- Acute Change of Condition
(a) a clinically important deviation from a patient’s baseline in physical, cognitive, behavioral, or functional domains; (b) “clinically important means a deviation that, without intervention, may result in complications or death; and (c) unrelieved by measures already prescribed.
- Advanced Practice Provider
A Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, a Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, or a Physician’s Assistant.
- Bring Your Own Provider (BYOP) –
A Curavi product and workflow that allows for a customer to provide their own distal site provider clinical network.
- Communication Plan
Communication procedures for initiating Telemedicine Consults.
Proprietary software that runs on the CuraviCart™ and is also placed on the provider computers to facilitate telemedicine consultations. The CuraviCare™ telepresence software allows users to easily access consults through a HIPAA-complaint and secure platform.
Proprietary telemedicine cart placed in the nursing home that has an integrated pan-tilt-zoom camera, document scanner, wound/dermatology camera, otoscope, 12-lead EKG, and Bluetooth stethoscope.
Proprietary electronic medical record software that is HIPAA compliant and secure used for clinical documentation and capturing post-consult patient and provider analytics.
- Distal Site Provider
Physician or CRNP located off-site
A single Customer operated or owned skilled nursing facility receiving Curavi Products or Services under a Curavi Agreement
- Facility Leadership Team
The customer’s CEO / Administrator, Director of Nursing, Medical Director, Nursing Supervisors, Professional Development Coordinator or similar qualified personnel as deemed appropriate by the customer.
First activation of a live Patient using CuraviCart and CuraviCare.
- Hybrid BYOP (Bring your own provider) –
A Curavi product and workflow that allows for both Curavi Telemedicine Providers and their customer to provide their own distal site provider clinical networks at the same nursing facility.
- Originating Site
Location of the resident or patient who needs a telemedicine consultation.
A person who is receiving care or residing within the Customer’s physical location.
A qualified physician providing clinical Services on behalf of Curavi.
- Potentially Avoidable Hospitalization
Hospitalizations that could have been avoided because the condition could have been prevented or treated outside of an inpatient hospital setting.
“Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation”. The SBAR technique provides a framework for communication between members of the health care team about a patient’s condition.
- Telemedicine Clinical Protocols
Protocols which are based on specific workflows and/or clinical conditions, detailing how and when the originating site should use telemedicine, as well as how and when the distal site provider should respond once a Telemedicine Consult has been requested.
- Telemedicine Consults
Telemedicine is defined as the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical healthcare at a distance. Telemedicine Consults are medical assessments and associated care rendered by means of telemedicine communications technologies between a Physician and Patient.