Centricity Perinatal Software
Designed specifically for the perinatal suite, Centricity Perinatal helps elevate performance and drive quality outcomes across the departments.
View a Centricity Perinatal product demonstration here.
View a Centricity Perinatal Connect product demonstration here, to see how Centricity Perinatal Connect enables a new level of EMR workflow interoperability.
"As healthcare is changing and evolving, there are some very key points that we have to stay focused on, The documentation needs to be clear, it needs to be concise and it needs to be data-driven. We are able to mine and abstract quite a bit of data out of the CPN system. It gives us the information we need. And because it is in a clear, concise, easy-to-use format, it keeps the nurse at the bedside.”
Randi Elliott, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Baylor Frisco, Frisco TX
Centricity Perinatal Connect Module
Lives can change in a heartbeat when it comes to perinatal care. With the Centricity Perinatal Connect module, it’s like having an extra set of eyes on your patients.
Delivering an emerging level of workflow interoperability, the module integrates perinatal information in context with other clinical data including the fetal monitoring strip—continuously and on one screen. This enables you to see your critical perinatal information and enterprise EMR clinical data at the same time—helping to make faster, more informed decisions, and enhance your workflow and patient care.
Perinatal information flows freely from Centricity Perinatal Connect module into and out of your enterprise EMR, in an integrated view, so there is no need to document in both places.
Unlike other Labor & Delivery solutions, you won’t have to trade off ease of use for enterprise EMR integration. You’re provided with a proven and robust Labor & Delivery solution, advanced fetal surveillance on a historical time continuum, and the ability to document on the fetal monitoring strip with two way data flow to your enterprise EMR. Clinicians can also review this information remotely.
Centricity Perinatal Connect module provides:
- Innovative, continuous unobstructed visibility of up to four fetal monitoring strips from different units on one screen while enabling bi-directional documentation in your enterprise EMR or other system
- Distinctive side-by-side view of the fetal strips on a historical time continuum throughout the pregnancy
- Research-driven, contemporary user interface designed to optimize usability and workflow
In an environment where every second counts, Centricity Perinatal Connect module provides you peace of mind knowing you’re relying on a system that has helped deliver over 45 million babies. It helps your clinicians deliver their best care to every mother and baby.
- Document in the EMR while monitoring laboring mothers at the same time.
- See information in one place at one time—without having to search other hospital systems or paper files.
- Access information as you need it—view the whole strip or focus on just one short time segment.
- Review annotations charted in other systems on the fetal strip, whether or not a fetal monitor is connected.
- See trends by reviewing compressed data of the current and historical fetal strip on one display
Centricity Perinatal Web Module
Centricity Perinatal Web module enables near real time analysis of the fetal monitor strip via the Web. This technology allows quick access to the fetal strip via a tablet from virtually anywhere — when and where you need it. You can view the strip, record a comment, and review annotations, whether inside or outside of the hospital. The module helps you increase your efficiency and optimize communication between caregivers, ultimately helping you to make faster, more informed decisions to enhance patient care.
- View the fetal monitoring strip via your tablet from virtually anywhere
- Review annotations documented on the fetal monitoring strip
- Record a comment on the fetal monitoring strip
- View near real-time fetal monitoring data for your patients
- Review historical fetal monitoring data for your patients across multiple visits
- View annotations made in Centricity Perinatal, Centricity Perinatal Connect module, or Centricity Perinatal Web module
- View documentation made in your HIS/EMR system and inbounded via a discrete interface to Centricity Perinatal
Centricity Perinatal - Connect Module with Fetal Strip Analytics
Centricity Perinatal Fetal Strip Analytics, an add-on module to the Centricity Perinatal Connect module, is a clinical decision support tool that provides automated analysis of fetal heart rate patterns. Analytics helps with risk mitigation on Labor and Delivery by providing an automated analysis of fetal heart rate patterns. It supports your pattern recognition and analysis at the bedside and presents visual cues when waveform patterns indicate issues that might need clinical interventions.Fetal Strip Analytics
Provides on-demand information about your patients to help you prepare for most situations. The Fetal Strip Analytics can feed directly into patient documentation, once reviewed by the RN, so you get the information and documentation you need to help you provide excellent patient care. It accrues data up to 24 hours from initiation – and allows you to request analytics retroactively for up to 24 hours. The flexible summary function enables users to review data in expanded view or historical shadeData integration
Centricity Perinatal Connect module supports a high level of workflow interoperability by integrating perinatal information in context with other clinical data continuously on one screen. The system interfaces with multiple devices. The result is a consolidated view to help you make faster, more informed decisions, and enhance your workflow and patient care.
- Document in the EMR while viewing the fetal monitor strip at the same time
- Access information as you need it – view the whole strip or focus on just one short time segment
- Review annotations charted in other systems on the fetal strip, while using a bi-directional interface
- See trends by reviewing compressed data of the current and historical fetal strip on one display
Centricity Perinatal is an industry leader that was created with critical input from Perinatal clinicians and technologists who understand the specialized workflow within Labor and Delivery, PP, NSY, and NICU. Its designed to allow practitioners to focus on their patients vs the computer.
