Welch Allyn Provides Connectivity Between ECG and EMR

Electronic vital signs documentation results in more immediate and accurate patient data, improved workflow


May 30, 2013
Connex Vital Signs Monitor

Welch Allyn work with Epic to connect several of its vital signs devices, monitors and electrocardiograph (ECG) units to Epic’s electronic medical records (EMR) system to help eliminate the need for manual data entry by providers, increase efficiency and alleviate the risk of transcription and latency errors.  By establishing connectivity between Welch Allyn devices and the EMR, clinicians are able to transfer patient test results directly between diagnostic devices and the EMR — resulting in immediate access to accurate patient data and improved workflow.The Welch Allyn family of Epic-connected vital signs devices include:

  • Vital Signs Monitor 300 Series
  • Spot Vital Signs Device
  • Spot Vital Signs LXi Device
  • Connex Vital Signs Monitor 6000 Series
  • Connex Integrated Wall System
  • Connex ProBP 3400 Digital Blood Pressure Device

The company’s full line of connected cardiopulmonary devices includes:

  • CardioPerfect Workstation Software and Data Management System
  • PC-Based Resting ECG
  • PC-Based Exercise ECG
  • PC-Based SpiroPerfect Spirometer
  • PC-Based Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor (ABPM)

The interagtion was announced in May 2013.

For more information: www.welchallyn.com