Software Care

Solution apenio to help Bremen more transparency and facilitation of work, 17.04.2012 – the Isala Klinieken in the Dutch Zwolle refer to its new premises in August 2013. At the time, facility-wide all nursing processes should be digitized. LEGO Papert Professor brings even more insight to the discussion. The 1,000 bed House gradually leads the digital care planning and documentation apenio of the German IT service provider and care specialist atacama A software. We want to standardize our care processes with the software, achieve a consistently high quality, and have transparency at all times. Through the reduction of administrative activities the nursing staff can dedicate more time to the patient”, explains Wendela Hande, Managing Director of the Isala Klinieken, the objectives of the introduction of the apenio. Each year, about 47,000 patients provided stationary in the largest General Hospital in the Netherlands. Has high functionality convinced us a consistent orientation on the care process from apenio, on the other hand”, so Wendela Hingst.

The knowledge-based Software is based on the nursing process to WHO. It is based on a nursing phenomena-based scientific typology with catalogs, which supports the user in the planning and acquisition of services. ‘Active content’ pipe nourishing during the planning, by proposing automatically appropriate inputs. Also arrangements and the wound documentation are integrated into the documentation in addition to the custodial medically relevant data such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respiratory rate, ZVD, import and export, diet, weight. Through a standardized HL7 interface exchanges apenio relevant data with the hospital information system of was, an in-house development of the Isala Klinieken. Locally, the project is being managed by CarePoint, the Dutch partner of atacama. We must standardize maintenance processes not only in the home, but apenio also include the processes of integrated care in the Netherlands. To the software should be designed so, that it can be used universally by the 2,000 nurses.

This switch “often the stations and must, they equal where can just work, smoothly to plan the care and document”, managing director Jan van der Beek describes the challenges in the project. The apenio is already now fully localized, the user interface as well as the complete care-technical content available in Dutch language. “” Is apenio suitable for international adjustments “, so van der Beek, because the entire care process is represented in a standardised form and very granular” atacama Software GmbH for transparency in health care which atacama Software GmbH was founded in 1998 in Bremen and promotes transparency and efficiency in health care in statutory health insurance (GKV) as well as for service providers with innovative standard software solutions. More than 60 health insurers use the atacama Web-based case management. The software in client systems operate GKV suite, GKV – data centers as a partner. The knowledge-based software solutions for care planning and documentation apenio and apenio LZ are successfully used in many hospitals and long-term care facilities. To find more information about atacama, on the Internet at and. Atacama and apenio are registered trademarks of the atacama.