Dartmouth Health Connect: Bridging the Gap between Healthcare Providers and Patients
In today’s fast-paced world, patients often find it challenging to connect with their healthcare providers. The lack of communication and coordination between healthcare providers and patients can lead to medical errors, delayed diagnoses, and sub-optimal health outcomes. To tackle these issues, Dartmouth Health Connect was created to bridge the gap between healthcare providers and patients.
What is Dartmouth Health Connect?
Dartmouth Health Connect is a patient-centric health information exchange that connects patients, healthcare providers, and payers. It’s a cloud-based system that provides secure access to patients’ medical records, including hospital records, laboratory results, and medications. The system allows patients to access their records, share information with their healthcare providers, and manage their health proactively.
How Does Dartmouth Health Connect Work?
Dartmouth Health Connect’s system is designed to be user-friendly and accessible to all healthcare providers and patients. Healthcare providers can access patients’ medical records, communicate with other providers, and coordinate care for their patients. Patients can access their medical records, view test results, and communicate securely with their healthcare providers. All data is protected by state-of-the-art security protocols and encryption standards.
Benefits of Dartmouth Health Connect
1. Improved Coordination of Care: Dartmouth Health Connect facilitates the coordination of care between healthcare providers, resulting in faster diagnoses, better health outcomes, and improved patient satisfaction.
2. Patient-Centered Care: Dartmouth Health Connect places the patient at the center of care, enabling them to access their medical records, make appointments, and communicate securely with their healthcare providers.
3. Enhanced Data Analytics: Dartmouth Health Connect’s system generates data analytics that allow healthcare providers to identify and address health disparities, improve population health, and reduce healthcare costs.
Dartmouth Health Connect has demonstrated its effectiveness in improving patient care and outcomes in various real-world scenarios. For example, in a study conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Dartmouth Health Connect reduced hospital readmissions by 10 percent and improved patient satisfaction scores.
Another study conducted by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center found that Dartmouth Health Connect reduced the time to access medical records by 93 percent and improved the accuracy of medical history by 97 percent.
In today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape, communication, and coordination between healthcare providers and patients are more critical than ever. Dartmouth Health Connect’s patient-centric approach, enhanced data analytics, and real-world success stories make it an essential tool for improving patient care and outcomes. With Dartmouth Health Connect, patients can take control of their health and work collaboratively with their healthcare providers for better health outcomes.