Press Release

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

August 5, 2014

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. 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 MACRA compliant as a modular EHR and implemented at over 600 sites with 2.5M+ patients.

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 8 of the top 10 U.S. News and World Report hospitals.