Slideshow: Disney Cancer Center Offers High Tech Care
The latest medical technologies, health IT, and other innovations to provide care and comfort to cancer patients are deployed at the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center.
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Patients' can select an "ambience experience" to help relax them while being treated at the center. Patient badges with passive RFID for identification enables physicians and staff to quickly access patient records from a variety of secure locations throughout the facility. The controls also can be programmed to recognize a RFID card carried by patients that will trigger room preferences based on individual choices.
The Disney cancer center's oncology e-medical record system, Mosaic from Impac, links in to the Meditech EMR used at its main hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center, which is a block away from the cancer center. The center also provides interfaces to connect its EMR with the various systems, such as Allscripts, used by its affiliated doctor practices, said Lowe.