"A-Life Medical's NLP technology is helping to realize the value inherent in clinical documentation. Having a stable and widely-adopted set of specifications for the common types of clinical notes enhances the interoperability of electronic health records while retaining the natural expressiveness desired by clinicians," says Mark Morsch, vice president of NLP and new technology, A-Life Medical. "We believe that the marketplace will expect clinical documentation solutions to incorporate standards such as CDA4CDT."
"QuadraMed recognizes the central role played by documents in every effective electronic health record," says Keith Hagen, CEO, QuadraMed. "Building and promoting standards for electronic documents that are interoperable with the electronic record seems like a win-win situation for the electronic document creators and for EMR vendors, so we are pleased to support this work."
"Misys is excited to be part of this important initiative," remarked Jacob Reider MD, Medical Director for Misys Healthcare. "Our industry has a responsibility to enable information-sharing across widely distributed and disparate systems, medical practices, and health delivery enterprises. Without meaningful, relevant information about our patients, physicians can't be expected to make careful, evidence-based decisions with our patients. The value of CDA4CDT comes from its ability to help healthcare providers share and assimilate information -- not just data -- which improves the efficiency, cost and (most importantly) quality of the care provided to our patients.
"The continued growth of the project is a recogniti
|SOURCE Liora Alschuler|
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