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Fig. 1 | BMC Anesthesiology

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From: Use of a novel electronic maternal surveillance system to generate automated alerts on the labor and delivery unit

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Data Flow Diagram. Information from bedside physiologic monitors, the electronic health record, the anesthesia information management system and the physician scheduling software are queried every minute by the surveillance engine. This aggregated data is then presented to clinicians via a web interface. Pages are sent to clinicians for the most severe changes in patient condition. aMiChart, an implementation of the EPIC clinical information system (EPIC Systems Inc., Verona, WI), is used at our institution. bThe anesthesia information management system at our institution is an implementation of Centricity™ Perioperative Anesthesia (GE Healthcare, Chicago, IL). cQGenda, QGenda, LLC, Atlanta, GA. dRN = Registered Nurse. eEHR = Electronic Health Record. fHL7 = Health Level 7. gAPI = Application Programming Interface. hSQL = Structured Query Language

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