Clinical pathway

Healthcare region pioneering digital pathology reviews in Denmark with Sectra--aims to significantly shorten cancer turn-around times

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:50am

For the Region of Southern Denmark to move to full-scale digital pathology is a milestone for cancer care in Denmark as it is key to meeting the ambitions for shorter lead times set by the national cancer care pathways," says Sune Henriksen, President, Sectra Denmark.

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  • For the Region of Southern Denmark to move to full-scale digital pathology is a milestone for cancer care in Denmark as it is key to meeting the ambitions for shorter lead times set by the national cancer care pathways," says Sune Henriksen, President, Sectra Denmark.
  • The Region of Southern Denmark is the first Danish healthcare region to digitize pathology in full scale.
  • With Sectra's digital pathology solution, resource utilization and sub-specialization can be optimized at the region's four geographically dispersed hospitals.
  • This enables the region to provide all patients with equal access to healthcare services, regardless of their location.

Philips boosts digital pathology with enhanced informatics to advance precision diagnosis in oncology

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

Pathology is vital to healthcare delivery, with 70% of decisions affecting a persons life involving a laboratory or pathology test [1].

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  • Pathology is vital to healthcare delivery, with 70% of decisions affecting a persons life involving a laboratory or pathology test [1].
  • Rather than viewing oncology as many single moments of care, Philips envisions a continuous care pathway empowered by integrated solutions for oncology and pathology that help transform and enhance multi-disciplinary workflows, including the oncology tumor board process.
  • With this latest iteration, Philips connects healthcare systems to scale digital operations and improve efficiency in high volume scanning, stimulate collaboration and enable precision diagnosis.
  • Dr. Juan Retamero, a digital pathology professional, will share his experiences and vision on how digital pathology brings great potential to enhance patient care.

Smith+Nephew adds patient selection and care-pathway optimization tools to ARIA Digital Care Management Platform for ASCs

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 1:00pm

LONDON, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces the addition of ARIA SiteSelect and ARIA Optimized Recovery Pathwaysto its digital episode of care management platform, ARIA.

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  • LONDON, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith+Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces the addition of ARIA SiteSelect and ARIA Optimized Recovery Pathwaysto its digital episode of care management platform, ARIA.
  • These digital tools will help clinicians more consistently determine the appropriate surgical site of care for patients and standardize total joint care pathways with the objective of improving post-operative outcomes.
  • ARIA Optimized Recovery Pathways are a series of outpatient total joint care pathways selected and optimized by the clinician in ARIA to support the standardization of care plans for outpatient total joint procedures.
  • ARIA, Smith+Nephew's digital care management platform, was launched in August 2020.

MphRx Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Enhancing Patient Care with Its Unified Data Aggregation Platform, Minerva

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 6:35pm

"MphRx has set a new standard for innovation within virtual care with its enterprise-level digital health platform, Minerva,"said Chandni Mathur, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

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  • "MphRx has set a new standard for innovation within virtual care with its enterprise-level digital health platform, Minerva,"said Chandni Mathur, Senior Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.
  • Minerva's open standards and unified patient record enable unmatched data flow from diverse sources and formats for improved visibility across the care continuum.
  • Its app empowers personalized care management by creating tailored care pathways with built-in gamification and rewards to foster patient stickiness.
  • It also facilitates access to third-party health apps, making it an all-in-one patient care management platform,"noted Norma Vela, Best Practices Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

Twistle Appoints Two Medical Directors, Deepens Clinical Expertise

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 2:05pm

Their additions reinforce Twistle's commitment to provide a rich library of medical and surgical patient engagement pathways, and deliver a strong clinical and financial return on investment (ROI).

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  • Their additions reinforce Twistle's commitment to provide a rich library of medical and surgical patient engagement pathways, and deliver a strong clinical and financial return on investment (ROI).
  • Dr. Janas earned a medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
  • Janas will apply his 30-plus years of clinical practice experience, his deep understanding of chronic care management, clinical quality improvement, clinical decision support, clinical care pathways, workflow re-engineering, and remote patient monitoring, and 25 years of EMR implementation and content development expertise to empower providers in the management of acute and chronic disease.
  • A rich library of clinical, patient-friendly content and best practices optimizes patient engagement to improve care plan compliance.

