Military Interoperable Digital Hospital Testbed (MIDHT)
Technical Report,28 Sep 2010,27 Sep 2015
DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, LLC Johnstown United States
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The MIDHT project implemented and researched health information technologies HIT within the Conemaugh Health System, located in southwestern Pennsylvania. Core technologies under investigation included pharmacy robotics, bar code medication administration BCMA and health information exchange via the eHealth Exchange. Statement of work was delivered on time and within budget. Research activities for Arm 1 included an analysis on medication errors, nursing workflow and satisfaction and financial measures. Conemaugh participated in the 14th Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record VLER pilot with the Altoona VA Medical Center Arm 2. The health information exchange architecture utilized the open source CONNECT software with three custom commercial EHR system adapters. Overall, VA users requested and retrieved clinical data more frequently than Conemaugh users with a positive impact on Veteran satisfaction.