For Physicians Making Care Team Collaboration Effortless
Saving Time Saves Lives
The Extension Engage™ Mobile alert management and care team communication app with integrated real-time waveforms helps facilitate clinical collaboration in response to patient events. Watch the video to see how physicians and nurses view a patient’s live waveform and communicate using an advanced collaboration solution.
Thousands of Users – One Searchable App
Press Release: Extension Engage IDN-Scale Roster Proven at Parkland Hospital Extension Healthcare has once again proven that the Extension Engage™ platform is the most comprehensive and scalable clinical communication and collaboration solution in healthcare. An enhancement to its fifth generation release, Engage Mobile 5.0 delivers unprecedented performance for care team and patient directories supporting as many as 100,000 entries while delivering sub-second roster searches.
UMMC Wins Intelligent Hospital Association Award
Watch Dr. Colleen Driscoll, Neonatologist and Director of Quality Improvement at the University of Maryland Medical Center, explain how Extension Engage has impacted care team communication, emergency communications, noise control, and compliance with neonatal resuscitations with Emily Sopensky of the Intelligent Health Association.
Advanced Clinical Integration & Point-of-Care Context
Eliminate the “app belt” that compels physicians to toggle between multiple apps to retrieve information, and to communicate the right data to the right care team members with advanced clinical integration.
Engage Mobile is a comprehensive app that unifies alarms, alerts, and text messages by leveraging the data from multiple clinical systems and medical devices to provide physicians with context at the point-of-care including:
- Staff assignment
- And more
Common Use Cases for Physicians
Extension Engage Mobile is an easy-to-use, HIPAA-compliant, secure app that enables physician communications and care team collaboration. Physicians inside or outside of the hospital can receive actionable patient events or requests for consults, and reduce consult response times from hours to minutes. Some common use cases for physicians using Engage Mobile include:
- Locating resources using a real-time directory searchable by caregiver or patient
- Bidirectional communication between physicians on smartphones and nurses using hospital-owned wifi devices
- Event-driven, patient-centric text messaging that provides a direct link to the patient ID automatically connecting conversations and events to a specific patient
- Notification of critical lab results
- Access to real-time waveforms via AirStrip ONE integration
- Notification of available reports including radiology, cardiology, pathology
Meet Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP, Chief Medical Information Officer at Extension Healthcare
Dr. Benjamin Kanter is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Extension Healthcare. He was previously CMIO at Palomar Health in San Diego. He graduated from the University of Michigan with Distinction and Honors after which he received his Medical degree and Internal Medicine training at Northwestern University. He completed post-doctoral studies in both Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at the U.C.S.D. Medical center in California where he remained on clinical faculty after graduation. Dr. Kanter is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Medical Informatics, and received special certification in Critical Care. He served as Chief of Staff for Pomerado Hospital and spent 7 years as a member of Palomar Health’s Executive Management Team. He provides consulting services for Sotera Wireless and AirStrip Technologies, and was a member of the Global Healthcare Advisory Board for Cisco as well as the advisory boards for Nuance, AirStrip Technologies, and Spyglass Consulting. In 2013 while at Palomar, Dr. Kanter and Extension Healthcare created a “reverse lookup” smartphone app that allows physicians to search for patients and immediately identify and contact their assigned nurse thus dramatically improving physician-nurse communication.
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