Requirements in Health Care Sector

The delivery of health care services in an individual practice or a multiclinic setting involves highly interactive, information-intensive processes to be delivered efficiently. These processes require effective, time-sensitive communications, and coordination among many different resources.

Health information exchange (HIE) provides the capability to electronically move clinical information among disparate health care information systems while maintaining the meaning of the information being exchanged. The goal of HIE is to facilitate access to and retrieval of clinical data to provide safer, more timely, efficient, effective, equitable, patient-centered care. HIE is also useful to Public Health authorities to assist in analyses of the health of the population.

Enterprise Master Patient Index

The Health care service providers face challenges with tremendous data growth from various facilities.The information capturing systems have rudimentary check for and not sufficient to weed out duplicates information. Lack of standardization among disparate systems result in poor data quality leading to loss of integrity in exchange of information among various providers, giving scope to revenue loss in the form of billing errors, insurance fraud.

Accurate patient data is not only important to the medical facilities but also to the medical industry, Patient Safety Organizations (PSO) as well as HIPAA compliance.An accurate EMPI solution is one of the most important resources in a healthcare facility, tracking patients and their medical records, history and transactions. The solution helps to construct a complete 360 degree transparent profile of the patient based on the partial information available from various databases.

It will also deduplicate, merge and fill in missing fields once data is consistent.Seamless Integration of data from health information systems, such as patient records and insurance data assuring transparency and information sharing on what care is being provided to the patients.Without an accurate single view of the Patient, there are increased risks in patient care, safety and privacy. Changes in patient conditions can be communicated in real time enabling faster response. Interactions between patients and staff are radically improved. The end result is that the patient has a good experience and is happy.