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Using Technology to Improve Observation Rates and Drive Appropriate Admissions
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Using Technology to Improve Observation Rates and Drive Appropriate Admissions

Doylestown Health is using a platform developed by XSOLIS to help nurses stay on top of fast-changing patient conditions and ensure each patient is properly classified and cared for.For all their advantages, EHRs aren't so good at detecting changes in patient status that separate those being observed and those who end up admitted. Nursing staff are often left to comb and click through records in an endless game of catch-up.But at Doylestown Health, AI and algorithmic technology are delivering this in a more efficient manner.The suburban Philadelphia healthcare network, centered around an independent 270-bed hospital, is using predictive analytics technology from XSOLIS to improve medical utilization management. In the first six months of use, officials say they've improved observation r...