SAFE BALANCE's Operational Workflow in the Clinic and Hospital
Clinic and Hospital Department patient flow is critical to the success of any healthcare operation. With the introduction of any new program or product, it is natural to be concerned about this flow being interrupted. SAFE BALANCE has paid significant attention to this concern and has created a best-practice framework for adoption that has shown success in every setting we've engaged in. While each Clinic and Hospital Department is unique in both layout, space and resources, this utilization framework of SAFE BALANCE has allowed for successful integration in all of these settings while not only maintaining workflow, but also improving efficiency and resource allocation!
Patient Risk Screening
The process typically begins in the waiting area or during registration/triage in an emergency department.
Here, the patient answers vital background screening information through the SAFE BALANCE app, which can be operated by staff or the patient themselves.
Finish Final Assessment Measures
At the second stage of the program workflow, the final clinical pieces to be measured are completed during intake, typically in the exam room or treatment room in the ED.
Once all data points are collected, the results report and findings are generated into a simple, easy to read document for further action.
Engage in Intervention Plan
After reviewing the results, the provider then engages with the intervention plan to mitigate the risks identified in the report.
As part of the intervention process, This can include putting measures in place to maintain safety during hospital stay, providing educational materials for engagement after discharge or outside the clinic, making referrals for services, or introducing new DME/ADs to compensate for functional risks.