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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Health Enterprise Resource And Care Learning Exploration System (HERACLES)
Health Enterprise Resource And Care Learning Exploration System (HERACLES) 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: Health Enterprise Resource And Care Learning Exploration System (HERACLES) is a cohort summarization and visualization product designed to work with the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership (OMOP) Common Data Model (CDM) database. This technology is a standardized, descriptive reporting software that allows providers to explore opportunities for healthcare improvement and benchmark against similar sites within the Observational Health Data Science and Informatics (OHDSI) network. This technology reports on health care quality, cost, and practice patterns using the OMOP CDM. This technology also has visualization and deep-dive capabilities to look at standardized quality metrics as well as utilization across various patient cohorts.

This technology connects to the OMOP CDM database.
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 v20.2
Decision Date: 02/03/2020 at 18:50:28 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Observational Health Data Sciences & Informatics (OHDSI)
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/03/2020 at 18:50:28 UTC).