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Software EDIS EMRdoc (EPOWERDoc)



Application Information

Product Name EMRdoc
Product Also Known As EPOWERDoc
Company Name EPOWERDoc, Inc.
Provider of Information Dave Ernst
Page Updated October 29, 2008
Identifying Aspects No drop downs, popups, nested windows, or massive and confusing toolbars to frustrate users. One click chart to chart migration.
Defining Characteristics Total clinician centric design from bottom up by ED staff, one click chart migration with no drop downs or nested windows.
Unique Qualities This EMR is faster than paper template charting and utilizes a proprietary user interface and workflow design to overcome the issues of user speed, frustration, and acceptance that hamper other products.
Clinical Decision Support Partnership with The Sullivan Group ED Risk Management Co. allows real time decision support through data linkage based on demographics (age, gender, etc), presentation (HPI CC & PE elements) and resource database to prompt user for consideration of various decision support options. Hard and soft stops are also utilized and customizable
Partnerships/Technologies ExitCare (discharge)Discharge 1-2-3 (discharge)Alchemy from Gold Standard, (Drug Database and Interactions)NeoTool/Neointegrate (interface engineMS/Sql Server (database)Motion Computing (tablet pc)The Sullivan Group (ED Risk Management)
Dashboard Features Shows (1)total in department, (2)waiting to be seen, (3)waiting room, (4)admissions waiting.

There are also views with Stage of Care and Order Status.
Patient Summary 4 views - All Patients, My Patients, To Be Seen, Department Overview
Most Installed Version 2.8
Version Being Demoed for New Installs 2.6
Highlighted Installs Creighton University
Delivery Methods Client/ServerCitrix"All virtualized environments"


Other Clinical Data Input Methods Mouse and Keyboard • Tablet • Laptop • Voice
Documentation Output Final record is availabe simultaniously in 4 forms. Template summary is basic prompt selections with categories, Template complete is complete format with unselected prompts showing as well, Prose is dictation like sentence format, and Outline is encounter summary for PCP


Administrative Reports Over 75 out of the box administrative workflow, diagnosis, and user profile reports with ad hoc report generator
Reporting Engine Microsoft


Single Sign-on Yes, via CCOW
Prehospital Interfaces None
ADT Interfaces CernerMcKessonGECPSIMeditech
Labs Interfaces CernerMcKessonMeditechCPSI
Radiology Interface (reports from this visit) GE
Hospital EMR Interfaces McKessonCernerMeditechHealthlandCPSI
Discharge Application Interfaces ExitCareDischarge 1-2-3
Interface Engine Neointegrate by Neotool
Interface Details All ADT interfaces are bidirectional. Medication reconciliation interface is bidirectional utilizing Alchemy drug database by Gold Standard, built into EMRDoc. EMRDoc has it's own MAR but exports to any vendor system that is HL-7 compliant.


Product Creation Story 2nd largest paper template documentation provider, explored deficiencies of other electronic options and decided to create system that overcame them.
Clinician Creators David Ernst, MD, Wes Grigsby, MD, Whitney Belloit, RN
Year Company Started 1999
ED Go Live Year 2008
First ED Product Sold 2008
Companies Absorbed None

Development and Direction

Clinicians Leading Development David Ernst, MD, Wes Grigsby, MD, Whitney Belloit, RN
Dev Team FTEs 8 programmers, 7 content providers
ED Product Development Location Omaha, NE & Jacksonville, FLA
Physicians Who Have Promoted Dave Ernst, MD, Wes Grisby, MD

Financial and Install Base

Number of Live Installs 3
Live Install Notes All 3 installs use all modules.
Live Installs Using CPOE 3
Live Installs Using Nursing Documentation 3
Live Installs Using Physician Documentation 3
Company Ownership Privately Held
Pricing Model Either Lease Agreement based on annual ED volume with installation fee or Sale with software price & installation cost followed by maintenance fee
Posted Profit in 2007 Yes
2007 Sales 2.4 million

Learn More

Product Website http://www.epowerdoc.com
Telephone 888.417.5588

A new electronic product from a well established paper charting company.

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