Developed clinical and administrative modules to improve patient care and hospital management


InterSystems Corporation today announced that the new Santiago Military Hospital in Chile has started to deploy a Hospital Information System (HIS) based on the Australian-developed InterSystems TrakCare? connected healthcare information system. This will enable electronic clinical files for soldiers to be made available whenever they seek attention at any of the health centres across the country that comprise the Army Health Command (Cosale) Network.

Once a patient receives attention at any of these centres, a unique electronic clinicalfile will be generated. The information this contains will then be made available forretrieval at the Santiago Military Hospital as well as all other Army primary care centres.

By opting to implement an integrated health network, the Chilean army will be able tostandardise and share medical information among health professionals, as well as managingpreventive medicine and health-planning programs, leading to improved quality of care.

Among the information recorded within the electronic clinical file will be the familyhistory, the results of examinations, procedures and episodes of care, and administeredmedicines. The possibility also exists to optimise processes such as the distribution andusage of medicines, security and the reduction of duplicate exams.

"The selection of InterSystems as the supplier of the Hospital Information System was theresult of a comprehensive evaluation program that started with the participation of 25companies," explained General (ret) Aldo Cardinalli, Manager of the HIS Cosale Project."Only five vendors participated in the bidding, and only two of them qualifiedtechnically for the final analysis. Once reviewed, it was determined that TrakCare metall the established requirements and InterSystems was awarded the project."

The TrakCare-based Hospital Information System at the Santiago Military Hospitalcomprises two modules, which are completely unified and share information. The first, theClinical Information System (CIS), groups together all the health information thatsupports the management of the electronic clinical file, the outpatient and inpatientepisodes, as well as operating theatre and bed management. The second module supports theadministration, accounting and financial management of the hospital (ERP).

To deliver this, InterSystems created a strategic alliance with the Global ServiceCompany that will provide its IconSystems software as part of the project. To support theproject implementation at the national level, InterSystems will work with STG, Chile.

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InterSystems Corporation is the worldwide leader in software for connected healthcare.With headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in 22 countries, InterSystemsprovides innovative products that enable fast development, deployment, and integration ofenterprise-class applications.

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