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Collaborative Platform For Healthcare

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         All - Patients Doctors Specialists Plan-Providers Hospitals Diagnostic-centers Transcriptionists Druggists etc., may share the Collaborative Platform for Healthcare at a Peer to Peer level with no expressed or implied obligation. 

         No information in this collaborative platform is ever revealed to another party without due authorization of the owner of the information at the time of share.

         Information is revealed only temporarily using asynchronous authentication. 

         No impersonification is possible in the Collaborative Platform.

         It is possible that all the collaborators are themselves https server. Peer Servers could be any, however they need have some Perl Scripts provided by CPH in their CGI directory to facilitate uploading.

         Any user can access the collaborative platform from anywhere in the world using web browser.

         User is only privy to its private folder.

         One may share some documents in one's Share Folder with another Collaborator as long one desires . Documents in the share folder is accessible only to the permitted user via Central Server as long as the grantor desires.

         It is possible to search and locate Collaborator, Practioners, Providers, Patients, Purchaser of plans, and Plans.

         It is possible to search, browse, request, grant, upload and delete Documents or Document requests.

         It is possible to send, receive, reply, delete and Search Messages.

         It is possible to make documents conditionally available to another user only when that user requests for the same.

         It is possible to host Share directory or Private directory in the central server for a user.

         It is possible to view status of a document, request or message.

         It is possible to edit collaborators information and deactivate a collaborator.

  • An user is notified of arrival of messages, documents and document requests.

Definitions

  1. Directory: Collaborative Platform for Healthcare (CPH) maintains five type of lists called Directories that of Patients, Practitioners, Plan Purchasers, Plan Providers, Providers - Hospitals or Diagnostic centers. Patients belong to Practitioners. Specialists or other Practitioners can be assigned to a Patient. A patient may be referred to another Practioner. A patient Directory entry always belongs to a User Practitioners. Unless authorized other Users can not view Directory and other details of a Patient. While other Directory entries are not classified and accessible to others.
  2. User: User has to sign up and can be a Patient, Practitioner, Provider, Plan Purchaser or Plan Provider. User alone can log in to CPH.
  3. Documents: Patient may have many records called Documents.
  4. Observations: Practioners or Specialist associated with a patient may make observations on some patient record or otherwise.
  5. Personal Folders: a user may have three personal folders that of a selected set of Directory entities such as Patients, a selected set of other users, a selected set of Documents. These are users personal list.
  6. Selection: In order to make any operation within CPH except creating a new Directory Entry, the User has to make a selection of user, patient( directory entity), Document Record, Document Request, Message etc. Current selection replaces previous selection of the same kind. Selection can be made from users personal folder or any display item by merely clicking on the same. Current selection may be viewed or initialized.

Description

  • Directory is a repository for Patients, Practitioner, Provider Organisations like hospitals Diagnostic centers etc., Plan Purchasers, and Plan Providers. In Directory Screen, one can Search from any of these Directories, create entry, edit already existing entry, create a Personal folder of Directory and edit the same. Patient directory is usually a private directory for a practitioner. A patient directory entry is not available to other users. However another user may be authorized to view a patient and all related information on that patient. An authorized practitioner can also create documents on a patient. It is then available to other authorized as long as it is available and they are authorized. It is also possible to deauthorize a practitioner for a patient. It is also possible to make observation on a patient as well as on a patient document. This observations are available to all authorized consultants for the patient. It is posible to create a duplicate entry for a patient intended for a practitioner user. That practitioner then becomes the Primary user for this patient. That user becomes automatically authorized to view all records for this Patient and authorize other users for this patient. The earlier Practitioner remains otherized for this patient. Other directory entries such as Provider, Purchaser of Plans, Plan Providers, Practioners information is available to all the users all the time. These entries also appear in dropdown lists during creation of other entries. It is also possible to make keyword search to locate a directory entry. This is useful in locating a specialist Practitioner, plan or Practitioner who can speak certain language.
  • In User screen, one can search for practitioners. If one is a Administrator, one can view new users awaiting activation and activate the same; Administrator may deactivate a user or also make another user Administrator. Administrator has no authority to view or edit any information owned by another user. It is possible to create a buddy or personal users list and edit the same.
  • In Document screen, one can search for document; send document to another user; make personal folder of documents and edit the same; view OUT and IN box of Documents and edit the same; upload documents to ones own private Web Directory and edit the same. It is also possible to view a document if one has its viewing right as authorized consultant. Documents sent become instantaneously available to the intended user and that user is notified instantaneously.
  • In Document Request Screen, one can make request for document, view contents of IN and OUT box and edit the same. Document requests are sent instantaneously sent to the intended user and that user is notified.
  • In Message Screen, one can view, compose, send or reply to message, and view or edit message IN or OUT Box. Messages are sent instantaneously and the intended user is notified.
  • If one is active and napping, one would receive visual as well as sound notification of Document, Document Request and Message arrival. Otherwise, notification is posted every five minutes.
  • Every user has to create their own patient in order to create patients record.
  • It also possible to construct a Practitioner Users List from User Screen. List of Providers in the User's personal list appears in the Left Bottom Corner. User can select anyone from this buddy list to communicate. This list can be edited from User Screen.
  • All previous selection may be deselected by Clicking on Deselect Menu Item.
  • It is possible to view current user, patient and document selection by clicking on Select menu item.

Plugin Viewers

Plug in for Tiff images can be had from http://www.mieweb.com/alternatiff/ . However it need be modified in order to view any kind of Tiff image. Modification may be obtained from us.The plug in for AutoCAD images is available at Volvo view Express Download site.  Plugin for DjVu is available from Lizard.com. The plugin for PDF documents is available at Adobe System.  Any document for which document viewer is available at client site, is viewable within the browser.

 Hints

Two collaborators with login id kankan and madhurao are created with password kankan and madhurao respectively. kankan further has administration rights. You may create your own user via Sign up screen and activate the user using kankan. Web share library is defaulted to central server. If you wish to use your Web Server (PWS / IIS or other), then contact us for two files which should reside in your script directory for uploading documents to your web server.