7 alerts, tools hospitals are adding to their EHRs  

Jackie Drees –
Monday, October 19th, 2020
Print|Email.

Here are seven digital alerts and tools that medical facilities and health systems have actually developed or integrated with their EHR systems since June.

1. Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem in June finished a precision medication program that includes clients genetic testing information into its Epic EHR to signal clinicians of potential medication interactions.

2. Cleveland-based MetroHealth in June incorporated Unite Us electronic resource recommendation platform within its EHR to better track and coordinate resources for clients social determinants of health requirements.

3. Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare released Smiths Medicals cordless infusion pump programs throughout its EHR systems at nine HCA Capital Hospitals in June.

4. SSM Health combined its EHR with documentation systems that local EMS agencies utilize to share client information more quickly both within and beyond the health systems facilities in Wisconsin. The system– whose headquarters remains in St. Louis however has healthcare facilities in Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Illinois– ended up being the very first in Wisconsin to use the ESO Health Data Exchange in July.

5. Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center in July released a program called Clickbusters to decrease the number of automated alerts and reminders in the EHR.

6. Springfield, Mass.-based Baystate Health coordinated with EHR optimization software company PatientKeeper to make its charge capture software application an app embedded in Cerner EHR systems.

7. University of Minnesota and M Health Fairview scientists produced a brand-new expert system algorithm that evaluates chest X-rays to detect possible cases of COVID-19 and made it offered at scale free of charge in Epics App Orchard in October.

SSM Health combined its EHR with documentation systems that regional EMS firms use to share patient information more quickly both within and outside of the health systems facilities in Wisconsin. The system– whose head office is in St. Louis but has hospitals in Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Illinois– ended up being the first in Wisconsin to use the ESO Health Data Exchange in July.

More short articles on EHRs: Trinity Health hold-ups Epic EHR set up by a year: 4 detailsVA transfers 88,000 patient records to brand-new Cerner EHRChristus Health center in Texas deploys Epic EHR.

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Intrigued in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by click on this link.

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content?