Strata Health Demonstrates Strata Resource Matching and E-Referral™ for Apple iPad ©

Now Strata Resource Matching and E-Referral™ can leverage Apple’s hottest new innovation to remotely manage patient assessment and access across the community care continuum from home or acute.

“We have long had the ability to remotely capture and action patient data within an acute ward or client home, but resisted pursuing smart phone deployments given the limitations of their small, some would say tiny screens, commented Strata Health CEO, Don Schick. “Look, like many clinicians – I’m in my fifties, far sighted and struggle with my iPhone© notes – never mind being asked to input critical patient data as our frontline users must do.”

The launch of the iPad has been highly anticipated by the Strata Health R&D team. “Apple© is leading the way on a new highly legible form factor that makes sense for the average clinical health care user,” Darren Jones, VP –Technology continues. “…add to that the iPad costs less than a laptop, is easily transported and has a terrific battery life – we believe the iPad will quickly find its way into health applications globally. We wanted to be ready.

Strata Health delivers web-based solutions that improve the continuity, safety and timeliness within the patient care journey, while delivering action-oriented performance management tools to identify and respond to system program gaps and shortcomings. The Firm’s results in delivering dramatically reduced acute ALC delays, improved client placement choice and enhanced clinician satisfaction are well documented across Canada and the UK.

About Strata Health:
Strata Health leverages technology to achieve dramatic patient flow improvement within health systems. Our clients say they’ve entrusted us with the job of creating patient flow solutions that achieve real and dramatic benefits for patients, their families and the world’s devoted front line caregivers. Operational in Canada, the UK and Australia/New Zealand, Strata Health is a privately-held Canadian corporation. It is comprised of professionals with empathy for those who need care and intense respect for those who devote themselves to caring for others.

Strata Resource Matching and E-Referral TM is an online, real-time waitlist optimization system practically improving the patient experience and system access. Connected to care providers in the community, it provides front line clinicians with real-time referral tools to flow appropriate discharging patients to available bed and program openings. The eReferral system radically reduces the time that patients occupy acute care beds after they have been assessed for discharge into alternative community programs – now including Mental Health & Addictions, Rehabilitation/Sub-Acute, Home Care, Continuing Care Centers, Assisted Living, Palliative, Physiotherapy, Community Support and Adult Day Programs.

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