Victoria’s largest not-for-profit health care group are to optimize patient engagement, clinical outcomes and workflow efficiencies with Oneview Healthcare.
December 19, 2016 – Chicago, IL: Oneview Healthcare PLC (“Oneview”) (ASX:ONE) the Australian-listed Irish healthcare company, today announced the go-live of their 1,000th interactive patient experience terminal at Epworth Geelong Hospital in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Geelong is the newest member of Epworth Healthcare, an eight-hospital system with more than 1,200 beds and 4,000 staff, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. Geelong is the region’s first private teaching hospital, and joins six other Epworth hospitals, including Eastern, Richmond, Freemasons, Brighton, Camberwell and Hawthorn utilizing Oneview’s patient engagement platform.
With an innovative solution and first-hand knowledge of what needs to change in healthcare, Oneview is placing more power and knowledge in the patients’ hands – inspiring greater participation in their health, increased patient satisfaction, and ultimately, better outcomes. Additionally, the Oneview platform enables Epworth doctors and nurses to work more efficiently and effectively by providing better, real-time information about the patient. By digitizing a range of manual processes, Oneview is helping staff more effectively allocate resources and reduce waste. And with real-time data and analytical tools, Oneview is helping hospitals measure productivity and identify where further improvements can be made.
“While the impact of negative healthcare experiences is long-lasting and damaging to providers and patients on a clinical and financial level, it can be avoided,” said Mark McCloskey, Founder of Oneview. “It’s proven that you can both increase patient satisfaction and generate a higher financial performance by providing a superior patient experience. We’re excited to be partnering with one of the leading innovators in the Australian healthcare market as they clearly understand the value patient experience plays in improving outcomes and reducing costs.”
“Oneview’s point-of-care system is helping us to achieve our goal of providing patient centered care with compassion and dignity,” said Louise O’Connor, RN, Executive Director, Epworth Eastern. “The various applications are used by all staff, both clinical and non-clinical; and we’ve seen significant improvements in outcomes, responsiveness, efficiency and above all patient and staff satisfaction. The point-of-care journey for us is a long term one where we envision the use and creation of more applications with Oneview to truly be patient centered in all that we do.”
Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private health care group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. We are an innovator in Australia’s health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for our patients. The one goal that drives everything we do is to improve patients’ lives. To improve patients’ lives, we focus on delivering outstanding patient care and clinical services, enabling out staff and doctors to be their best and give their best, driving innovation through education and research and pursuing growth through reach and services.