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… MEDITECH Direct Messaging John Valutkevich Manager, EHR Initiatives at MEDITECH, Inc.a Michael Henricksen Director, Product Management & Marketing at Forward Advantage, Inc.
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?
Acronyms PHI TLS SMTP MU CCD HIE HISP MIME S/MIME XDM LDAP DNS NwHIN ONC POP API IMAP CCDA MU CCD HIE HISP
What is Direct? Definition Direct: “A simple, affordable way to transport patients’ protected health information (PHI) to a known, trusted recipient via the internet”
How did Direct come about? The Direct Project National initiative (ONC/HHS) to benefit patients and providers Improves transport of health information Enables standards-based health information exchange to support MU1 and MU2 measures Policy provided by National Health Information Network (NwHIN), Oversight by HIT standards Committee Now managed by Healtheway which took over from ONC and now operationally supports the eHealth Exchange
How does Direct work? Secure Message SentSecure Message Received Sender/Receiver each have a HISP HISP is your direct provider HISP validates that parties keys are exchanged The is sent to the recipient Validation of receipt is sent to the sender
Present Day Ability to exchange transitions of care documents (such as CCDs) are part of MU Stage 2 requirements Direct messaging is one way to satisfy this requirement Utilizing an existing Healtheway HIE Exchange is another option Direct can support your HIE initiatives – no matter how big or small Offers 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 Direct Future State Emerging requirements for MU Stage 3 point to increased importance for Direct What is Direct’s Impact on my Organization ?
… MEDITECH How does Direct work with MEDITECH Platforms ?
MEDITECH Direct is part of MEDITECH Product Releases: MAGIC 5.66 Client Server Direct is either an add-on component to your existing CCD Interface Suite or is licensed as a new CCD Interface Suite The payload is a CCDA (Consolidated CDA – which contains a CCD) MEDITECH can be configured to connect to any HISP
MEDITECH Workflows: Stand Alone Routine for Medical Records and Clinicians Bi-Directionally send and receive CCDAs Incorporated into Discharge Routines Available for patients via MEDITECH Portal
Direct Messaging MEDITECH supports the exchange of CCDAs Forward Advantage supports the exchange of additional documents via Communication Director Interfaces must be licensed in 5.66/6.07/6.13 HISP Agnostic
John Valutkevich Manager EHR Initiatives MEDITECH, Inc. (781) Michael Henricksen Director Product Management & Marketing Forward Advantage, Inc. (559) ext Contacts