Centricity Perinatal Nursery Brochure


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Enhanced communication, documentation, and workflow in the Nursery.
By expanding the information available in the Nursery, Centricity® Perinatal helps improve communication
among caregivers and streamline workflow. Centricity Perinatal captures comprehensive patient data and
makes it available when and where it is needed to support efficient and effective care of newborns.

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Centricity Perinatal Nursery Brochure

  1. 1. GE HealthcareCaring for the newborn.Centricity Perinatal from GE HealthcareEnhanced communication, documentation, and workflow in the Nursery.By expanding the information available in the Nursery, Centricity® Perinatal helps improve communicationamong caregivers and streamline workflow. Centricity Perinatal captures comprehensive patient data andmakes it available when and where it is needed to support efficient and effective care of newborns.
  2. 2. Getting off to the right start.Centricity Perinatal helps provide the informationnecessary to ensure newborns get off to the beststart possible.From making delivery information available immediately tocapturing critical clinical data to creating discharge summaryand instruction sheets, Centricity Perinatal helps caregiversprovide better care in the Nursery. By putting more informationat caregiver’s fingertips, Centricity Perinatal helps to increasedirect care time. In supporting connectivity to enterprisehealthcare IT solutions, Centricity Perinatal becomes partof the larger, integrated electronic health record for bothmom and baby.Mother-Baby LinkUpon arrival in the Nursery, the information necessaryto initiate proper care for the newborn is readily available.No more tracking down information from clinicians tocomplete the infant record. Nursery Admission – MotherBaby LinkThe Mother-Baby Link allows critical maternal history anddelivery data to flow directly to the infant record. Maternalcharts and respective infant charts remain separate medicalrecords, but share relevant information. Data can also beentered manually and updated as necessary.InterfacingInbound/ADT, Lab, and Outbound HL7 interfaces provideseamless connectivity to other enterprise IT systems tofoster interoperability and data sharing. This makesrelevant information available to the teams who needit, while providing one location for documentation supportingthe perinatal continuum of care.Efficient Documentation Nursery SBARDocumentation is efficient and reduces redundant chartingthat can lead to transcription errors and discrepancies inpatient data. Centricity Perinatal supports the flow ofinformation with one-time data entry. Combined data
  3. 3. review and data entry screens allow providers to documentphysical exams and narrative notes, while viewing relevantdocumentation from nursing, all in a single screen.Using the Forms Copy feature, pediatricians can copyand edit daily progress notes and physical exams witha single click.The Infant Discharge Summary is updated following deliveryof the infant to help ensure information is available and iscomplete prior to infant discharge.Pediatrician and Nursery ViewsA variety of view options allow users to quickly navigate tothe information they need. Enhanced forms and easy accessto information pertinent to the Nursery help to improve Nursery Discharge Forminterdisciplinary care team communication. The deliveryattendance form allows pediatricians to view details of thetime of delivery, including the team members present andany other necessary interventions. Comprehensive lactationforms help support the needs of disciplines frequentlyinvolved in the care of mom and baby. Other forms includingones for circumcision and pain help standardize commonprocedure documentation in the Nursery.Alerts & RemindersIntegrated Alerts & Reminders notify clinicians of outstandingtests to be completed or out-of-range parameters. Thisfunction provides sites with a toolset for defining theirclinical policies and procedures.Compliance Lactation Consult Assessment FormCentricity Perinatal helps with regulatory requirementcompliance established by the industry and care protocolsestablished by your facility.
  4. 4. ©2010 General Electric Company – All rights reserved.General Electric Company reserves the right to make changes in specificationsand features shown herein, or discontinue the product described at any timewithout notice or obligation.Centricity Perinatal does not replace clinical observation and evaluation of the patientat regular intervals, by a qualified care provider, who will make diagnoses and decide ontreatments or interventions. Features of the Centricity Perinatal system are intended tosupport clinical decision making and should be used in combination with other clinicalinputs, such as real time patient observation and information contained within othersystems or recording tools. Not intended to be used as a primary monitoring device.GE, the GE Monogram, Centricity and imagination at work are trademarksof General Electric Company.GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric Company.About GE HealthcareGE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services thatare shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging andinformation technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drugdiscovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvementand performance solutions services helps our customers to deliver better care to morepeople around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders,striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shiftto sustainable healthcare systems.Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journeyas we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access, andimproving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcareis a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees arecommitted to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.For more information about GE Healthcare, visit our website at www.gehealthcare.comGE Healthcare540 West Northwest HighwayBarrington, IL 60010U.S.A.www.gehealthcare.com imagination at work ITD-0162-08.10-EN-US