The Post-Acute Perspective: Ensuring Seamless Communication During Transition of Care


Mounting industry pressures have placed interoperability at the forefront of healthcare executives’ minds, affecting the clinical, financial and operational perspective of each organization. And as the industry refocuses on interoperability across the care continuum, it is ever more critical to include the post-acute care industry within the bigger healthcare picture. Post-acute care providers are increasing their use of information technology to align more closely with acute care providers to enhance patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care. In fact, studies have shown that seamless communication during the transition between acute and post-acute care can lead to benefits such as less medication errors, reduced hospital readmissions and improved patient satisfaction. To represent the post-acute care industry’s commitment to quality patient care, Brightree is proud to join other CommonWell Health Alliance [...]