The Forensic Advantage Medical Examiner application is an innovative, easy-to-use solution that optimizes how medical examiners and coroner offices are managed and operated. The product ensures immediate access to data, improves productivity, increases quality and enhances the ability to collaborate throughout the lifecycle of a case. On premise and cloud based options provide flexibility and efficiency of deployments.
A component of the Forensic Advantage application platform, the Medical Examiner Case Management System is a secure, cost-effective solution that helps examiners and coroners automate their unique business processes.
This application is seamlessly integrated with the Forensic Advantage Crime Laboratory product. The connected system provides a comprehensive technology stack that enables a high degree of collaboration capabilities for staff members to work any case, across multiple disciplines, agencies or laboratories that may be geographically dispersed internally or externally to an organization.
Forensic Advantage for Medical Examiners addresses all types of death investigations with a powerful case management framework that tracks investigations, lab work and autopsies. The evidence features facilitate the processing of property, specimens and bodies with full support from scene to funeral home.
Medical Examiners and Coroners require specific functionality to meet their unique business needs and the Forensic Advantage® platform fulfills these requirements with a simple to use solution that streamlines processes, enhances communication, increases collaboration and eliminates paper.
The system provides user-friendly tools that deliver a clear view of important information such as specimen and property status including a secure chain-of-custody from scene through final disposition. Preliminary, contributory, cause/manner of death, ICD codes, findings and body disposition status are all managed in a straightforward manner. Flexible utilities also allow users to update case related status information with system-wide notifications that indicate when a body is allowed to be released to funeral homes, crematory, research facility or university.
Forensic Advantage® facilitates simple management of the electronic case such as reserving a case number, collecting investigation information, analysis forms configuration and generating investigation and autopsy findings as well as management reports. Users can quickly process a body; inventorying property, making observations and collecting specimens. The application also allows examiners to incorporate laboratory functions such as organ procurement, X-ray, toxicology lab orders and comprehensive autopsies.
Platform CapabilitiesForensic Advantage provides a full featured system that offers the flexibility and reliability necessary to ensure the smooth operation of a medical examiner’s office. The product is easily configured and rapidly deployed with a guaranteed implementation from a world-class professional services organization. The result is unified communications across internal and external users regarding the investigation status (i.e. pending, active or closed). In order to maximize its value, flexibility and scalability, Forensic Advantage is a Customizable-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) product built with COTS components. The solution benefits from an object-oriented architecture that can be configured to address various business processes and requirements. The product provides dozens of customized views and over 70 customizable and configurable screens to capture and report case data. Each grid view within the application is customized at the user level with administrative control over the layout of forms. System views can be customized by and for each end user to tailor visible information to specific work requirements including custom filtering, grouping, and sorting based on user login privileges.
As with our enterprise on premise edition, the Forensic Advantage® online version is ideal for organizations with a limited number of IT support resources or have the need to lower operational costs. While still maintaining the full range of features as our enterprise edition, the online version requires even less maintenance effort to maintain and includes the following benefits:
Preconfigured nomenclature and workflow can be configured to match business processes for a high value implementations that are streamlined
Enables 24/7/365 unlimited access from any
computer with Internet access
Enables 24/7/365 unlimited access from any computer with Internet access
Support, hosting and licensing is all bundled
into an affordable monthly fee
Support, hosting and licensing is all bundled into an affordable monthly fee