Problems Accessing Specialist Care Impact Patients and Payers
3 out of 8 patients don’t belong in the waiting room. Today, millions of patients struggle to get timely access to specialists – resulting in poor outcomes and higher cost of care.
The AristaMD Smart Care Platform
Electronically connecting primary care providers (pcps) and specialists to collaborate on care and improve patient outcomes and quality of care.
AristaMD offers its clients exclusive access to ~400 clinical workup checklists to help guide providers in the assessment and diagnosis of conditions presented to primary care. These checklists were originally developed at UCSF and are utilized across premier academic centers through out the country.
AristaMD's eConsult solution is powered by a web-based HIPPA compliant provider communication platform that provides access to board certified specialists covering >70 specialty areas. Primary care providers can receive specialist support and collaborate on specific patient cases...in a matter of hours.
The clinical workup checklists and eConsult platform work together to empower primary care providers with immediate access to specialist insights, improving access to care, reducing unnecessary office visits and reducing cost of care.
A Proven Solution
that adds value to providers, patients and payers.
*Avoided visits and impact to care plan: Source: AristaMD Internal Data.
ED Visits/Hospitalizations: Source: University of California at San Francisco data
on use of clinical checklists and eConsults
Optimized Patient Care
eConsults enable immediate improvements in access time for specialty care. Many factors, including a shortage in specialist doctors, long wait times (often months), geographic proximity, as well as high no show rates are causing significant issues for access to specialty care, especially within the safety-net population.
Increasing care capabilities within the primary care setting has numerous benefits for improving patient outcomes. By enabling PCPs to leverage specialty care expertise, there is a reduction in unnecessary specialist referrals, ED visits and hospital admissions, as well as improvement in quality of care and patient engagement.
The smart care platform results in fewer expensive specialist visits, workups, hospitalizations and ED visits. Patients are able to receive a broader sphere of care within their primary care setting, which can significantly decrease overall healthcare spend.
Patients are able to receive timely access to specialty care within the primary care office, which increases overall satisfaction. This reduces patient burden resulting from transportation, necessary child care and missed work related to face to face visits with specialists.
Access to Specialty Care with the AristaMD eConsult Platform
Curious how eConsults work?
Watch our short video to learn how AristaMD’s specialist eConsult platform is empowering primary care providers to leverage board-certified specialists in over 70 specialty areas to reduce unnecessary referrals, improve care coordination, reduce costs, and increase patient satisfaction.
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