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Seamless Data Integration

Empowering Insight-Driven Patient Care

As the amount of available patient and device data continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to have easy access to the critical insights you need to make the best treatment decisions. The LATITUDE patient management portfolio provides an integrated data management solution to ensure you have the right data, at the right time, in the right place.
Graphics showing 64% of hospitals surveyed reported improved charge capture, 75% of providers surveyed said EMRs allow them to deliver better care, 88% of providers said EMRs offer clinical benefits for their practice.
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More Efficient Workflow

The LATITUDE Link™ Data Management System and LATITUDE™ NXT EMR Integration are designed to increase productivity, improve patient outcomes and help you:

  • Access a complete picture of your patients’ cardiac health in one place to ensure insight-driven treatment decisions
  • Spend less time on paperwork and more time focusing on the patients who need your clinical expertise the most
  • Share critical information with other clinicians for more coordinated, effective and efficient patient care

More Efficient Workflow

The LATITUDE Link™ Data Management System and LATITUDE™ NXT EMR Integration are designed to increase productivity, improve patient outcomes and help you:

  • Access a complete picture of your patients’ cardiac health in one place to ensure insight-driven treatment decisions
  • Spend less time on paperwork and more time focusing on the patients who need your clinical expertise the most
  • Share critical information with other clinicians for more coordinated, effective and efficient patient care
Graphic showing 67% of hospitals with EMRs reported a decrease in the cost of paper forms.1

Streamlined Data Integration

By providing convenient access to the data you need—when and where you need it—our data integration solutions offer a variety of benefits for your patients and practice:

  • Promotes legible, complete and up-to-date information for all members of your patients’ care team
  • Helps ensure accurate coding and billing
  • Reduces labor, equipment and material costs associated with paper documentation
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Secure Data Transfer

Boston Scientific employs industry-leading data security practices to ensure the availability, privacy and integrity of patient information:

  • Strict username and password guidelines restrict access to patient health information stored in the LATITUDE Link™ Viewer App 
  • One-way Bluetooth® communication from Boston Scientific programmers to the hospital or clinic PC employs connection confirmation prior to transferring patient data
  • Patient information is securely transferred using AES encryption

Secure Data Transfer

Boston Scientific employs industry-leading data security practices to ensure the availability, privacy and integrity of patient information:

  • Strict username and password guidelines restrict access to patient health information stored in the LATITUDE Link™ Viewer App 
  • One-way Bluetooth® communication from Boston Scientific programmers to the hospital or clinic PC employs connection confirmation prior to transferring patient data
  • Patient information is securely transferred using AES encryption

Data Integration Products

Discover how the LATITUDE portfolio of products helps you securely and efficiently transfer patient and device data, save time, reduce the reliance on paper and automate your workflow.

LATITUDE Link™ Data Management System >
LATITUDE NXT™ EMR Integration >
LATITUDE Consult™ System >
 

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Education & Training

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Patient Resources

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References

  1. The Advisory Board Company & HIMSS Analytics. EMR benefits and benefit realization methods of stage 6 and 7 hospitals: Hospitals with advanced EMRs report numerous benefits. 2012.
  2. Jamoom, E., Patel V., King, J., & Furukawa, M. (2012, August). National perceptions of EHR adoption: Barriers, impacts and federal policies. National conference on health statistics.

Ownership of CRM Programmers, LATITUDE Consult™ and Heart Connect™ Systems

In some cases, Boston Scientific provides CRM Programmers, LATITUDE Consult Systems, and/or Heart Connect Systems for temporary use by hospitals and clinics. Boston Scientific does not sell or transfer title to any of this equipment within the United States, and any CRM programmers (including the model 3120, 3200, and 3300 programmers), LATITUDE Consult Communicators, and Heart Connect Systems in the U.S. are owned by Boston Scientific. If you need to return one of these devices to Boston Scientific, please contact 1-800-CARDIAC (227-3422) for instructions. If you have purchased or been given one of these devices by anyone other than Boston Scientific, please be advised that you do not have proper legal title to the equipment and that legal ownership remains with Boston Scientific. Boston Scientific reserves all rights to recover any equipment that has been illegally transferred or sold to third parties and to pursue legal action for such improper transfer.

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