RealTime PatientSatisfactionApplication Affordable Care Act
October 2012• Value-Based Purchasing Instituted• 1% of Medicare payments to hospitals withheld• $850 Million to be awarded to hospitals that meet quality measures• Achievement or improvement in patient satisfaction determine 30% of incentive payments
The ProblemHospitals are paid based onperformance, who isresponsible for collecting andreporting patient reviews?The data should be submitteddirectly from the patients toan organization that has noﬁnancial interest in the results.
The iDeaUse technology to support The AffordableCare Act linking satisfaction data directlyfrom the patient to Medicare • Support Value Based Purchasing • Create an automated, efﬁcient reporting model • Patients with limited access to technology will have the ability to submit survey results • Real Time Access
Use TechnologyUse existing technology • GPS, Key Card, Smart Tag, WirelessPassively Collect patient information • Patient location on premisesAuto feed to the cloud servers • Patient to complete survey electronically as part of the check out process
Use of Location Info• Customer satisfaction begins when patients arrive on the premises• Greeters address patients by name and because they can see where they are headed, provide accurate directions, even offer to escort• Hospital staff will have access to patient name and with whom they have an appointment• Departments will automatically be alerted that the patient has entered the building and patient is auto checked in
Passively Collect DataEvery employee has the opportunity to inﬂuence patientexperiences • Location provides information of every employee who interacts with the patient • Patient can provide feedback on every person they come in contact with
Complete Survey Electronically• As part of the check out process patients will complete an electronic survey• Survey can be completed from their own device or the one we provide• Completion will automatically be sent to doctors ofﬁce, medicare, patient and provider
Alliances States Hospitals Patients Medicaid• Insurance carriers• HIPPA• Hospital Care Quality Information from Consumer Perspective• Affordable Care Act State Health Insurance Assistance Program• Aging and Disability Resources Center
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