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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

BedMasterEX Technology

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Description: BedMasterEX acquires and stores waveforms, vital signs, and alarms produced by General Electric (GE) Healthcare and Philips Healthcare cardiac monitoring systems. BedMasterEX provides clinicians and researchers with visualizations of BedMasterEX medical data such as physiological waveforms, vital sign trending, clinical alarms, and digital shift report data. Hospital Information Technology (IT) departments may securely deploy the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant BedMasterEX client on any standard Windows workstation or with thin client technologies such as Citrix for remote access and management. BedMasterEX allows for multi-hospital enterprise configuration and clinical video integration.

Note: The original vendor Excel Medical was acquired by Hillrom in 2020, Hillrom was acquired by Baxter in 2021.

Note: There is no dedicated webpage for this product.

This technology utilizes a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database to store data.
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 v24.4
Decision Date: 04/10/2024 at 02:06:06 UTC
Aliases: Excel Medical BedMasterEX
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Baxter
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (04/10/2024 at 02:06:06 UTC).