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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

epoc Enterprise Data Manager (EDM)
epoc Enterprise Data Manager (EDM) Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: epoc Enterprise Data Manager (EDM) is web-based software used in conjunction with the epoc Blood Analysis System to collect blood test results from epoc Hosts, and also helps manage the entire epoc System. This software also controls and manages the epoc Blood Analysis System`s inventory usage.

The EDM technology resides on a dedicated server or virtual server accessed using Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Google Chrome. Blood test results are transmitted from the epoc devices to the EDM via Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). A Health Level Seven (HL7) Interface is then used to send patient test results from the EDM to Laboratory Information Systems/Hospital Information Systems (LIS/HIS).

This technology stores data in a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database.

Epoc EDM does not have a dedicated website associated with it.

Siemens Healthcare purchased this product from Alere on July 21, 2017.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.7
Decision Date: 07/23/2020 at 10:35:46 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Siemens Healthcare
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (07/23/2020 at 10:35:46 UTC).