Doctella 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 occurring in hospitals, and 98% felt that hospitals should educate patients about preventing errors. With Doctella, providers can offer their patients an easy to use mobile and web solution, containing medical procedure checklists, that enables them to become better partners with their healthcare team and be more satisfied with their care.

Doctella will be demonstrating its patient engagement solution at booth 11. To set up a private demonstration and meeting please contact Pegah Paydar at pegah@doctella.com.

Doctella’s patient checklists can 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 of time spent with healthcare providers, Doctella aims to decrease healthcare costs while also improving the patient-doctor relationship and overall patient care.

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 that is designed to reduce medical errors, improve patient satisfaction, and lower costs. Doctella is created by medical experts from Johns Hopkins, patient advocates, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. Doctella.com is operated and owned by Patient Doctor Technologies, Inc. and is headquartered in Silicon Valley. The company’s content team in Baltimore works closely with Johns Hopkins Medicine through its content license with Johns Hopkins. Doctella is free to use for patients. See http://www.doctella.com to start your journey to better, safer care.

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