|By Business Wire||
|April 8, 2014 09:13 AM EDT||
Loopback Analytics, a care transitions management platform provider, has established a license to integrate INTERACT™, a quality improvement program developed by the nationally renowned experts at Florida Atlantic University. INTERACT™ (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) focuses on the management of acute change in patient condition at skilled nursing facilities across the nation.
“INTERACT within the Loopback Analytics platform empowers providers to ensure the delivery of consistent quality care,” said Neil Smiley, president and CEO of Loopback Analytics. “Dr. Ouslander’s pioneering work combined with our advance technology has helped to evolve INTERACT from a concept into a viable and comprehensive quality improvement program. This collaboration and innovation, demonstrates how the addition of the Loopback Analytics platform to an existing, proven concept can take it to another level of success.”
The Loopback Analytics cloud-based platform helps skilled nursing facilities using the INTERACT™, program manage patient populations and care transitions by improving tracking and root cause analyses for hospitalization rates, as well as improve communication with local hospital providers. In addition, new tools have been included to enable proper medication reconciliation for medication orders when patients transfer from a hospital to a facility.
“The inclusion of the Loopback Analytics platform provides clinicians with a more organized process to document patient assessments and offers a powerful benefit in terms of the ability to monitor critical care processes and outcomes in real time,” said Joseph Ouslander, M.D., INTERACT™ project director, professor and senior associate dean for geriatric programs at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. “The ease of access to real-time information keeps the treating physician informed of changes in a patient’s condition to support appropriate modifications to the care regimen in order to avoid hospitalization. As a result, patient satisfaction is increased and costs are contained.”
About Loopback Analytics
Founded in 2009, Loopback Analytics is a pioneer in empowering health systems and post-acute care organizations to more effectively manage care transitions and reimbursement challenges in a “pay-for-outcome” environment. The company’s comprehensive management platform helps identify at-risk patient populations, match interventions and measure efficacy to improve clinical and financial outcomes. For more information, visit www.loopbackanalytics.com.
About Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges and is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.
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