Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital implements new population health software for obstetrics

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Plymouth has implemented a software the provides educational materials to new and expectant parents targeted to their specific weeks of pregnancy.

The software, developed through a partnership by UbiCare and Interbit Data, draws data from the hospital's EHR system and sends it through Interbit Data's data distribution platform into UbiCare's SmartXp patient engagement platform. SmartXp then creates subscriptions based on each patient's due date and delivers targeted messaging based on the week of pregnancy, according to a news release.

Meaningful use Stage 2 requires hospitals to deliver patient-specific educational resources to more than 10 percent of inpatients using logic identified from the hospital's EHR system. Plymouth, Mass.-based Beth Israel Deaconess' new population health software also allows for communication with patients through a portal, according to the news release.

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