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Doctella Joins the Patient Safety Movement to help get Zero Preventable Deaths by 2020 at the 4th Annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit

One preventable death is too many. Doctella offers a solution for enabling patient-centered care. Sunnyvale, Calif. January 26, 2016. Doctella.com, a web and mobile resource for patients and families, attended the 4th Annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa in Dana Point, California. The summit audience included more than 300 leaders from the hospital, healthcare, technology, public policy, and patient advocacy communities.  Former President Bill Clinton delivered this year’s keynote address.  Doctella’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer attended the event.   Doctella.com is an electronic patient and family engagement...

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Doctella Demonstrates Patient-Centered Care Solution at the Planetree 2015 International Conference

Up to 81% of patients want an equal say in their care decisions. Doctella promotes better communication and shared decision-making between patients and their health care providers. Sunnyvale, Calif. October 9, 2015. Doctella.com, a web and mobile resource for patients and families, announced Doctella will be exhibiting at the Planetree 2015 International Conference on Patient-Centered Care in Boston, Massachusetts on October 11-14, 2015. Doctella creates partnerships between healthcare providers and patients and families with proven concepts. Doctella is a simple way to improve patient engagement and patient safety.  Our two part Patient Engagement Platform showcases Surgery Checklists and the Patient Passport.  Together they enable patients to become better partners with their healthcare team and be more satisfied with their care. Patients and families can download free Doctella checklists and use these specialized checklists to better communicate with their doctor, before, during and even after their hospital stay. Doctella’s Patient Engagement Platform is designed to help improve the patient experience, reduce medical errors, prevent harm and reduce costs. Our checklists are available via the free Doctella mobile app and online at www.doctella.com Doctella will be demonstrating its patient engagement solution at the Planetree International Conference. To set up a private demonstration and meeting please contact Mary Lodenkemper at Mary@doctella.com.   Contact information: Doctella Email: info@doctella.com Phone: 408-898-2693 About Doctella.com Doctella is a cloud-based, SaaS electronic patient and family engagement platform...

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Doctella Demonstrates Patient Engagement Solution at the 2015 BIO Convention

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. June 15, 2015 Doctella Demonstrates Patient Engagement Solution at the 2015 BIO Convention80% of medical errors involve communication problems between healthcare professionals. Doctella offers doctors, hospitals, and patients a simple way to reduce medical errors and improve patient engagement and education with proven concepts. Sunnyvale, Calif. (June 15, 2015). Doctella.com, a web and mobile resource for patients and families, announced Doctella will be exhibiting at booth #4807 in the Digital Health Zone at the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 16-18, 2015. Better communication and shared decision-making between patients and their health care providers are key components to providing better, safer care. Research shows that engaged patients are not only safer patients, but they have better outcomes and experience fewer complications. Doctella can be customized for and is used by hospital service lines, hospital clinics and individual doctor offices.Doctella offers a simple way to what has been a complex problem – making surgery safer with less uncertainty for patients. The company aims to improve patient engagement and patient safety by serving as a trusted advisor with a mobile tool that is available in the palm of your hand. Doctella empowers patients and families to become partners in their healthcare journey by providing personalized surgical checklists to better communicate with their doctor, before, during and after their medical or surgical procedure. The Doctella Patient Checklists are designed...

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Doctella Shows Patient Checklists Solution to Improve CMS Measures at ACS Clinical Congress 2014

Sunnyvale, Calif. October 27, 2014. Doctella provides surgeons with a unique patient and family engagement solution designed to reduce costs and errors, increase patient satisfaction, and improve clinical efficiency. Sunnyvale, Calif. October 27, 2014. Doctella.com, an online and mobile resource for patients and families to improve patient engagement and reduce preventable medical errors and adverse events, announced it will be exhibiting at booth 2007 at the American College of Surgeons’ Clinical Congress 2014 in San Francisco, California from October 27-30, 2014. Doctella.com’s patient-focused, procedure-specific surgery checklists are used by hospitals and surgeon practices to improve CMS measures related to clinical quality efficiency, patient satisfaction, patient education, and Meaningful Use requirements.Better communication and shared decision-making between patients and doctors are key components to providing patient-centered care, easing the complex journey of surgery for patients, preventing medical errors, and increasing patient satisfaction. Improving communication strengthens the relationship between doctors and patients. Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their healthcare providers receive better care and are happier with their care. Doctella’s patient checklists help patients decide whether or not to have surgery in fewer office visits as patients receive the critical information they need to make informed decisions about their care in one setting. Doctella’s surgery checklist also provides patients with steps to follow before a medical procedure and assists patients in preparing for their upcoming care. Through efficient utilization...

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Doctella Demonstrates Electronic Patient Safety Solution at HQI Annual Conference 2014

Sunnyvale, Calif. October 22, 2014. Doctella Demonstrates Electronic Patient Safety Solution at HQI Annual Conference 2014Doctella provides a unique, electronic patient and family engagement solution designed to reduce costs, increase patient satisfaction, and improve care. Sunnyvale, Calif. October 22, 2014. Doctella.com, a web and mobile resource for patients and families, announced Doctella will be exhibiting at booth 11 at the Hospital Quality Institute Annual Conference 2014 in Huntington Beach, California on November 6-7, 2014.Better communication and shared decision-making between patients and doctors are key components to providing patient-centered care, easing the complex journey of surgery for patients, preventing medical errors, and increasing patient satisfaction. Improving communication strengthens the relationship between doctors and patients. Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their healthcare providers receive better care and are happier with their care.Integrating Doctella into clinical practices is a simple way to increase patient satisfaction and reduce costly complications by using proven concepts. Doctella co-founders include Peter Pronovost MD, PhD, who received a MacArthur genius award for demonstrating the use of checklists in the ICU. Noted surgeon-writer, Atul Gawande wrote: “Pronovost’s work has already saved more lives than that of any laboratory scientist in the past decade.” Doctella builds upon this foundation and further innovates by bringing checklists directly to patients. In a published study of 2100 surveyed patients, 91% reported feeling that they could prevent medical errors...

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