Category: Interoperability

Closing the Feedback Loop from Hospital to EMS

posted on Nov 13, 2018 Best Practices

In emergency response, EMTs have traditionally focused on the immediate impression and care of a patient, rapid transport to the appropriate facility, and, finally, a successful hand off to an…

The Barriers and Benefits of Telehealth Technologies

posted on Nov 05, 2018 Best Practices

It’s not uncommon for people today to conduct a wide range of daily tasks and business remotely. From online banking, to grocery shopping, to airline reservations, and even registering your…

Sharing Patient Records During Natural Disasters

posted on Oct 26, 2018 Data & Analytics

The patient sitting before you has been evacuated from a devastating hurricane. His is 75 years old and has no access to his medication, and you are scrambling to locate…

Webinar: Creating Complete Clinical Records

posted on Oct 25, 2018 Best Practices

Your hospital works hard to create complete records of clinical care, not only to achieve Joint Commission compliance, but because it enables better patient care. However, building a complete clinical…

Better Communication EMS-ED for Better Patient Care

posted on Oct 22, 2018 Best Practices

Emergency departments are complex institutions with multiple working parts. Everyone within the department has a unique and vital role to play in ensuring patients receive appropriate care. One of the…

Using Pre & Post-Event Data for Prepared Fire Response

posted on Oct 20, 2018 Best Practices

If you’ve ever heard the saying, “too much of a good thing,” you can probably understand the state of data in the world of firefighting. In fact, there is so much…

When Hospitals and EMS Share Data

posted on Sep 14, 2018 Interoperability

Recently, the Journal of EMS (JEMS) featured ESO Health Data Exchange customer St. Elizabeth Healthcare for their collaborative data sharing with EMS. In short, the St. Elizabeth team realized they…

Sepsis Awareness Month: Healthcare Provider Toolkit

posted on Sep 07, 2018 Best Practices

Every September, efforts are underway to raise awareness of America’s leading cause of death in the hospital. As a part of Sepsis Awareness Month, the Sepsis Alliance encourages the public, government…

5 Ways Data Improves the Patient Experience

posted on Jul 03, 2018 Best Practices

Data is available in an over-abundance in health care settings, and a patient’s experience is becoming more and more digitized. The key, however, is knowing how to process and use…

Time-Saving Technology for Improved Patient Care

posted on Jun 27, 2018 Interoperability

For EMS patients with time-critical conditions such as stroke, STEMI, trauma or sepsis, shortening the time to treatment is the name of the game. Yet the biggest time savings EMS can…

How Hospitals Can Cultivate EMS Loyalty

posted on Jun 15, 2018 Data & Analytics

When hospitals foster loyalty among EMS agencies, the result is not only greater transport volume and increased revenue, but it’s also greater efficiency and improved quality of care – in…

What Will Data Look Like in 20 Years?

posted on May 31, 2018 Best Practices

Technology that gathers data is exponentially expanding around us – from refrigerators that assess your food stock and send you a virtual grocery list, to your own digital advisor who…

Case Study: Improved Data Flow Between Hospitals and EMS

posted on May 29, 2018 Best Practices

he largest hospital systems in the nation coordinate numerous treatment facilities, process thousands of transports, work with dozens of EMS agencies, and treat thousands of patients. And while the health…

Enabling Faster EMS Turnaround and Improved Patient Handoff

posted on May 16, 2018 Interoperability

Emergency departments are complex institutions with multiple working parts. Everyone within the department has a unique and vital role to play in ensuring patients receive appropriate care. One of the…

Strengthening EMS & Emergency Department Communication

posted on May 11, 2018 Interoperability

Timing and communication matter for effective patient care in EMS and hospital systems. Poor patient handoffs can slow down turnaround times, cause adverse patient outcomes and result in care providers…

Firefighters Face 60% Increase in Fire Calls in 2018

posted on Apr 26, 2018 Data & Analytics

The first few months of 2018 may be in the books, but firefighters across the U.S. are staying busier than ever, according to a recent statement by the American Red…

Big Data, Smart Data and Fire

posted on Apr 23, 2018 Data & Analytics

Earlier this year, we predicted trends that were going to have an impact on firefighters and fire departments around the country. One of them was about the use of data….

Improving Hospital Workflows through Health Data Exchange

posted on Apr 06, 2018 Data & Analytics

Since the HITECH Act of 2009, hospital administrators have been challenged to incorporate impactful analytics into their hospital systems to drive population health outcomes, improve operational efficiencies and prevent unnecessary…

Data Integration – Why EMS is a Great Partner for Hospitals

posted on Apr 03, 2018 Industry Insights

There are fewer faster or dramatic ways to change the relationship between EMS and hospitals than with the vendor-agnostic, bidirectional data exchange that comes with ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE)….

Improving EMS & Hospital Communications

posted on Apr 02, 2018 Data & Analytics

To become effective interagency communicators, hospitals and EMS agencies must look at the entire continuum of care to find weak spots within their systems and processes. Many agencies find that…

Shocks to The System – Wave Day 2 Keynote

posted on Feb 05, 2018 Data & Analytics

Imagine a future in which EMS arrives at a scene via jetpack, drones deliver needed supplies and – instead of an ambulance – a modular hospital drives itself to the…

See HDE In Action

posted on Dec 27, 2017 Interoperability

ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE) helps hospitals and EMS exchange data for the best results – the end result being an overall improvement in quality patient care. Request a demo and watch our two-minute video highlight to learn more.

Improve Patient Care with Hospital EMS Data Exchange

posted on Nov 06, 2017 Interoperability

Two-way data exchange between EMS and hospitals provides benefits to both parties.

Customer Case Study: Using HDE to Connect to a State HIE

posted on Oct 31, 2017 Interoperability

In this case study we’ll show you how Gold Cross Ambulance in Salt Lake City uses ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE) to connect to cHIE, Utah’s statewide health information exchange.

7 Secrets of Smart ePCR Buyers

posted on Sep 12, 2017 Interoperability

Choosing the right ePCR or EMS electronic health record (EHR) for your service can be daunting. This free downloadable ePCR Buying Guide helps you master the process.

Fire and Hospital Collaboration to Share Data

posted on Nov 14, 2016 Interoperability

The Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department in Atascocita, Texas, collaborates closely with Kingwood Medical Center to share healthcare data to improve the quality of both prehospital and hospital care. Their efforts demonstrate how patients can benefit when members of the healthcare continuum partner to use technology and information to drive improvement efforts.

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