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Critical Care/ICU

  • 24/7/365 access to Board Certified physicians
  • Less than five (5) minute response time
  • Supplemental night, weekend, and holiday consultation for on-site intensivists
  • Assistance with implementation of protocols and bundles
  • Education of staff members
  • Leapfrog Group standards for critical care services
  • Improvement in HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores due to rapid access to critical care and pulmonary specialists
  • Assistance in advertising to the community
  • Recruitment of other specialty physicians by promoting the availability of critical care services
  • Retention of patient’s, saving transfer costs and capturing the associated DRG revenue
  • Utilization & Clinical Quality Metrics:
  • Metrics
  • Utilization
  • ICU length of stay
  • Ventilator days
  • Clinical Quality
  • Average Response time (Intensivist paged to Intensivist call back) < 5 minutes
  • Patient days with hyperglycemia > 180
  • Patient days with Hypoglycemia episode < 70
  • ICU length of stay
  • ICU sepsis mortality
  • Sepsis bundle compliance
  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in ICU
  • VAP
  • CAUTI
  • CLABSI

Hospitalist

  • Utilization
  • Hospital length of stay
  • Bed days
  • Readmission within 7 days
  • Clinical Quality
  • Care transitions measures
  • PQRS measures
  • VTE risk assessments
  • Glycemic control assessments
  • Patient satisfaction measures
  • 24/7/365 access to Board Certified physicians
  • Less than fifteen (15) minutes response time
  • Surge support
  • Reduced unnecessary transfers (retained patient volume)
  • Reduced costs: (Telehospitalists fees are approximately 40%-50% less than in-house hospitalist)
  • Reduced re-admissions
  • Improved throughput and ED turn-around-times
  • Timely patient admission and discharge (reduced LOS)
  • Patient care “Rounding & Responding”
  • Care Team support
    • Oversight and clinical supervision of mid-level providers (NPs/PAs)
    • Consult with other specialists as needed
  • Increased patient, physician and staff satisfaction

Neurology/Stroke

  • 24/7/365 access to Board Certified physicians
  • Less than five (5) minutes response time
  • Hyper-acute stroke assessment (ED and In patient)
  • Decision support for neurology assessment (ED and In patient)
  • Decreased “Door to Needle” times
  • Increased patient, physician and staff satisfaction
  • Utilization
  • Patients who receive Alteplase/% Patients eligible for Alteplase
  • Patients transferred for Endovascular Therapy/% Patients eligible for Endovascular Therapy
  • Clinical Quality
  • Average response time (Neurologist paged to Neurologist call back) < 5 minutes
  • % tPA Door to Needle Time < 60 Min
  • % Door to Telestroke Activation
  • % tPA Recommended to tPA Given < 10 Min

Behavioral Health

  • Utilization
  • Holds placed/% of total consults
  • Holds released/% of total consults
  • Sitter costs
  • Crisis team costs
  • Length of stay
  • Clinical quality
  • Average response time (Psychiatrist paged to Psychiatrist call back) < 15 minutes
  • 24/7/365 access to Board Certified physicians
  • Less than fifteen (15) minutes response time
  • Decreased ED Length of Stay (LOS)
  • Increased patient, physician and staff satisfaction

Emergency Medicine

  • 24/7/365 remote triage program
  • 24/7/365 acces to Board Certified Physicians
  • Emergency medicine certified physicians remote into ED’s to assist with patient triaging
  • Decreased patient wait time
  • Decreased patient risk
  • Increased patient satisfaction
  • Utilization
  • First contact/wait times in ED
  • ED bed utilization/turnover
  • Clinical quality
  • As per program quality metrics (Disease specific)