Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital Collaborates with Rothman Healthcare

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rothman Healthcare Corporation announced a strategic partnership today with Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital to work in a collaboration developing a pediatrics version of the Rothman Index. The Rothman Index generates regularly updated health scores synthesizing routine vital signs, nursing assessments, and lab results, for display in a user-friendly graphical format, summarizing thousands of pages of patient data at a glance making it easier to detect rapid and subtle declines in health. Clinicians have the ability to intervene earlier through at-a-glance summaries of a patient, unit or hospital. Rothman Healthcare will work with Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC to develop a Rothman Index for pediatrics and neonatal ICU patients.

The Rothman Index was deployed as a patient management tool at YNHH last year for use in adult patients. The hospital is also collaborating with Rothman Healthcare on analyzing the cost of treatment as a function of acuity and patient condition. “We have been able to do a number of unique things by integrating utilization of services with the Rothman Index scores,” said Stephen Allegretto, vice president of Financial Planning at YNHH. “We look forward to our research and work in developing the Rothman Index for pediatric patients.”

Rothman Healthcare Executive Vice President of Business Development, James Thottam, commented on the growth of Rothman Healthcare’s partnership with YNHH over the past year. “The joint development of a pediatrics version of the Rothman Index is a natural extension of our great work with Yale-New Haven,” said Thottam. “Together with our research with other hospitals we are on the verge of a renaissance in leveraging data from the Electronic Health Record to increase quality of care and reduce costs.”

About Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital is a dedicated pediatric hospital with world-class experts who offer a full spectrum of primary and specialized medical care. As a leading academic medical center that is the primary teaching hospital of Yale School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital offers cutting-edge therapies to children long before they're available nationwide. Nationally recognized for the exceptional care it provides to thousands of children each year, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital's specialty programs -- diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, urology, neonatology and pulmonology. -- have been spotlighted for their excellence by U.S. News "America's Best Children's Hospitals." For more information, visit http://yalenewhavenhealth.org/.

About Rothman Healthcare Corporation
Rothman Healthcare Corporation is committed to improving the quality and efficacy of patient care with innovative, patient-centric software that enables healthcare professionals to easily access critical and actionable patient health data. The Rothman Index generates a graph of patient condition that allows for greater continuity and quality of care while reducing costs. For more information, call Lyon Zeibak (866) 362-0001, email [email protected] or visit www.rothmanhealthcare.com.


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