For the past eight years, the National Health Information Technology Week has brought together healthcare providers, IT vendors, consumer groups and others dedicated to advancing patient care through wider adoption of healthcare IT solutions.
As it commemorates this week, Access continues to help more hospitals advance their EHR initiatives with paperless integration solutions for electronic patient signatures, clinical data and e-forms.
One such hospital is
To make the most of this system, the hospital team recognized that they needed to replace preprinted paper forms with e-forms, which would enable them to stop scanning and manually indexing documents. In addition, units would never again run out of forms if they were managed electronically, updating forms wouldn’t require waiting for a print vendor, and paper-related costs would be minimized.
They chose Access to make the change from paper-based to electronic forms.
“Our primary goal is to have a 100 percent electronic health record,” says
“The staff in admitting sees a lot of benefits from Access e-Signature. Instead of patients rifling through papers, they can authorize their forms from one device. Everything is legible, it transmits to
Another solution that is helping hospitals fast-forward their EHR projects is Access’s clinical data bridge. KershawHealth, a multifacility healthcare system in
Now, a nurse chooses the Access system as a virtual printer, and a patient’s EKG trace is sent directly into the correct patient’s EHR. KershawHealth will soon extend its use of the clinical data bridge to perinatal documents created in GE Centricity, Compumedics Sleep, and then to data output from ScottCare’s cardio rehab system.
“Access offered us unlimited feeds so we could expand their clinical data bridge to many systems and devices. For the price one of our other vendors charges to get output from their clinical system into EHRs, we can apply the Access system to any medical device or clinical application that prints,” said
Hundreds of hospitals worldwide use paperless Access solutions to integrate e-forms, electronic patient signatures and clinical data into EHRs. Access helps improve care, eliminate financial and environmental costs and enhance patient safety and downtime planning initiatives. Learn more at http://www.accessefm.com and discover how you can help Access’s partner The Last Well bring fresh water & the Gospel to
About National Health Information Technology Week
Now in its eighth year, National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum assembling key healthcare constituents—vendors, provider organizations, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, research foundations, and consumer protection groups— working together to elevate national attention to the necessity of advancing health IT. Log onto http://www.healthitweek.org for more information.
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