USPTO Issues Second Patent for Zynx Health’s Structured Data Authoring and Editing System

Patent includes customization and exporting functionalities for evidence-based clinical decision support solutions

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynx Health, the market leader in providing evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued United States Patent 7,945,453. This patent broadens the scope of the company’s first patent (United States Patent 7,822,626) for a Structured Data Authoring and Editing System with functionality that facilitates and enhances a healthcare institution’s capacity to establish and maintain an evidence-based best-practice approach to providing patient care.

This second patent covers additional features within Zynx Health’s extensive suite of tools that facilitate the receipt, duplication, customization, review and export of clinical content to the point of care within a healthcare institution’s electronic system. Specifically, this patent includes:

  • A system that receives and stores clinical order sets and plans of care from information providers
  • An authoring environment that allows for reviewing, duplicating, and exporting the default clinical content structure of order sets and plans of care
  • A mechanism that facilitates the customization of the clinical content structure of order sets and plans of care
  • An engine that allows for the release of customized order sets and plans of care to the target healthcare system

“Technology is a critical component for the successful delivery of clinical decision support at the point of care,” said Scott Weingarten, MD, MPH, president and CEO of Zynx Health. “This second patent extends our capabilities that enable our clients to deliver context-specific clinical content in their electronic health record or computerized provider order entry systems.”

More than 1,800 hospitals rely on Zynx Health to improve clinical decisions, patient outcomes, and to reduce the overall cost of care. Zynx Health solutions are a critical component of hospitals’ strategies to address stringent accountable care organization (ACO) requirements and meaningful-use regulations.

About Zynx Health

Zynx Health, a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation, is the market leader in providing evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions proven to measurably improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care. Thousands of hospital organizations and providers trust Zynx Health clinical evidence, order sets, plans of care, clinical decision support rules, quality forecasters and practice guidelines to drive clinical improvements at the point of care and deploy the clinical decision support solutions required to demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records. Collectively clients have customized and deployed more than 150,000 order sets and plans of care within Zynx Health’s online solutions. To learn more, visit www.zynxhealth.com or call 888.333.9969.



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