The client is a cloud platform that facilitates doctor referrals while increasing quality patient care and satisfaction rate. The product simplifies the routines for general practitioners, primary care physicians, specialists, and medical office managers by enabling e-referring between various electronic health records with FHIR-API exchange.
The platform has taken a unique niche and empowered EHR systems with the ability to interoperate securely and fast without building additional code for integration.
Our client was planning to integrate the platform with as many EHR software providers and, hence, as many hospitals and doctors, as possible. To do this, they needed to automate the electronic record referral and ensure the security of data exchange between EHRs.
Like any other service provider in the healthcare industry, the platform has to comply with the 21st Century Cures Act which requires the following security measures in interoperable digital solutions . This request brought our client to Binariks – a company with extensive experience in building HIPAA-compliant products and solution architecture expertise.
Binariks team helped the client with the following challenges:
Our team comprised of engineers, business analyst, and quality assurance specialists chose the market leaders – athenahealth, Epic, and Allscripts to run test integrations. It was concluded that the best possible solution would be to implement an EHR system that supports SMART on FHIR:
Among all, Epic was chosen as the most suitable EHR provider as it supports SMART on FHIR. This allows the platform to integrate seamlessly with the given functionality of many EHR providers.
Our client has adopted HL7 FHIR release 4.0.1 as the foundational data exchange standard recommended both by the ONC and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to ensure the security of patient health data through APIs.
The team comprised a solution architect, a business analyst, Java software engineers, and a project manager who set out to test potential EHRs. The business analyst devised a general scenario for creating a request:
Thanks to Binariks’ assistance, our client now provides secure cloud-based patient information upload and download and effectively facilitates cross-referring for all medical staff. There are currently more than 1.7 million searchable medical provider profiles facilitating patient referral management and secure information exchange.
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