Dan Simonson and Jack Hitchens are long-time CRNAs that identified a need in the profession to be able to easily track and manage data. That’s why they created the Open-Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record, which they believe provides great value – at no charge – to CRNAs around the world. Find out everything you need to know about OSAEMR and its future.
Full show notes: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/?p=2163
1:55 – Welcome in our two guests, Dan Simonson and Jack Hitchens.
3:55 – Today’s topic is OSAEMR or Open-Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record. Here’s some background on what it is.
4:46 – Why is this important for our profession?
5:32 – This even allows you to track your data as a student.
6:26 – This is a project Dan and Jack have worked on for five years. Here’s how it all started.
8:54 – A labor of love for Dan and Jack.
10:21 – It’s been a way for both guys to contribute to the profession and more than 400 CRNAs are using it now around the world.
11:44 – How does this interface with other systems already in place?
13:10 – Have these EMRs been helpful in the development in OSAEMR
15:02 – Is there a reason people wouldn’t want this data out there?
16:14 – What is OSAEMR’s motto relative to data?
17:28 – There’s no data being captured in plastics work but this can change.
20:04 – Pain management procedures are going to be a part of the data collection.
21:09 – Here’s what CRNAs can do to help OSAEMR continue to move forward and grow.
23:04 – There are three versions of the product currently.
25:56 – What are the near-term goals for the product?
26:51 – Final thoughts from Dan.