Staff can compose and send a C-CDA file for any patient in the system. The only requirement is that the recipient has what's known as a Direct (secure) email address. You can either select from a pre-stored list of addresses for your referral partners or enter one manually. The method for composing messages is the same as what you use for writing any e-mail within ClinicTracker's Unified Messaging System.
When ClinicTracker receives a message with an attached C-CDA file, it automatically translates the raw information in that file and displays it in a way you can read it. The system even organizes a table of contents for the information. You can view the file on-screen and/or save it to the client's Related Documents repository. One-click takes you to a form where you can compare the incoming C-CDA with the information within that client's ClinicTracker record. All you'd have to do now is decide which pieces of the new information you want to include in the chart.
Patient Portal C-CDA Access
The Meaningful Use program requires that clients have access to certain details of their record that they can, in turn, download or send to another provider. The ClinicTracker Patient Portal makes it easy for clients to exercise these options. It's not surprising why patients appreciate having this level of access and control.