Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution to Help Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Treating Chronic Cardiovascular Conditions
The solution, known as ADVANTICS™ Care Pathway Transformation, is designed to enable providers to make more proactive and informed decisions based on insights into the patient population, ultimately improving the care a patient experiences from hospital stay through post-discharge care and in-home support.
The Care Pathway Transformation solution uses the
- Pathway Analytics: how a patient moves through the hospital system, how long each step takes and whether a patient can be better served by a more efficient system;
- Care Management: how patients are diagnosed, treated and monitored, by whom and how often, as well as their ongoing vital signs and risk analysis; and
- Patient Engagement: how patients are educated, monitored and receive communication during their hospitalization and after discharge.
The solution has been tailored for insight into patients with heart failure, but the companies plan to expand it to additional disease states.
In developing this solution, both companies worked with two of the largest hospitals in Scandinavia,
"The collaboration with
Kari Niemel?, chief executive officer,
Mike Mahoney, president and chief executive officer,
Anne O'Riordan, senior managing director at Accenture Life Sciences, said, "Socio-economic changes are driving the market to move to value-based care, and new data-driven care transformation services are a great enabler of delivering high-quality healthcare at the right cost. Working together with
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