Why Hospital Discharges Take So Long—And What We Can Do To Shorten Them,” explored the complexities of discharging and how hospitals are re-evaluating their workflows to get patients out faster.

Andy Oram at Healthcare IT Today interviewed Healthlink Advisors clinical transformation leaders around hospital discharges and included their insight in an article that looks at some technical solutions.

Cynthia Davis, clinical transformation executive at Healthlink Advisors, says staff might have to fill out a form multiple times. Rutledge says that all the patient medications might have to be re-entered manually by the physician.

Tina Burbine, VP of Care Innovation and Enterprise Analytics at Healthlink Advisors, says, “We heal better in the home” and that analytics can help identify who is eligible for virtual care in the home.

Read the full article on Healthcare IT Today.