ALERT® EDIS, v2.5 is a pre-market, conditionally CCHIT Certified® 08 Emergency Department EHR
08 June 2009
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ALERT Life Sciences Computing is proud to announce the pre-market, conditionally CCHIT Certified® 08 Emergency Department EHR, ALERT® EDIS, Software version 2.5. 


The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT®) is a non-profit organization recognized by the federal government as an official certification body for healthcare information technology (HIT) and whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology throughout the United States by creating an efficient, credible, and sustainable certification program. 


The Goals of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT®) product certification are to: 

- Reduce the risk of health IT investment by providers; 

- Ensure interoperability (compatibility) of health IT products; 

- Enhance the availability of health IT adoption incentives from purchasers and payers; 

- Protect the privacy of personal health information. 


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ALERT® EDIS offers an innovative graphic interface designed specifically for the needs and responsibilities of both professionals and patients in an Emergency Department setting. 


ALERT® EDIS provides Emergency Department staff access to different levels of information according to user profiles. 


ALERT® EDIS is based on workflow concepts, for ease of documentation and access to documentation. 


With ALERT® EDIS, all information can be documented immediately and is shared by other users, facilitating access to the patient's history and avoiding legibility and communication problems. 


ALERT® EDIS provides: 

- Clinical documentation for emergency patients; 

- Prioritization of patients using Triage protocols; 

- Patient tracking throughout the ED episode; 

- Coding of patient's ED episode; 

- Profiles for all clinical, nursing, ancillary and administrative staff; 

- Biometric identification of users; 

- Alerts for tasks requiring immediate attention; 

- Workflow concepts; 

- Elimination of paper; 

- HL7 Interfaces with all departments that interact with the ED; 

- Standardization, coding and interoperability according to international standards; 

- Reporting tools; 

- Management of staff, processes and technical resources and; 

- Objective analysis and assessment of department operations using decision-making tools.

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