Wound Care Clinicians in Fraser Health Authority to use Strata PathWays for Referrals

Wound Care Clinicians to utilize benefits of Strata PathWays software to improve patient referral process.

Strata Health is pleased to announce that Wound Care Clinicians (WCC’s) in the Fraser Health Authority have opted to utilize Strata PathWays software to improve existing challenges in the referral process between acute and long-term facilities. Wound Care Clinicians (WCC’s) are healthcare professionals who have received specialized training to treat and care for every kind of wound. They are experts at understanding the skin’s natural healing capabilities and work to help patients accelerate the healing process. However, WCC’s within the Fraser Health Authority have been encountering several challenges with the existing referral system, including:
  • Security firewalls blocking access to sending files, resulting in reliance on faxing referrals, which was often unreliable or difficult to read.
  • Believing documentation had been sent, only to discover the firewall had blocked it. In some instances, care providers were not aware that a message hadn’t been received.
These issues were understandably creating inefficiencies and difficulties for care providers in ensuring timely and accurate care. Strata PathWays promises to offer a solution for these challenges, allowing WCC’s in the Fraser Health Region to focus their time and attention on patients, and not on solving IT issues. Through this initiative, Strata PathWays will be made available to 170 users at 80 organizations, providing a reliable web-based solution for WCC’s to securely share referrals, create a treatment plan and track follow-up care. Strata Health is pleased to continue to work with our healthcare stakeholders to address our most pressing system challenges. We look forward to continuing to work with care providers to understand their needs and find solutions that improve patient flow and patient care.  About Fraser Health Authority  Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. For more information, visit www.fraserhealth.ca About Strata Health With almost 20 years of experience in the health technology sector, Strata Health is the leading provider of intelligent, digital tools for resource allocation, patient transitions, and patient flow innovation across the care continuum. Strata Health supports healthcare clients on three continents, helping over 12 million patients worldwide get the care they need faster. Strata’s software solutions improve the healthcare experience for patients, clinicians, and health jurisdictions worldwide. To book a demo of Strata Health’s PathWays, visit www.stratahealth.com
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