|PrescribeWellness Helps Reduce Hospital Readmissions||| Print ||
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission findings indicate that 19% of patients are readmitted within 30 days, with two-thirds of these readmissions related to drug interactions.
PrescribeWellness has released its Transitional Care Intervention (TCI) solution to improve follow-up care and reduce readmissions. The TCI platform, leveraging the latest Web 2.0 tools, automates the delivery of educational and motivational information based on apatient's diagnosis, condition, and risk factors. It includes built-in reminders for appointments and medication adherence in the patient's language and channel of choice. Real-time reporting allows providers to quickly identify patients who need more-intensive support.
The initial release includes content developed by medical professionals to address patients who suffered heart failure, a heart attack, pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.