Topic of the practice
Digital file aims to follow the medical life of the patient more particularly regarding the cardiovascular diseases. Each patient who subscribed to this service benefits of a personal medical help which is particularly relevant. Each doctor, nurse or medical agent fills out the digital file which can be consulted by the patient himself but also by each certified people.
Good Practice Information
There was developed a monitoring workbook and its electronic medical version of sharing and secure file, available via browser, to strengthen communication between liberals and hospitals. It includes the original file of the patient and a medical file updated during a doctor/nurse visit. Main advantage: its system of automated alerts on clinical and biological data based on predefined indicators.
It allows the early detection of signs of descompensation of the patient following nursing visits. Integrated messaging allows the nurse liberal inform the treating physician and / or cardiologist patient. It also provides a management interface actions triggered by these alerts, as well as any event occurring in the patient record. All stakeholders should be involved for a successful deployment.
Evidence of success
40% reduction of hospitalizations in 3000 patients due by monitoring at home by nurses trained in therapeutic and heart failure education closest to the patient's home.
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Annex completed on: 04-08-2014