Soteria Functionality

Soteria™ is a universal presentation layer with loosely coupled, well-integrated modular business components, which manages information in real time at facility and enterprise level, across functional domains.

Soteria™ is the first intelligent clinical information system that works like clinicians think. Its feature set is highly configurable and supports a variety of clinical workflows; providing clinicians and healthcare environment administrators with the power to streamline processes and, ultimately, improve the quality of patient care.

For Clinicians

Soteria™ is designed as a patient centric clinical record solution. With a single, smart presentation layer, Soteria™ accommodates many different professionals. Work the way you want, see what you need to see, trust the information in the patient record.  Supporting different clinical proficiencies by being highly configurable, yet easy to use, easy to adopt and flexible around the different workflows.

With Soteria™’s Clinical Notes functionality, physicians can document medical findings, medications, orders and more. Have all the medical information you need at your fingertips, incorporate all information from disparate sources into one single clinical document.  Everything is saved as structured, coded data to ensure accurate reporting, business intelligence and billing.

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BRING CLINICAL WORKFLOWS TO THE IPAD

Soteria™ puts clinical workflows on the iPad, and follows Apple’s design ethos of never allowing technology to get in the way of the user; enabling the clinician to focus on patient care instead of the toolset.


MANAGE PATIENT ADMISSIONS, TRANSFERS, AND DISCHARGES

Dedicated inpatient visit lists enable you to manage preadmissions, admissions, discharges, and quick registrations easily. Using Soteria™, you’ll receive up-to-date information on patient statuses, expected admissions, transfers and discharges, and be able to search for patients across facilities. Soteria™ also provides you with simple processes to convert emergency admissions to full inpatient admissions and an enhanced discharge process includes discharge checklists to help you ensure that all bases are covered when discharging a patient.


MANAGE CLINICAL NOTES TIMEOUSLY

Soteria™ notifies you when clinical notes need to be completed or are ready to be signed via its integrated task management system and makes managing them quick and easy; enabling you to prevent hold ups and ensure timely delivery.


VIEW AND MANAGE ALL PATIENT ALLERGIES IN ONE PLACE

The Soteria Allergies view provides you with a comprehensive list of all allergies recorded for a patient and enables you to add and update allergy information, all the while syncing this information with relevant clinical notes.


CREATE YOUR OWN RESULTS SETS

Soteria™ enables you to select the types of results you want to group into sets and save them so that their values are displayed in easily-identifiable groups in the Results view.


PLACE ORDERS FOR A PATIENT WITH COMPUTERIZED PHYSICIAN ORDER ENTRY (CPOE)

Create orders of all types in the Order view and directly within clinical notes. Submit, print, and cancel individual or multiple orders for a patient from a single Order Entry screen that helps you to avoid duplicating orders, warns you of omissions and failures, and guides you through the process of creating complex orders with intelligent order creation tools.


WRITE STRUCTURED CLINICAL NOTES USING SPEECH OR TEXT

Using Soteria™ to write clinical notes gives you easy access to standardized medical concepts provided by our comprehensive coding system. This can help you record patient history, examination findings, allergies, problems, diagnoses, test results, and treatment plans in a structured and compliant manner. Soteria™ comes with the added benefit of built-in clinical decision support – available as you work. Recognizing both keyboard-entered text and speech, the system enables you to describe complex clinical scenarios in your own words and maps clinical concepts to structured data. The system then notifies you and other service providers within the patient’s circle of care of incoming results and incomplete clinical documentation, as well as if there are any notes that are available for you to sign.


VIEW AND MANAGE ALL PATIENT ALLERGIES IN ONE PLACE

The Soteria Allergies view provides you with a comprehensive list of all allergies recorded for a patient and enables you to add and update allergy information, all the while syncing this information with relevant clinical notes.


ACCESS PATIENT TEST RESULTS IN REAL TIME AND GRAPH ITEMS TO VIEW TRENDS

Receive incoming results in real time, organize them into lists that are easy to search and create graphs to view trends in Soteria™ ‘s Results view. In-app notifications let you know when new results are available.


VIEW ALL ORDERS SUBMITTED FOR A PATIENT

Soteria™ ‘s Orders view provides you with a comprehensive list of all orders placed for a patient, enabling you to filter the list, search for particular orders, and view individual order details.


