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  • A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    Here we have the login page. Depending on the user’s account specifications, the system will open in French, English, or Creole. Every user must select a location within the hospital in order to log in, which helps us understand what is happening at each department and narrows down information for clinical quality assessments.
  • A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    The vitals form allows nurses to capture basic but important information on patients at the point of care for each visit. While clinicians in Haiti use the metric system, some of the medical equipment used in the hospital doesn’t, so PIH’s informatics team created a simple, automatic system that converts data to metric values and stores the information. Here the weight is entered as pounds.
  • A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    When the enter key is hit, the weight is converted to kilograms. The entire vitals form and data entry process can be completed with a barcode scanner and keyboard, an important feature as initial research showed that a mouse can be cumbersome for clinicians dealing with high patient volumes.
  • A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    After a patient’s height and weight are entered, the EMR automatically calculates body mass index, helping streamline the process and ensure accuracy.
  • A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    Nurses see this screen after all vitals are collected and entered. Seeing all the vitals in one place in this easy-to-read format gives them a standardized and comprehensive view from which to make triage calculations.
  • Posted on July 23, 2013
    A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    Here we have the login page. Depending on the user’s account specifications, the system will open in French, English, or Creole. Every user must select a location within the hospital in order to log in, which helps us understand what is happening at each department and narrows down information for clinical quality assessments.
  • Posted on July 23, 2013
    A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    The vitals form allows nurses to capture basic but important information on patients at the point of care for each visit. While clinicians in Haiti use the metric system, some of the medical equipment used in the hospital doesn’t, so PIH’s informatics team created a simple, automatic system that converts data to metric values and stores the information. Here the weight is entered as pounds.
  • Posted on July 23, 2013
    A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    When the enter key is hit, the weight is converted to kilograms. The entire vitals form and data entry process can be completed with a barcode scanner and keyboard, an important feature as initial research showed that a mouse can be cumbersome for clinicians dealing with high patient volumes.
  • Posted on July 23, 2013
    A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    After a patient’s height and weight are entered, the EMR automatically calculates body mass index, helping streamline the process and ensure accuracy.
  • Posted on July 23, 2013
    A Firsthand Look at University Hospital's EMR
    Nurses see this screen after all vitals are collected and entered. Seeing all the vitals in one place in this easy-to-read format gives them a standardized and comprehensive view from which to make triage calculations.