GetWellNetwork Previews New Patient User Interface to Drive Patient Activation at ANCC National Magnet Conference
BETHESDA, MD, Oct 02, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) --
GetWellNetwork(R), Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care(TM)
(IPC) solutions, will preview its new patient user interface for the
GetWellNetwork system in booth 1806 at the ANCC National Magnet
Conference, October 2-4, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center
in Orlando, Fla. This new patient experience and the additional
functionality enhancements will be generally available in November
2013 as part of the GetWellNetwork 5.0 release.
The GetWellNetwork 5.0 patient experience is the result of eighteen
months of research and development in collaboration with leading U.S.
healthcare providers and patient focus groups. Patients will first
see a visually compelling, intuitive home page comprised of three
1. Patient Activation Message -- Patient activation begins with a
message to invite and encourage the patient and family to participate
in the care process.
2. Patient Care Priority Spaces -- To further enhance participation,
nurses and physicians may prioritize goals and tasks with and for the
patient to foster their active involvement throughout the care
process. Patient care priority spaces help guide the patient to
complete actions such as 'Watch videos my nurse wants me to see,'
'Tell us how we are doing,' 'Rate my pain' or 'See what's planned for
my day.' These care actions can be prioritized by patient condition
and aligned with the hospital's care delivery objectives.
3. Favorite and Promotional Spaces -- Favorite and promotional spaces
offer the patient and family easy, direct access to other commonly
requested content by category. For example, patients may choose My
Health to 'See my medication' or 'Browse health videos';
Entertainment to 'Watch a movie' or 'Surf the Internet'; My Stay to
'Meet my care team' or 'Order a meal'; Communicate to 'Check my
email' or 'Ask a question'; and Feedback to 'Make a suggestion' or
'Cheer for my nurse.'
"We are excited to preview the new GetWellNetwork patient experience.
This latest design, driven by patient and clinician guidance,
provides the best possible patient experience while driving
utilization around core provider objectives," said Michael O'Neil,
founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork. "Now more than ever before,
patients will be better prepared to take an active role in their
In addition to the new patient user interface, the company will also
show other new functionality, including:
-- Patient Experience Perception (PxP) Scorecard that provides an
efficient and visible way to monitor and drive patient satisfaction in
-- Medication Teaching enhancements that make it easier for staff to
educate at the point of care;
-- Interactive Patient Whiteboard reporting enhancement that shows
utilization data and other detailed reports on questions to the care
-- Assistive Adapter to help patients with certain disabilities to use
the GetWellNetwork system.
In related news, the company also recently announced the appointment of
Dr. Karen Drenkard, Executive Director of the American Nurses
Credentialing Center and past Director of the Magnet Recognition
Program, as its chief clinical/nursing officer starting in January
GetWellNetwork, Inc.(R) provides patient
engagement solutions that help healthcare providers engage, educate
and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered
platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including
mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to
implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive
Patient Care(TM) to improve performance and patient outcomes. The
company further extends the value of existing IT investments by
integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient
GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS(R) as the leader in the
Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the
American Hospital Association. Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.
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