AVOID MEDICATION ERRORS WITH SOTERIA MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

Whenever a patient is admitted, discharged, or changes location, Soteria™ notifies the appropriate service providers that a medication reconciliation needs to be performed and enables him or her to do so via the clinical note.

For Nurses

Through Soteria™’s nursing notes, you have full access to the information you need,  along with the functionality to support your daily routine.  Talk, tap or type your progress reports, nursing assessments and high care templates.  Soteria™ provides you the tool and information you need to quickly document a patient’s condition, and update any vitals or indicators in real time.  Notes can also be configured as team notes, allowing the team to document within a single consolidated note.  Soteria™’s nursing notes can be customized to suit the needs of enterprise specific workflows, enabling accurate documentation and sharing of information across the continuum of care. Work the way you want, enjoy the tool you use, allow technology to fit around your workflow.

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CREATE NURSING CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION WITH SPECIALIZED TEMPLATES

Soteria clinical documentation templates can be configured to suit your nursing documentation requirements; providing you with the clinical note structure you need to make capturing clinical information quick and easy.


MANAGE NURSING TASKS

Soteria Tasks enable you to assign and track nursing tasks as well as improve communication between service providers to ensure timely task execution.


TRACK MEDICATIONS FROM ORDER TO ADMINISTRATION WITH AN ELECTRONIC MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION RECORD (EMAR)

Using Soteria, you can automate processes for ordering and distributing medications and track their administration at a patient level while updating the relevant clinical documentation. System alerts notify you of overdue or missed medications, recent changes, or missing medication signatures. By automating the process, Soteria can help eliminate errors and improve the quality of patient care and administration processes.


PLACE AND MANAGE NURSING ORDERS

Order nursing care plans and manage submitted orders using Soteria order entry tools.
Nursing task notifications help you track orders and ensure correct and timely administration.

For Dentists

With Soteria™’s dental notes, you can easily record a patient’s dental information and diagnoses with acess to an animated tooth chart in the dental note template. The interactive tooth chart shows the current representation of the patient’s teeth. Voice command functionality enables you to document a patient’s oral condition without the need to take your hands from of the patient’s mouth.

The dental note further supports you with four smart dental algorithm scores, including the FAS (functional analysis status score), BPE index, plaque index and an overall OHS (oral health score). These empower you to monitor the patient’s dental progress and holistic treatment plan.  Document dental findings with ease; contribute to a patient centric clinical record, track dental health scores over time.

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SOTERIA UNIQUELY SUPPORTS 3 DENTAL METRIC CONTROLS

Visitation Control: optimal access to dental care, patient specific visitation measures and care pathway driven schedules.
Service Control: Dental protocol / best practice focus, preserve teeth rather than treatment and lifestyle driven patient support.
Outcomes Control: improved national oral health, dentist engagement and patient satisfaction and engagement.


CONFIGURABLE DENTAL TEMPLATE WITH INTERACTIVE TOOTH CHART

Soteria supports highly configurable templates that can be customised according to the clinical requirements. Soteria allows the user to navigate to an interactive tooth chart within the clinical note to enter existing treatments (old fillings and crowns etc.), existing pathology (caries, fractures etc.), planned treatments and newly completed treatments. All entries are coded to allow for predefined data exports – for example to an insurance administrator. A colour legend can be opened to check visual representations.


DOCUMENT DENTAL ORAL HEALTH SCORES

Monitor dental health by calculating an oral health score (out of a 100), based on historic findings, pathology and dental treatments done. The scores are based on proprietary algorithms.


DENTAL CARE PATHWAYS

The Dentist can document referrals to, e.g. an Oral Hygienist for scale and polish.
Documenting treatment plans and oral health assessments support auditing and billing processes. All findings are coded with the relevant local dental billing or clinical code sets. Care Pathways are also provided for the Dentist to plan the follow up visit schedule. This information is visible to the admin staff to book the necessary follow up visits accordingly.


ACCESS A PATIENT’S FULL DENTAL HISTORY

Soteria keeps a full history of the patient’s Dental visits and any historic charting, dental problems or treatments captured per tooth/sextant. All data updates are audited.

For Administrators

Soteria™ adds a seamless, efficient layer across EHR systems and locations to collect, report and share clinical data and treatment history. Soteria’s universal tracking and coding eliminates duplication, ensures accuracy and simplifies revenue cycle management. Clinicians work faster and more effectively while reducing risk.  Soteria™ differentiates itself from traditional competitors through intuitive and clearly defined solutions to manage clinical activities in healthcare facilities.

