Additional Information about ONE
It is essential to connect Overlake healthcare providers across disparate care locations, both acute care and ambulatory, and enable the seamless exchange of health information. The end result is improved care coordination and collaboration across a community for patient-centric care with 360° view of patient's health.
In order to achieve this, Overlake signed contract with Medicity, a Utah-based health information exchange vendor, to enable a community-wide health information exchange (HIE) and improve patient safety and care quality.
How It Works
Medicity's technology forms a secure peer-to-peer network to distribute and exchange health information – including orders, scheduled orders, results, transcribed reports, problems, medications, allergies and demographic data – across acute and ambulatory care settings.
Medicity is a rapidly deployable, intelligent network that enables electronic health information exchange and empowers provider-to-provider collaboration. This neutral technology connects hospital systems to any EHR, hospital, or ancillary system to help Overlake physician community in varieties of ways such as:
- Improves patient care through more efficient care coordination.
- Enhances physician affinity.
- Reduces time, cost and effort for EHR integration.
- Supports paper-based practices.
- Complements existing IT investments.
- Improves clinical work flow and reduces administrative costs.
- Increases potential use of eReferrals.
- Achieves all HIPAA requirements for security and privacy
ONE offers several advanced features including:
- Cloud Services for Identity Management (with Community Master Patient Index) for aggregating and matching data to use it with record locator services.
- Clinical Data Repository (CDR) Services for clinical use and faster retrieval.
- Data Services to queue, manage, validate, translate, standardize and de-identify health information using HL7, ANSI, ASTM, CCR, CCD, DICOM and other recognized national standards. It can also leverage LOINC, SNOMED, CT, RxNorm, and other proprietary formats from both inbound and outbound perspectives.
- Gateway Services which will enable physician practices to connect with Washington State HIE and other local hospital's HIEs.