Capital Facilities and Technology Needs (CFTN)

Electronic Health Records Implementation

Solano County is in the process of implementing the MYAvatar Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, provided by Netsmart Technologies.
  • Phase One of MYAvatar went live on July 1, 2013, and included:
    • Practice Management (admissions, diagnosis, discharge records)
    • Progress Notes
    • Financial Management
    • Appointment Scheduling
    • Managed Services (to authorize and pay for services provided by contractors)
  • Phase Two, scheduled for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, will consist of implementing Clinician Workstation, which includes:
    • Assessments and treatment plans
    • Addiction Severity Index
    • Electronic prescribing and medication management
    • Point-of-service document imaging and scanning
    • Mobile access to the system
  • Phase Three implementation, scheduled to begin in Fall of 2014, will consist of:
    • Electronic submission of lab orders and receipt of results
    • Consumer Portal to provide consumers with access to information about their treatment
    • Health Information Exchange (HIE) to provide data-sharing with other County and medical record systems

These services will allow greater accountability, increased availability of medical information, and improved coordination of care.