How We Are Advancing Senior- Appropriate Acute Care Models
Medical device interoperability is the communication of health information among medical devices and across health systems. It’s the cornerstone to improving care coordination and realizing the connected healthcare future we all imagine. Along with the safety benefits of seamless, accurate information sharing, interoperability makes it easier for patients to access and use data to manage their own care. Medical device interoperability could save more than $30 billion a year, according to our landmark March 2013 study, the first to place a real value on the savings generated by medical device interoperability.Learn more about our efforts
Models of Excellence
We’re advocating policy changes to include medical device data in all discussions regarding EHR interoperability.
Policy and Advocacy
Our work supports the widespread adoption of existing interoperability standards for medical devices and EHRs.
Applied Medical Research
We’re strengthening the use case for medical device interoperability by quantifying the potential savings and highlighting the magnitude of the problem.
As baby boomers age, projections show an increase in ED visits and subsequent hospitalizations
We’re dedicated to solving the challenges that hospitals face in making information flow across the devices, machines and IT systems used in patient care.
Models of Excellence that are Advancing Senior- Appropriate Acute Care
Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health
The Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit will enhance care for older adults and enable a multi-year medical research initiative in partnership with the West Health Institute to support their mission of making successful aging a reality for seniors in San Diego and throughout the nation.Learn More About the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health
Ways to get involved
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