Tablets Helped Sutter Home Health Agency Cut Costs, Improve Care Coordination
The use of tablet computers at Sutter Care at Home, a home care and hospice agency affiliated with Sacramento-based Sutter Health, has helped reduce costs and improve care coordination, according to a new case study by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. In the first year, the use of the tablets, in combination with a standardized formulary, helped cut medical supply costs by 20% per visit.
- "CHIME: Tablets Are a Triumph in Home Care" (Wicklund, mHealthNews, 4/18).
- "Tablet Rollout Puts Money in the Bank" (McCann, Healthcare IT News, 4/18).