Connect Care to Netcare: Summative Document Sharing Update

Summative documents are high-value clinical notes that organize observations and offer goal-directed assessments and plans. Included are admission history and physicals, discharge summaries, consultation reports (inpatient and outpatient), operative reports, transfer summaries and emergency provider notes. 

Connect Care inpatient summative documents are automatically copied to the Netcare electronic health record, as well as compatible external electronic medical records via eDelivery. Outpatient communications are also copied to external systems if the author selects a Netcare-destined document template. 

Progress documents (which depend upon the rest of the chart for context) are not automatically shared with external systems.

A few best practices can help reduce incoming document management burdens for receiving providers: