Electronic health records : Electronic health records What do you mean by EHR ? : What do you mean by EHR ? “The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting.
It Includes Information's like patient demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data, and radiology reports.
The EHR automates and streamlines the clinician's workflow. Typical EHR solution : Typical EHR solution Provide physicians with a single, shared online patient record.
Helps sharing of the same data with the experts.
Store comprehensive multimedia data from many specialties update patient’s record at any of the organization’s healthcare facilities.
Includes the ability to place orders, including medications, special procedures, X-rays, laboratory tests, etc. EHR concept overview : EHR concept overview EHR Models (central repository model) : EHR Models (central repository model) Managed services model : Managed services model Managed Services Model(Advantages) : Managed Services Model(Advantages) Shift of responsibility from the user to central consortium.
Greater interoperability within and across regions.
Managed information governance resulting in lesser data privacy issues.
Access to detailed records that are not supported by Central Repository Model Essential for EHR : Essential for EHR Clinical Functionality
Compliance to Standards
Secure Access Resilience
Flexibility to Adapt
Standardization with Local Tailoring
Reusability Geographical market by 2015 : Geographical market by 2015 America
Would account for more than 50% of the market.
contributes 44% of the market.
Asia-Pacific & others
has 5% market scope for EHR Client segments : Client segments Providers ( hospitals, clinics, physicians, etc.)
Ancillary departments ( laboratory, etc)
Payers (insurance companies)
Public health departments
Patients What is the competition in this segment : What is the competition in this segment Top players in EHR domain
Microsoft Advantages : Advantages Cost savings
Patient safety and Quality improvement
Patient and Staff Satisfaction. Barriers which Client facing for its adoption : Barriers which Client facing for its adoption Lack of National Information standards and code sets.
Lack of available funding
Patients privacy issues
Inadequate staff with IT expertise Leveraging Offshoring : Leveraging Offshoring IT Development - EHR Platform Development
Back-end Processes - Medical Records Retrieval Services