Emergency Department Information Systems (EDIS) are electronic health record systems designed specifically to manage data and workflow in support of Emergency Department patient care and operations. A 2010 KLAS report highlights a trend towards enterprise EDIS that offer superior integration with existing EHR systems rather than stand alone, best-of-breed solutions. EDIS will play a key role in any hospital's ability to meet Meaningful Use Stage 1 Criteria.
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Product Spotlight: Emergency department
Washington Hospital Center and AT&T have launched CodeHeart, an app for doctors that provides a real-time video and audio stream that can be used to remotely examine patients in emergencies.
October 19, 2011
Versus Technology and Salamander Technologies have combined their software platforms to help hospitals and responders in a mass casualty disaster track patients from the field to the hospital.
August 5, 2011
The nation's "Most Wired" hospitals are making progress towards greater health information technology adoption, especially in terms of computerized physician order entry, according to Hospitals & Health Networks' 2011 Most Wired Survey results.
July 11, 2011
The Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council (CCSNPC) has successfully linked one of its hospital emergency departments with one of its federally qualified health centers through its health information exchange system.
March 15, 2011
Global Certification Forum (GCF) and Continua Health Alliance are co-operating to develop an effective certification process for wirelessly-connected personal health devices.
February 11, 2011
KLAS on Wednesday announced its annual "2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services," ranking the best-performing software and professional service vendors across a wide range of market segments.
December 15, 2010
With T SystemEV, Great Plains Regional Medical Center is now contributing emergency department (ED) health information to the Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII), the nation's first and most successful statewide HIE organization.
December 10, 2010
The emergency department information system market - worth $110 million in 2010 - will grow by more than 30 percent in 2011 due to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), according to Millennium Research Group.
December 6, 2010
Colorado Technical University (CTU) announced the launch of two new programs that are available online: an Associate of Science in Health Administration Services (ASHAS) and a Master of Science in Management (MSM) with a concentration in enterprise information systems.
November 30, 2010
Stat Health Services, of Scottsdale, Ariz., has announced the launch of STAT DOCTORS, an eHealth service that brings patients a modern day virtual house call.
November 19, 2010
The ED Benchmarks Collaborative, a joint initiative of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and McKesson, is now is available to hospitals seeking to improve their emergency department performance. The Web-based subscription service enables hospitals to identify trends and compare ED performance with similar organizations nationwide.
November 16, 2010
West Hertfordshire NHS Trust hopes its latest IT upgrade will allow staff to view aggregate patient data in a single portal.
November 12, 2010