As healthcare pivots from fee-for-service to value-based care (VBC), the spotlight is on providing quality care at reduced costs. To achieve this, hospitals are increasingly adopting innovative strategies and programs, tactics and tools. A game-changer in this evolution is real-time adverse event, or patient harm, monitoring – which enables measurement and management.
The Wall Street Journal spotlights Pascal's technology as an enabler of an innovative adverse event outcome data standard, transforming patient safety and risk management in healthcare. Learn how this groundbreaking approach benefits both healthcare and risk management organizations, and most importantly, patients.
Overview For decades healthcare organizations have relied almost exclusively on voluntary event reporting to identify adverse events, or patient harm. No longer. The evidence overwhelmingly shows the cost in injury & death as well
“They may not welcome the duty to push patient safety back to strategic prominence. Nevertheless, ‘first do no harm’ remains a sacred obligation for all in health care, and success requires ‘constancy of purpose for improvement.’ Without renewed board and executive leadership and accountability for safety and without concerted, persistent investment in and monitoring of change, a summary study 34 years from now may again look all too familiar, with millions upon millions of patients, families, and health care staff paying the price for inaction.”