PHNS to Provide IT Services to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ

PHNS announced that it will provide information technology (IT) services to acute care hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ (WNJ). WNJ, formerly known as Wilson N. Jones Medical Center, has 241 licensed beds in Sherman, Texas. LHP Hospital Group, Inc. (LHP) manages the hospital’s operations through a joint-venture partnership.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-WNJ (WNJ) has served four counties of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma for more than 95 years, and is a full-service medical center. This hospital has more than 1,150 employees, and caters for almost 190 affiliated physicians.

PHNS bills itself as an independent provider of comprehensive healthcare IT services and business process solutions for hospitals and other healthcare providers.

PHNS’ IT services include application hosting, co-location and managed services; data center and IT outsourcing; electronic off-site data back-up and data vaulting; ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition services; business continuity and disaster recovery services; and systems integration services.

PHNS also provides comprehensive business process solutions for hospitals including health information management (medical record management and storage, transcription, coding and release of information), clinical transformation (clinical informatics, medical informatics and corporate integrity), electronic medical record and electronic health record, RAC audit and revenue cycle services.

“LHP has been very pleased with the IT and EMR services that PHNS has been providing to Portneuf Medical Center, LHP’s first hospital partner in Pocatello, Idaho, and we look forward to continuing to work closely together with PHNS as LHP’s IT partner,” said Dan Moen, CEO of LHP.

PHNS creates business-healthy hospitals by improving operations, enhancing technology and increasing cash on hand, which allows hospitals to focus on their core competency-patient care.

PHNS has approximately 1,650 customers, including approximately 375 hospital IT and business process customers and approximately 1,270 IT customers, and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

“As LHP’s IT partner, PHNS looks forward to providing IT services to WNJ to enhance patient care quality and efficiency,” said Dan Allison, CEO of PHNS.

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