You can use Internet to speed referral process

December 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p136
The articled focuses on the advantage of using the Internet for referrals processing in hospices. Debby Ramundo, senior project manager at home care division of Swedish Medical Center says that the agency noted an increase in referrals when it switched to a web-based system that allows two-way communication. Ramundo relates that there are budget choices for implementing the referrals system integrated with the Extended Care Information Network (ECIN) program, which will give hospices an edge.


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