Hospital EDs and FECs

Wellsoft provides EHR/EMR software solutions for hospital based emergency departments as well as freestanding emergency centers.

Wellsoft has worked with hospitals throughout Canada for several years, and supports key Canadian Emergency Department requirements and objectives:

Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS)

  • Meets national, provincial and regional requirements for electronic information and tracking systems
  • Accommodates custom workflow and site requirements

Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS)

  • Meets CTAS criteria
  • Supports chief complaints defined by CEDIS
  • Supports pediatric subset of CEDIS chief complaints
  • Patient Visit Record with CTAS Score Integration
    - The ED patient’s unique visit information and CTAS value is sent to the hospital registration system via an outbound HL7 interface

Emergency Room National Ambulatory Initiative (ERNI)

  • Supports ERNI requirements, including Pay for Performance
  • Eliminates the need to manually capture, compile and report mandated data elements

EMS Notification and Update Protocol

  • Real time updates to Toronto EMS system
  • Location and status automatically updated and displayed

Patient Identification

  • Integration with Health Identification Cards
  • Emerg Patient “swipes” card and the patient encounter record is populated with
    - Health care id number, province of residency, and identification codes
  • Automatic merging of all previous demographic information
  • Automatic identification of presenting patient health indicators

Wait Time Reduction Initiative

  • Capture and report on all required data elements utilized by the province

Infection Control and Response

  • Dynamic updating of institutional protocols and forms to support Infection Control and system reporting
  • Incorporate the latest Ministry of Health guidelines in data capture and reporting

Canadian Experience