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Enterprise foodservice
technology integration

Enterprise Foodservice Technology Integration

INTEGRATION SNAPSHOT

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Interface with hospital EHR

Secure patient and employee information

Incorporate technology into existing workflows

 

PAIN POINTS SOLVED

Connect disjointed systems

Manage technology with different integration needs

Ensure system security

 

INTEGRATION HELPS YOU

Achieve interoperability with EHRs and ancillary systems

Access current patient information

Protect application logins

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Interface with hospital EHR

Secure patient and employee information

Incorporate technology into existing workflows

 

PAIN POINTS SOLVED

 

Connect disjointed systems

Manage technology with different integration needs

Ensure system security

 

INTEGRATION
HELPS YOU

Achieve interoperability with EHRs and ancillary systems

Access current patient information

Protect application logins

With the expansion of clinical applications in healthcare, the need for interoperability between disparate systems has become a priority in the industry. Not only does it entail data exchange through integrated technology solutions, but it also sets the standard by which all data is transmitted to ensure uniformity regardless of the vendor or application. In doing so, healthcare providers are equipped with up-to-date information,
resulting in improved quality of care.

With technology integration through Computrition’s
HL7 interface, XChange Gateway, and Single Sign-On,
food and nutrition operations can:

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Access real-time
patient information

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Secure patient data with encoded data transfer

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Display digital MENU boards & interactive patient systems

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Leverage session
user authentication

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Connecting Systems Through the HL7 Interface

For healthcare foodservice, specific data points from a patient’s electronic health record like diet orders, nourishments, and allergies must be considered to ensure patient safety and satisfaction. To achieve this, hospital food and nutrition departments can utilize the HL7 interface, which provides diet order integration and serves as the bridge between a hospital’s EHR and Computrition’s software.

The interface then provides real-time, unidirectional, and compliant interoperability with a facility’s EHR. As a result, accurate patient information is securely transferred to the nutrition management system and is then readily available to staff managing patient diet orders and meal selection.

Within the HL7 data transfer to hospitals, these critical components of diet order integration are included:

ADMITS, DISCHARGES, AND TRANSFERS (ADT)

Patient admissions, discharges, and room transfers

ORDERS +
ALLERGIES

Diet orders, allergies,
special services, and
nourishments

PENDING DIET
ORDERS (PDO)

Diet order progressions

TUBE
FEEDING

Tube feeding order information

I/F
MONITORING

Monitors for connectivity issues and extended inactivity

ADMITS, DISCHARGES, TRANSFERS (ADT)

Patient admissions, discharges, and room transfers

ORDERS +
ALLERGIES

Diet orders, allergies, special services, and nourishments

PENDING DIET
ORDERS (PDO)

Diet order progressions

TUBE
FEEDING

Tube feeding order information

I/F
MONITORING

Monitors for connectivity issues and extended inactivity

Integrated Gateway to Enhanced
Technology Solutions

While all healthcare technology must have integration with existing EHRs, there is also a need for sites to integrate ancillary systems with one another to enhance the patient and patron experience. Additionally, the wealth of data captured in these systems can lead to a substantial reduction in manual processes.

The integrated XChange Gateway provides a communication mechanism between various third-party software systems and Computrition’s technology solutions on a real-time basis. This
exchange is performed seamlessly
, from machine to machine, using Web Service technology via a secure internal intranet or the Internet.

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HS XChange Gateway integration

This middleware is particularly useful for foodservice departments to easily display menus on retail digital screens and
interactive patient systems that promote self-ordering. Thus, the XChange Gateway can offer infinite opportunities to
extend a higher level of knowledge and services to end-users and customers.

This middleware is particularly useful for foodservice departments to easily display menus on retail digital screens and interactive patient systems that promote self-ordering. Thus, the XChange Gateway can offer infinite opportunities to extend a higher level of knowledge and services to end-users and customers.

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Multiple Products, One Authentication

As healthcare organizations expand their third-party integrations, healthcare IT must maintain these products to support their site’s technical advancement. While incorporating technology can bring about enhanced efficiency, using multiple products often requires multiple logins, which can lead to forgotten passwords, difficulty accessing necessary applications, and overall frustrated users.

With the Single Sign-On (SSO) add-on module, users can enter credentials once and quickly access multiple applications with a simple click thereafter, streamlining the entire login process.

The SSO process is achieved by technology integration with a site’s Active Directory that delegates user authentication for our solutions to their central database. In doing so, password policies and user access are maintained by internal IT staff. Thereby increasing security and simplifying processes for system administrators.

system essentials

HL7 INTERFACE

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Unidirectional, compliant interoperability with EHR

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Specific data transfer from the patient record to Nutrition Care Management

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Dynamic updating to help hospitals streamline diet order integration

XCHANGE GATEWAY

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Seamless, bi-directional integrated technology with third-party solutions

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Industry-standard XML
formatted data transfer

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Real-time syncing that allows
updated information to be displayed

SINGLE SIGN-ON

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One-time credential entry for easy access to multiple applications

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Session user authentication managed through a hospital’s Active Directory

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IT managed password policies
and user access

optimized outcome

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Increased patient safety

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Enhanced security of employee
and patient information

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Hospital-wide satisfaction

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Optimized efficiency of staff time

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Improved visibility of retail and
patient menu offerings

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Elimination of redundant data entry

see it in action

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