The 2-minute Guide: Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Interoperability

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Everything you need to know about issues regarding EHR / EMR interoperability and integration.

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The 2-minute Guide: Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Interoperability

  1. 1. The 2-minute Guide: ElectronicMedical Record (EMR) InteroperabilitySummer  2013Thursday, May 30, 13
  2. 2. EMR interoperability is becoming increasinglycritical as EMR integration is more incentivized byARRA, although EMR vendors have typicallyviewed proprietary formats as a means of lockingin customers to their systems.Thursday, May 30, 13
  3. 3. Standardized Patient Diagnosis Capture and EncodingInternational Classification of Diseases (ICD)Medical Information ExchangeHealth Level 7 (HL7) Messaging StandardsDrug Prescription Electronic DeliveryNational Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)123Thursday, May 30, 13
  4. 4. ICD 9 ICD 10‣ 17,000 codes‣ Endorsed in 1975‣ 141,000 codes‣ Endorsed in 1990‣ Inclusive and exhaustive coding‣ HIPAA deadline of October 1, 2013 fortransition from ICD 9 to ICD 10Standardized Patient Diagnosis Capture and EncodingInternational Classification of Diseases (ICD)Thursday, May 30, 13
  5. 5. ‣HL7 produces standards for health care clinical andadministrative data• Standard for Continuity of Care Documents (CCD) and Clinical DocumentArchitecture (CDA) files‣HL7 describes how:• lab results are reported• immunization registry data is exchanged• public health events are reported• legacy EHRs exchange clinical summary data with each otherMedical Information ExchangeHealth Level 7 (HL7) Messaging StandardsThursday, May 30, 13
  6. 6. ‣NCPDP produces standards for transmittingprescription information• Uses a simple file structure• Limited to providing data interchange for pharmacy services• Gives means of communicating securely• Connects more than 50,000 pharmacies in the U.S.Drug Prescription Electronic DeliveryNational Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)Thursday, May 30, 13
  7. 7. MedicalRecords.com works to connect physicians to the best EMR companies, matching the rightEMR system with specific medical practices. MedicalRecords.com is the world’s largest directory ofEMR software vendors. It is a privately held company based in Cambridge, MA whose mission is tobetter organize the EMR software market. The company was founded by seasoned technology andhealthcare professionals in 2010 after the passing of The Health Information Technology forEconomic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act).For more information about EMR Interoperability, please visit us at: http://www.medicalrecords.com/physicians/emr-interoperabilityHow MedicalRecords.com can help!About UsLocation:55Cambridge ParkwaySuite 103Cambridge, MA 02142Thursday, May 30, 13
  8. 8. Thank you for reading The 2-minute Guide: EMR Interoperability!Please visit us at MedicalRecords.com so we can help connect you to the best EMRcompanies!How MedicalRecords.com can help!Choosing the Right EMRThursday, May 30, 13

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