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Doctella Enters Patient Engagement Solution to Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge
Over 90% of patients want to be more active, involved &engaged in their care. Doctella provides hospitals, clinicians, and patients with a unique patient & family engagement solution to reduce costs, increase satisfaction & improve productivity
Some of the greatest healthcare innovations have taken decades to reach widespread adoption, adding to the ever-increasing cost of health care. The Health Acceleration Challenge is looking for proven ideas that have the potential to do great things for the US healthcare delivery system. The Challenge is set up by the Forum on Health Care Innovation (http://forumonhealthcareinnovation.org/
Doctella offers doctors, hospitals, and patients a simple way to reduce medical errors and improve patient engagement and education with proven concepts. Doctella co-founders include Peter Pronovost MD, PhD, who received a MacArthur genius award for demonstrating the use of checklists in the ICU. Noted surgeon-writer, Atul Gawande wrote: “Pronovost’
Patients want to decrease their vulnerability as estimates predict that 400,000 people die and over $30B is wasted in expenses annually in the United States as a result of preventable medical errors. Doctella’s mobile and web, cloud-based software-as-
The Doctella submission to the Health Acceleration Challenge can be viewed online. You can help the team by clicking on the link before October 15, 2014, login and give a comment and applaud.
Doctella is a cloud-based, SaaS electronic patient and family engagement platform that is designed to reduce medical errors, improve patient satisfaction and lower costs. Doctella is created by medical experts from Johns Hopkins, patient advocates and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. Doctella.com is operated and owned by Patient Doctor Technologies, Inc. and is headquartered in Silicon Valley. The company’s content team in Baltimore works closely with Johns Hopkins Medicine through its content license with Johns Hopkins. Doctella is free to use for patients. See http://www.doctella.com to start your journey to better, safer care.