PreOptimize

Streamlining preoperative workflow at the point of care

Picis PreOptimize™ is a preoperative clinical decision support solution that helps guide clinicians through better adherence to evidence and consensus-based, and hospital preoperative protocols. PreOptimize also enables patients who are scheduled for surgery the convenience of entering their medical history securely online. As a result, preop work¬flow can be optimized at the point of care, enabling more timely and complete assessments, avoiding costly surgery delays or cancellations, saving clinical staff time and providing potential cost savings for the hospital. The application provides: 

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Preoperative clinical decision support – Once entered via the patient portal, PreOptimize applies clinical decision support to the patient’s medical history and generates patient / case-specific teaching instructions, testing and consult recommendations to clinicians for consideration in their decision making
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Intuitive preop patient checklist management – Enables clients to easily view and track preop checklists for all patients to help ensure all preop tasks are completed in a timely manner and that key steps are not missed or unnecessary steps / tests performed
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Automated surgical authorizations – With established links to over 400 carriers nationwide, PreOptimize provides office staff the ability to easily submit surgery authorization requests, decreases the administrative burden on surgeon offices and surgical facilities and provides a unified submission process
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Web-based patient intake portal  – Patients enter their medical history using a web-based patient preop portal, helping make the preoperative interview process easier with no more repeat interviews and promoting a positive patient experience
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Quality measure tracking with AQI integration – Discrete data captured as part of preoperative patient records can be mined easily using PreOptimize, enabling clinicians to query the database to report on hospital-specific populations. Information can easily be formatted for transmission to the Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI)