While the quality of a hospice organization’s care relies on listening, critical thinking, and compassion, its profitability depends on efficient systems and high level insights. In order to remain competitive, hospices are turning to technology to assist with referrals, care monitoring and management, scheduling, staffing, communications, patient education, and cost control.
With the right technology, hospices can position themselves to operate more efficiently. In this article, we review 5 important ways that your hospice can better manage care for your sickest patients and improve the experience for patients, family, and staff.
1. Predictive Analytics Helps Ensure Proper Level Of Care
One of your primary goals as a hospice is to ensure the level of hospice care continuously matches the changing physical and emotional needs of your patients and their families. This can be difficult when you rely solely on feedback from these individuals.
Predictive analytics is an important development in advanced care management, working to solve the knowledge gap. Specialized tooling that combines claims and real-time patient data, Artificial Intelligence, and machine learning can help you determine the current care needs of seriously ill patients and predict how much time they have left, with 95% accuracy.Read more