New Approach to an openEHR Introduction in a Portuguese Healthcare Facility
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.
KeywordsEHR openEHR Archetypes Operational templates HL7 V3/CDA SNOMED CT Interoperability
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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