Two Strategies for the Integration of Patient-Generated Data into the EMR. Which Road to Travel?


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The second email came from a senior IT architect: [The data integration team] are working with the Center for Connected Health to get remote monitoring data into [a scalable, secure database].  From there, the plan is to have the data viewable from, but not necessarily resident in, Epic.  Again, the words are not dramatic in nature, but the recognition, at the highest levels of our IT organization, that it is critical to our future to incorporate patient-integrated data into the care delivery process is a milestone.

I blogged a few months back about how we created the platform referenced in the paragraph above, allowing the easy integration of patient-generated data into our core clinical systems.  In fact, we are deliberately using this platform to integrate our Patient-Reported Outcome Measures into the system.  This will enable us to bring in both patient self-reported data as well as…

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