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2013-05-09 – Emergency Department Data Management Information System (EDIS)

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RFP Title: Emergency Department Data Management Information System (EDIS)

RFP Category: Electronic Health/Medical Records
RFP Sponsor: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Posted Date: 2013-04-10
Due Date: 2013-05-09

Contact Name: Kasey L. Carroll
Contact E-mail: kasey.carroll@med.navy.mil
Contact Phone: (301) 619-8895

Description: Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth have a requirement for an emergency department data management information system (EDIS). The system shall be capable of capturing critical data and providing real-time access to information throughout the entire emergency department (ED).

The system shall include physician documentation with discharge planning and prescription writing capabilities. The system shall include a wide range of pre-defined templates that include, but are not limited to, history, exam, course and diagnosis/discharge information that will allow physicians to fully document patient and treatment information. The system shall be capable of easily switching between physician and nursing documentation. The system shall be capable of identifying and notifying of drug/drug and drug/allergy interactions. The system shall be capable of providing prescriptions, work/school releases, medical decision making, and discharge instructions.

The system shall include a nursing documentation function. The system shall be able to document patient’s acuity, including simple assessments as well as complete full-body assessments with a comprehensive progress note. The system shall be able to date and time-stamp each nurse entry with the appropriate signature.

The system shall include a comprehensive patient tracking capability. The system shall be able to track all patients in the ED and present a visual overview of all ED patients and their statuses from arrival to discharge. Patient information shall be updated in real-time for patient safety, timely interventions, and critical patient throughput metrics. The patient tracking capability shall include customizable time interval and status alert options.

The system shall be capable of computerized physician order entry (CPOE). The CPOE shall be capable of placing orders for lab, radiology, medications, and consults. The CPOE shall allow clinicians to create orders, check for drug/drug and drug/allergy interactions, electronically send orders, and record order statuses.

May 28, 2013