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Eclipsys describes itself as a leader in delivering advanced healthcare IT solutions that make a tangible difference in quality, safety and cost-effectiveness. The also describe solutions embed the latest best practices and workflows, evidence-based clinical content and integrated technologies to support excellent performance and deliver superior care


Mission: To become the most respected company in healthcare information technology by inspiring our people to exceed client expectations. Incorporated: 1995 with more than 40-years of healthcare IT solutions experience Employees: 2,800+ worldwide Clients: More than 6,000 hospitals, healthcare systems, clinics and physician practices

The Outcomes Approach

There’s a good reason why Eclipsys has become known as The Outcomes Company. Our rigor and science starts with a team experienced in both healthcare delivery and advanced information technology. We combine that with close collaboration with our clients — leaders across virtually all care venues and specialties — to constantly innovate our integrated healthcare IT solutions services. Eclipsys embeds the latest recognized best practices and workflows, evidence-based clinical analytics, and integrated technologies to support 21st century care. We focus on the interrelated aspects of improved clinical quality, care and safety; financial cost-effectiveness and revenue enhancement; and operational analysis and efficiencies.

Our Speed to Value methodology combines these proven elements — along with an approach honed over hundreds of successful implementations — to provide maximum value from Eclipsys healthcare IT solutions in the shortest time possible. This methodology still enables clients to customize many aspects of their Eclipsys healthcare IT solutions while leveraging the speed and power of the experience of our team and Eclipsys clients across the world.

Today, thousands of hospitals, health systems, clinics and physician practices worldwide use Eclipsys healthcare IT solutions to deliver improved clinical, financial and operational outcomes — and superior patient care outcomes. Read some of our clients’ documented outcomes and success stories.

For the seventh-straight year, the annual KLAS CPOE Digest has shown that Eclipsys' computerized provider order entry (CPOE) solutions are used by more physicians in more hospitals than any other vendor's systems. Eclipsys continues to lead the industry in total physicians live on CPOE solutions and percentage of its client base using the solution.

According to the KLAS CPOE Digest 2009: Meaningful use and Physician Adoption report, Eclipsys leads the industry in CPOE solution adoption. In the U.S., one in four medical orders placed daily by clinicians is performed using an Eclipsys healthcare IT solution.

Clinical Applications

Eclipsys offers a range of advanced healthcare IT solutions for Physician Practices and Hospitals that include electronic health records, practice management and clinical solutions. The comprehensive integrated clinical solutions enable hospitals to integrate patient care onto a single platform while streamlining clinical workflows throughout the enterprise. Applications that provide powerful and intelligent clinical decision support include: Acute Care EHR, Clinical Content, Nursing Solutions, Physician Solutions, Critical Care, Emergency Care, Medication Management, Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, and Laboratory.

Enterprise revenue cycle software provides the capability to manage patient billing and reimbursement through streamlined, integrated processes. Eclipsys also provides a host of connectivity, outsourcing, and remote hosting options along with the necessary implementation, training and education support to ensure successful outcomes to strategic investments.2

Eclipsys merges with Allscripts

On September 1, 2010, Eclipsys and Allscripts merged to form the new Allscripts. According to the Phil Pead, chairman of the Board of Allscripts and former CEO of Eclipsys, more hospitals and physicians are likely to choose the post merger Allscripts as their EMR considering the ARRA funding milieu.(3, 4). Eclipsys acquired physician practice management software company MediNotes. In 2010, Eclipsys announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft, in which the companies will share technology and promote healthcare information technology interoperability. Both Eclipsys Sunrise Enterprise and Allscripts solutions for physician practices run on common platforms such as Microsoft .NET.


  1. Eclipsys Corporation: The Outcomes Company.