridgepoint Health.

Dr. Chris O'Connor, President of said, "We're excited to welcome Bridgepoint Health to The extension of our solution into complex chronic disease provides patients with the most recent evidence-based treatments across multiple phases of their care. Treatments developed at Bridgepoint Health will soon be available across our network."

About Bridgepoint Health

Bridgepoint Hospital provides complex care and complex rehabilitation to individuals living with complex chronic disease and disability through a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. Currently, Bridgepoint Hospital has 455 inpatient beds.

Supported by its affiliation with the University of Toronto, Bridgepoint Health is Canada's leader in understanding, treating and managing complex chronic disease – the number one health care challenge of the 21st century. Bridgepoint's dedicated care and support team includes over 1,400 staff, physicians and volunteers who are committed to changing the world for the thousands of inpatients and outpatients with complex chronic disease.

Located in Toronto's Riverdale community, patients come to Bridgepoint from across Ontario to receive specialized care and support in understanding and managing their complex chronic conditions.

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