Military Interoperable Digital Hospital Testbed (MIDHT)
Annual rept. 28 Sept 2012 27 Sept 2013
CONEMAUGH MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER JOHNSTOWN PA
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The MIDHT project continues to implement and research health information technologies HIT within the Conemaugh Health System, located in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Core technologies under investigation include pharmacy robotics, bar code medication administration BCMA and health information exchange via the eHealth Exchange. Statement of work is being delivered as expected. Significant progress has been made on both arms of the project. Research activities for Arm 1 have progressed, including an initial analysis on medication errors and completion of statistical testing on nursing workflow and satisfaction. Conemaugh is participating in the 14th Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record pilot nationwide via data exchange with the Altoona VA Medical Center Arm 2. Patient correlations, system users and document exchanges all have increased throughout the year. Conemaugh was the first participant in the nation to pass the new eHealth Exchange testing program 20102011 services.
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