Glossary

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.

CuraviCare

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.

CuraviCart

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.

CuraviEMR

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

Facility

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.

Go-Live

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.

Patients

A person who is receiving care or residing within the Customer’s physical location.

Physician

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.

SBAR

“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.