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Onsite OHS Case Study - Cority_July 2017

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How Onsite OHS Switched to Electronic Health Records with the Help of Cority Case Study Client Profile The Challenge Make Clinics Paperless With Electronic Medical Records. Implementation of Robust Medical Surveillance Groups Functionality. The Solution While operating medical clinics in support of U.S. and NATO troops and civilian contractors in Afghanistan, Onsite OHS reacts to challenges unique to one of the most inhospitable environments on the planet. Dealing with over 500 patient visits a day is a volume of work that would be daunting for anyone, but as Rhys Johnson of Onsite OHS explains, they often do it without something that the majority of businesses now take for granted: an internet connection. Surprisingly, given all of the unique problems that OHS contends with on a day- to-day basis, when looking for an environmental health and safety (EHS) software provider their criteria were more straightforward. The primary motivation was to make their medical clinics paperless. While working with 20,000 patients in 31 different clinics in Afghanistan, switching to electronic medical records would save huge volumes of file storage, improve security, allow automation and simplify reporting. Their other priority was to automate the medical monitoring for groups of employees, such as lead surveillance and respiratory protection. It was also important to have the data backed up electronically off-site. If ever there was a project in need of a disaster recovery plan, this was it. Finally, the software also had to be flexible enough to handle the unique nature of Onsite OHS' work. Software that is too rigid in terms of processes or reporting would provide less impact when replacing their existing systems. They required a solution that they could configure to their needs. Onsite OHS selected Cority primarily because of its support of medical surveillance groups through the Occupational Health solution. Onsite OHS now uses surveillance groups to address all exam activities for the exposure groups in question and to ensure regulatory compliance. They automate their day-to-day management of these activities through the tailoring and management of various surveillance groups, and Cority offered exactly the type of flexibility and reporting capabilities that they were looking for. Onsite OHS CEO, Kyle Johnson is clear on the subject: "Having surveillance groups with automated notifications saying that a spirometry test is due, or that the next hepatitis A vaccine is due, is absolutely key for us. We don't have to manually do that. We spend a lot of time setting up those surveillance groups on the front end, now it makes it so much easier to be able to follow 20,000 patients." HEADQUARTERS Princeton, IN INDUSTRY Medical Products and Service OPERATION SCOPE 20,000 patients in 31 different clinics PRODUCT SUITES Occupational Health

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