PeerWell Unified Care will Connect Distributed Care Teams in Real-Time

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:21pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today PeerWell, the complete digital musculoskeletal recovery platform for injured workers, has introduced "Unified Care".

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today PeerWell, the complete digital musculoskeletal recovery platform for injured workers, has introduced "Unified Care".
  • Unified Care is a set of technologies that deliver a connected care patient experience by addressing needs in real-time.
  • Unified Care takes the data collected from the patient's digital at-home recovery, shares alerts with distributed care teams, and allows for immediate action to support patients' needs.
  • The connected care experience between the patient and their entire care team makes way for real-time action and adjustments to care pathways.

Philips debuts impactful solutions in cardiology at ESC 2020 to deliver better patient care with greater efficiency

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:00am

Together, our new offerings add to a powerful ecosystem equipped to help cardiologists realize their vision for delivering better patient care with greater efficiency.

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  • Together, our new offerings add to a powerful ecosystem equipped to help cardiologists realize their vision for delivering better patient care with greater efficiency.
  • Philips cardiology informatics solutions enable delivering the right care and access to patients comprehensive data whether in an emergency situation, through the emergency care informatics suite, or throughout the complete care pathway, with IntelliSpace Cardiovascular.
  • Philips is bringing together cardiology solutions to elevate clinical confidence, improve patient and staff experience, and improve outcomes.
  • For more information about the symposium and other events, as well as general information about Philips presence at the ESC, visit www.philips.com/esc .

Metrics Champion Consortium Announces -- The 2020 Clinical Trial Risk and Performance Management vSummit, Sept. 8-10, 2020

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 8:00pm

We've gone digital for next month's MCC's vSummit on Clinical Trial Risk and Performance Management but not being in the same room won't keep us from having deep, important conversations together on risk management and metrics.

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  • We've gone digital for next month's MCC's vSummit on Clinical Trial Risk and Performance Management but not being in the same room won't keep us from having deep, important conversations together on risk management and metrics.
  • With these exclusive sessions, once can begin to develop new clinical trial skills and tools.
  • This WCG MCC session will tackle the best ways to connect issue and risk management concepts to develop broad, effective solutions.
  • Clinical Pathways is sharing how risk-based monitoring should impact all clinical trial activities and the ways staff training can help sites move in this direction.

Castell Partners with Arcadia to Elevate Value-Based Care Performance

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:39pm

This includes digital tools and analytics, a proven value-based clinical care model that reimagines how primary care is delivered, care pathways and clinical best practices.

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  • This includes digital tools and analytics, a proven value-based clinical care model that reimagines how primary care is delivered, care pathways and clinical best practices.
  • "Castell is at the forefront of the industry in using technology to accelerate performance in value-based care," said Arcadia chief executive officer Sean Carroll.
  • Castell chose Arcadia Analytics not only to support the care of their current population of 790,000 patients, but also to enable ongoing national growth.
  • Thought leaders from Arcadia customers around the country are sharing case studies and insights in the Arcadia Value-Based Care Leadership Series.

Decisions to Stray From Clinical Oncology Pathways Are Often Justified, Roswell Park Analysis Shows

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:55pm

"Clinical pathways are intended to standardize care where it's appropriate to standardize it," says surgical oncologist Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, FASCO , Vice President for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy at Roswell Park and lead author on this research.

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  • "Clinical pathways are intended to standardize care where it's appropriate to standardize it," says surgical oncologist Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, FASCO , Vice President for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy at Roswell Park and lead author on this research.
  • "But pathways are not a cookbook, not a recipe to follow, and incentivizing strict adherence to pathways could lead to worse care."
  • In their analysis of 2,997 treatment decisions for 2,389 patients, the Roswell Park team determined that the vast majority of care 84% did accord with pathway recommendations.
  • Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York.