Forerun, Inc., an electronic charting solutions for the emergency department (ED), recently announced that Upper Chesapeake Health (UCH), an affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical System, has chosen Forerun’s FlexChart advanced physician documentation software for the EDs of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Harford Memorial Hospital. UCH is a not-for-profit, two-hospital system that delivers a broad range of services, technology and facilities to patients throughout a tri-county area in Maryland.
Forerun’s FlexChart provides an intuitive and innovative physician charting solution for the ED that combines the efficiency of paper templates with the quality of electronic charting. Accessed from any Web browser, physicians document their patient’s care using familiar templates with built-in decision support, risk management, and quality indicator tools. FlexChart adapts to individual physician preferences by offering flexible data capture options for the efficient documentation of care. Using a digital pen, computer, tablet or iPad, the physician can choose to begin the patient’s chart in real-time, at the bedside. Combined with relevant information from other parts of the patient’s record, the final chart is made available upon discharge from the ED as a concise and legible note that can be easily exported to the patient’s electronic medical record for access by other clinicians. [Read more…]