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Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects in Eye Care


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects Definitions Disease Registries are data bases that collect clinical data on patients with specific diseases (in eye care e.g. cataract, AMD, DR, Glaucoma, Uveitis etc.) Quality Outcome Projects are comprehensive registries to develop concepts for therapy benefit management and healthcare guidelines.


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects The complete product suite


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects Reference Projects 1996 - 2009 EUREQUO (2008 – ongoing)

Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS + European Union)

GlaucoCard (2007 – 2008)

Glaucoma management (EGS + Pharmaceutical Industry)

Xchange (2001 – 2008)

Glaucoma Therapy Management (Pharmacia / Pfizer)

OPHTEL (1995 – 1998)

Diabetic Retinopathy Management (European Union)


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects EUREQUO The largest IT-project in Eye Care worldwide

EUREQUO is completely web based and developed using the newest technology


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects EUREQUO The largest IT-project in Eye Care worldwide

EUREQUO provides a quality outcome functionality for cataract surgeons


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects EUREQUO The largest IT-project in Eye Care worldwide

The additional database in EUREQUO provides quality data for Refractive Surgeons


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects EUREQUO The largest IT-project in Eye Care worldwide

Quality outcome reports are generated with sophisticated tools which are based on over 12 years experience in eye care data management


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects GlaucoCard a project promoted by the European Glaucoma Society (EGS)


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects Xchange – Pharmaceutical Benefit Management for Glaucoma Drugs


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects OPHTEL – Management of patients with DR and Glaucoma


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects The most advanced IT-Architecture

SQL technology combines newest web services


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects The united-i-tech group (ifa systems AG, integration.AG/Germany and ifa united-i-tech inc./ USA) provide „Turn-Key-Solutions for • • • •

Government Health Organizations Professional Organizations (Eye Care) Pharmaceutical and IOL industry Ophthalmologists - Eye Care networks


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects The comprehensive solution portfolio of ifa united-i-tech: • Identification and development of requirements • Definition and design of data models (data variables) • Systems and software engineering • Web hosting and user support • Data management and analysis (outcome)


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects The united-i-ech specialists are fluen in multiple healthcare vocabularies: • HL7 (health level 7) interfacing clinical data www.hl7.org • DICOM (Digital Imaging and communication in medicine) – www.nema.org • IHE Eye Care (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) – www.iheeyecare.org ifa Experts are members of all relevant workgroups and committees


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects Connectivity based on open standards

The ifa systems connect local applications (e.g. EMR) with remote projects (e.g. registries)


Disease Registries and Quality Outcome Projects MedCenter is the leading registry and QDB in Eye Care worldwide

www.ifasystems.com – www.integration-ag.com


Disease Registries and Quality outcome projects