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MANAGE USERS, ROLES, AND PERMISSIONS

Control who can access the Soteria™ system, what information is available to them, and which tasks they are allowed to perform by managing their clinical or administrative roles. While role management enables you to manage permissions according to best-practice methods, fine-grained permissions are available to enable you to customise user access rights for special cases. Emergency access can also be granted at role level.


CREATE AND CONTROL CLINICAL NOTE TEMPLATES AND DEFAULTS

Set up and maintain clinical note templates and control user access, based on clinical roles, using the clinical notes administration tools and Soteria™ permissions.


MANAGE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) AND CLINICAL VISIT INFORMATION STREAMLINE PATIENT AND ACCOUNT HOLDER REGISTRATION

The Soteria™ patient and account holder registration wizard enables you to accept data from incumbent EHRs, applies duplicate checking to ensure that only one patient record is created per patient, and enables you to register patients quickly in regular as well as emergency environments.


MANAGE SYSTEM SETUP AND SECURITY MANAGE THE ORGANISATION STRUCTURE

Healthcare environments are complex but working in them shouldn’t be. Soteria™’s organisation structure administration tools enable you to mirror your clinical environment digitally and set up business rules to make it easy for clinicians to locate patients and transfer them between locations, while enabling you to control their access to patient information by managing their location permissions.


SET UP AND MAINTAIN SERVICE PROVIDER ACCOUNTS

Add and maintain data relating to service providers who are users of the system as well as any providers who are not users but play a part in one or more patients’ care processes using Soteria™ ‘s service provider administration wizard.


RUN AND CUSTOMIZE DETAILED REPORTS

Powerful reporting functionality gives you access to patient, process, and system information that can be used to monitor operations and system activity, while the report configuration tool enables system administrators to customise reports in order to meet their organisational reporting requirements.


TECHNOLOGY DIFFERENTIATOR

Soteria™ is a Greenfield solution and does not need to contend with legacy code and systems, can leverage the most modern technologies, incorporate the latest coding conventions (including ICD-10), mobile computing and end user design trends and legislation requirements prescribed by ARRA, HITECH, CCHIT, HIPAA and PHI. Soteria™ is in a unique position to take advantage of the most modern technologies available and offer the following technological benefits
• Web based – rich browser and mobile platform presentation
• Incorporating mobile and tablet technology, such as iOS
• Modular, scalable and flexible design;
• The ability to integrate with 3rd party software systems layer interface; Android;
• Easy to learn, usage adoptability is promoted through highly
• Incorporating a centralized multi-coding engine to support
• Driving activity based costing ensuring real-time financial
• Incorporating the power of natural language processing
• Reduced cost of ownership;


SOLUTION DIFFERENTIATOR

 

Utilization of dual voice recognition ensures pro-active real-time detailed clinical data capturing and facilitates the use of evidence based clinical decision support alerts.
Utilize predictive analytics proactively to formulate suggestions and alerts with algorithms prompting real-time decision support ensuring interactive response from unstructured data input to optimize patient care.
The goal will be to eliminate typing and ensure continuous patient eye contact during the patient-physician consultation, knowing that the Soteria™ EHR will electronically document unstructured data to optimize patient care. The physician’s personal “mental template” becomes the guiding template in all clinical content and clinical notes
A tried and tested platform that will fast track implementation and integration saving project cost and time;
The right information, at the right time to the right audience, presented through modern, intuitive, intelligent and informative user interface in a meaningful manner enabling healthcare facilities staff to make informed decisions quicker.
in the appropriate and meaningful format to support pharmacological detection, assessment, decisions, outcomes and cost,

 

For Patients

Become empowered to have your full clinical record in your own hands.
Become able to make informed decisions as part of your own healthcare
choices.  Play an active part in your own care plans.  Have the ability to
make healthcare revolve around you, and not you around healthcare.
Soteria™ provides you the tool and information you need.  SoteriaMe is an
intuitive patient centric mobile application platform to link the patient with
his/or clinical record & clinician – available on Android & iOS.  SoteriaMe
provides you access to your clinical visit & provider list, active problems &
allergies, current medications and latest vitals.  A messaging portal for clinical
interactions, support groups and patient reported outcomes is also available.
Soteria™ act as a universal smart layer across care providers.
Healthcare should be like banking – access anywhere you need it most.