Enhance staff efficiency and satisfaction plus care quality
- 32 minutes saved per delivery while using both Centricity Perinatal and Centricity Perinatal - Connect Module1
- Helps to eliminate errors through decreasing double documentation and toggling between two systems
- Helps improve transparancy between the care delivery team
- single point of data entry
Support reporting & enterprise goals
- Managers report improved reporting accuracy by 22%3 while using Centricity Perinatal metric tools
- interfaces with multiple devices and systems
- Minimal scheduled downtime for upgrades
- Meets criteria to demonstrate meaningful use and drive incentive payments with modular HER certification
- Enhanced nursing efficiency up to 40%4 with greater access to patient data
- Reduced costs by 15%5 which could potentially represent ~$2.2M6
- Disaster recovery system helps ensure critical business and patient care continuity
- avoids the costs associated with changing software systems and implementing new hardware and training for staff
Enhance patient care
- View EMR documentation and fetal surveillance on one screen
- Provides transparancy of communication to deliver coordinated care
- Enables instant and remote access to vital patient records
- workflows designed specifically for the perinatal clinician to enable fast access to information and documentation of data
The issue isn't about department versus enterprise level offerings. Its about improving your hospitals clinical and economic performance by creating the best experiences for mothers, babies and their care teams. Centricity Perinatal makes it easy to integrate department needs with the overall enterprise scale.
Enable your care teams to spend more time caring for mothers and their babies and less time caring for their computers. Simplify your workflow, and allow your care teams to spend time where it matters most, with mom and baby. Make it easier to assure critical data is viewable where its needed most.
CASE STUDY - Centricity Perinatal Web Module
Results from the 2017 Centricity Perinatal Web Module Survey.
WHITE PAPER - A Best-of-Breed Approach in Labor & Delivery: Choosing the Right IT System
Healthcare CIOs often find themselves in a balancing act. While they want data to flow seamlessly throughout the hospital, they also must be responsive to the workflow needs of busy users on the floor. Focused, best-of-breed information systems and integrated enterprise systems each have their advantages, but is there an option that provides both robust core functionality and integration of all essential data? Yes, there is.
WHITE PAPER - Can Healthcare IT Save Babies by Amalia R. Miller and Catherine Tucker
White paper uses a 12-year county-level panel, authors found that a 10 percent increase in births that occur in hospitals with EMRs reduces neonatal mortality by 16 deaths per 100,000 live births.
WHITE PAPER - Driving enterprise efficiency through interoperability
Moving from paper charts to an intuitive digital format can facilitate new levels of connectivity critical to enhancing patient care and increasing efficiency across the entire perinatal continuum of care.
Centricity Perinatal BrochureDownload
Centricity™ Perinatal Web moduleDownload
Centricity Perinatal Fetal Strip AnalyticsDownload
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Centricity Perinatal Connect ModuleDownload
Centricity™ Perinatal Inbound and Outbound InterfacesDownload
The Heritage of Centricity PerinatalDownload
Centricity Perinatal Fetal Monitoring Strip InfographicDownload
CASE STUDY - Centricity Perinatal Connect Module at Rockford Health SystemDownload
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Centricity Perinatal Users Group (CPNUG) is a supportive professional community
The Centricity Perinatal Users Group is an independent organization composed of professionals with backgrounds in nursing, administration, and information technology. This group represents a variety of healthcare systems internationally, with the majority located throughout the United States and Canada.
CPNUG provides an online forum to share best practices, promote the professional development of our members, and contribute to enhancements related to the Centricity Perinatal system. It's one more way to connect with your peers and enhance your professional resources.
Visit www.cpnug.org to access valuable tools that can maximize the Centricity Perinatal system experience.
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- Results are unique to Samaritan Healthcare and do not offer any guarantees
- Rockford Medical System, Rockford IL. Epic post go-live survey, 2013. Clinical staff satisfaction 14% above Epic® national average. Centricity Perinatal integration cited as key to this success in post go-live survey.
- Oxford Anlaytica, December 29, 2011. Centricity Perinatal Healthymagination, GE Medical Systems Information Technology: ‘Clear Lake Improves Statistical Accuracy and Reporting Productivity.’
- Oxford Analytica. December 29, 2011. Centricity Perinatal Healthymagination validation https://www3.gehealthcare.com/en/Products/Categories/Healthcare_IT/Departmentals/~/media/Downloads/us/Product/Product-Categories/Healthcare IT/Centricty-Perinatal/Centricity-Perinatal-Healthymagination-Validation-Final.PDF Hillestad R, Bigelow J, Bower A, Girosi F, Meili R,
Scoville R, and Taylor R: “Can Electronic Medical Record Systems Transform Health Care? Potential Health Benefits, Savings and Costs”, Health Affairs, Volume 24, Number 5, 2005.
- Oxford Analytica. December 29, 2011. Centricity Perinatal Healthymagination validation. Estimated 15% decreased costs.
- GE analysis of 330 sites with HIMSS and Medicare cost report (2013) comparing total labor costs per discharge. $7,345.90: average labor costs per discharge. $7,345.90 x .15 (15% cost reduction) = $1,101.88 savings per discharge. $1,101.88 x 2000 average births/year = $2.2M
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Estimated US birthrate is based on data from Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and applicable customer data.
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