Category: White Papers

The Power of a Platform to Propel Patient Engagement

Engaged and activated patients have better outcomes, better satisfaction and lower costs. However, there is wide variation about what it means for patients to be engaged and activated. Health systems vary widely in how they define and in the activities they do to engage the patient.  This ambiguity risks failing to fully engaging patients. Dr. Peter Pronovost, one of Doctella’s Co-founders with his team at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality sought to describe the three behaviors that define patient engagement from the health system perspective. First the health system seeks to more actively...

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Patient Safety – Help Me Help You, Patients and Families as a Second pair of Eyes and Ears

Summary Our healthcare system is only as strong as our ability to keep patients safe. The most important oath that a physician takes is to do no harm. Unfortunately, our healthcare system too often fails patients; rather than healing them, it further harms them. Doctella proposes a fairly simple and thus far untapped solution to the growing challenge of patient safety. First, Doctella operates under the belief that patients are themselves a critical part of the solution to the problem of patient safety. Second, it provides patients with evidence-based checklists of key questions to ask. preferences to share, and...

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Doctella as a Tool to Manage Performance Measurement and Transition to Value-Based Reimbursement

This white paper will describe the Doctella platform as a means to facilitate patient engagement in the healthcare process, and briefly summarize some of the rationale behind the development of the product. The white paper will also explain how the Doctella “Smartlist” has been designed to assist healthcare providers in improving clinical outcomes, improving patient experience, and meeting important performance measures, which can help in the transition from fee for service reimbursement models to value-based reimbursement models that are becoming more prevalent among public and private payers. The architecture and content of Doctella Smartlists have been designed to help...

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Evidence Base Survey Suggesting Patient Engagement Reduces Errors, Reduces Costs, Increases Patient Satisfaction

Incredible advances in medicine and technology are available to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases, but our increasingly complex healthcare system still fails many patients. Yet patient satisfaction, preventable harms during medical care, and penalties that medical institutions and physicians receive due to preventable errors are significant issues that plague the medical system.

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Doctella’s Platform: Evidence Base

In order to create measurable impact, we must understand and contribute to our current healthcare delivery landscape. Below you will find healthcare delivery informational content that informs the development of our Doctella platform, and how we can add to this critical space.   Influence on Metrics White paper on how Doctella influences HCHAPS, CMS, and ACO metrics   Doctella for Physicians Handout for physicians on the benefits of using Doctella PX Patient Safety Statistics Current statistics on healthcare and patient satisfaction   For more information, please reach out to info@doctella.com. OR CONTACT US HERE Name(required) Email(required) Website...

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