Today more than 1,200 physicians, nurse practitioners and allied health professionals are participating in Community Information Integration/Central Patient Attachment Registry and the program continues to break more ground. As a key step in system improvement, a more integrated healthcare system is making additional information available to providers where and when they need it.
“It has been useful with some of the encounters ... The one recent patient I had, was in the ER with a bit of emotional distress, but it was just useful to see she actually regularly sees her family doctor. This is something that's been diagnosed before, so this is not a concerning or a new thing that I have to reinvent the wheel (to treat).”