X-Plain for EMR
X-Plain's full library of textual materials and discharge instructions are integrated into the EMR system to provide patient-specific information during an inpatient, outpatient or emergency room visit. X-Plain automatically suggests health topics based on diagnostic coding, keywords, gender, age group and other metadata. The healthcare provider can then print, email or ‘push’ the heath topic to the patient portal.
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- How does X-Plain for EMR work?
When a healthcare provider enters a diagnosis, a scheduled treatment or a procedure into the EMR, it will automatically suggest a list of relevant titles. The provider can select the topic(s) they need and print a handout or push the topic(s) to the patient portal.
- Do I need any hardware or software?
You need an electronic medical record system or related healthcare IT system to integrate X-Plain.
- What topics are included?
Our library houses all X-Plain topics, including discharge instructions. In total, more than 1,700 medical conditions and procedures are included.
- What educational formats are included with each topic?
For each health topic, the following textual formats are included: an illustrated handout, full text, and overview.
- What languages are available?
We offer titles in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
- How often is the content updated?
We review the content of each topic every two years. We update the content as needed in each educational format and all three languages.
- Where is the content hosted, and are updates automatic?
If the content resides on the hospital servers, updates are delivered periodically to the EMR content manager. Alternatively, we can host the content, in which case updates are automatically pushed to clients as they become available.
- What is the learning curve for healthcare staff?
Providers need to be familiar with the patient education tab within the EMR system and the EMR system as a whole.
- What is the learning curve for patients and caregivers?
There is no learning curve – patients simply read the content provided. The PDF version of the illustrated handout can narrate the textual content and describe the illustrations.
- How is private health information treated within this solution?
The EMR documents when an illustrated handout is printed. X-Plain for EMR does not use or store any personally identifiable information (PII) on X-Plain servers. Ask your EMR technician or vendor about the documentation features of your EMR, or contact us for more information.
- Can my healthcare institution place our name and logo on the content?
Yes. X-Plain for EMR can be branded, but this is usually a function of the EMR. Ask your EMR technician or vendor if you can put your logo on the printed handouts.
- Can I white-label all of the X-Plain content?
Yes. We only require a copyright notice in the footer.
- Can I modify the textual content?
You can modify the textual content, but this is usually a function of the EMR. Ask your EMR technician or contact us if you have questions.
- Is this solution sold as a subscription?
Yes. The subscription is annual, and you can cancel at any time.
- How much does it cost?
The price for hospitals in the USA is based on the number of inpatients and outpatients. For international hospitals without published statistics, we offer an alternate pricing structure based on the number of beds or physicians. Contact us for a quote.
- Can you help us implement the solution at our facility?
Yes, implementation assistance is included with the subscription to X-Plain.
- Can I try out the solution before buying it?
Yes, we offer a 30-day free trial.
- Do you offer any add-on services?
We offer medical illustrations. If you developed in-house patient education content that you want to include in your EMR, you can enhance them with X-Plain images and photos.