«An earlier article, “Why Hospital Discharges Take So Long—And What We Can Do To Shorten Them,” explored the complexities of discharging and how hospitals are re-evaluating their workflows to get patients out faster. This article looks at some technical solutions.»

«Ali Parsa, CEO and founder of Babylon, an AI and digital health platform, says discharge planning doesn’t require “massive amounts of technology” or “rocket science”; just good planning from the beginning of the stay. Indeed, one research study (suggested to me by Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge, Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of HealthTap) achieved a significant time saving through low-tech measures such as checklists.»

«Other respondents, however, reported that their solutions were making a difference in discharges.»

Article written by Andy Oram



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