Two Use Cases for Improving Outcomes with ADT Notifications: Part III

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Learn how two large health systems realized better health outcomes by creating efficient ADT notifications.

February 08, 2021 – May 1 marks an important deadline for hospitals to comply with a requirement to send electronic admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) event notifications to all providers primarily responsible for a patient’s care as a condition of participation for Medicare and Medicaid. Given hospital reliance on these programs for revenue, the ADT requirement carries significant weight for a hospital found to be in non-compliance by an accreditation agency or state survey.

But there is much more at play for hospitals than simply complying with this new requirement. The efficient and secure exchange of health information is vital to improving care coordination, outcomes, and costs. In final installment of a three-part series, we explore real-world use cases for deploying electronic ADT notifications and its benefits for providers and patients.

Large and small organizations have struggled with the ability to do automated real-time event notifications. Here are two examples of organizations that realized the importance of ADT event notifications, and they have wasted little time implementing the technology and workflows necessary that make data-driven patient-centered care a reality.

UPMC and Winchester Hospital Independent Physicians Association are well-positioned for success come May and beyond, both motivated by providers to make ADT-related data exchange a central component of their care delivery approaches. 

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