Awarded Long Term Care Facilities
Berlin Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center (BNRC), BRNC Care Continuum Health Data Exchange, $123,150
BNRC intends to integrate existing clinical data sources from BRNC’s installed EHR, cueSHIFT, BNRC’s contract physician group Five Star Physician Services installed EHR, PrognoCIS, and Atlantic General Hospital. Currently, Five Star Physician Services charts visits within PrognoCIS and prints a hard copy for inclusion within the residents paper chart at BNRC. The grant will enable Five Star Physician Services to send continuity of care documents into cueSHIFT. Atlantic General Hospital will send patient reports and results into cueSHIFT and PrognoCIS.
King Farm Presbyterian Retirement Community (Ingleside at King Farm), Health Information Exchange at Ingleside at King Farm, $102,356
King Farm Presbyterian Retirement Community, d/b/a Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is in the process of implementing EHRs using Answers on Demand and intends to use the grant to facilitate the adoption and use of health IT and HIE to support improved care for its residents as they transition between hospitals and the community. IKF proposes to implement its EHR vendor’s HIE interface to connect all of its disparate systems together, which will allow IKF to exchange lab and radiology results, and potentially continuity of care documents (CCDs).
Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care, Western Maryland Interoperability Project, $175,000
The Western Maryland Interoperability Project is an opportunity to promote the use of HIE between a hospital, two nursing homes and an accountable care organization (ACO) within an underserved region of Maryland. The Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care of Eagle Nursing and Rehab Center (‘the Facilities’) primary markets are Allegany and Garrett counties. The Facilities are in the process of investing in health IT to improve the quality and efficiency of services provided within the Facilities and will work with ZaneNet, Western Maryland Health System and MedChi ACO to send CCDs to CRISP.
Last updated July10, 2013