E-Health flagship project

University Medical Center Greifswald, Germany

„..Networking with our partners in the outpatient sector is a crucial strategic factor for university medicine. We are investing in this area, as we achieve a better quality of treatment for our joint patients through an optimized exchange of all patients.

Dr. Thorsten Wygold

Medical Director, University Medical Center Greifswald

Challenges

  • Networking with partners in the outpatient sector for an optimized exchange of all treatment providers
  • Regional care concept to ensure nationwide care close to home
  • Renewal of the clinical workstation system
  • Extension of the system for the integration of health care and research as well as networking in the region into a research-supporting KAS(KAS+)ient through optimized replacement of all treating persons

Solution

  • Realization of the research supporting KAS (KAS +) via a research platform for the integration of health care and research
  • eHealth platform as IT base for networking in the region
  • The basis of the system is an IHE compliant electronic case record (EFA 2.0)
  • The Orchestra Healthcare Service Bus is a middleware (service bus) for the system’s integration platform

Benefits

  • Strategic advantage for university medicine through networking with partners in the outpatient sector
  • Higher treatment quality for all joint patients through optimized replacement of all treating patients

Company details

HQ Greifswald, Germany
Sector Healthcare
Employees 4,368
Website www2.medizin.uni-greifswald.de

Company details

The University Medical Center Greifswald (UMG) as the maximum care provider and the largest employer and trainer in Western Pomerania has 919 plan beds and 37 places at day clinics. More than 178,000 patients are treated annually in 21 specialist clinics.