In recognition of winning the 2022 NAACOS Leaders in Quality Excellence Award for improving patient outcomes and saving total cost of care, Real Time is hosting an event in their honor
BALTIMORE, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — At the 2022 NAACOS Spring Conference held in April, St. Joseph’s Health Accountable Care Organization (Mission Health Coordinated Care) was one of three ACOs selected by the committee of the NAACOS standing to receive the Leaders in Quality Excellence Award for their outstanding efforts to improve the quality and safety of patient care and to advance population health goals. Following the awards ceremony, Real Time Medical Systems (Real Time), the industry-leading, KLAS-rated interventional analytics solution, hosted a commemorative event to honor its client’s accomplishments.
“We are honored to have been selected for this prestigious award and to continue our partnership with Real Time,” said Jim Giordano, CEO of St. Joseph’s Health. “Improving outcomes for our patients, reducing the total cost of care, and strengthening partnerships with our networks of skilled nurses is a testament to the dedication of our team and the support of partners like Real Time who help sustain our efforts. to improve the quality of care.
With a focus on improving patient outcomes in the post-acute setting, St. Joseph’s Health has identified multiple opportunities to impact quality, total cost of care, and patient satisfaction. Through the creation of a post-acute nurse navigator role and the implementation of Real Time’s Interventional Analytics solution, St. Joseph’s Health has reduced readmission rates to a skilled nursing facility ( SNF) from 24% to 15.9%, resulting in a 35% reduction in total cost of care. The ability to monitor patient progress and outcomes at SNF has allowed this program to expand to all St. Joseph Health value-based care programs where similar results have been achieved. Additionally, the partnership with Real Time has allowed St. Joseph’s Health to establish a collaborative relationship with SNFs in their high-performing network, resulting in a 40% increase in post-acute network referrals.
“On behalf of the entire Real Time team, we are extremely proud of the significant impact St. Joseph’s Health has achieved in improving quality and patient outcomes,” says Joan Neuschler, CEO of Real Time. “We are truly honored to continue to partner with their team, as we work together to improve patient care in the post-acute setting and achieve value-based outcomes for the patients they serve.”
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