MIAMI, May 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Curve Health, a company that provides care for the elderly in skilled nursing facilities through a platform that combines telemedicine, smart billing, health information exchange and predictive analytics, announced its partnership with the Southview Acres Health Care Center in Saint-Paul, Minnesota and Affinity Healthcare Center in Paramount, California. These partnerships come as skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) seek innovative and safe ways to care for residents amid the challenges that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A recent study from the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine found that care provided through the Curve Health platform reduced hospitalizations for SNF patients by up to 80%.
âWhen Tim Peck was at my facility on Long Island, I saw the impact the platform could have and what it could mean for residents and trained nursing staff. Since that time I have partnered with Tim to bring the solution to Southview and facilities across Minnesota, commented Avi katz, owner of Southview Acres Health Care Center. âThe pandemic has opened the eyes of the industry to the importance of telemedicine-based services in NFCs, and the regulatory environment now supports Curve’s growth and its partnership with forward-looking organizations like Southview. We expect the immediate accessibility of physicians to allow a smoother patient and family experience and a significant decrease in unnecessary hospitalizations. “
Rob macnaughton, CEO of Curve Health, commented, âThe Curve Health platform improves the care experience for residents and providers, while putting the patient and their family at the center of everything we do. Our solution has been proven to allow remote physicians to collaborate with trained nurses. at the bedside to dramatically reduce unnecessary hospital transfers. The platform is truly transformative for the industry, and we are proud to put it into action for residents and staff of our partners in Minnesota and California, and beyond.”
The integration of the Curve Health platform enables staff at Southview Acres and Affinity Healthcare to improve patient outcomes by providing more personalized care to their residents. Residents are connected from their rooms directly with doctors and physicians via a tablet, allowing staff nurses to execute treatment plans. Better visibility into the individual is made available through advanced predictive analytics, ensuring more accurate identification and treatment of medical conditions, and accurate execution of advanced care plans. Additionally, business intelligence analyzes enable SNFs to improve staff allocation, and smart billing features provide appropriate reimbursement for remote physician groups.
About Curve Health:
Curve Health is care for the elderly without walls. Founded in April 2020 on a platform that reduces patient transfers from Qualified Nursing (SNF) to emergency departments by 80%, Curve advances connected care for the elderly by bridging the silos that hinder delivery of health care today; allowing doctors to remotely treat patients in SNF, at home, in an ambulance or wherever they are. Curve combines telemedicine, health information exchange, predictive analytics and smart billing into a single platform, resulting in better quality care + significant return on investment while ensuring the most transparent patient experience. To find out more visit: www.curvehealth.com
SOURCE Health Curve