Interfacing Clinical Applications

The earliest Connect Care communications defined a clinical information system (CIS), emphasizing that it is not Epic alone, but a composite of interfaced information systems working together as one. The Epic integration engine is fundamental. However, as we approach our first launch, it is important to remember that the Connect Care CIS also includes:
  • Enterprise Content Services
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Provincial Speech Recognition
  • Barcode Identity Management
... and more. Not all of these have received full attention in training. We will continue to produce just-in-time guides, tip-sheets and online demos to help users understand how to use these non-Epic applications as part of the Connect Care ecosystem.

A new Insite resource summarizes all the applications that are interfaced as part of the CIS: