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The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS) Selects VisionTree Optimal Care (VTOC) for The RSSearch® Patient Registry


September 26, 2016 - San Diego, CA

VisionTree®, a leader in cloud-based, patient reported outcomes, patient engagement, population health and multi-center research/registry solutions, is pleased to announce that the VisionTree Optimal Care (VTOC) platform was selected for use by the Radiosurgery Society for its multi-center registry for use by their participating sites globally.

The RSSearch Patient Registry is an international multi-platform research and data sharing registry aimed at generating peer reviewed publications and increasing collaboration among the diverse clinical specialties, hospitals and industries participating in SRS and SBRT. Participation in RSSearch is aimed at using data to improve the quality of care and medical decision making, access to novel treatments and approaches for patients, and furthering the development and science of SRS/SBRT treatment.

"Our goal is to provide the most advanced patient registry for outcomes data collection and publications in the field of radiosurgery. The VisionTree Optimal Care (VTOC) can help us deliver user friendly solutions and interoperability for RSS sites to participate with clinician and patient-reported data. In addition, essential dosimetric data can be collected across all treatment planning vendors, incorporating longitudinal quality of life measures. We will also utilize this data and experiences from participating facilities globally with the goal of generating clinical outcomes data to further advance the field of radiosurgery."

Joanne Davis, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Radiosurgery Society

Implemented at 400+ oncology programs and 600+ sites globally, including 8 of the top 10 U.S. News and World Report Hospitals, with 2.5M+ patients, the VTOC platform provides a seamless solution for longitudinal, electronic patient reported outcomes (ePROMs) data collection, as well as a Meaningful Use Certified patient portal. VTOC delivers automated reporting of this electronic quality of life data at specified timepoints as actionable data to, as well as reporting to multi-institutional research and registry initiatives, including export to the Medidata Rave®, the database for NCI's National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). VTOC's interoperability solutions includes its ePROMs API suite for patient reported outcomes integrated with existing patient portals, as well as its Import Hub supporting HL7 and Web-service interfaces for quality data import from EHR/OIS and all clinical systems.

"We are excited to be working with Joanne Davis and the Radiosurgery Society®. They have developed a cutting edge radiosurgery registry and we are proud to be a part of it. VTOC is also used by leading institutions nationally and globally for longitudinal quality of life data collection, quality reporting, as well as participation in multi-center research studies and registries for meaningful benchmarking and comparative effectiveness research initiatives. VisionTree is highly committed and focused on continuing as a leading provider of cloud-based, interoperable patient-centered outcomes solutions to deliver integrated care, research and registry participation for the rapidly evolving value-based healthcare ecosystem."

Martin Pellinat, CEO & Founder of VisionTree Software, Inc.

With over a decade in clinical use, VTOC has documented improvements in patient care and the clinical workflow; including up to 20% reduction in non-urgent phone calls, up to 30% improvement in missed appointments, over 30% increased patient satisfaction, and over 40% improved compliance for capturing longitudinal PROMs. VTOC helps providers in delivering risk-adjusted outcomes data, on an individual patient or an aggregate level, for an optimized delivery of quality and efficiency in on-going patient care.

About The Radiosurgery Society®
The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS) is a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization of surgeons, radiation oncologists, physicists, and allied professionals, who are dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of radiosurgery. Originally formed as The CyberKnife® Society in 2002, becoming a non-profit in 2008 and changing their name in 2011, the Radiosurgery Society today represents over 500 members who perform stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy in hospitals and freestanding centers throughout the world.


About VisionTree®

VisionTree Software, Inc. is a leader in cloud-based, patient-centered health electronic medical records, communication and population health data management systems. The VisionTree Optimal Care (VTOC) patient data management and workflow platform is ARRA HITECH Meaningful Use certified for Stage 1 & 2 as a modular EHR and implemented at over 600 sites with 2.5M+ patients.

The VTOC platform is used for multi-center patient/clinical connectivity and research, HIE, ACO and population health initiatives focused in the fields of oncology, neuro/spine surgery, diabetes and wellness. VisionTree's customer base consists of leading academic and community centers, research organizations and medical societies globally including 8 of the top 10 U.S. News and World Report hospitals.

For more information, visit www.visiontree.com or email us at: healthcare@visiontree.com

To learn more about VisionTree Optimal Care, visit: VTOC Clinical