•Internal Medicine Practice•eCW Source System•33GB MySQL Source DB
•Data stored at encounter levelinstead o patient level•Duplicate data at each encounter insteado reerence at the patient level or eachencounter•Free text allowed or virtually every type o entry rather than dictionary lookup- Very little usage o dictionaries orstandardization with codifcation- As a result, user cannot leverageintelligent mapper- As a result, de-duplication/listingdistinct is a large task
•Lack o one-to-one mapping romlegacy MRN to target EHR MRN•When matching using name – issues withmis-spellings, last-name changesdue to marriage, etc.
•Difculty in distinguishing past medsversus active meds•Dosage and ormulation storedas separate data elements instead o being encapsulated in medication name
•Past Medical History- Stored as a single delimited string ateach encounter•Social History- Recorded as a question and answerwithin the note•Standard issues with problems – ICD9 toMedicine (one to many)•Difculty in converting discretely
“Galen Healthcare has proventhemselves as true partners or the conversion processes. They put orth an extraordinary amount o eort to extract critical medication list inormation that seemed impossibleto get. Their skilled technicianscommitted themselves and developed the incredibly complex process that yielded the inormation we needed.This saved our clinical customers hundreds o hours in manual dataentry work.”
Roberto OducadoDirector, Electronic Health RecordsSt. Joseph Health System
We recently navigated one o our clients—a largemulti-specialty integrated delivery network (IDN)—through a conversion rom eCW to Allscripts EnterpriseEHR to support the acquisition o an internal medicine practice. We workedunder an aggressive timeline to help convert large volumes and complex clinical.Following Galen’s best practice conversion process and leveraging the Galen ClinicalConversion Toolkit suite, we gathered requirements, perormed the translations andmapping, and executed testing and validation.