Improving the Quality & Affordability of Care
Patient Engagement Systems® improves the coordination, compliance and overall management of primary care patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
The PES platform provides value for both providers and patients and ensures that treatment plans and guidelines are more closely adhered to. PES supports physician decision-making by providing population-based and patient-specific clinical detail about treatment patterns and clinical indications for patients with chronic conditions. The PES solution also provides clear and concise communications that providers use to motivate their patients to engage in their care plan. This integrated, comprehensive approach enables healthcare providers to:
- Improve clinical operations by automatically delivering information that engages and activates patients
- Take advantage of financial opportunities presented by industry and regulatory reforms and incentive-based contracts
- Reduce costs associated with the care of patients with chronic conditions
- Coordinate treatments and patient actions for complex, chronic and co-morbid conditions
Ensuring a Better Patient Experience
Research shows that informed and engaged patients take a more active role in their own care. Healthcare organizations are discovering how patient engagement contributes to their financial and quality objectives.
PES software is based on the Chronic Care Model. PES makes it easier for providers to prepare for clinical encounters, inform and remind patients of care plans, and to interact regularly and effectively with patients about chronic care management.
Proven, Clinical Results for Patients With Diabetes
The Diabetes Patient Engagement System (DPES) is the only Chronic Care Management and Patient Engagement system that has been proven to reduce utilization and cost of patients with diabetes. In a five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study [pdf], the PES solution achieved savings of more than $2,400 per year, per patient.
esrd prevention program℠
According to the American Society of Nephrology, kidney disease can be slowed and the transition to dialysis delayed if it is detected early in its progression. The PES ESRD Prevention Program℠ uses proprietary technology including automated physician-patient engagement, analytics, and decision support tools to identify patients with undiagnosed chronic kidney disease and tools to monitor them in order to prevent or delay the progression to ESRD.
Developed by Primary Care Physicians for Primary Care Physicians
PES software was originally developed by clinicians and information scientists at the University of Vermont. This team, led by professors and practicing clinicians Benjamin Littenberg, MD and Charles MacLean, MD, directed the original NIH study. Drs. Littenberg and MacLean still lead PES product development today.