Presentation on theme: "MEDITECH … Direct Messaging John Valutkevich Michael Henricksen"— Presentation transcript:
1 MEDITECH … Direct Messaging John Valutkevich Michael Henricksen Manager, EHR Initiatives atMEDITECH, Inc.aMichael HenricksenDirector, Product Management & Marketing at Forward Advantage, Inc.
2 What is Direct Messaging? How does it impact healthcare organizations? How does MEDITECH help you comply with Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements for Direct Messaging?How does Forward Advantage enhance our Direct Messaging offering?JV
3 MU CCD HIE HISP MU Acronyms CCDA DNS TLS CCD PHI MIME PHI MIME ONC TLS IMAPPHIMIMEONCTLSS/MIMEPOPSMTPXDMIMAPMUMDNCCDACCDLDAPAPIHIEDNSHISPNwHINCCDASMTPCCDAPIPOPONCMUHISPHIES/MIMELDAPHISPJV: Lot of acronyms tied to Direct. Direct tied to MU as a way to exchange medical summaries, also being tied in to the strategies of many HIEs.HIEDNSXDMNwHIN
4 What is Direct? Definition Direct: “A simple, affordable way to transport patients’ protected health information (PHI) to a known, trusted recipient via the internet”JV
5 How did Direct come about? The Direct Project National initiative (ONC/HHS) to benefit patients and providersImproves transport of health informationEnables standards-based health information exchange to support MU1 and MU2 measuresPolicy provided by National Health Information Network (NwHIN), Oversight by HIT standards CommitteeNow managed by Healtheway which took over from ONC and now operationally supports the eHealth ExchangeJV
6 Secure Message Received How does Direct work?<insert Justin’s diagram>Secure Message SentSecure Message ReceivedSourceHISPDestinationHISPSecureConnectionSecureConnectionSender/Receiver each have a HISPHISP is your direct providerHISP validates that parties keys are exchangedThe is sent to the recipientValidation of receipt is sent to the senderJV: HISPs are analogous to your home Internet Service Provider. The entity where you obtain your account and conduit for messages. HISP is a Health Information Service Provider and functions in the same for a community, state or IDN.
7 What is Direct’s Impact on my Organization ? Present DayAbility to exchange transitions of care documents (such as CCDs) are part of MU Stage 2 requirementsDirect messaging is one way to satisfy this requirementUtilizing an existing Healtheway HIE Exchange is another optionDirect can support your HIE initiatives – no matter how big or smallOffers ability to exchange info with providers outside of an existing HIE or without an EHR 20 states, 40+ HIEs, 10 IDNs and 3 leading PHR providers are offering pathways to utilize DirectFuture StateEmerging requirements for MU Stage 3 point to increased importance for DirectJV
8 How does Direct work with MEDITECH Platforms ? …How does Direct work with MEDITECH Platforms ?
9 MEDITECH Direct is part of MEDITECH Product Releases: MAGIC 5.66 Client Server 5.666.076.13Direct is either an add-on component to your existing CCD Interface Suite or is licensed as a new CCD Interface SuiteThe payload is a CCDA (Consolidated CDA – which contains a CCD)MEDITECH can be configured to connect to any HISP
10 MEDITECHWorkflows:Stand Alone Routine for Medical Records and CliniciansBi-Directionally send and receive CCDAsIncorporated into Discharge RoutinesAvailable for patients via MEDITECH Portal
11 Brief Demo of Workflows MEDITECH…Brief Demo of Workflows
19 Direct Messaging MEDITECH supports the exchange of CCDAs Forward Advantage supports the exchange of additional documents via Communication DirectorInterfaces must be licensed in 5.66/6.07/6.13HISP Agnostic
20 Contacts John Valutkevich Michael Henricksen Manager EHR Initiatives MEDITECH, Inc.(781)Michael HenricksenDirector Product Management & MarketingForward Advantage, Inc.(559) ext. 1224