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Software EDIS Amelior EDTracker (Patient Care Technology Systems)
 

Amelior EDTracker (Patient Care Technology Systems)

 

Application Information

Product Name Amelior EDTracker
Product Also Known As PCTS, Amelior, EDTracker, Tracker
Company Name Patient Care Technology Systems
Provider of Information Stephen Armstrong
Page Updated November 14, 2008
Identifying Aspects Pioneering system for tracking patients, staff, movable medical equipment using automatic data capture from a real-time location system with internal intelligence to identify and communicate patient care milestones, alerts, roadbloacks to care etc. Graphical view of department with patient and room status identified.
Defining Characteristics Automatic data capture via any RTLS; proprietary ED workflow rules engine, integrated interface gateway; real-time dashboard; extensive reporting; web-based; most implemented automatic tracking system in U.S. ED's.
Unique Qualities Most implemented automatic patient and asset tracking system in U.S. ED's. 4 million ED visits supported. Passive data collection through ability to interface with all real-time locating technologies (IR, RFID, WiFi, Ultrasound, ZigBee). Workflow rules intelligence measures location, movement and interactions. Real-time dashboard. Extensive notification capabilities. Workflow analysis and RTLS education services.
Partnerships/Technologies Seif & Associates (medical graphics and illustrations)
Dashboard Features Real-time dashboard presenting client-selected metrics in graphical form.
Patient Summary Multiple status view screen views of patients in department by area and by caregiver.
Awards Blue Diamond Award for Best IT Innovation (2007); Nursing IT Innovation Award to Christiana Hospital by Health Data Management (2006)
Most Installed Version v3.x
Version Being Demoed for New Installs v3.x
Highlighted Installs Albert Einstein Medical Center; Christiana Hospital; Long Beach Memorial among others
Delivery Methods WebVirtualized Server

Reporting

Administrative Reports Over 130 on-demand reports are standard and incudes the following report categories: Daily Log; Number of Patients Per; Time Intervals; Drill Down Reports; Cargiver Profiling; Patient Census by Time Period. Customized and ad hoc queries can be developed. Please contact PCTS for more information.
Reporting Engine Crystal Reports • Microsoft

Interoperability

Single Sign-on Yes, with patient context
Prehospital Interfaces None
ADT Interfaces CernerMcKessonMeditechSiemensGE/IDXMisysKeane
Labs Interfaces CernerMisysSoftCompute
Radiology Interface (reports from this visit) SiemensGE/IDX RadMisysCernerAIM
Hospital EMR Interfaces SiemensEpic
Discharge Application Interfaces ExitCare
Interface Engine No third party product usedAmelior Interface Gateway
Interface Details We have an internal interface engine, Amelior Interface Gateway(tm), which is compatible with multiple HL-7 formats including v.3 as well as transforming data from one format to another. Amelior EDTracker is also compatible with third party products.

History

Product Creation Story An emergency department needs patient status and resource location information most when they are busiest but the irony is that this is when the department is least able to manually update computer-based tracking systems. Amelior EDTracker eliminates manual data entry through an interface to real-time locating technologies (IR, RFID, Wi-Fi, USID), an ED workflow rules engine, and interfaces to ADT and ancillary systems.
Year Company Started 1997
ED Go Live Year 1997
First ED Product Sold 1999
Product History 1997- Reporting
2000- ED automatic patient and asset tracking
Companies Absorbed Acquired Healthcare I.T. Inc.(2004) - the original developer of automatic patient/asset tracking.

Development and Direction

Dev Team FTEs Not disclosed
ED Product Development Location Charlotte, North Carolina

Financial and Install Base

Number of Live Installs 65
Live Install Notes PCTS supports over 65 installations nationally for ED/OR applications.
Company Ownership Publicly Traded
Pricing Model Software license/annual maintenance
Posted Profit in 2007 Not Disclosed
2007 Sales Not disclosed
Ownership Details Subsidiary of Consulier Engineering Inc.

Learn More

Product Website http://www.pcts.com
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"Real-time location enabled patientand asset tracking system including triage, reporting and dispositionmanagement."

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