Using OnBase by Hyland, Sharp HealthCare Awarded a Don Walker Award

Enterprise content management technology helps organisations become more efficient and reduce costs

SYDNEY – October 27, 2014– The Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA) awarded Cathy Fuhrman, manager at Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, California, a Don Walker Award for Efficiency at the annual Health Informatics Conference. Fuhrman’s abstract, “Better Patient Care Through Better Content Management,” illustrated how Sharp HealthCare manages the organisation’s content using OnBase by Hyland, an enterprise content management (ECM) solution.

The Don Walker Award for Efficiency recognises organisations from around the world for reducing the unit cost of diagnostics and treatment, improving administrative processes and improving throughput. As healthcare organisations continue to work towards improving patient care and decreasing costs they seek technology solutions that will help them use their data, documents and unstructured content in impactful ways.

Cathy Fuhrman and Sharp Healthcare were presented with the Don Walker Award for deploying OnBase in the claims department and expanding the solution across the entire organisation. Sharp Healthcare integrated ECM with its EMR and other core applications to ensure that critical patient information was available to clinicians and staff where and when they needed it, significantly improving its ability to deliver quality patient care while controlling costs.

“Congratulations to Cathy Fuhrman and Sharp HealthCare for winning awards around the world for their innovative use of OnBase,” said Susan deCathelineau, vice president of healthcare sales and services, Hyland, creator of OnBase. “Receiving this award builds upon Sharp HealthCare’s reputation as a global leader in the healthcare industry.”

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About OnBase by Hyland
OnBase is a flexible and comprehensive enterprise content management (ECM) solution that helps organisations manage documents and data to streamline business operations. Integrating with everyday business applications, OnBase provides instant access to critical information when you need it, wherever you are. OnBase grows with organisations as needs change and business evolves.

Every day, more than 1,600 healthcare organisations use OnBase to complete patient records, eliminate reimbursement delays and enhance business processes. For more information about OnBase’s ECM solutions for healthcare, please visit