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Visiontree at SMISS Global Forum - Learn About Patient Engagement and Patient Reported Outcomes for Neuro/Spine Surgery

Visiontree, a leader in cloud-based, patient engagement, workflow, multi-center connectivity & research solutions, is pleased to announce its participation at the: SMISS Global Forum in Miami, FL - September, 2014

Visiontree will be demonstrating its leading solutions for the Visiontree Optimal Care (VTOC) v5.0 interactive, interoperable patient-centered platform for neuro/spine surgery with a robust solution for patient reported outcomes, the integrated hospital enterprise and delivering a connected, engaged HIE for Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2. VTOC features highlighted at SMISS include Patient Single Sign-On (PSSO), VTOC Hub for clinical data exchange with any HIS/PMS (via HL7 or web service interface) and VTOC 360 Analytics for population health charts, dashboards and data management.

VTOC includes disease-site specific templates for neuro and spine surgery including pre and post-op PROMs, evaluation and follow-up forms.

VTOC Templates with PROMs (forms, timepoints, reminders) and patient education for Spine Surgery Conditions include:

  • Fusion Anterior/Posterior
  • Arthrodesis for Deformity
  • Kyphectomy
  • Osteotomy
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Grafts for Spine
  • Laminectomy without Facet, Foraminoty, Diskectomy
  • Laminectomy (Diskectomy)
  • Laminectomy Uni/Bilat Lateral Recess Stenosis
  • Transpedicular/Costovertebral
  • Anterior Decompression
  • Vertebral Corpectomy
  • Repair/Shunt/Neuroplasty
  • Laminectomy of Lesion Other Than Disc
  • Pedicle/vet. body Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO)
  • Total Disc Arthroplasty (artificial disc)
  • X-Stop Procedure
  • AxiaLif Arthrodesis
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Sacral Tumor
  • Neurofibroma/Neurolemmoma

VTOC Templates with PROMs (forms, timepoints, reminders) and patient education for Neurosurgery Conditions include:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • AVM
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carotid Stenosis/Occlusion
  • Cavernous Angioma
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Cysts (Pineal/Arachnoid)
  • Ependymoma
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Periperal Nerve
  • Pituitary & Skullbase Tumor
  • Schwannoma
  • Syrinx or Syringomyelia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

VTOC delivers patient reported outcomes in its Template Manager with automated delivery of PROs by timepoint and patient email notification to collect longitudinal outcomes on a patient and aggregate level. Results include:

  • Improved patient compliance in PRO data collection 70%+ improved compliance rate at 6 months and 1 year (PRO Journal: May 2014)
  • 10 minutes per patient, per form, time saved
  • 30% improved missed/cancelled appointments with Messaging Center
  • Integrated Meaningful Use as a 2014 certified Modular EHR from intake to follow-up to deliver all MU Stage 1 & 2 patient portal measures
  • Interfaces with all HIS/PMS systems

We look forward to seeing you at the SMISS Global Forum in Miami and please visit us at Booth #209!

To learn more about how VTOC can improve your compliance for collecting patient reported outcomes and integrated Meaningful Use, please contact us at:, or set-up a specific webinar time for your organization at:

About Visiontree

Visiontree Software, Inc., a Brainlab company, is a leader in cloud-based, patient-centered health electronic medical records, communication and population health data management systems. The Visiontree Optimal Care (VTOC) outcomes platform is MACRA compliant as a modular EHR and implemented at over 600 sites with 2.5M+ patient records in 15+ languages.

The VTOC platform is used for multi-center research, registries and population health initiatives across multiple domains. Visiontree's customer base consists of leading academic and community centers, research organizations and medical societies globally including 17 of the top 20 U.S. News and World Report hospitals.

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