Our EHR and Lab Networks
BeaconLBS has extensive experience integrating our laboratory management technology with 14 EHRs and 49 Labs which makes the prior authorization process more convenient and faster for physicians as we incorporate prior authorizations in the standard electronic test ordering process. Physicians can complete prior authorizations in their existing workflows in 30-seconds, which is much faster than traditional prior authorization processes which can take up to 10-minutes to complete.
Our EHR and Lab integrations conveniently present physicians with clinical algorithms that support test and lab-facility selection decisions which result in lower test costs and high-quality test selection.
Why EHR Integrations Matter?
An electronic health record (EHR) is a digital version of a patient chart. EHRs function as a unifying system that physicians use to keep track of their patients’ health. The data included in an EHR may be diagnoses, treatment plans, test results, immunization records, medications, radiology images and other details of a patient’s medical history. Gaining seamless access to these frequently-used “clinical-hub” systems is an important aspect of better managing lab costs.
Types of Electronic Health Record Systems
EHR systems are available in two main types of configurations with which we have extensive integration experience.
With physician-hosted systems, electronic health records are stored on the physician’s servers. The physician is responsible for data security, backup, and maintenance.
Remotely Hosted System
With remotely hosted systems, electronic medical records are stored on the cloud by the EHR vendor. There are three types of remotely hosted systems:
- Subsidized: With a subsidized system, a vendor covers the cost of the EHR. For example, a physician may have a relationship with a hospital that subsidizes their electronic health record program.
- Dedicated: When this system is in place, data is stored on a vendor’s dedicated servers. These servers are typically in specific, known locations.
- Cloud: With this system, a vendor stores data from the physician in the cloud. Physicians can access their records through the vendor’s website, as the data is securely stored on the internet.
Interested in Our EHR Network?
We have extensive experience integrating our laboratory management technology with EHRs, and we can work with many different EHR systems.