Word of the week: Smart Sign Out

Word of the week: Smart Sign Out

By Word of the Week on August 23rd, 2013

Smart Sign Out is a mobile health app that provides data in a clear and organized format to streamline care coordination, improve discharge planning and increase patient safety. The app provides clinicians with real-time patient information, which leads to safer patient care decisions and allows shift changes and department transfers to run as efficiently as possible. The risk of failure increases dramatically in care transition situations and Smart Sign Out has been designed to avoid potential failures among a patient’s provider team. The app gives doctors access to update patient lists immediately from virtually any location. It also offers all members of the team easy and instant access to all real-time patient information, ensuring that everyone is on the same page. Overall, Smart Sign Out provides a comprehensive way to for all members of a care team to stay in sync with their patients, leading to high quality, cost-effective care.