3 Innovative Solutions for Improving Quality and Patient Safety
To help your hospital or health system increase the quality and safety of its patient care, look to the following solutions that have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA).
Hospitals selecting a product or service with the AHA Endorsement can be confident it has met the AHA’s highest standards. Read below about three AHA Endorsed solutions that will help you enhance quality and patient safety.
Secure Messaging Solution
Health care organizations today struggle with pagers and outdated communication technologies that delay the delivery of care while impacting providers’ productivity and satisfaction. As a result, many providers turn to their own or hospital-owned mobile devices for communication, which hospitals find difficult to protect against security breaches that compromise electronic patient health information (ePHI).
Fast and easy-to-use, the Imprivata Cortext secure messaging platform from Imprivata streamlines clinical workflow efficiency and enhances staff satisfaction by enabling care team collaboration, mass communications and provider-to-patient communications inside and outside hospitals.
To learn more, download the Imprivata customer success story Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers replace pagers, improve HCAHPS scores, and improve responsiveness with secure messaging.
Quality Reporting and Management Solution
As health systems transition from volume- to value-based care and grow their physician base, they face greater accountability for managing their physicians’ performance inside and outside the walls of the hospital.
With Medisolv’s ENCOR Quality Reporting and Management software, hospitals and physicians can efficiently measure and report all their quality data to meet evolving regulatory requirements, improve performance and patient safety, and deliver value-based care. The comprehensive solution supports all three types of quality measures — abstraction, claims and eCQMs — and boasts a 95 percent client retention rate.
Learn how Medisolv and its ENCOR quality reporting solution enabled the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System to submit its first mandatory Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) accurately, three months early, and under budget. Read the case study VCUHS Health Overcomes Interoperability Challenges On Way to eCQM Success.
Incident Reporting & Management
Learning from the adverse events that occur in health care can help hospitals improve patient safety while reducing their risk and minimizing loss. When hospitals capture and analyze all of their adverse events, they can make better plans to prevent them from happening again.
RL6:Risk by RL Solutions is a comprehensive safety, quality and risk management solution designed specifically for health care. The flexible, web-based incident management system can be custom-tailored to each hospital’s workflows and requests. It’s easy-to-use, making frontline staff more likely to report events. Administrators can use that data to enhance processes and increase accountability in support of their organization’s patient safety and quality improvement efforts.
To learn ways in which other health care organizations have been improving quality, download RL Solutions’ white paper On the Frontlines of Care.