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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

PowerView 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: PowerView software is one of three components of the Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS) that measures and analyzes the compliance of patients to prescribed drug regimens. The software collects real-time data on the patient`s monitor via Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection, transfers the data from the monitor to a personal computer (PC) by means of a communicator, stores the medication event data in a database, calculates the results, and displays or prints reports of these results (tables and plots).

PowerView can optionally connect to Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database. The standard information stored includes a patient code and the associated adherence data such as a monitored period, a regimen, and the date/time of opening a medication package. Data is encrypted in the database using a symmetric encryption algorithm - Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES). There are two editions of this product: PowerView 3 and PowerView 3-Pro. This entry covers both editions.

Please note that there is no specific product page for this technology and thus the vendor webpage is used in its place.
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 v22.11
Decision Date: 11/30/2022 at 02:56:29 UTC
Aliases: PowerView 3
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Aardex Group
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (11/30/2022 at 02:56:29 UTC).