Birmingham Business Journal – UAB partners with tech company for surgical recovery boost

Article via Birmingham Business Journal – UAB Medicine has partnered with SeamlessMD, a patient engagement and care management platform out of Toronto, in an effort to boost telemedicine capabilities.

The health system will use the new technological abilities for its Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program. The program was first implemented with colorectal surgeries.

“UAB is a highly innovative health system, and we are excited for this opportunity to collaborate with one of the country’s premier health care organizations,” said Joshua Liu, chief executive officer of SeamlessMD. “We look forward to helping UAB advance its ERAS program, while better engaging patients and improving their health outcomes.”

The ERAS program is a patient-centered approach to integrate evidence-based interventions across the entire surgical pathway, leading to better patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

Read the full article here.

Posted by Melissa Durrell on March 9, 2018

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