GE Healthcare IT, a provider of healthcare information technology solutions, has introduced Meaningful Use (MU)-ready software release for Centricity Enterprise, an integrated cross-continuum clinical, financial and administrative software solution for hospitals.

GE said that the Centricity Enterprise 6.9 is designed to support organisations that require an integrated inpatient and ambulatory software solution on a single platform and wish to demonstrate inpatient and ambulatory Meaningful Use.

The solution includes embedded content & workflows to enable more rapid clinician adoption and pre-configured CPOE workflows with embedded decision support, all on a single integrated platform crossing the healthcare continuum.

Centricity Enterprise 6.9 includes new tools and enhancements specifically designed to support clinical staff adoption, quality improvement and cost reduction and is designed to satisfy GE’s healthymagination pillars of reducing cost, improving quality and increasing access.

According to GE, the release includes many enhancements to CPOE and order workflow, configurable patient and assignment views, ePrescribing, eligibility/formulary checking and new applications such as a Registries module to support Quality Measures and automated building of discharge instructions based on diagnosis, meds, problems and allergies to name a few.

Laurent Rotival, vice president and general manager of GE Healthcare IT, said: “The release of Centricity Enterprise 6.9 is a very exciting milestone both for our customers as well as for GE Healthcare.

“As we have monitored and provided extensive input into many of the guidelines finalized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), we feel that our products are well positioned to meet ARRA Certification.”