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iGetBetter To Sponsor MHA 2014 Annual Hospital-Physicians Leader Conference
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iGetBetter, Inc., a supplier of post-acute care transition solutions, announced today that it will sponsor and exhibit its solution at the Massachusetts Hospital Association 2014 Annual Hospital-Physician Leader Conference: Engaging Physicians in Improving Care Transitions and Reducing Readmissions, to be held on June 19 in Burlington, MA.
“Many physicians naturally assume leading roles on care teams to make for a better experience for patients and their families, as well as to help their hospitals achieve better results and avoid patient readmissions,” said David Lebudzinski, M.D., chief medical officer at iGetBetter. “We are very excited to hear first-hand from physicians at this conference about their evolving roles, and we look forward to demonstrating our approach that seeks to enhance care transitions via increased patient engagement with the goal of reducing admissions.”
Physicians are taking a leadership role in care teams, helping to formulate tactics and develop collaborative strategies needed to optimize the patient’s treatment. will take a look at emerging areas of best practices in care transitions, especially from the physician’s perspective.
The iGetBetter team of clinicians, technologists and health organization experts is conducting pilots for congestive heart failure (CHF) and total knee replacement (TKA) patients in some Massachusetts hospitals, and will be demonstrating the CHF care plan at the conference, as well as showcasing results. In addition, the company is actively seeking additional pilot opportunities for patients with conditions such as acute coronary syndrome (ACS), cardiac artery bypass graft (CABG), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), joint replacement and other high volume or high expenditure conditions.
Established in 2013 and headquartered in Waltham, MA., iGetBetter, Inc., develops, markets and services a mobile, Web and cloud-based care transition solution designed to help healthcare organizations reduce readmissions by engaging patients in their treatments and recovery as they transition from hospital to home. For more information, please visit or contact .
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