Fewer than 50% of U.S. First Responders use technology in their ambulances. The resulting "data chasm" contributes to skyrocketing healthcare costs and medical errors by forcing hospital physicians to redo many assessments that medics have already completed.
In the United States and around the world, academicians have well-studied the challenges posed by the operational breach point at the doorway to the emergency department: no matter how optimized the hospital receiving a patient is, if the medics delivering the patient are consigned to present just a single piece of paper and a 45-60 second verbal overview, how can we possibly hope to avoid the roughly 50% of critical patient data loss that occurs at the moment of handoff? The diagram below depicts the EMS workflow in most of the U.S.:
MEDIVIEW Hub™ lets hospitals nurses and physicians, authorized personal physicians and other caretakers—even patients themselves, a critical missing link in the emergency healthcare chain—view patient transport data (both prehospital and post-discharge, for example, in the case of a chronic care patient) from a secure web interface similar to an online banking portal. No integration engineering is required for "covered entities" to view incoming information about patients for whose care they are responsible.
MEDIVIEW Hub™ lets emergency care administrators log in to review what has transpired from the moment EMS arrives on-scene, to the moment they are dropped off at the hospital emergency department. It also lets hospital nurses and physicians know – in a READ-ONLY fashion (except outcome data required for NEMSIS reporting) what First Responders have done to stabilize incoming patients, charting interventions in real-time* to cut the risk of data loss, malpractice accusations, and other potential risk factors.