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PHQ-9 Reporting Trial

The PHQ-9 incorporates DSM-IV depression screening. The PHQ-9 Reporting Tool is an online form for screening, monitoring and measuring the severity of depression. System stores data for reporting, interfaces to EMR and produces reporting for billing. This study incorporates screening and alerting of Patients that meet or exceed the set criteria. Patient sends alerts to EMR and/or Fax or Integration Engine. System creates HL7 based message that can be consumed or forwarded to other EMR based systems. 
PRIME-MD measures are also coordinated within the tool.
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Project Tags
  • ADT
  • C-CDA
  • CCDA
  • FHIR
  • HIE
  • HL7 V2
  • OAuth2
  • PHQ-9
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Project Results
Project results are initially exceeding expectations.Currently adding connectivity to HIE's. Next is adding Direct Secure Messaging. Let us know if you are interested in our Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) module.