Int. J. of Electronic Healthcare   »   2009 Vol.5, No.2



Title: A standardised pre-hospital electronic patient care system


Author: Mark Gaynor, Dan Myung, Amar Gupta, Steve Moulton


School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA.
10Blade, Inc., Boston, USA.
University of Arizona, Arizona, USA.
School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Colorado, USA


Abstract: This paper describes the design, development and testing of a pre-hospital documentation and patient monitoring application called iRevive. The application utilises a sensor gateway and data mediator to enable semantic interoperability with a wide variety of medical devices and applications. Initial test results indicate that complete and consistent pre-hospital Electronic Medical Records (EMR) can be semantically exchanged with two heterogeneous, in-hospital IT applications.


Keywords: EMR; electronic medical records; interoperability; clinical documentation; emergency medical response; trauma; standards; data mediation; pre-hospital documentation; pre-hospital patient monitoring; semantics; e-healthcare; electronic healthcare; electronic records; patient records.


DOI: 10.1504/IJEH.2009.029221


Int. J. of Electronic Healthcare, 2009 Vol.5, No.2, pp.102 - 136


Available online: 10 Nov 2009



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