Software solutions

UPDATE 19.10.2020: Update of the "TestPrescribedReasonCodelist". Because of the launch of a central national laboratory test reservation tool (NL FR) , an update of the "TestPrescribedReasonCodelist" in the message LaboratoryTestPrescription is needed.

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A. Software solutions for General Practitioners (GP)

For general practitioners, an integration of the COVID-19 forms "LaboratoryTestPrescription", "ResultFlagsSuspicionFalseNegativeTest", and "AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed " is foreseen as an eForm, created by the company HealthConnect and available in the following applications: CareConnect General Practitioner, CGM Daktari, CGM Windoc, HEALTH one, Medinect, Medispring, OMNIPRO and Pricare. Integration with Prodoc is in progress.


B. Software solutions for Triage Posts (TP)

UPDATE 02.05.2020: Important communication for Triage Posts about the use of the National Platform COVID-19 Testing

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Intramural Triage Posts (TP)

Physicians working at an intramural triage post, are advised to use the solution available at their hospital for the completion of the COVID-19 eForms "LaboratoryTestPrescription " and "AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed" .

  • Amaron klanten die reeds met WORKFLOWER werken, kunnen op AMARON beroep doen om de COVID-formulieren beschikbaar te maken in Workflower. Dat wil zeggen met zoveel mogelijk pre-fill op basis van de beschikbare koppelingen. Hierbij zal ook een takenlijst (voor het aanvullen van cruciale gegevens: ICE-contact, beroep, enz) mogelijk zijn. AMARON biedt ook overzichtslijsten ter opvolging intern. Van zodra het formulier compleet is, kunnen we ook een koppeling maken die mappings naar bv SNOMED-CT toepast en het bericht in het juiste formaat zet en klaarzet voor verzending (of zelf verzenden, TBD per instelling). Contact = Frederik Lenaerts frederik@amaron.be +32 495 46 57 73.
  • ChipSoft België will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HiX application and make it available for their customers having access to the appropriate HiX components.
  • Infohos: update will follow.
  • Moonchase lab-online: Moonchase can provide a Lab Online plug-in allowing extraction of Covid-19 test results from the database and uploading them to Sciensano in the required format.
  • MyBox: HealthConnect provides hospitals with software to manage their eHealthBox: Unified Messaging Module. The application has a graphical interface (MyBox) that allows users within the organization to receive and send messages, as well as create, send & receive structured eForms forms (such as the COVID forms). NL / FR.
  • Nexuzhealth nv will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HIS KWS and make it available for their partners having access to the appropriate HIS KWS components.
  • Synops will provide the COVID-19 forms in their application.
  • UZPrimuz: will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HIS UZPrimuz.
  • Xperthis CARE: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis CARE application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.
  • Xperthis OmniPro: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis OmniPro application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.
  • Xperthis EPR/H++: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis EPR/H++ application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.

Extramural Triage Postst (TP)

For physicians working at an extramural triage post, the COVID-19 eForms "LaboratoryTestPrescription " and "AlertSuspectedCaseNoTestPerformed" can be used through:

For physicians working at an extramural triage post, that work send the sample to the National COVID-19 Testing Platform (CyberLab – GLIMS)

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  • How to create an account: manual
  • There is a national callcenter nummer for questions about access to the national COVID-19 testing platform: +32 (0) 2 223 00 00
  • Official communication to the triage post about use of national COVID-19 testing platform is expected on Saturday May 2nd. 2020.

C. Software solutions for Hospitals

Physicians working at a hospital should be able to encode the COVID-19 LaboratoryTestPrescription form in their Hospital Information System or Laboratory Information System. Due to its specificity, it is unlikely that these systems currently are able to capture the requested information in the requested format. Therefore, the creation of a HIS of LIS integrated or “stand alone form” by hospital IT staff or the IT service provider of the hospital is advised.

  • Amaron klanten die reeds met WORKFLOWER werken, kunnen op AMARON beroep doen om de COVID-formulieren beschikbaar te maken in Workflower. Dat wil zeggen met zoveel mogelijk pre-fill op basis van de beschikbare koppelingen. Hierbij zal ook een takenlijst (voor het aanvullen van cruciale gegevens: ICE-contact, beroep, enz) mogelijk zijn. AMARON biedt ook overzichtslijsten ter opvolging intern. Van zodra het formulier compleet is, kunnen we ook een koppeling maken die mappings naar bv SNOMED-CT toepast en het bericht in het juiste formaat zet en klaarzet voor verzending (of zelf verzenden, TBD per instelling). Contact = Frederik Lenaerts frederik@amaron.be +32 495 46 57 73.
  • ChipSoft België will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HiX application and make it available for their customers having access to the appropriate HiX components.
  • Infohos: update will follow.
  • Moonchase lab-online: Moonchase can provide a Lab Online plug-in allowing extraction of Covid-19 test results from the database and uploading them to Sciensano in the required format.
  • MyBox: HealthConnect provides hospitals with software to manage their eHealthBox: Unified Messaging Module. The application has a graphical interface (MyBox) that allows users within the organization to receive and send messages, as well as create, send & receive structured eForms forms (such as the COVID forms). NL / FR.
  • Nexuzhealth nv will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HIS KWS and make it available for their partners having access to the appropriate HIS KWS components.
  • Synops will provide the COVID-19 forms in their application.
  • UZPrimuz: will provide the COVID-19 forms in their HIS UZPrimuz.
  • Xperthis CARE: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis CARE application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.
  • Xperthis OmniPro: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis OmniPro application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.
  • Xperthis EPR/H++: Hospitals are advised to create the COVID-19 forms with the forms module in their Xperthis EPR/H++ application based on the specifications mentioned in the implementation guide. They can contact the Xperthis helpdesk if needed.

D. Software solutions for Laboratories

  • Amaron kan voor intramurale laboratoria zijn EAI inschakelen om bv HL7-ORU berichten om te zetten naar het gewenste Sciensano-bestand (met LOINC mapping indien code beschikbaar) en ook een koppeling maken die mappings van bepaalde velden naar SNOMED-CT toepast en het bericht in het juiste formaat zet en klaarzet voor verzending (of zelf verzenden, TBD per labo). Contact = Frederik Lenaerts frederik@amaron.be +32 495 46 57 73
  • Cegeka Corlabs: intramural laboratories are advised to contact the IT department of their hospital. Extramural laboratories can contact Cegeka for advice.
  • MIPS informed their clients about the possibilities to extract the necessary statistics from the GLIMS application to create the LaboratoryTestResult message. Monday 4.05.2020, additional information will be available for their clients in the helpdesk portal.
  • Moonchase lab-online: u Moonchase can provide a Lab Online plug-in allowing extraction of Covid-19 test results from the database and uploading them to Sciensano in the required format.
  • Molis: update will follow
  • MyBox: HealthConnect provides laboratories with software to manage their eHealthBox: Unified Messaging Module. The application has a graphical interface (MyBox) that allows users within the organization to receive and send messages, as well as create, send & receive structured eForms forms (such as the COVID forms). NL / FR.
  • Nexuzhealth nv will provide the COVID-19 LaboratoryTestResult form both LIS UZ Leuven or (secundary) from Nexuzhealth HLI lab result server (if not possible from local LIMS of customer).