Surgery used to mean staying at least one night in the hospital. Not anymore. Today, 60-70% of all surgeries are performed in an ambulatory setting, and the number of other outpatient services is growing by 14% annually. These outpatient services now include everything from ambulatory surgeries, endoscopies, interventional radiology, orthopedics, cancer / infusion and diagnostic imaging.
What is the same though, whether services are provided inpatient or outpatient, is the need for care coordination, efficient operational flow, and a positive patient experience. As health systems are embracing the shift towards ambulatory care, TeleTracking’s Orchestrate™ solution provides a necessary tool to support and enable these services. » Continue reading