HealthcareIT News: Care coordination tech reduces readmissions, length of stay at Penn Medicine

By Care Coordination, News

Whether sharing information between a team of primary care doctors during the handoff process, communicating with consulting specialties or gathering information across multiple hospitalizations of the same patient, seamless and consistent data sharing is paramount for providing the highest level of care.

While electronic health records have their place in the IT ecosystem, they lack the usability necessary to meet clinicians’ needs in these areas, said Dr. Misha Rosenbach, director of the inpatient consult service at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and associate program director of the dermatology residency.

 

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