ALERT® PAPER FREE HOSPITAL (PFH)

Comprehensive solution to computerize hospitals, making it possible to document, integrate and review all information relating to patient care and hospital operations with real time clinical information input. It includes specialized applications per clinical environment and uses a multidisciplinary approach of clinical processes.

ALERT® PFH is a comprehensive solution to computerize hospitals, making it possible to document, integrate and review the information relating to patient care and hospital operations with real time clinical information input. It includes specialized applications per clinical environment and uses a multidisciplinary approach of clinical processes.

Advantages:

  • Improves patient and professional satisfaction
  • Increases efficiency in hospital operations
  • Provides hospital administration with reliable information for better management
  • Controls costs
  • Increases professional performance
  • Improves patient outcome and reduces medical errors

Representative markets:

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • France
  • Italy
  • Kuwait
  • Mexico
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA

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biometric identification of
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paper-free clinical
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ALERT® TRIAGE

ALERT® TRIAGE is an emergency triage software system.

Main features:

  • Each patient’s condition acuity is determined by flowcharts that identify clinical priority based on signals and symptoms
  • Strong management and auditing component, thereby enabling the objective analysis and assessment of the department’s performance supported by additional analysis and decision making tools
  • Different triage protocols can be used; these include the Manchester protocol, the 5-level triage protocol (US) and the Dutch triage protocol

Representative markets:

  • Spain

ALERT® EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (EDIS)

ALERT® EDIS is the complete solution for Emergency Departments.

ALERT® EDIS, v2.6.2.0, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on June 14, 2012.

Advantages:

  • Document, review and integrate all the clinical information from Emergency Department episodes
  • Complete control
  • Staff in Emergency Departments can access different levels of information according to their professional responsibilities (physicians, nurses, ancillary staff, administrative clerks, laboratory and imaging technicians, case managers, information desk clerks) by means of user profiles and biometric identification
  • Based on workflow concepts for ease of documentation and access to information
  • All the information can be documented immediately and is shared by other users
  • Easier access to the patient’s history
  • Avoids legibility and communication problems
  • Promotes the elimination of clinical information on paper
  • Innovative graphic interface designed specifically for the needs and responsibilities of both professionals and patients in an Emergency Department (ED) setting

Main features:

  • A choice of triage systems
  • Documentation templates and free-text fields
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Medication administration and prescription
  • Clinical documentation
  • Prioritization of patients
  • Patient tracking throughout the ED episode
  • Coding of patient’s ED episode
  • Profiles for all clinical, nursing, ancillary and administrative staff
  • Biometric identification of users
  • Alerts for tasks requiring immediate attention
  • Elimination of paper
  • Interfaces with all departments that interact with the ED
  • Standardization, coding and interoperability according to international standards
  • Reporting tools
  • Management reports

Representative markets:

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • USA
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • UK

ALERT® OBSERVATION ROOM (OBS)

ALERT® OBS allows users to document, relate and reuse all the information regarding each Inpatient and OBS episode within hospital emergency departments (including observation rooms in Psychiatry and Pediatrics).

Main features:

  • Use of International Classification of Nursing Practices (ICNP)
  • Indicators for generating graphs
  • Calculator for calculating the number of nursing care hours needed
  • Automatic content association
  • Alerts management

Main functionalities:

  • Emergency episode summary
  • Admission note
  • Patient complete history
  • Eating habits
  • Bed allocation
  • Positioning
  • Risk assessment
  • Necessary care hours
  • Service transfer
  • Inpatient and surgery records

ALERT® WAITING ROOM

ALERT® WAITING ROOM is an application for managing patient waiting lines, thereby optimizing services and reducing patients’ waiting time.

Main features:

  • Numbered ticket system that establishes an order for seeing patients
  • Ability to have several types of waiting lines at the same time
  • Triage according to reason for visit and information to the patient regarding estimated waiting time (written and audible warning)
  • Both written and synthesized sound call in order to reduce problems related to visual impairment, illiteracy, and distraction
  • Audiovisual information regarding the Outpatient Department or hospital, as well as commercial information during the waiting time
  • Ability to direct patients to the medical or nursing appointment areas where they will await another visual or sound call

ALERT® OUTPATIENT

ALERT® OUTPATIENT is clinical and management software for Outpatient Units.

Advantages:

  • Gives a global view of all episodes, times and alerts
  • Documents all interventions
  • Analyzes the activities of all healthcare professionals
  • Identifies process issues
  • Assesses the use of technical resources
  • Facilitates medication reconciliation
  • Avoids redundant medical procedures and diagnostic tests
  • Reduces length of visit by alerting professionals about tasks that are overdue
  • Promotes the elimination of clinical information on paper

Main features:

  • Specialty oriented templates
  • Reason for visit
  • Previous appointments
  • Pediatric assessment
  • Periodic observation
  • Risk evaluation
  • Creation of surgical and inpatient processes
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine treatment management

Representative markets:

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Kuwait
  • Mexico
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland
  • UK

ALERT® INPATIENT

ALERT® INPATIENT is clinical and management software for hospital Inpatient Units.

