SA Health has linked its Allscripts Dawn digital health care history (EMR) and patient administration method (PAS) to the country’s My Health History, making it possible for clinicians to add information specifically to the system.
The Australian Electronic Health Agency (ADHA) announced the completion of the integration on Wednesday, which it said was produced attainable by a new My Health History ‘viewer’ within Dawn EMR.
The viewer – or tab – results in a one view of a patient’s interactions across the wellbeing treatment method, equally within SA and interstate, delivering shared wellbeing summaries from GPs, pathology and imaging experiences and prescription information.
ADHA and SA Health have been performing for the past eight months to connection the two devices by a evidence-of-thought that enables South Australian clinicians to add and view information making use of the tab.
The integration suggests the 33 % of public healthcare facility beds that currently have obtain to the Dawn EMR in the state, like those at the Royal Adelaide Medical center, will now gain from obtain to the My Health History.
SA Health is organizing to deliver the Dawn EMR and PAS to all remaining metropolitan Area Health Networks above the future three years, obtaining scored $198.six million for the rollout in very last year’s state budget.
The funding is the initially significant financial investment in the method considering the fact that the digital patient administration method (EPAS) – beset by usability problems, price overruns and delays – was reset by the authorities in 2018.
ADHA CEO Amanda Cattermole said the development was a “great action forward for SA Health clinicians who are now ready to view and add to the My Health History seamlessly by their clinical workflows”.
“South Australian people will now gain from enhanced handover of treatment as a consequence of obtain to information spanning their wellbeing journey and a reduction in user faults by obtaining a resolution that enforces patient context,” she said.
Cattermole included that My Health History information was now becoming additional commonly used by healthcare facility workers nationality as a consequence of these integrations, with above one hundred,000 My Health History Documents views now occurring every single 7 days.
Electronic Health SA main health care information officer and senior intense treatment specialist at Flinders Clinical Centre Santosh Verghese said the integration would increase clinical interactions with people.
“In an intense treatment unit (ICU) environment the arrival of people is unpredictable and time critical when dealing with trauma,” he said.
“In this circumstance, obtain to the patient’s health care data and encounter record ensures the ICU clinicians can make educated decisions when the standard wellbeing treatment networks and family networks are inaccessible.”