FEATURED CASE STUDY
Reducing Hospital Readmissions With Digital Care Plans
Providence collaborated with Twistle to build digital care plans for total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries. These care plans were designed to automatically deliver the right information to patients at the right time including education, reminders, surveys, checklists, and messages from their care team. Learn how they reduced hospital readmissions by 44%.
Improving Diagnostic Accuracy and Device Adherence
Virginia Mason collaborated with a leading manufacturer of CPAP devices and an independent durable medical equipment company to significantly improve diagnostic accuracy and device adherence. Learn how they achieved an 80% reduction in testing now-shows and a 14% increase in 90-day device adherence.
Ensuring Convenient Refill and Delivery of Specialty Medications
Credena collaborates with Twistle to deliver refill reminders, automate patient follow-up in the absence of initial response, and gather ideal delivery parameters for their medications. They have decreased the time required to coordinate medication delivery logistics by 57% and improved medication adherence by 4.4%.
Reducing Orthopedic Hospital Readmissions With Digital Care Plans
Providence collaborated with Twistle to build digital care plans for total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries. Learn how, by delivering the right information to patients at the right time, they were able to reduce hospital readmissions by 44%.
Improving Detection and Management of Postpartum Hypertension
Clinical leaders at ChristianaCare sought to improve early detection of postpartum hypertension by overcoming low attendance for follow-up office visits. Read about how they improved detection and management of postpartum hypertension.
Reducing colonoscopy cancelations and increasing efficiency
Swedish Health Services provides over 7,000 colonoscopies annually at their Issaquah location. While their cancelation rate of 7.57% is below the national average, they believed that there was still an opportunity to improve appointment availability and decrease average patient wait times.
Preventing readmissions with post-discharge monitoring
To streamline its post-discharge follow-up workflow, Providence collaborated with Twistle to send secure text messages to patients after discharge. Learn how they increased the number of patients they are able to monitor by 62% while reducing 30-day readmissions significantly.
Engaging Patients for Better Orthopedic Outcomes
The orthopedic physicians’ group at large academic healthcare system in the Midwest had long embraced the principles of Lean management system to streamline their surgical pathways and recently embarked upon a new quality improvement project for knee and hip surgeries.
Efficiently Notifying Patients of Negative COVID-19 Test Results
Carle operates a busy drive through COVID-19 testing site. Their staff was spending a significant amount of time calling patients to notify them of negative test results. Carle wanted to automate this laborious task to improve efficiency and decrease test result notification time.
Safe at-home management of ON-Q Pain Relief System
ASPA, the exclusive anesthesia provider with ChristianaCare, uses the ON-Q Pain Relief System to deliver local anesthetic after surgery. With Twistle, they are able to proactively answer patient questions and enable patients to recover at home.
Reducing Readmissions by Proactively Engaging Patients
The hospital has implemented Twistle to manage interactions between patients and their care teams through personalized secure text messages, assessments, and other useful patient information according to predefined pathways.
Using Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols and Twistle
As part of a comprehensive approach to improving patient outcomes in colorectal surgeries, AdventHealth System deployed Twistle to improve preoperative and postoperative patient engagement
Improving Postpartum Detection of Type 2 Diabetes
Looking to improve postpartum screening rates for type 2 diabetes, ChristianaCare investigated the effectiveness of text-based mobile messaging and in-home fasting blood sugar (FBS) in the detection of type 2 diabetes compared to traditional 2hr OGTT.
Rapid Deployment of Tele-home Monitoring of COVID-19 Patients
Providence was the first to encounter the COVID-19 pandemic expansion to the United States. Their focus immediately turned to preparing their hospitals for COVID-19 patient surge expansion and planning.
A recent “lunch and learn” presentation for the Twistle team featured James Peacock, MD, MS, an Electrophysiologist at White Plains Hospital and long time friend of Twistle. He shared some of what he’s learned over his exceptional career as a physician, and researcher...