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New Approach to an openEHR Introduction in a Portuguese Healthcare Facility

  • Daniela Oliveira
  • Ana Coimbra
  • Filipe Miranda
  • Nuno Abreu
  • Pedro Leuschner
  • José Machado
  • António Abelha
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 747)

Abstract

Implementing a new EHR data system is not easy, as the systems already in place and user mentality are very difficult to change. The openEHR architecture introduces a new way of organizing clinical information using archetypes and templates. The present paper focuses on the initial steps of the implementation of an openEHR based EHR in a Portuguese major HealthCare provider. The system comprises operational templates creation through the creation of a validation mechanism and after that storage, a platform for data generation dynamically constructed from templates and an interoperability mechanism through the implementation of an HL7 V3/CDA message system.

Keywords

EHR openEHR Archetypes Operational templates HL7 V3/CDA SNOMED CT Interoperability 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work has been supported by Compete POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007043 and FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope UID/CEC/00319/2013.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniela Oliveira
    • 1
  • Ana Coimbra
    • 1
  • Filipe Miranda
    • 1
  • Nuno Abreu
    • 2
  • Pedro Leuschner
    • 2
  • José Machado
    • 1
  • António Abelha
    • 1
  1. 1.Algoritmi Research CenterUniversity of MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Centro Hospitalar do PortoPortoPortugal

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