Health reform is bringing significant changes to the health care industry. Breakthroughs in technology, such as the Internet and mobile phone applications, have changed the way hospitals and providers can care for patients. Resource constraints challenge organizations to provide the best possible care in the most efficient manner. Comprehensive patient informing and communication are resource intensive but necessary to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes while decreasing risk. Preventable readmissions that stem from fragmented and non-standardized care will increasingly affect the hospital's bottom line.
This "perfect storm" requires competitive hospitals who want to retain a leadership position in their communities to rethink how care should be delivered while keeping patients first and staff satisfaction on the rise. This presents an opportunity for hospitals to change the game by:
NorthPoint Domain's e-Care Plans standardize and disseminate information provided to patients using an automated, customizable timeline so you can guide, influence, and identify at risk patients before and after they leave your hospital. E-Care Plans was designed based on the findings of published research related to hospital discharge and patient education best practices.
NorthPoint Domain offers pre-developed e-Care Plans for diseases such as Heart Failure. Alternatively, clients can choose to outsource the development of a custom Care Plan to our professional services division or build their own using internal resources. NorthPoint Domain's professional services include: medical writers, creative designers, clinical implementation consultants, training services, and engineering staff.
With NorthPoint Domain's e-Care Plans, you create:
Baylor Nursing team uses NorthPoint Domain to conduct a study comparing quality of life and and overall experience scores between PCI patients who receive the usual discharge education and those who participate in a 6-month post-discharge website education and follow-up phone call intervention. To learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org