Empowering Knowledge. Enabling Action.
Consistent, high-quality patient care requires evidence-based content incorporated into the care process. Elsevier integrates more than 100 years of world-class clinical knowledge into provider workflows, making it accessible to providers and their patients where and when they need it.
Encourage Quality. Enhance Efficiency. Improve Outcomes.
Many if not most healthcare executives and traditional care providers view “Patient Engagement” as ambiguous in terms of measureable clinical value and actual financial ROI. Thus, financial and human resources are allocated to Patient Engagement projects only with significant hesitancy (if at all).
Seatbelts are required by law in the manufacture of cars to be sold in the United States, and legislated to be worn by drivers and passengers in many states and locales. Yet seatbelts only improve safety if they are actually buckled.
As the national health system shifts to “value-based care,” it is imperative that all roles within the system understand population health management and various strategies to assure that clinical and fiscal outcome goals are met. A review of the drivers of healthcare reform will enlighten the need for healthcare organizations to collaborate and innovate in new ways to achieve the Triple Aim of lower cost, better quality, and an improved patient care experience.
The role of interoperability to achieve clinical integration is unquestionable. Immediately, the priority for clinical integration leaps to health information technology (HIT) and how to create a “technology platform” leveraging HIT to achieve an integrated health system. What is the afterthought? A “practice platform” that provides consistent evidence-based practice and content for point of care clinicians across the continuum.