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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.8

emsCharts Hospital Status Board
emsCharts Hospital Status Board Technology

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Description: emsCharts Hospital Status Board is a web-based Electronic Patient Care Reporting (ePCR) software application that is installed in hospital emergency departments. Functionality within the Hospital Status Board will allow the users to receive information from the field in multiple ways. As the ambulatory crew begins the chart in either emsCharts.com or on emsCharts Mobile, information is transferred to the cloud environment. Once the chart is in the cloud, it is made available to the Hospital Status Board, thus allowing Emergency Departments to view inbound ambulance arrivals in real time, including patient`s condition, chief complaint, age, vital signs, procedures, medications, while also pre-assigning beds to facilitate the transfer of care. emsCharts also integrates with the common computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems, allowing the user to import CAD data into the patient record.

This technology is client-server architecture. No data is saved on the client side, but data is saved on the server side in an Oracle database. Data encryption is supported both in transit and at rest.

Please note that a dedicated website address for this product does not appear to exist.

This entry covers the Desktop Edition of this technology and not any mobile versions. Please note that the implementation of mobile technology applications that operate on Mobile Operating Systems must be reviewed and approved by the Mobile Technology and Endpoint Security Engineering Team: http://vaww.eie.va.gov/SysDesign/CS/MT/default.aspx.

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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 Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.8
Decision Date: 08/18/2020
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: emsCharts
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/18/2020).