Advantages:

  • Gives a global view of all episodes, times and alerts
  • Tracks every intervention
  • Analyzes the activities of all healthcare professionals
  • Facilitates medications reconciliation
  • Avoids redundant medical procedures and diagnostic tests
  • Reduces length of stay, using alerts for professionals to notify them of tasks that are overdue
  • Manages the allocation of technical and human resources
  • Promotes the elimination of clinical information on paper
  • Allows the objective analysis and assessment of departmental operations using analysis and decision making tools
  • Incorporates leading edge concepts:
  • Use of International Classification for Nursing Practices (ICNP)
  • Indicators for generating graphs
  • Calculator for calculating the number of nursing care hours needed
  • Automatic content association
  • Alert management

Main features:

  • Emergency episode summary
  • Admission note
  • Patient complete history
  • Eating habits
  • Bed allocation and management
  • Positioning
  • Risk evaluation
  • Estimated nursing care hours
  • Hand off
  • Service transfer
  • Inpatient waiting list
  • Creation of surgical and inpatient processes
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Representative markets:

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Portugal
  • USA

ALERT® OPERATING ROOM INFORMATION SYSTEM (ORIS)

ALERT® ORIS is clinical information system software for operating rooms.

Advantages:

  • Increases Operating Room efficiency throughout the pre-operative, intra-operative and post operative periods
  • Information is available immediately and can be shared with other users, thus avoiding legibility and communication problems
  • Improves quality of care, proper handling and management of operating room operations
  • Information regarding the surgical process can be documented, accessed and reviewed at all times
  • Through the integration with ALERT® OUTPATIENT or ALERT® INPATIENT, it is possible to document the information needed to prepare the surgery and to perform the pre-operative assessment in advance (during an outpatient appointment or an inpatient visit)

Main features:

  • Medical, nursing and anesthesiology documentation templates and checklists
  • A body diagrams tool to accurately document patient’s injuries or lesions
  • Assessment scores
  • Surgery waiting lists
  • Preparation for surgery
  • Admission to the OR
  • Pre-operative and post-operative visits management
  • Specific areas for anesthesia, surgery and recovery care
  • Communication with other hospital areas and services pertaining to the surgical episode

Representative markets:

  • Brasil
  • Italy
  • Portugal

ALERT® PATIENT DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (PDMS)

ALERT® PDMS enables the collecting of data from clinical monitoring devices and, following pre-established rules, store that same data in the patient’s EMR.

Main features:

  • Visualization and archive of values captured by medical devices and external systems into a patient EHR
  • Data can be displayed in a timeline and related with other data from other clinical variables
  • Functionalities for human data validation
  • Functionalities such as direct order entry through the PDMS system and the re-utilization of data by severity scoring systems
  • Ability to set parameters by clinical setting, user profile, personal preferences or patient’s clinical condition
  • Allows data collection and presentation of monitoring, hemodynamics, neurologic and ventilation parameters

ALERT® PHARMACY

ALERT® PHARMACY is the solution for effective medication prescription, administration, dispensing and supply management.

Advantages:

  • Enables the monitoring of the entire medication cycle by connecting hospital and pharmacy services, which involves workflows between physicians, nurses, ancillary staff, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
  • Enables products identification, lot tracking and expiration date control, stock movements control, distribution management, stock level management at different warehouses and purchase process management
  • Enables product identification, stocks movement, supply control and location, control of consigned equipment, lot tracking and expiration date control, supply distribution and consumption record, and supply and medication stock level management at the warehouse
  • Based on ETL (Export, Transform, Load) automatic processes, support information is produced and made available every day

Clinical Features:

  • Reported medication
  • Administration in current episode
  • Prescription to be filled at the hospital pharmacy or for the outside pharmacy
  • Pharmacy orders
  • IV fluids
  • Medical decision support modules – contraindication warnings and medication interactions
  • Formulation and dietary prescription
  • Treatment protocols
  • Pharmacy validation and dispensing
  • Previous medication overview
  • Sliding scales prescription
  • Dose range orders
  • Irregular medication instructions

Non-clinical features:

  • Stock movements
  • Lot tracking and expiration date
  • Supply distribution;
  • Overview of stock level in different warehouses;
  • Subject to clinical trial drugs control;
  • Product physical inventory (cyclic or by sample);  
  • Orders to suppliers (manually or automatically);
  • Orders reception,
  • Invoices registration
  • Reporting, analyses and alerts;
  • Notification and internal messages delivery;
  • Management of aggregated and consolidated support information, to allow managers to make well informed decisions

Representative markets:

  • Portugal
  • USA

ALERT® GP PORTAL

ALERT® GP PORTAL is a solution that allows communication between General Practitioners and several professionals in other institutions such as hospitals.

The main process that the portal will support is the patient’s referral to an institution, this referral can occur for patients that are already patients of the institution and for patients that will visit the institution for the first time.

Main features:

  • Refer a patient to the hospital
  • Possibility to schedule outpatient appointments
  • Ask specialists questions
  • Change personal information
  • Access the EHR of each patient being followed by the GP
     
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