Why is it important to integrate your systems?
Integrating your systems eliminates the need for manual administrative tasks. By having your software solution and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system interface, you can save time and resources on having to manually transfer data from one to the other.
What is HL7 integration?
Health Level 7 (HL7) refers to a set of international standards for transferring clinical and administrative data between software applications. HL7 standards focus on the application layer (layer 7) in the OSI model and supports a variety of system integrations and interoperability, allowing software solutions and the EHR systems to interface with one another.
What is the difference between an API, REST and a RESTful API?
An application programming interface (API) provides a unified manner to process data. This allows software applications to exchange data. REST is an architectural style, which determines how data is presented to a client in a way that is efficient for the client. RESTful API utilises HTTP requests to send, extract and delete data.
What is healthcare data management?
Health Data Management (HDM), also known as Health Information Management (HIM) is the process of organising healthcare data in digital form. This can be electronic medical records (EMR), Electronic Health Records (EHR), to handwritten medical notes scanned to a digital repository.
Health data management is required to organise medical data for analysis to make patient care more efficient, and derive insights that can improve medical outcomes, while protecting the privacy and security of the data.