Partners Integrates Home Monitoring Data With EHR
Partners' Center for Connected Health, having shown that monitoring can improve patient outcomes, inserts data into clinician workflow.
While the information was previously available to providers and patients on a Partners website, the integration with the EHR makes it accessible within the clinical workflow. That makes it easier for clinicians to use the data because they don't have to interrupt their work to go a website, said Joseph Kvedar, MD, director of CCH, in an interview with InformationWeek Healthcare.
CCH's home monitoring program began several years ago. At that time, noted Kvedar, Partners decided not to integrate the data with its core clinical system because there was not yet good evidence that home monitoring could improve the outcomes of patients with serious chronic conditions. Read full story on InformationWeek
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