HF-ARMS Automated remote monitoring for patients with heart failure utilizing natural language speech recognition. Collect clinical data at a fraction of the cost, with all the clinical fidelity of a trained care manager.Jeffrey J. Guterman, MD, MSChief Medical Officer4PatientCare
Solution Overview High Level Solution Description • Automated speech recognition system that collects clinical data from patients with heart failure to support more efficient population management. HealthCare/Business problem addressed • Heart Failure (HF) is the most expensive preventable condition, regardless of patient ethnicity, race, socio-economic status, gender, or insurance status. HF results in more than $30 billion in medical costs annually. Patient-centered telephonic communication and monitoring positively impact patient adherence, satisfaction, and outcomes. Communications involving skilled clinical staff are expensive; HF-ARMS provide a cost effective solution with equal clinical efficacy. The application developed addresses the following category: • Applications that improve management of high cost chronic diseases. • Innovative approaches to addressing value-based care imperatives.
Usability and Design Patient communication is triggered automatically based on specific clinical conditions in Allscripts Communication results with details of the patient interaction are available via a secure web interface in real-time to care providers. Automatic provider alerts are triggered based on responses by patient
Development Stage Submission Date: 2/3/2013 Prototype Next phase is integration with Allscripts
Integration Description We will be using the UAI interface and GetPatient and SaveNote
Go to Market Plans HF-ARMS is timed perfectly for the changing health care landscape. This application is targeted to those who take risk for avoidable expense; Emergency Department and Inpatient use. Those who take risk are expanding from traditional health plans to Accountable Care Organization and full- risk medical groups
Video Demonstration Video Link http://youtu.be/KJ5YjJubQr4
Why this solution be selected! Allscripts and 4PatientCare are together poised to lead the new era of healthcare reform in 2014 and beyond. The old drivers of volume-based reimbursement and impersonal insurance-focused disease management for those with chronic illness will yield to the new reality of value-driven healthcare, with a shift away from face-to- face encounters to automated remote monitoring. HF-ARMS allows Accountable Care Organizations all the advantages of traditional disease management programs, at a fraction of the cost, all while maintaining the precious patient-provider relationship